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BSDB Medal Award lectures now on YouTube

The lectures of the two BSDB medal award winners announced on the 2015 Spring Meeting are now available on YouTube: the Waddington Medal lecture by Lewis Wolpert (UCL, London) who presented a talk about his seminal discoveries of concepts of positional information, and the Beddington Medal lecture by John Robert Davis who presented a talk […]

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BSDB/BSCB Spring Meeting report

For those who want to relive the BSDB/BSCB Spring meeting, and those who could not make it but would like to know what happened: read a lively report by Nestor Saiz which has recently been published on The Node. A list of all recipients of awards and prizes which were announced on the meeting can […]

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BIG grants, BIG papers! The dark side of research

On the 15th of January Times Higher Education published an article by Dorothy Bishop entitled “The big grants, the big papers: are we missing something?” This article is an important reflection on current grant funding and research evaluation strategies in the UK. It also refers to important statements by the BSDB chair Ottoline Leyser summing […]

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BSDB Gurdon Summer Studentship Report

In 2014, the BSDB has initiated the Gurdon Summer Studentship program with the intention of providing highly motivated students with exceptional qualities and a strong interest in Developmental Biology an opportunity to engage in practical research. The 10 successful applicants spent 8 weeks in the research laboratories of their choices, and the feedback we received […]

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