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BIG Event 2017 Report

The BIG Event is an annual conference held by the “BIG STEM Communicators Network” which focuses on public engagement and science communication. We sent two members of the WTCHG along, and they filed these reports. This one is by Lucy … Continue reading

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Science week at the Headington Preparatory School: DNA is stuff!

By Claire Duff, Antje Grotz & Vibe Nylander The take home message from British Science Week 2017 at Headington Preparatory School? DNA is stuff – and it is important stuff. A group of researchers from the Gloyn and McCarthy Teams based … Continue reading

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Science Uncovered

Dr. Rose Wilson from the Green lab reports on the group’s experience at the ‘Science Uncovered’ event at the Natural History Museum, London What does DNA taste like? Recently five of us from Catherine Green’s lab group at the Wellcome … Continue reading

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Report on the BIG Event from our DPhil representative

The BIG Event is an annual conference held by the British Interactive Group which focuses on public engagement and science communication. We sent two members of our Public Engagement Committee (the researchers holding the DPhil and Postdoc positions) along, and … Continue reading

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Teaming up human genetics with state-of-the art technologies to beat diabetes

The theme for this year’s World Health Day is ‘Beat Diabetes’, so two researchers in the Anna Gloyn group, Katia Mattis and Fernando Abaitua – jointly based at the Wellcome Trust Centre For Human Genetics and the Oxford Centre for Diabetes, Endocrinology, and … Continue reading

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