In the News : Biomedical Sciences Research Institute

Read the latest news from the Biomedical Sciences Research Institute at Ulster University.


Ulster University harness power of mass spectrometry imaging for research into degenerative diseases

Ulster University’s Mass Spectrometry Centre is pioneering mass spectrometry imaging (MSI) on the island of Ireland.

17 February 2020

College of Optometrists Life Fellowship for Ulster’s Professor Kathryn Saunders

College of Optometrists Life Fellowship for Ulster’s Professor Kathryn Saunders

10 December 2019

Ulster University researchers secure grant to investigate innovative Microbubble technology as prostate cancer treatment

Ulster University researchers secure grant to investigate innovative Microbubble technology as prostate cancer treatment

4 November 2019

Cheap and simple eye test for early detection of heart conditions

Cheap and simple eye test for early detection of heart conditions

31 October 2019

Senior Government Minister tours Coleraine Campus to meet with students and staff

Senior Government Minister tours Coleraine Campus to meet with students and staff

18 September 2019

Clinical Translational Research and Innovation Centre (C-TRIC) at Altnagelvin Hospital Celebrates 10th Anniversary

This year the Clinical Translational Research and Innovation Centre (C-TRIC) celebrates 10 years of a unique partnership between Derry City and Strabane District Council (DCSDC), Ulster University (UU) and the NHS through the Western Health and

18 September 2019

Research shows disparities in children’s visual health between Northern Ireland and the Republic

Collaborative study shows children in the Republic of Ireland are four times more likely to suffer from amblyopia, more commonly known as a lazy eye, after the optimum treatment period than children in Northern Ireland.

14 August 2019

Ulster University Professor named number 1 insulin researcher in the UK

Professor Peter Flatt, Research Director of Biomedical Sciences at Ulster University has been named as the leading insulin researcher in the UK. The list of the top 30 insulin researchers in the UK, based on the significance and impact of research

7 August 2019

The Power of the PhD at Ulster

The Power of the PhD at Ulster

3 July 2019

Ulster University Researchers seek short-sighted children for international clinical study

Ulster University Researchers seek short-sighted children for international clinical study

26 June 2019

Ulster University opens state-of-the-art facility dedicated to nutrition and cardiovascular disease

Ulster University opens state-of-the-art facility dedicated to nutrition and cardiovascular disease

21 June 2019

Physician Associates students represent first for Northern Ireland

A new era in the provision of health care locally has been unveiled with the appointment of the first tranche of Physician Associates (PAs) to Health Trusts across Northern Ireland.

2 April 2019

Ulster University tackles global water challenge with easy-to-use smart devices

Ulster University tackles global water challenge with easy-to-use smart devices

22 March 2019

World’s largest study of anxiety and depression seeks to understand the genetic links to mental health issues

World’s largest study of anxiety and depression seeks to understand the genetic links to mental health issues

25 February 2019

New Year brings new eyesight in 2019 for rural dwelling people in Peru as Ulster University Professors help provide the gift of sight

Ulster University is providing two eye surgeons based in Peru sponsorship of fees and free access to the online postgraduate diploma course in cataract and refractive surgery theory. This one-year course equips them with the knowledge and skills to

14 January 2019

Top spot at Harvard Medical School for Ulster University PhD graduate

Top spot at Harvard Medical School for Ulster University PhD graduate

12 December 2018

Ulster University tackles superbugs using research and evidence-based interventions

Ulster University tackles superbugs using research and evidence-based interventions

18 November 2018

A personalised approach: improving clinical decision making and patient safety for patient care

A personalised approach: improving clinical decision making and patient safety for patient care

13 September 2018

Ulster University and IT Sligo Announce First Biomedical Sciences IBMS Accredited Online Degree

Ulster University and IT Sligo Announce First Biomedical Sciences IBMS Accredited Online Degree

12 September 2018

Ulster University graduate’s passion for food leads her to Paris

Ulster University graduate’s passion for food leads her to Paris

2 July 2018

Celebrating International Women in Engineering Day 2018

On International Women in Engineering Day 2018, Catalyst Inc is celebrating two Ulster University academics that are Raising the Bar in developing innovative research within the Life and Health Sciences Sector.

21 June 2018

Ulster University Appoints Foundation Dean of School of Medicine

Ulster University Appoints Foundation Dean of School of Medicine

31 May 2018

Ulster University and Randox to invest £5m in a new Industrial PhD Academy

Ulster University and Randox to invest £5m in a new Industrial PhD Academy

30 May 2018

£190k investment in skin cancer research for Ulster University from leading business man (in memory of son)

£190k investment in skin cancer research for Ulster University from leading business man (in memory of son) 

1 May 2018

Ulster University showcases world-class research and innovation on international stage

Ulster University showcases world-class research and innovation on international stage

21 March 2018

£50m Randox Centres of Excellence launched in Northern Ireland

£50m Randox Centres of Excellence launched in Northern Ireland

22 February 2018

Ulster University launches research centre to address the global challenge of safe drinking water

Ulster University launches research centre to address the global challenge of safe drinking water

7 February 2018

Innovative physician associate course transforming healthcare workforce

Innovative physician associate course transforming healthcare workforce

25 January 2018

Ulster University leads on €8.2M cross border collaborative research centre to improve cardiovascular care

Ulster University leads on €8.2M cross border collaborative research centre to improve cardiovascular care

22 January 2018