Thursday, 29 October 2009

Communicating your research to the media

ESD are putting on two new courses this year for PhD students and post-docs who would like to get an insight into dealing with the media and communicating their research to a lay audience.

Friday 13th Nov, 9am-5pm

They are being run by a company called Media Players International - two people who have many years experience of reporting and editing for the BBC among other things

If you would like to attend, please book at

All On Board

The first All On Board session will take place on 12th November at Big Cloud 5pm-6pm.

All On Board talks will be informal, troubleshooting-type of meetings between PhD students in the absence of senior investigators and they aim to the dialogue and the scientific exchange between PhD students of the different centres. After the talks, there would be drinks and snacks to foster interaction between students.

Tuesday, 27 October 2009

An Introduction to Intellectual Property and its Relevance to Research Scientists

A free afternoon workshop to be held in the Queen Mary BioEnterprises Innovation Centre, 42 New Road, Whitechapel on Thursday 12th November 2009 between 2.30 – 5pm

The course will have an interactive format, with a mixture of notes and hands-on case studies and will be followed by a drinks reception. The speakers will be available throughout the afternoon to answer any questions that arise from the course and/or answer any general questions you may have that relate to intellectual property and its exploitation.

Please register your interest as soon as possible as places are limited and are allocated on a first-come-first-served basis. To register, or for further information, please contact Barny Cox at: or p: 0207 882 5278 / 07919 175974.

Please can as many students and post-docs from Neuroscience attend this meeting!

Reminder - 4th UK Cancer Stem Cell symposium

Thursday 12 November in the Perrin Lecture Theatre at BICMS

There is no registration fee for staff however, to help planning for this year’s catering, and to have a record of numbers to help generate future sponsorship, we will require registration for attendance. So, if you wish to attend, please ensure that you register online at by the staff deadline of Friday 30th October. Please select the “internal staff only” category on the delegate details page (page 3 of the online registration process).