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Cardiff University Technical Staff Conference 2017

Posted on 1 September 2017 by Andrew Hollins

Contributed by: Dr Liese Ganderton (Teaching Technical Supervisor, School of Biosciences) On 10 May, the main foyer and coffee shop areas of the Sir Martin Evans Building were buzzing with anticipation as we welcomed over 100 technical staff from schools across the University (and a few from beyond) to our first ever Technical Staff Conference. Organised by
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Bioinformatics Coffee Club (BICC) – an introduction

Posted on 6 June 2017 by Andrew Hollins

Of the many interest groups around the department, the Bioinformatics Coffee Club is one which draws participants from across all of the research divisions and our associated University Research Institutes, incorporating Biosciences, Medicine, and any other College schools which wish to attend. The intention behind setting up the group was to get to know other people working in bioinformatics,
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Research Day 2017

Posted on 3 March 2017 by Amy Baldwin

On Friday 27th January research staff from across Cardiff School of Biosciences came together to learn, plan and network. The event took place in the Central Queen’s Building from 10 am to 4.30 pm, and was organised by Ken Ewan, Lili Ordonez, Maddy Young, Andrew Hollins, Amy Baldwin and Monica Jakubowska. The aims of the day were to familiarise researchers with the
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NEWS: Welsh Crucible 2017 – Apply now!

Posted on 3 January 2017 by Amy Baldwin

The call for applications is now open for the Welsh Crucible 2017. I took part last year and would throughly recommend this to anyone looking to further their career. Here are the details: In 2017, 30 exceptional researchers from across Wales will be selected to take part in the award winning Welsh Crucible. It aims to
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NEWS: Research Day – Friday 27th January 2017

Posted on 20 December 2016 by Andrew Hollins

Everyone in the department should have received an invitation to our Research Staff Group Research Day, with links to the EventBrite booking system. See below for details of what we hope will be an extremely useful day for all (if you have not had booking details contact Kenneth Ewan – EwanKB@cardiff.ac.uk ). See you there… 
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MEETING REPORT: Time to Change Wales – Mental Health Awareness week: Relationships

Posted on 5 October 2016 by Andrew Hollins

Back in May there was an event hosted as part of the Mental Health Awareness week focusing awareness on the value of relationships in mental well being. The event also served as an opportunity to restate Cardiff Universities commitment to the Time to Change Wales charter (CU pledge) (to which the University pledged its support back in 2014). Mental Health
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INTERVIEW: Why apply for the seedcorn fund?

Posted on 2 June 2016 by Maddy Young

With the announcement of the 2nd Annual Seedcorn Fund, we asked one of the 5 recipients of last year’s seedcorn fund to describe what the money meant to him.  Sean’s successful seedcorn fund application was entitled “Understanding the role of mechanobiology in the early stages of pancreatic cancer”, and he used the money awarded to
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ENGAGEMENT / REVIEW : Engagement through film – Cardiff sciSCREEN

Posted on 24 May 2016 by Amy Baldwin

“What is Cardiff sciSCREEN?” Cardiff sciSCREEN events use local expertise to discuss themes and issues raised by contemporary cinema in an entertaining and informative way. The events bring together a panel of experts with different perspectives and backgrounds, and following a film screening each expert shares their thoughts based on their research or personal experience.
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2nd Annual Post-doc Seedcorn Fund

Posted on 12 May 2016 by Maddy Young

The Biosi Research Staff Group are pleased to be able to announce the call for applications for the 2nd Annual Post-doc Seedcorn Fund. There are up to 6 grants of up to £2,000 each available, and it is open to all post-docs within Cardiff University School of Biosciences who have more than 2 years experience.
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