Articles by lifETIME Team

Glasgow Rotation Training

The University of Glasgow rotational training illustrated by Dr Mathis Riehle: The 2019 LifETIME students arrived in Glasgow on Monday 28th October 2019 for the final week of the CDT rotational Training. By the time the student reached Glasgow they had formed a strong cohort having spent the last two weeks together at the University

New treatment kills off infection that can be deadly in cystic fibrosis

Dr Jonathan Cox (Lecturer in Microbiology) from Aston University, his research group and Birmingham Children’s Hospital have developed a new treatment that has been found to completely kill a bacterial infection that can be deadly to cystic fibrosis patients and other chronic lung conditions such as bronchiectasis.     New treatment can completely kill a M.

Rotational Training Birmingham – 14th – 18th October 2019

EPSRC Centre for Doctoral Training in Engineered Tissues for Discovery, Industry and Medicine (LifETIME) Rotational Training Birmingham – 14th – 18th October 2019   The LifETIME CDT cohort began a 3 week rotational training course in the glorious heart of England; Birmingham. The city is a diverse, modern and exciting place to be with a

Networking within the lifETIME CDT

On Tuesday last week we held our first CDT lifETIME Networking Event in Birmingham welcoming a mix of partners and academics. This was a great opportunity to discuss how the CDT programme will work collaboratively with industry and academia to benefit student training and to start formulating the first lifETIME PhD projects. Next networking event will

The road to the CDT

It has been a long road to the CDT. It started in 2016 with discussions with EPSRC and the plan to prepare a joint bid with Birmingham with Glasgow leading, specifically myself ‘volunteering’ to lead the bid. Then, in 2017, EPSRC announced the long-awaited CDT competition, and we faced university level triage. Glasgow was permitted

Preparing the lifETIME CDT proposal – Industry Day

After being shortlisted to prepare a full proposal, we organised an “Industry Day” on June 2018 to stimulate further collaboration around the proposal and to explore issues of importance to the bid. The feedback from the day was critical to guide many aspects of our final CDT proposal. We hosted this event at the University