Ig Nobels are coming to Dundee (and Aberdeen, sort of...)

The Ig Nobel awards are given to research that makes you laugh and makes you think.  It takes place at Dundee University on Saturday the 13th of March at 6pm.  The event is open to the public and tickets are free (but you need to book in advance). You can book tickets online (under [...]

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Candles of Hope - WCRF

The charity World Cancer Research Fund (WCRF) are promoting their annual “Candles of Hope“  appeal. As part of this, 30 cathedrals across the UK will hold a memorial service for those who have been lost to cancer on Christmas Eve.  The cathedrals will also burn a memorial candle from Christams Eve until the twelth [...]

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Local Research – Preventing Bowel Cancer

Well, almost local, researchers at the University of Dundee have been awarded £1 million pounds to help bowel cancer patients “BeWELL”.  BeWELL is a project to help overweight people reduce their risk of bowel cancer by improving their diet and increasing their physical activity. Professor Annie Anderson, one of the leaders of the study [...]

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Support Leukaemia Research in Scotland in 2016

I received the Leukaemia Research Scotland Newsletter today.  If you are interested in leukaemia then I highly recommend it, it’s a 12 page brochure and gives you lots of information on fund raising events and research going on in Scotland.  It really does cover the whole country, very often these publications focus on Glasgow/Edinburgh, [...]

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