The Medical Sciences Divisional Panel has conferred the title of Professor on six members of NDM's academic staff, Associate Professor on ten members of NDM's academic staff and awarded two new University Research Lecturers. They have all been awarded these titles in recognition of their distinction in their respective fields and contributions to the research, teaching and administration of the ...
The American Society of Human Genetics (ASHG) has named Cecilia Lindgren, as the recipient of its 2018 Mentorship Award. This award recognizes ASHG members who have significant records of accomplishment as mentors. It is open to individuals at all academic ranks who have shown a sustained pattern of exemplary mentorship at the graduate student, postdoctoral, residency, or fellowship level.
Congratulations to Professor Mona Bafadhel who as been awarded the prestigious Graham Bull Prize in clinical science and Goulstonian Lectureship from the Royal College of Physicians. This award is made to researchers under the age of 45 for a major contribution to clinical science and as part of the award, Mona will deliver the Goulstonian Lecture which was first endowed in 1635.
Researchers have reported the results of the first randomised clinical trial to test a novel strategy. The approach involves waking up and then killing the ‘sleeping’ HIV that is hiding in the body using an experimental approach known as ‘kick and kill’. Led by Imperial College London, the University of Oxford, MRC Clinical Trials Unit at UCL, and the University of Cambridge, the RIVER study aimed to improve on current care by eradicating HIV from the body, which would represent a major step forward in the search for a cure
The Royal Society Summer Science Exhibition is one of the UK's most prestigious science festivals, offering a packed programme of events and more than twenty exhibits of hands on science and technology. This year scientists from the Department of Biochemistry and the Jenner Institute have collaborated on the 'Designer Malaria Vaccines' exhibit, which explores how structural biology is raising hopes for a vaccine against this killer parasite.
ASTMH nominated Professor Rose McGready, SMRU Deputy Director, as an Honorary International Fellow. Rose received the prestigious award in recognition of outstanding accomplishment by an “individual not an American citizen who has made eminent contributions to some phase of tropical medicine and hygiene”.
The Big Data Institute Building has won a RIBA South Award 2018. RIBA, the Royal Institute of British Architects, sleected the BDIB in its annual review of 'outstanding work ... recognising the best architecture, architects, research and students'. The BDIB was honoured amongst a number of other buildings, including the Sultan Nazrin Shah Centre at Worcester College.
Business Secretary Greg Clark has today launched the £103m Rosalind Franklin Institute (RFI), a national centre of excellence that will harness disruptive technologies such as AI and robotics to improve dramatically our understanding of biology.
Oxford University broke into the top five by leapfrogging Cambridge, which fell back into sixth place. Imperial College London remained at seventh overall. University College London remained in the top 10 but was overtaken by the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology and the University of Chicago.
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