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Response to EU Referendum Result

Ongoing

Following the decision for the UK to leave the European Union, Universities and professional bodies promptly reassured students and staff of their continuing commitment to supporting research that crosses international borders. Medical Research Scotland will honour its existing commitments to EU students and continue to play its part in ensuring that…

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FEBS Journal Poster Prize

Congratulations to Sven Lange Sven who was awarded the FEBS Journal Poster Prize for the poster he presented at the EMBO conference on ‘Pseudoenzymes 2018’ in Heidelberg Germany.

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Poster pitch success

Caroline Busch won the prize for the best poster pitch at trhe International Stem Cell conference (Cambridge) in September 2018. Well done, we’re looking forward to hearing more about your research at the next Researcher Development Event!

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Outstanding oral presentation

Dr Dominique Meunier, MRS sponsored Daphne Jackson Fellow, gave a fascinating and accessible oral presentation at the Daphne Jackson Trust 2017 Research Conference, for which she deservedly won the Outstanding Oral Presentation prize. Congratulations to Dominique! Read about Dominique’s DJF project.

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Excited by science?

MRS students certainly are … eleven of our PhD students took part in Glasgow Science Centre’s Inspire and Challenge communication and public engagement training course. Enthused by the variety of science communication techniques, students learned how to engage an audience and how to structure hands-on activities for the public. Many…

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First Class Presentation!

Congratulations to Hugh Nicholson (in the first year of his year PhD) who was awarded first prize for his engaging presentation at the University of Dundee’s annual Postgraduate Medical School Symposium. In his talk – Specificity of fibroblast growth factor – induced signalling pathways in human tumours – identification of…

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China – an academic and cultural experience

Laura Beattie (second year PhD student) was one of three PhD students from Strathclyde’s Department of Biomedical Engineering to be invited to the Biomedical Engineering Bilateral Symposium at the University of Beihang in Beijing, China. She joined students from Columbia University, New York; Stonybrook University, New York; the University of…

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