Awa Sarr recently attended the annual Commercial Training Event for PhD students organised by Medical Research Scotland. She presented a poster of her research project entitled: “Resistance mechanisms to Gemcitabine and Acelarin in pancreatic cancer”.
Polly Buchanan, PhD Student , School of Medicine (Health Psychology), Lead Nurse, Research and Development, NHS Fife, was named as a winner of BJN Nurse of the Year Award 2016 for dermatology nursing .
As part of the University Wellbeing and Engagement Group’s calendar of health and wellbeing activities (the theme for April is ‘cancer awareness and prevention’), Dr Paul Reynolds delivered a talk on cancer research at the University followed by a lab tour.
Work carried out by Dr Paracchini’s research group has been covered on page 11 of the latest issue of the Science Scotland magazine.
The results one of the largest and most rigorous tuberculosis (TB) drug trials ever conducted in the modern era, led by Professor Stephen Gillespie, will be made available to the wider research community from today (18 April 2016) with the launch of a new data-sharing platform.
Dr Elizabeth Sinclair has been selected to receive a Teaching Excellence Award for the academic session 2015-16.
On the evening of the 23rd of March, Henry Rae and Mike Fearon delivered a Science workshop for the Muirhead Scout group.
Henry Rae from the School of Medicine organised a Science Day for 210 primary 5, 6 and 7 pupils of Kirkcaldy West Primary school which was held on the 16th March. Henry was joined by representatives from the Schools of Biology, Chemistry and Physics to make it an exciting and fun day for both the pupils and teachers.
Prof Gerry Humphris and Dr Yuefang Zhou recently attended the Verona Sequence Analysis Group meeting held at the Fondazione Centro Studi Campostrini, Via Santa Maria in Organo, Verona.
On Saturday the 5th of March Henry Rae led a team from the School of Medicine in the annual Science Discovery Day in the School of Physics.