Running the Cancer Research UK Tough 10k

Group Members Kristel, Richard and Chris battled glorious weather today to run a challenging 10k which included 430 m ascent in the Pentlands; one of the Cancer Research UK Tough 10 races. Great running skills all round – their lunchtime practice sessions have clearly paid off!

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Double viva celebrations


Congratulations to both Richard and David for successfully defending their theses at the same time! We ran a lab sweepstakes on how long it would take them both to finish and couldn’t resist the “wedding cake” photo when they made it out.

Congratulations Alisia!

Congratulations Alisia on winning the best poster prize at Edinburgh Imaging’s PhD Expo Event on Wednesday, fighting off tough competition from across the University – well done!

October Social!

Roller-skating fun!

Congratulations Fergus!

Congratulations Fergus for winning one of the poster prizes at the “Parkinson’s Disease 200: Back to the Future” conference yesterday. Well done!

Congratulations Chris!

Congratulations Chris – winner of the oral presentation prize at the RSC Protein and Peptide Science Group (PPSG) Early Stage Researcher Meeting in Durham yesterday. Very well deserved!

Welcome new group members!

A big welcome to new group members Hector and Marie who joined the group last week. Also welcome back to Fergus who is staying on as a postdoc to set up the Edinburgh Compound Collection.