Congratulations to Denton Prize winner Nicole28 November 2014In the spirit of Dick Denton's long-standing commitment to research training, the Denton Prize is awarded each year to a postgraduate student in the School, and is judged after their third year postgraduate School seminars.
Biochemistry postgraduate research student wins Faculty Research Prize31 October 2014An annual prize is made for the thesis considered to be the best within each faculty and for which a degree has been awarded in the relevant academic year. Internal and external examiners were invited to nominate suitable theses and one winner has been selected from each faculty by members of the Research Degrees Exam Board.
Major funding announced for bioscience students8 October 2014The Bristol-led South West Doctoral Training Partnership (SWDTP) is to receive substantial new funding from the Biotechnology and Biological Sciences Research Council (BBSRC) for the training and development of bioscience PhD students.
Understanding a molecular motor responsible for human development10 September 2014Another mystery of the human body has been solved by scientists who have identified how a molecular motor essential for human development works. They have also pinpointed why mutations in genes linked to this motor can lead to a range of human diseases.
Study sheds new light on DNA repair26 March 2014A major study published in the journal Nature has given a new insight into how DNA is repaired a fundamentally important process in all forms of life and diseases including cancer.