Funded by the Kennedy Trust, the MB-PhD programme will be hosted by the University of Birmingham’s College of Medical and Dental Sciences and support three intercalating students a year for five years in areas of research relevant to musculoskeletal and other inflammatory diseases.
In October 2018, bespoke Centre training included two-days across both Universities sites, with a focus on the Centres research platforms and technologies.
CMAR member and Co-Director of the Birmingham Metabolomics Training Centre, Dr Warwick Dunn designed, developed and run a massive open online course (MOOCs for short) titled “Metabolomics: Understanding Metabolism in the 21st Century”. Over 4 weeks, the free online course aimed to show how metabolomics is revolutionising our understanding of metabolism.
Centre members Dr Phil Atherton, Dr Kenny Smith, and Dr Daniel Wilkinson will host a European Society for Clinical Nutrition and Metabolism (ESPEN) course in Tracer Methodology in Metabolism later this month.
Earlier this year (16th to 18th March 2016), with funding from the Newton Fund through the British Council and FAPESP, we organised and ran a 3-day ‘Researcher Links’ workshop in Sao Paulo, Brazil. The workshop titled “Healthy Ageing: How to get there?” brought together scientists (both early career and established), clinicians and public health practitioners from two very different global regions, the UK and Brazil
Applications are invited from highly motivated individuals for the above studentship, based at the School of Medicine, Division of Medical Sciences & Graduate Entry Medicine at the Royal Derby Hospital Centre, Derby.
Congratulations to Daniel Craig a PhD Student in the Centre for Musculoskeletal Ageing Research (CMAR), who was the author of one of fourteen ‘outstanding’ articles (“Fighting flesh poverty: an apple a day?”) that were shortlisted for this year’s Max Perutz Science Writing Award, the Medical Research Council’s annual writing competition.
Dr Carolyn Greig, together with Professor Janet Lord, would like to invite applications for a 4-year studentship funded by the National Osteoporosis Society.
The University of Birmingham has now formally launched the MSc/PGDip in Musculoskeletal Ageing and Health to commence from October 2014.
The MRC-Arthritis UK Centre would like to invite applications for their Clinical PhD Studentship due to commence from October 2014