BCHC News

Students

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 […]

Research, Visits

When beheading isn’t the end…..

Yesterday the BCHC welcomed Professor Aziz Aboobaker to Aberystwyth University to speak with us about his work. Aziz is particularly interested in understanding how some animals are able to regenerate and the stem cells that underpin this process. His work uses the planarian flatworm Schmidtea mediterranea as a model system […]

Visits

The beginning of a beautiful friendship

This morning we were joined by Prof Mingzhong Li, Professor of Crystallisation Science & Drug Delivery at Leicester School of Pharmacy at De Montfort University. Professor Li gave an impressive presentation on the co-crystallisation technology his lab has been developing to improve the bio availability of chemical compounds being pursued […]

Awards, Students

BCHC PhD Students graduate

Last week, the BCHC had the pleasure of celebrating the graduation of three of our PhD students; Dr Flavia Occhibove, Dr Tom Gasan and Dr Chelsea Davies. The focus of Flavia’s research project was “Observational and model evidence for and against the dilution effect: examples from pathogens and parasites of […]

Students

BCHC Masters student graduates

The BCHC would like to congratulate Adam Burgess who graduated last week with a Master’s degree in Biosciences as part of Aberystwyth University’s graduation celebrations. Adam’s Masters dissertation was entitled “Extracellular vesicle/Tegumental protein Unknown (ETU): Characterisation of a Hypothetical Protein Family Within Platyhelminthes” and was overseen by BCHC member Dr […]

Awards, Event, Students

Graduation season is here!

It’s graduation season in Aberystwyth and we are delighted to be able to congratulate all of our undergraduate students who graduated last week. In particular, congratulations to Will Aston and Sarah Davey who both graduate with first class Bachelor of Science degrees in Veterinary Biosciences. BCHC members Dr Iain Chalmers […]

Events

BCHC Members help launch new Veterinary Conference

Over 180 delegates visited Aberystwyth to enjoy the first Vets Cymru conference this June. The event was aimed at providing continued professional development for practising veterinary surgeons and veterinary nurses, with lectures covering equine, livestock and pets. Organised by the British Small Animal Veterinary Association (BSAVA), Wales Veterinary Science Centre […]