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A range of paid part-time or full-time Student Internships will run during the summer from 22rd May to 28th July 2017.
Students will work with CCCU academics on Research & Knowledge Exchange projects. Internship opportunities are available across the faculties and the eligibility criteria varies for each internship. Undergraduate and postgraduate students who meet the eligibility criteria are encouraged to apply.
Please note that the closing date for applications is 17 March 2017.
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You can access details and download application forms for each project via the above link.
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20 years on since Dolly – how do we feel about the ethics of cloning now?
It is 20 years since Dolly the Sheep was unveiled to the world by British scientists, at BBSRC’s Roslin Institute – which this month welcomed the appointment of a new director. Here ESRC-funded academic Sarah Franklin, who authored the book Dolly Mixtures, looks at where we currently stand on the ethics surrounding cloning.
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“Follow-on Fund” Pathfinder Grants Available
The Follow-on Fund is a ‘proof of concept’ fund to support the commercialisation of ideas arising from NERC-funded research. It picks up where research grants finish and enables those research outputs to be further developed so their commercial potential can be realised. For more information click here
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Please click the link below to access the schedule for this years opportunities in the Horizon 2020 Marie Skłodowska-Curie Actions
New research shows drinkers much less likely to notice responsible drinking messages in pub environment
A new study by psychologists at London South Bank University (LSBU), funded by Alcohol Research UK, shows that drinkers are much less likely to notice responsible drinking messages on posters displayed in a busy pub environment than in a plain and simple room.
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