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Dr Eugénia Rodrigues taking part in Pint of Science event in Edinburgh

Dr Rodrigues will be giving a talk on "How citizens are transforming science as we (used to) know it" on 16th May at Moriarty's Bar, 161 Lothian Road, Edinburgh EH3 9AA (the event starts at 7.30pm). [11 May 2017]

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Tim Squirrel wins EUSA student tutor award

Tim Squirrell, a PhD student in Science, Technology, and Innovation Studies, has won the 2017 EUSA Teaching Award for the Best Student Who Tutors. [28 Apr 2017]

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Dr Dritsas participating in a'Narrative Projections for Commercial Space Futures'

Lawrence Dritsas is attending a NASA-funded workshop on 'Narrative Projections for Commercial Space Futures' at Arizona State University April 2017. [12 Apr 2017]

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New article on bioprinting & bioethics from Vermeulen & Haddow

Dr Niki Vermeulen and Dr Gill Haddow lead-author a new paper in the Journal of Medical Ethics: "3D bioprint me: A socioethical view of bioprinting human organs and tissues". [06 Apr 2017]

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PhD student Tim Squirrel shortlisted for EUSA teaching award

Tim Squirrell, a PhD student in Science, Technology, and Innovation Studies, has been shortlisted for an EUSA Teaching Award for the Best Student Who Tutors Award. [03 Apr 2017]

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TRANSGENE website now live

The project Medical Translation in the History of Modern Genomics (TRANSGENE) has launched its website at [14 Mar 2017]

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Vacancy: Lecturer in Global Food Security & Innovation

We are seeking outstanding candidates with practical international interdisciplinary experience, and evidence of impact, who will further the School’s reputation in the field of global food security and innovation. [13 Mar 2017]

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Prof Sturdy to give Inaugural Lecture

"What is the Sociology of Medical Knowledge?" [13 Mar 2017]

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Fully-funded PhD studentship between STIS and National Museums Scotland in the history of science

Starting October 2017: “Intellectual properties: transferring science from universities to National Museums Scotland” [10 Mar 2017]

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PhD student's tips for writing highlighted in The Guardian

STIS PhD student Tim Squirrel's guide for undergraduate essay writing has been featured in The Guardian's tips for students. [10 Mar 2017]

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Teaching Awards Nominations for STIS

Four STIS colleagues have been nominated for EUSA Teaching Awards this year: congratulations to Lawrence Dritsas, Gill Haddow, Cate Heeney and Antti Silvast who have been nominated for best dissertation supervision. [02 Mar 2017]

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