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Biosciences graduate Research Symposium 2015

Biosciences graduate Research Symposium 2015
Date
13 - 14/04/2015
Location:
School of Biosciences - University of Birmingham
Description
The BGSC are proud to announce BGRS 2015! Taking place on 13-14 April in the School of Biosciences.
Categories:
Life and Environmental Sciences
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Biosciences Graduate Research Symposium 2015
Biosciences Graduate Research Symposium 2015
Description
The Biosciences Graduate School Committee (BGSC) are proud to announce BGRS 2015! Taking place on 13-14 April 2015 in the School of Biosciences.
Date:
31/03/2015
Bioscientists win Biochemical Society Awards
Bioscientists win Biochemical Society Awards
Description
The Biochemical Society, which is the UK's largest biosciences learned society, today announced that two of its premier prizes are to be awarded to members of the School of Biosciences and the Institute of Microbiology and Infection.
Date:
30/03/2015
£350k EPSRC international collaborative research grant to clean-up radionuclides in the environment
£350k EPSRC international collaborative research grant to clean-up radionuclides in the environment
Description
'Novel restoration materials for clean-up of radionuclides in the environment' - A collaborative £350,000 EPSRC research grant between the University of Birmingham, Advanced Science Research Centre, Japanese Atomic Energy Agency, Kyushu University, and the College of Engineering at Shibaura Institute of Technology.
Date:
27/02/2015
Screening of documentary film 'Resistance' followed by debate on antimicrobial resistance
Screening of documentary film 'Resistance' followed by debate on antimicrobial resistance
Description
On the evening of Monday 9 March the University of Birmingham will be screening a film about antibiotic resistance followed by a debate around antimicrobial resistance. The event will be jointly hosted by the University of Birmingham, the British Science Association and Antibiotic Action on behalf of the British Society for Antimicrobial Chemotherapy.
Date:
19/02/2015
Visitor from the Alps
Visitor from the Alps
Description
Professor Dominique Schneider who is an expert on bacterial evolution from the Joseph Fourier University in Grenoble will be visiting us for a few days early in March, funded by the Erasmus Exchange programme.
Date:
17/02/2015
Our Biosciences degrees achieve Society of Biology Accredited Degree status
Our Biosciences degrees achieve Society of Biology Accredited Degree status
Description
We are delighted that all of our BSc degree courses (except our new Biosciences with Business BSc) have received Society of Biology - Accredited Degree status.
Date:
27/01/2015
'Brummie' water fleas prepared for their trip to space
'Brummie' water fleas prepared for their trip to space
Description
Local 'Daphnia' waterfleas are currently being prepared by scientists at the University of Birmingham for their trip to the International Space Station (ISS), where they will be observed by astronauts.
Date:
22/12/2014
Biosciences - Top six for research
Biosciences - Top six for research
Description
The School of Biosciences has achieved an impressive performance in the Research Excellence Framework 2014 (REF 2014) rising up to 6th place nationally. Over 90 per cent of the School's research is rated as world leading (4*) or internationally excellent (3*), and, since the previous assessment in 2008, the School has seen a threefold increase in 4* research publications and improvements in every measure.
Date:
18/12/2014
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