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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: 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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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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Dr Kenneth Ewan

INTERVIEW: Kenneth Ewan – My Experience with Translational Science and Drug Discovery

Posted on 9 May 2016 by Andrew Hollins

Contributed by Kenneth Ewan “My Experience with Translational Science and Drug Discovery” Ken’s background My PhD and early postdoc work focussed on developmental biology ending with a productive project at the Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory in California investigating TGF-b1’s role in mammary gland development, homeostasis and its response to ionising radiation. My experience up to this
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OPINION: Mentoring – Karen Fitzgibbon

Posted on 29 April 2016 by Andrew Hollins

Contributor – Karen Fitzgibbon Senior HR Advisor, School of Biosciences Mentoring SOMEONE WHOSE HINDSIGHT CAN BECOME YOUR FORESIGHT A good mentoring relationship can be crucial to the success of postdoctoral researchers as they develop original research ideas and move toward greater independence and maturity. So what is mentoring? “Mentoring is a brain to pick, an
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SEMINAR: BioConnect Seminar – “Utilising Social Media to Promote your Research”

Posted on 18 April 2016 by Andrew Hollins

This week there is a BioConnect Seminar that may be of interest to RSG members, titled “Utilising Social Media to Promote your Research”. It starts at 1.10pm (Buffet lunch from 12.30pm) this Wednesday 20th April 2016: 6th Floor Seminar Room, The Sir Martin Evans Building (BIOSI 3). The speaker, Joe Nicholls (Lecturer in Medical Education and Education Cardiff University), will
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