Tuesday Feature Episode 40: Andrew Almond

This week we are featuring Dr Andrew Almond who was recently nominated for the BBSRC innovator of the year award. Find out why by reading this Tuesday Feature.   Please explain your research to the general public in about ten sentences or less. Our research is focussed on understanding the biological function of sugars. Sugars … Continue reading Tuesday Feature Episode 40: Andrew Almond

Tuesday Feature Episode 39: Charlotte Alcock

After a fortnight break, the Tuesday Feature returns with UK/EU Recruitment & Marketing Officer Charlotte Alcock. Find out about her interesting role here: Please explain your role here in the Faculty. I am a Recruitment and Marketing Officer (UK/EU) for the Faculty of Life Sciences. My main aim is to inspire people to apply for … Continue reading Tuesday Feature Episode 39: Charlotte Alcock

Tuesday Feature Episode 38: Edward McKenzie

This week we interview experimental officer Eddie McKenzie – find out more about his interesting job.   Please explain your role with the faculty and the university. As Senior Experimental Officer /Facility Manager of the Protein Expression Research Facility, I lead a small team that collaborates with groups across the whole university. We essentially supply … Continue reading Tuesday Feature Episode 38: Edward McKenzie

Tuesday Feature Episode 36: Amy Chambers

Please explain your research for the general public in around ten sentences or less. I work in the fields of science communication and screen studies and I’m interested in the relationship between movies and the public understanding of science. I conduct research into science fiction movies made between 1967-1977 and their incorporation of real-world science … Continue reading Tuesday Feature Episode 36: Amy Chambers

Tuesday Feature Episode 35: Holly Shiels

This week we’re featuring Dr Holly Shiels – a senior lecturer in cardiac physiology. Without any further introduction, let’s get right into it.   Please explain your research for the general public in around 10 sentences or less Survival of nearly all vertebrate animals depends on maintained cardiac function. Environmental changes, such as temperature and … Continue reading Tuesday Feature Episode 35: Holly Shiels

Tuesday Feature Episode 33: Natalie Gardiner

Episode 33 of the Tuesday Feature highlights Natalie: someone who is doing fantastic research and making a real difference for gender equality here in FLS.   Please explain your research to the general public in about ten sentences or less. I work on diabetic neuropathy a disorder that can affect the nervous system in diabetes. … Continue reading Tuesday Feature Episode 33: Natalie Gardiner

Tuesday Feature Episode 24: James Mcinerney

From inflammation last week to evolution today, the Tuesday Feature is featuring some really interesting research. This week we talk to Professor James Mcinerney who specialises in micro-evolution. He recently joined the Faculty and can’t wait to get stuck in. Explain your research the layman in ten sentences or less. I’m an evolutionary biologist and … Continue reading Tuesday Feature Episode 24: James Mcinerney