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Three Minute Thesis - University Winner Selected

Many congratulations to Graham McClelland, PhD student in the Institute of Neuroscience who won the University's Three Minute Thesis competition 

Research students from all faculties competed for the Three Minute Thesis prize. Winners were selected by a public vote with audience members of our own research students and members of VOICEnorth present. Three were selected to complete in the regional competition to be held on June 15th. 

Graham McClelland, Institute of Neuroscience

Catherine Caine, Newcastle Law School 

Tolu Kolawole, School of Chemical Engineering and Advanced Materials

Graham was also being selected to be the University's representitive in the National Competition organised by Vitae.

 

 


Registration for the NuGO Short Course closes in less than 3 weeks!

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Personalised Nutrition: from scientific discovery to interventions

Date: 5-7th July 2016,
Venue: University of Newcastle – The CORE (http://www.thecorenewcastle.co.uk/)
City: Newcastle upon Tyne, UK
Course Organisers: Prof John Mathers, Dr Fiona Malcomson, Mrs Michelle Barr

This course is aimed at postgraduate students and post-doctorates who are interested in the design and delivery of personalised nutrition interventions. Topics covered will include links between genetics and nutrition, the health implications of personalised nutrition interventions and recent advances in technology.

Register for the course here 

Registration closes Monday 13 June 2016  


FMS Events June 2016


2nd June 2016

Engagement Forum

 

3rd June 2016

Cardiac function and metabolism in healthy ageing and hypertension by Dr Jehill Parikh

 

6th June 2016

IoN Seminar: Death Penalty and Forensic Psychiatry: An American Perspective

 

6th June 2016

ICM Seminar: Mechanisms underlying therapeutic tolerance

7th June 2016

Raising Awareness of Research in organ donation and transplantation 

 

7th June 2016

CBE Seminar: Clare Andrews

 

8th June 2016

ICaMB Seminar: Molecular architecture of a core bacterial cell wall synthesis complex

 

9th June 2016

IGM Seminar: Molecular profile of skin tumours amenable for diagnosis

 

9th June 2016

NICR Extra Lecture: Research Summary presented by Robert Schwabe, Columbria University

 

10th June 2016

Dental School: Founders and Benefactors

 

13th June 2016

ICM Seminar: Exploring the origin and regenerative capacity of tissue macrophages

 

13th June 2016

NICR Lecture: NICR Equality and Diversity Team: recent achievements and future plans

 

13th June 2016

Patient & Public Involvement Matters: Monthly Advice & Guidance Session

 

14th June 2016

CBE Seminar: Global DNA methylation and response to acute stressors in starlings

 

15th June 2016

2016 BioFocus Conference

 

16th June 2016

IoN Seminar: Searching for memory in brain waves – The Synchronization/De-Synchronization Conundrum

 

16th June 2016

IGM Seminar: Exploring novel candidate genes in congenital myasthenic syndromes

 

16th June 2016

Newcastle Academic Health Partners Research Day 2016

 

20th June 2016

ICM Seminar: Exploring preterm gut microbiome development and host responses using multi-omic approaches

 

20th June 2016

NICR Lecture: Are the mathematical sciences useful in cancer research?

 

23rd June 2016

IGM Seminar: Role of Endoglin in Vasculature

 

23rd June 2016

MRC Festival of Science 2016: Move Like a Pro

 

27th June 2016

ICM Seminar: TBC

 

27th June 2016

NICR Lecture: Combating cancer through early diagnosis and targeted therapy: a case study of human hepatocellular carcinoma

 

30th June 2016

IoN Seminar: What does corticogeniculate feedback do for vision?

 

30th June 2016

IGM Seminar: Peptide amphiphiles in corneal tissue engineering

 

30th June 2016

NICR Extra Lecture: Towards improved drug development for prostate cancer using patient-derived tumour models


 



Three Minute Thesis - University Winner Selected

Many congratulations to Graham McClelland, PhD student in the Institute of Neuroscience who won the University's Three Minute Thesis competition 

Research students from all faculties competed for the Three Minute Thesis prize. Winners were selected by a public vote with audience members of our own research students and members of VOICEnorth present. Three were selected to complete in the regional competition to be held on June 15th. 

Graham McClelland, Institute of Neuroscience

Catherine Caine, Newcastle Law School

 

Tolu Kolawole, School of Chemical Engineering and Advanced Materials

Graham was also being selected to be the University's representitive in the National Competition organised by Vitae.

 

 


Three Minute Thesis 2016 - Newcastle University Final

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This year's Three Minute Thesis (3MT) competition continues with the Newcastle University Final on Thursday 19th May. 

This year's Three Minute Thesis (3MT) competition continues with the Newcastle University Final on Thursday 19th May. You are warmly invited to join us for a drinks reception and to watch the presentations from our superb finalists. 

The 3MT competition challenges doctoral students to explain their research - in a way that can be easily understood by a non-specialist - in just three minutes using only one slide. Originally developed by the University of Queensland, Australia it has been taken up by Universities across the world.

The five finalists are:

Derek Whayman, Newcastle Law School

Graham McClelland, Institute of Neuroscience

Catherine Caine, Newcastle Law School

Hanna Salmonowicz, Medical Sciences Graduate School

Tolu Kolawole, School of Chemical Engineering and Advanced Materials

3MT is a tough competition so come and show your support for your research colleagues!

Date: Wednesday 19th May
Time: Drinks reception from 16.30, presentations at 17.00 followed by judging and prizes
Venue: David Shaw Foyer, 1st Floor, Medical School
So we can keep track of numbers, please register for this event here


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