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MRS seeks new Trustees to join its board

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Medical Research Scotland (MRS) is looking for a number of new Trustees to join its Board. Our Trustees come from a variety of backgrounds and have different expertise. The overall skills requirements of our Trustee Board include the following: An understanding of the UK charity sector, good governance, OSCR requirements,…

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1st Year Student Poster Prize

Tom Carvell was awarded Heriot-Watt University’s Institute of Biochemistry, Biophysics and Bioengineering first year student’s poster prize for the poster he presented at the annual School of Engineering and Physical Sciences Post-graduate Research Day. Very well done Tom!

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Anatomical Society’s Best Image Prize

The Anatomical Society awarded the Best Image Prize to PhD student Patricia Medesan for her image entitled ‘Science in Bloom’. The Best Image Prize is awarded twice a year and the images submitted by members are judged by the Website, Media and Communications Committee. The winning entry is a pseudo-colorized…

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AMRC Open Research is Available to MRS Awardees

MRS encourages all its awardees to publish their work in open access journals or platforms. You can now make use of the AMRC Open Research publishing platform as a means to do so. AMRC Open Research is a platform for rapid author-led publication and open peer review of work funded…

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2nd Year PGR Symposium Poster Prize

Congratulations to Rebecca Budgett who was judged as giving the best second year poster presentation at the University of Glasgow’s Institute of Molecular, Cell and Systems Biology’s annual PGR Symposium. In her virtual and interactive poster presentation entitled “Targeting the type 5 metabotropic glutamate receptor in a mouse model of…

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Drug Discovery Poster Prize Winner

The annual meeting of the European Federation for Medicinal Chemistry went virtual this year and the meeting, scheduled to be held in Basel, moved online. A virtual poster presentation formed part of the event, with over 200 posters being presented in the areas of chemical biology/technology and drug discovery. Dan…

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