BCHC welcomes new PhD Students

The BCHC is delighted to announce that we will be welcoming a number of new PhD students in October. Holly Northcote, a previous MSc student at Aberystwyth University has been awarded an Eleanor and David James PhD scholarship. The title of her project is ‘The molecular host-parasite interaction between the […]


PhD Viva Success

The BCHC would like to report that on Tuesday the 2nd June, PhD student Fiona Tyson successfully defended her thesis entitled ‘Monitoring drug efficacies in equid nematodes’. Fiona was co-supervised by Dr Russ Morphew, Dr Peter Brophy and Dr Eurion Thomas in a collaboration between Aberystwyth University and Techion Ltd. […]


More PhD success for BCHC

The BCHC is thrilled to announce that in early March, Nathan Allen, a PhD student with Dr Russ Morphew successfully defended his thesis entitled ‘Molecular approaches to uncover the fundamental biology of Calicophoron daubneyi’. Nathan was examined by Dr Paul McVeigh from Queens University Belfast and Dr Alison Kingston-Smith from […]


BCHC PhD student successfully defends thesis

The BCHC is delighted to announce that on the 16th January, PhD student John Tomes successfully defended his PhD thesis entitled ‘Imaging Ellipsometry as a Novel Detection Method for Protein-Protein Interactions’. John’s PhD was co-supervised by Dr Russ Morphew (IBERS) and Dr Dave Langstaff (Physics) and was focused on investigating […]


Viva Success

The BCHC is very pleased to announce that on Monday 6th January 2020, Holly Craven a PhD student with Prof. Karl Hoffmann successfully defended her thesis entitled ‘Analysis of quadruplex DNA structures in Schistosoma mansoni and their potential as therapeutic targets’. Professor Christoph Grunau travelled from University of Perpignan via […]

Staff, Visits

BCHC visit local primary school

During October, Dr Jo Forde-Thomas visited local primary school, Ysgol Gynradd Llanilar, to deliver 4 sessions on ‘The world of Parasites’. Dr Forde-Thomas talked with pupils ranging in age from 4 through to 11 about some commonly encountered parasites before leading students through a drug discovery experiment drawing parallels to […]