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UKEMS PhD Support for COVID-19 Disruption

  • October 14, 2020
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UKEMS is aware of the problems faced by many PhD students due to the Covid-19 lockdown. Many students have lost valuable laboratory time and are having to extend their PhD candidatures to catch up. In some cases, students are not receiving funding to cover their living expenses for this extended period of time. This problem […]

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Richard Williams Award

  • October 14, 2020
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The Richard Williams Memorial Award The Industrial Genotoxicology Group (IGG) are proud to support an award honouring the scientific contributions and memory of Dr. Richard Williams, set up by Lhasa. This award will support early career investigators within industry. The Richard Williams Memorial Award will include a certificate, travel, registration and accommodation expenses for attendance […]

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UKEMS Vice President: Mike Routledge

  • August 1, 2020
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We are pleased to announce Michael Routledge as the next UKEMS Vice President, taking over as UKEMS President in 2022. Mike has been a member of UKEMS since he was a PhD student and has previously contributed to the running of the society as Treasurer from 2011 to 2018. In 2009 he organised the annual […]

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MEG – Nominations for New Committee Members

  • July 30, 2020
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MEG – Nominations for New Committee Members The Molecular Epidemiology Group (MEGUK) are calling for nominations to recruit 2 new members to their committee. MEGUK exists to promote a multi-disciplinary approach to all molecular studies of prevention and/or causes of human disease. This is not restricted to human studies but can include in vitro and […]

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EEMGS Online AGM and 2020 Awards Presentation

  • June 19, 2020
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The organisers of the 2020 EEMGS meeting in Porto, Portugal last week sadly announced the final cancellation of any meeting in Porto this year or next. Rescheduling such a meeting for early 2021 would still leave too much uncertainty around travel, social distancing and any local issues still caused by Covid-19 outbreaks. EEMGS hope to […]

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2020 UKEMS Membership

  • June 15, 2020
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Join UKEMS We encourage all new and existing members to join/re-join for 2020 UKEMS Membership via the UKEMS Website here. Once registered, you will be provided with new UKEMS log-in details. The cost of UKEMS Membership for this year is £25. Student UKEMS Membership is free. Please encourage all current members and potential new members […]

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Cancellation of UKEMS 2020

  • March 27, 2020
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We have been closely monitoring the situation related to the coronavirus (COVID-19) epidemic over the past several weeks. Given the country wide restrictions currently in place with COVID-19 and the unknown duration of these restrictions, we have made the decision to cancel this year’s UKEMS Annual Meeting scheduled to take place 28th June to 1st […]

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Dr. Richard Williams (In Memoriam)

  • March 16, 2020
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We are greatly saddened to inform you that Dr. Richard Williams passed away unexpectedly on the 29th of January. A senior and long-standing employee of Lhasa, we have lost a dear friend and valued colleague.  Rich joined Lhasa as a Scientist in 2004, with his initial work focussing on the development of structural alerts for genotoxicity […]

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Mutagenesis Paper of the Year Award Winner: Masamitsu Honma

  • March 11, 2020
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UKEMS have introduced a new award from this year to showcase the excellent research published in our society journal, Mutagenesis. We have great pleasure in announcing that Masamitsu Honma has been selected as the recipient of the first Mutagenesis Paper of the Year Award for the following publication: Improvement of quantitative structure–activity relationship (QSAR) tools […]

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Jim Parry Award 2019: Dr David Lovell

  • October 14, 2019
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We are delighted to announce that Dr David Lovell received the Jim Parry Award in 2019 for his substantial contribution to the field of environmental mutagenesis. David is Reader in Medical Statistics and Associate Dean for Career Development of Research Staff at St George’s Medical School, University of London. His research focuses on facilitating the […]

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