TRAIN ESR Yodit on Public Engagement in Nantes

On 24 Jan 2018 The Institute of Transplantation Urology and Nephrology (ITUN) welcomed high-school students (Lycée Jacques Prévert, Savenay, France) to  the laboratories to give them  an insight into the  academic research and working environment, as part of  the public outreach  event “Passeport Recherche “. They were first given a brief lecture in transplantation research,…

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Movember – Did you know that……

TRAIN ESR Ziyanda Shologu has written a short piece for the CIC-UBI Health Sciences Research Center on the problem of the worldwide obesity epidemic. It is on their Facebook Page A translation for those who cannot read Portugese!!   #Movember #Prostatecancer #obesity #Didyouknowthat Did you know that obesity has become a worldwide epidemic? In 2016, the…

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Second Training Workshop, Madrid

  The whole TRAIN consortium got together for its second Training Workshop between 07 and 10 October, hosted by Universidad Complutense Madrid (UCM). The four days of intensive study gave the ESRs their first opportunity to present the progress they had made on their individual projects to the full supervisory team, and to discuss results,…

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Exiqon: non-Coding RNA seminar

On September the 14th, the University of Nottingham hosted a non-coding RNA seminar, organized by Exiqon, a Danish company developing advanced tools for RNA and miRNAs based research. I have been in touch with Exiqon since starting my PhD. They organized this seminar with the purpose of building a non-Coding RNA Network in the UK.…

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Secondment; Sheffield to Barcelona

  I was very pleased to have the opportunity to undertake a research period in Barcelona at the SME beneficiary, Intelligent Pharma, where I spent two months carrying out several computational analyses needed to develop my PhD project. It was an intense and exciting experience as well as my first time in a “non-academic” environment.…

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