Life Sciences News
Liz Wellington awarded £450,000 by NERC as part of strategic initiative on Environmental Microbiology and Human Health
Liz Wellington has been awarded £450,000 by NERC for ‘Using next generation sequencing to reveal human impact on aquatic reservoirs of antibiotic resistant bacteria at the catchment scale’.
School of Life Sciences ranked second in UK for Agriculture, Food and Veterinary research
The School of Life Sciences has been ranked second in the UK for Agriculture, Food and Veterinary research in the Government's 2014 research ranking exercise. Overall more than 80% of life sciences research was rated as 'World Leading or Internationally Excellent'.
The ranking exercise known as the 'Research Excellence Framework (REF)' is run by the UK’s higher education funding bodies, to assess the quality of UK research and to inform the distribution of public funds for research until the next ranking exercise in 2020.
The University of Warwick was ranked as the 7th highest university.
To find out more visit www.warwick.ac.uk/research/excellence
University of Warwick students have just been declared as the 3rd most-often targeted by Britain’s top graduate employers in the annual ranking published by High Fliers Research.
SLS Seminar: Friday 9 Jan
The seminar speaker this Friday is Dr Gitta Coaker, an Assistant Professor in the Plant Pathology department, UC Davis, USA.
Time: 12:45 - 13:45
Location: GLT2, Gibbet Hill Campus
Seminar title: ‘Investigating innate immunity in model and crop plants’
If you are external to the University and would like to attend, or have any queries please contact Dr Jen Whale at J.Whale@warwick.ac.uk
Most of us won’t think twice about the scientific make-up of our Christmas dinner but there’s more to that plate of festive food than meets the eye!
To celebrate being ranked second in the UK for Agriculture, Food and Veterinary research this week, Dr Graham Teakle and Dr Charlotte Allender from the School of Life Sciences are sharing their vast vegetable knowledge in a bid to help families truly appreciate this year’s festive feast.