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Students

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 […]

Students

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. […]

Students

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 […]

Students

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 […]

Students

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 […]

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BCHC welcomes new MRes students

At the beginning of October, Aberystwyth University welcomed the second cohort of MRes students enrolled in our Parasite control course. This course focuses specifically on parasites and the diseases that they cause. Over the next year our new cohort of students will gain expert knowledge in the detection, prevention and […]

Research, Staff, Students, Visits

BCHC establishes new collaborations with the University of Oxford

Last Month the BCHC welcomed Professor Stuart Conway from the Department of Chemistry, University of Oxford for collaborative discussions. Professor Conway’s research focuses on the use of synthetic organic chemistry to enable the study of biological problems. Discussions focused around collaborations into the development of new anti-schistosomal agents. This proved […]

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Aberystwyth named Welsh University of the Year

Aberystwyth University has been named Welsh University of the Year for 2020 by The Times / The Sunday Times Good University Guide. This latest accolade means the University has been recognised by The Times / The Sunday Times Good University Guide for three years running. In September 2018 Aberystwyth was named University of the […]