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Science Festival 2018

 

Cambridge Science Festival at the Vet School

Saturday 24th March 2018 from 10am to 1pm

 

 

 

 

Join our enthusiastic researchers and expert clinicians for cutting-edge talks on dog genetics and hands-on activities for all ages.

Science Festival information: https://www.sciencefestival.cam.ac.uk/

Book your FREE tickets now: https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/making-sense-of-animal-health-with-genetics-tickets-42902624906

 

Talks: book your tickets and arrive early!

- 10 am: Penny Watson "Why do Spaniels get sick? Interactions between genes and environment"

- 11 am: Nai-Chieh Liu and the BOAS research group "When cuteness goes wrong: the truth about the flat faced dogs"

- 12 noon: Máire Lawlor and the CTVT research group "A shaggy dog story: The contagious cancer that conquered the world"

 

Hands-on activities: drop in at any time between 10 and 1 for entertaining and informative games on genetics and clinical sciences.

Watch the Canine Transmissible venereal tumour on youtube:

https://youtu.be/CV9xGi8-p0o

 

Location:

Department of Veterinary Medicine, Madingley Road, West Cambridge, CB3 0ES

https://www.vet.cam.ac.uk/about/directions

 

For more information about theCambridge Science Festival:

https://www.sciencefestival.cam.ac.uk/

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Congratulation to Cinzia Cantacessi et.al. on their recently published paper in Parasitology which has been awarded the ‘Paper of the Month’ by the editors. For more info and blog post    https://bit.ly/2oTXuBF

Congratulations to Chioma Achi


Chioma has just received the University of Cambridge Public Engagement Starter Grant from the Office of External Affairs and Communications.

Farmers play important roles in food-safety and AMR but they are often a neglected and under-targeted group in interventions that concerns the control of antimicrobial resistance. This grant will enable her to engage farmers and provide an opportunity for shared knowledge and interaction that enables them to gain a better understanding of the dangers of AMR hence improving global public health.

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