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As it happened: CMBI Away Day

CMBI Away Day

This post was originally published on the Department of Medicine Staff Blog on 22 July 2019.

The MRC CMBI had its annual Away Day on 21 June at the Linnean Society London in London’s Piccadilly. The theme for the day was “The Art of New Biology: Creativity, Technologies and Multidisciplinarity”. The day-long activities included five scientific talks and a treasure hunt organised by students and postdocs. (more…)

Professor Wendy Barclay on championing equality, diversity and inclusivity

Queen's Tower - LGBT History Month
The Queen’s Tower illuminated in Pride Colours for LGBT History Month.

Our Head of Department, Professor Wendy Barclay, shares her thoughts on how we can all support equality, diversity and inclusivity (EDI) as effective advocates and allies.

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Covidence: a new tool for managing and simplifying Systematic Reviews

Imperial team meeting

If you are planning or doing a Systematic Review, or supporting or supervising students or researchers in their reviews, you’ll want to use Covidence. Covidence is a web-based tool that improves healthcare evidence synthesis by improving the efficiency and experience of creating and maintaining Systematic Reviews, including Cochrane intervention reviews.


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In profile: Dr Richard Kelwick, Research Associate

This post was originally published on the Department of Medicine Staff Blog on 9 August 2018.

Dr Richard Kelwick is a Research Associate in the Section of Structural Biology. Having recently been awarded a Royal Society of Edinburgh (RSE) Enterprise Fellowship, we asked him about his experiences so far of translating his research into the commercial world.

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In profile: Parisa Amjadi, FACS Facility Manager

Parisa Amjadi
Parisa Amjadi

This post was originally published on the Department of Medicine Staff Blog on 25 June 2019.

In the latest instalment of our Staff Profile series, we spoke to Parisa Amjadi about her role managing the Centre for Immunology and Vaccinology CL3 Cell Sorting Facility, making the impossible possible for researchers, and the importance of continued investment in cutting-edge facilities. 


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