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Europe-wide stem cell engagement: UniStem Day 2015 - 13th March 2015

The Seventh Edition of Unistem Day is getting closer! A day when school students all over Europe get the opportunity to engage with stem cell scientists and the latest stem cell research. 

Centre for Bionetworking organises international conference on ‘Global life science and bionetworking’

On November 11th and 12th, stem cell scientists, clinicians and social scientists from around the world gathered at the University of Sussex to discuss and debate current practices around stem cell research and therapy in an international conference organised by the Centre for Bionetworking, Department of Anthropology. Specifically, delegates sought to answer the central question of the conference: What is there between bona fide and rogue stem cell therapy?

Film Launch: Cell Fate - Journeys to specialisation. Heidelberg 12 October 18:00

EuroStemCell is delighted to invite members of the public, teachers and schools students are to join us in Heidelberg on the 12 October (18:00) for the launch of our new dynamic film about stem cells.  Produced by award winning science documentary makers, in collaboration with stem cell scientists, this engaging film combines film with animation to create a new perspective on this topic.

Dublin school captures top prize at 2014 Debating Science Issues All-Ireland Finals

The Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland (RCSI) played host to the 2014 Debating Science Issues (DSI) All-Ireland Finals last Thursday. St Joseph's Secondary CBS, Fairview from Dublin emerged as eventual winners of the competition.

UniStem brings together schools and researchers from across Europe in March 2013

The successful 'UniStem Day' for high schools is on again on 2013! The annual dissemination event on stem cells is getting bigger and reaching wider, this year spanning the European stage and involving no less than 15,000 high school students at 35 different Italian universities plus simultaneous events in Spain and Scotland. Students and researchers will meet for an entire day dedicated to stem cell science on Friday 15th March 2013.

 

 

Schools across Scotland discuss stem cell research

On the 10 December 2012, while John Gurdon and Shinya Yamanaka were being awarded their Nobel Prize in Stockholm, Scottish biology teachers and their students were enthusiastically joining the celebrations by taking part in EuroStemCell’s BIG View of Stem Cells! 

Stem cells in Sydney

On the 9th of December the Museum of Contemporary Art in Sydney hosted the Australian premiere of the film ‘Stem Cell Revolutions’. The film screening was followed by a lively discussion between members of the public and scientists from Sydney research institutes and major Australian stem cell institutions.

 

 

We celebrate the Nobel Prize with global film screenings

On 10 December 2012, this year's Nobel Prizes will be awarded in an official prize-giving ceremony in Stockholm. Stem cell researchers all over the world reacted with delight a few months ago when the Nobel committee announced its decision to award this year's Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine to John B. Gurdon and Shinya Yamanaka for work that has revolutionised cell biology.

Now scientists, museums and cinemas from Stockholm to Sydney are joining with members of the public to celebrate the Nobel Prize with special public screenings of the documentary Stem Cell Revolutions.

Stem cells go public: Four events for kids, adults and teachers at the Max-Delbrück-Center in Berlin

Alongside their scientific activities, EuroStemCell and its partner EU research project EuroSyStem have been producing educational materials to acquaint school children, teachers and the public with this fast-moving area of research. Recently scientists at the Max-Delbrück-Center for Molecular Medicine (MDC) in Berlin used these materials on four occasions to engage the public.

Researchers' Night 2012: Sheffield researchers meet the public

On Friday September 28th researchers from the University of Sheffield’s Centre for Stem Cell Biology (CSCB) held an event that welcomed over five hundred members of the public. Visitors had the opportunity to talk to scientists from three different leading research groups with interests ranging from what allows stem cells to maintain their stem cell properties, to developing a cure for deafness.

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