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Michal Handzlik attends the BCVS Scientific Sessions in New Orleans thanks to travel grant from the Biochemical Society

The annual meeting of the Basic Cardiovascular Sciences (BCVS) Scientific Sessions is considered by many to be the premier cardiovascular research meeting in the world and attracts key, internationally-recognized leaders in the field. 271 more words

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Kieran Hudson attends beneficial conference thanks to Biochemical Society Travel Grant

I am a PhD student at the University of Bristol, in my final year and on the verge of writing up my thesis. This grant covered the travel costs to attend the 2015 Gordon Research Conference in Carbohydrates, which took place at Mount Snow in Vermont, USA. 262 more words

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Metrics Subject to Manipulation

Previously, I have cited the famous HBO series The Wire focusing in particular on the careerism vs. good science dichotomy. A closely related element that I failed to mention last time was the use of a single number or metric to measure productivity or effectiveness of organizations or individuals. 278 more words

#TBT 70 years ago today the first atom bomb was tested successfully

On this day in 1945, at 5:29:45 a.m., the Manhattan Project came to an explosive end as the first atom bomb was successfully tested in Alamogordo, New Mexico. 310 more words

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Rebecca Thompson attends conference in the USA thanks to Biochemical Society Travel Grant

I am a final year PhD student from the University of Leeds. I received a travel grant to attend the three-dimensional electron microscopy Gordon conference ‘Breaking Barriers to Go Beyond Structure: Describing Functional States and Biological Context’ which was held in the beautiful New London, New Hampshire, USA. 205 more words

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Discover the Best Funded Countries for Science Research

Today a multi-billion Euro loan was agreed with Greece as a desperate last-ditch attempt to bail them out of a failing economy or leave the Eurozone. 681 more words

Liliya Nazlamova fired up for future research after attending a course thanks to Biochemical Society Travel Grant

Attending the “Lab Techniques in Mammalian Cell Biology” cpd (continuing professional development) course, held at UCL (University College London) was, in summary a very enlightening experience for me! 300 more words

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