15/06/11: Martyn Amos, Lindsey Munro and Naomi Jacobs visited Sheffield Hallam 'Engineering For Life' to present our Bridging the Gaps project and make links with theirs. The Sheffield Hallam team will be coming to speak to our group on 20th July.
26/05/11: The 'Monsters, Microbiology and Maths Team' successfully ran a series of focus groups to develop computer simulations of zombie, vampire and werewolf outbreaks and examine their relation to disease transmission models.
14/04/11: Professor Ian Stewart gave a public seminar: "Mathematics of Life" which was well attended. See Issue 6 of the newsletter for more details
12/04/11: Professor Joanna Verran appeared on the BBC programme 'The One Show' talking about cinefilm degradation which is being examined in one of the NanoInfoBio Large Projects.
12/04/11: Dr Martyn Amos and Professor Joanna Verran gave presentations at the Society for General Microbiology, on synthetic biology and biofilms respectively.
08/04/11: Debra Whitehead, Mike Dempsey and Peter Kelly have been awarded an EPSRC CASE Studentship from the NanoKTN, to work in association with United Utilities on Nanopurification of Water. Congratulations to the team.
20/03/11: "Hands on Science" day took place at Manchester Metropolitan University, sponsored by NanoInfoBio and with participation from across the Faculty of Science and Engineering at Manchester Metropolitan University.
07/03/11: NIB Sumer Student Bursaries awarded. See research for details.
25/02/11: Matthew Crossley completed a successful week of 'Turing Test' events in association with MOSI. 'Can Machines Think?' was extremely well received with excellent feedback from the large numbers of participants who took part in the activity.
07/02/11: Now accepting proposals for Health Science PhD Studentship .
11/01/11: Now accepting proposals for Proposal Retreats, Student Bursaries and External Visitors.
15/12/10: Faculty of Science and Engineering Research and Development Day held.
08/09/10: Nanoinfobio project members make the news with Large Project research on cinefilm.
15/07/10: Year End Away Day date confirmed: 20th September.
10/06/10: NIB Large Project Funding awarded. See research for details.
18/02/10: The second set of "early adopter" grants have been allocated to cross-disciplinary teams seeking to kick-start collaborative work. Grants, each in the region of £5K, have been awarded to five teams. See the research page for more details.
27/1/10: First NIBBLES Research Lunch meeting 12-1pm. Contact Naomi Jacobs for further information.
25/1/10: Call for second set of early adopters announced. Application form available on the project filespace
1/1/10: First set of early adopter projects have commenced.
29/10/09: The first set of "early adopter" grants have been allocated to cross-disciplinary teams seeking to kick-start collaborative work. Five grants, each in the region of £5K, have been awarded (see research for details). The successful proposers will present short overviews of their project ideas at the away day on Nov. 6.
29/9/09: Vacancy for NIB project coordinator (closing date: October 13). See vacancy details.
9/9/09: Project launched (see events for more details).