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7th December 2011 Ottawa, Canada

SIN podcast: Dr. Adrian Bird on epigenetics

The Gairdner Awards are Canada’s foremost international awards, given to outstanding medical researchers who have made a significant contribution to the quality of human life. The 2011 recipients include Dr. Michael Hayden, Dr. Jules Hoffmann (who also won the 2011 Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine) and Dr. Adrian Bird of the University of Edinburgh. […]

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27th May 2011 Toronto, Canada

Excellence in UK research

This is John Preece guestblogging about another question we at SIN get asked quite often – excellence in UK research. British universities consistently undertake world-class science, receiving over 12 % of all citations to published papers and 10 % of internationally-recognised prizes each year with just 1 % of the world’s population. This assiduous output […]

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