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Wednesday 27 March marked the official launch of the Max Planck-Bristol Centre for Minimal Biology, a partnership between the University of Bristol and the Max Planck Society for the Advancement of Science (MPG) in Germany. Read more
Twelve eminent scientists and exceptional early career researchers have been honoured in the annual Biochemical Society Awards. Read more
To mark its 75th anniversary, the Microbiology Society is embarking on an ambitious project focusing on how microbiology can help to achieve the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals (UN SDGs). The UN SDGs are a collection of 17 goals that were adopted by all Member States of the UN in September 2015. They aim to address crucial economic, social and environmental challenges and promote a better and more sustainable future for all. Read more
The THYME project brings together researchers from the Universities of Hull, York and Teesside to address regional bioeconomy challenges. THYME have just announced the first projects to be awarded proof-of-concept funding with a total of £350,000 awarded to seven projects. A second round is expected later this year and THYME expects to run a three-year programme of Proof of Concept projects.
More details on the awards and how to apply can be found here
The projects funded are: Read more
Twenty-four shortlisted projects from the first stage of UKRI’s Strength in Places Fund have been awarded up to £50,000 funding to allow the development of full-stage bids. Four to eight of the strongest teams will receive between £10m and £50m each. Read more