We want to hear from you!

A guest post from Jon Frampton, Director of Research and
Knowledge Transfer and Professor of Stem Cell Biology

As we reach our momentous 100th post on the MDS Research & Knowledge Transfer blog we launched just months ago, there have been many things to celebrate and opportunities to engage with. However, as with everything in life there are lots of things we could have done or could be doing better, faster and more productively, as well as activities as a research support office that you think would be useful that we may not be doing at all.

With all that in mind, we would like to take the opportunity to ask our wonderful research community – “If you could change just one thing about the research support you receive, what would it be?”.

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Wellcome Trust Director looks to the future of its funding schemes

In a very open blog post the Wellcome Trust’s new Director, Jeremy Farrar, begins to outline their evolving vision for research funding. While details remain a little vague at this point, a few important things are clear: Continue reading

Hello there!

I have met with a few of you already but for those that don’t know me yet, I thought I would put a few lines together to introduce myself.

So who am I?

I am the new research facilitator for the School of Clinical and Experimental Medicine. I am a tweeter (@DrCabreraSharp), blogger (drcabrerasharp.wordpress.com), scientist, lover all things equine, cyclist and runner; still striving for a 3:45 marathon! Continue reading