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Nominations Requested for the 2021 Jim Parry Award

  • February 10, 2021
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Following the announcement at the 2020 UKEMS AGM, the UKEMS Committee are accepting nominations for the 2021 Jim Parry Award. The Jim Parry Award is given to a senior scientist (and present or past member of UKEMS) who, in the opinion of the UKEMS committee, has made substantial contributions to the field of environmental mutagenesis. Please […]

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UKEMS Conference Postponed until 2022

  • February 10, 2021
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Due to the ongoing uncertainties related to Covid-19, the UKEMS Committee have taken the difficult decision to postpone the UKEMS Conference until 2022. The conference will now take place from the 3rd to 6th of July 2022 at the Royal Hall in Harrogate. The Committee are currently working on options for UKEMS events to take […]

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Call to New Investigators

  • December 18, 2020
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Are you a new investigator? Do you know someone who is? New investigators are any early career scientists, from those working within industry to students. Generally, they will have the equivalent of up to 4-6 years’ worth of post-doc experience (but they won’t necessarily have a PhD!). You may be familiar with the ‘Sunday sessions’ […]

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UKEMS Fellow: Steve Dean

  • November 24, 2020
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UKEMS is delighted to announce that Steve Dean has been recognised for his outstanding service to environmental mutagenesis through the conferment of the title of UKEMS Fellow. Steve has been involved with UKEMS since completing his PhD with Margaret Fox at the Paterson in the early eighties. He had postdocs at Georgetown University then at […]

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IGG2020

  • November 12, 2020
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Registration is open for this year’s online IGG meeting, to be held on the 30th of November at 2pm (until approximately 5.30 pm). This year we are hosting the first Richard Williams Memorial Award, sponsored by Lhasa Ltd, which will be contested by three excellent early career scientists – you get to vote for the […]

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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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