November 2010 Archives
Whatever your views the protests tomorrow against the Government's funding cuts and hike in tuition fees, one thing is still clear. The University of Birmingham's School of Cancer Studies is home to world-renown research.
Thus when Professor Paul Moss, current Head of the School, says he is optimistic about cancer being controlled within a generation, we should take note. "When I lecture my medical students today," he says, "I challenge them to think that they can be the first generation to be largely free of the fear of cancer."
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Roslyn Bill - Reader in Molecular Biosciences & Director of the Aston Research Centre for Healthy Ageing
Jack Cohen - Science of Discworld author, retired reproductive biologist, Hon Prof at the Maths Institute, University of Warwick
Jon Frampton - Director of Research and Professor of Stem Cell Biology, University of Birmingham
Alison Murray - Former postdoc biochemist, then TV producer and science writer
James Tucker - Reader in Supramolecular Chemistry, University of Birmingham
Kenny Webster - Resident Scientist at Thinktank Birmingham
Miriam Gifford - A researcher in plant science in the School of Life Sciences & the Warwick Systems Biology Centre, University of Warwick
Lucy Harper - Communications manager at the Society for Applied Microbiology
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"Houses and cars are not very cheap and not everybody can buy it. However, mortgage loans are invente..."
- Rob said:
"This is a good topic. The public transportation in every city has a great affect on the quality of l..."
- Rob Whitton said:
"The value to the consumer is still there - you have the need and it's fulfilled for free. The quest..."
- Geoff Cockayne said:
"The answer to the Elsevier problem is to call Google. At a stroke access to academic papers would be..."
- Kate Cooper said:
"Thanks for your comment, John. there are indeed issues about HS2 and access to other parts of Brum!..."
- John Quarmby said:
"The London Underground does have variable journey times as it is often not possible to board the fir..."
- Rahim Hankin said:
"This article is very interesting. We may never know what is at the center of space but just learning..."
- Ian Halstead said:
"If TV and radio offer only superficial and unsatisfying coverage, why continue to target them? Ther..."
- Lis Broome said:
"I agree. The general news media doesn't understand science, which is why it sticks to friendly stori..."
- Geoff Cockayne said:
"Having a relative at the now sadly defunct FSS, I couldn't agree more. In view of you comment about ..."
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