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World’s biggest study of left-handedness

From Leonardo da Vinci to Oprah Winfrey, and from Napoleon Bonaparte to Jimi Hendrix the talents of left-handers have been celebrated across the generations. However, the prevalence of people who favour their left hand…

Head of BHF Scotland visits St Andrews

  On the 27th February James Joplin, the new Head of BHF Scotland visited the University of St Andrews to see the cutting edge medical and biomedical research carried out at the university. During the visit he met a…

Parliamentary Links Day

Dr Silvia Paracchini was invited to represent the Young Academy of Scotland and the Royal Society of Edinburgh at Parliamentary Links Day in Westminster.  The event hosted by the Speaker of the House, the Rt Hon John…

GapSummit 2019

Filippo Abbondanza recently participated in GapSummit 2019 at the Broad Institute (Boston, https://gapsummit.com/).  GapSummit is a highly selective event (100 participants over 1,000 applications) where young…