Biomedical Sciences Research Institute Updates

Latest updates from the Biomedical Sciences Research Institute.


Research

Frankincense essential oil and melanoma cancer

6 June 2019

Published Research shows that Frankincense essential oil, well known in Indian Ayurvedic and African folk medicine, suppresses growth of Human melanoma cancer cells and protects liver from hepatotoxicity.

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Nature Microbiology publication

16 April 2019

In a collaboration involving 5 centres, Dr Mamoon Aldeyab from Ulster Biomedical Sciences Research Institute publishes a study in Nature microbiology allowing for better design of antibiotic stewardship.

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Safe Water project

31 January 2019

Ulster University is taking part to the Safe Water project to provide low cost sustainable clean water technology and help people quickly tell if water is safe to drink.

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Diabetes Research

30 October 2018

Dr Moffett, member of Ulster University diabetes research group, wants to understand how infertility develops in people with obesity and Type 2 diabetes, and how it could be reversed.

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Research

Can you read a number plate from 20m away?

5 September 2018

Not being able to read a number plate from 20m (65ft) away when stopped by police officers could lead to an immediate driving license revocation.

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The shape of quadruple-helix DNA can be controlled

5 September 2018

The ability to control alternative shapes of DNA (quadruple-helix DNA) opens up the possibility for new applications in biomedicine, computer science, nano/optoelectronics and biotechnology.

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National Antimicrobial Resistance PhD Training Programme

17 August 2018

Six Ulster PhD researchers have been invited to participate in a new National Antimicrobial resistance (AMR) PhD Training Programme at the University of Bristol with 150 PhD researchers across the UK.

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Road Safety: get your sight tested by an optometrist every 2 years

1 August 2018

The Driver and Vehicle Licensing Agency (DVLA) has launched a national eyesight awareness campaign encouraging drivers to take the number plate test.

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Nutrition Society Irish Section Conference 2018

25 June 2018

The Nutrition Society Irish Section Conference 2018, organised by NICHE Nutrition and Innovation Centre for Food & Health, took place on 20-22 June 2018, at Ulster University, Coleraine.

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Research

Biomed at BIO2018

19 June 2018

The Biomedical Sciences Research Institute Core Facilities were represented at the BIO2018 international convention in Boston beginning of June.

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Other

New industrial PhD Academy to support 10 PhD researchers

6 June 2018

Ulster and Randox have launched a £5 million skills development initiative to support up to 10 PhD researchers.

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Research

Vitamin-d workshop, Barcelona May 2018

4 June 2018

Staff and PhD researchers from NICHE travelled to Barcelona in May 2018 to take part to the Vitamin D conference, one of the the best workshops for researchers interested in vitamin D.

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Job Vacancy

Stratified Medicine recruiting 3 Research Lecturers

2 May 2018

Job opportunities in Stratified Medicine for 3 Research Lecturers in Biostatistics and Genome Analyses, Molecular Immunology and Cellular Ageing.

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Research

May Research & Innovation in Healthcare Seminar

25 April 2018

In May, the theme of the Research and innovation seminar in Healthcare is "Future role of Cannabis / Cannabinoids in Healthcare"

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International partners in Seychelles Child Development Study gather in Rochester

24 March 2018

Several NICHE researchers attended a meeting in Rochester with international partners to discuss and plan the future of research on nutrition, mercury & child development.

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Centre for Personalised Medicine First Steering Group meeting

15 March 2018

First Centre for Personalised Medicine steering group meeting.

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Latest advances in diabetes research

1 February 2018

The special Edition of Peptides journal edited by UU researchers Peter Flatt and Michael Conlon presents the latest advances in Diabetes research.

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