Dr Christopher Douse (Dept of Medicine) has been awarded a BBSRC Future Leader Fellowship to continue research to understand the structure and gene silencing mechanism of TASOR, part of the newly discovered Human Silencing Hub (HUSH). Working with Dr Yorgo Modis and in collaboration with Professor Paul Lehner’s laboratory, he will be examining molecular details […]
Research funders join forces to tackle Zika virus with £3.2m The MRC, the Newton Fund and the Wellcome Trust have joined forces to tackle the global threat posed by the Zika virus. Following the Zika Rapid Response Initiative launched by the MRC in February, which saw £1m of funding made available through the Government’s […]
Professor Krishna Chatterjee has celebrated 25 years of service to the University at a reception hosted by the Vice-Chancellor. Read More http://www.cam.ac.uk/for-staff/news/long-serving-staff-recognised-at-special-reception
Primerdesign is currently running an academic grant scheme. We are looking to help fund UK research programmes that excite us and have the potential to impact significantly in the life science sector. Accordingly, depending on the programmes approved, Primerdesign will grant the following in the next 3 years: Up to 10 research grants valued […]
The Wellcome Trust-Cambridge Center for Global Health Research supports researchers working in public health and tropical medicine to develop their careers, and foster interchange between institutions in the UK and those based in low- and middle-income countries. The center works in close collaboration with The Wellcome Trust Sanger Institute and its overseas academic partners to […]
Christmas/New Year Closing Dates and Application/Expenditure Statement Deadlines Research Operations will close for the Christmas/New Year break on Thursday, 24 December 2015. In order to help us manage new work received, or with deadlines falling during this period of closure and during the first week in January 2016 (which is a very busy period), PIs […]
To maintain the high standards of research practice at Cambridge, the University will uphold the commitments outlined in Universities UK’s Concordat to Support Research Integrity. The Concordat sets out a series of responsibilities for researchers and employers of researchers, compliance with which is now a condition of HEFCE and RCUK funding. Below are guidelines from […]
UK Primary Immunodeficiency Network (UKPIN) Lifetime Achievement Award 2015 Congratulations to Dr Dinakantha Suramya Kumararatne who has been a warded the UKPIN Lifetime Achievement Award for his unstinting service to the primary immune deficiency community throughout his career, specifically in the field of mycobacterial disease and cytokine defects.
12th October -30th October 2015 The clinical Schools staff survey provides all employees working in the school with the opportunity to say what you think about a range of workplace topics. An email link to the web-survey will be sent to you.
Bone researchers in the University Departments of Medicine (Dr Ken Poole’s group) and Engineering have teamed up with sports scientists from Loughborough University to show the beneficial effects of short bursts of exercise on bone health. The HIP-HOP study (part-funded by the National Osteoporosis Society) proved that a single 3-minute bout of multidirectional hopping exercise performed […]