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July 2017

Lipid metabolism: new methods and translational aspects

3rd July 2017 - 4th July 2017
Cambridge, United Kingdom + Google Map

This course for PhD students from Cambridge and from Danish Universities offered a series of in-depth talks and networking opportunities. Attendees also participated in a 'challenge' activity, working together under time pressure to suggest approaches to tricky research questions.

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November 2017

Cardiometabolic Early Career Researchers’ Event: Encouraging Collaboration and Connectivity

2nd November 2017
St Catherine’s College, Cambridge, Trumpington Street
Cambridge, CB2 1RL United Kingdom
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A joint meeting supported by the Cambridge Cardiovascular Strategic Research Initiative and the Cambridge Metabolic Network. This free event aimed to support integrative cardiometabolic science through sessions which showcased collaboration across research themes: • Developmental programming in cardiometabolic disease • Inflammation and platelet function in cardiometabolic disease • Mechanisms of obesity and its cardiometabolic effects • Translational science from bench to bedside. In addition to keynote speakers, Early Career Researchers were invited to present short talks and posters. The day…

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Cambridge metabolomics and proteomics network meeting

20th November 2017
Moller Centre, Cambridge, Storey's Way
Cambridge, CB3 0DE United Kingdom
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This one day event aimed to connect researchers from a number of disciplines, working in or around Cambridge, and who have an interest in studying  metabolomics and/or proteomics. The programme included presentations on metabolomics in the morning and on proteomics in the afternoon, with a chance for participants to make connections over lunch. This event was supported by the Cambridge Metabolic Network, the Metabolomics Interest Group (MIG) and the Cambridge Clinical School Proteomics Group. Programme Post event note from the…

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March 2018

Cambridge Science Festival 2018

12th March 2018 - 25th March 2018
Cambridge, United Kingdom + Google Map

The theme for the 2018 Cambridge Science Festival will be ‘making sense of the world’. We'd like to have a network presence at the festival so anyone not joining in via a home institution but who'd like to get involved is welcome to get in touch with Jane and join us. Last year, network members Fiona Gribble and Paul Fletcher did a great talk on 'how the gut influences the brain's view of the world' (see also the excellent audience…

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July 2018

Summer BBQ for Early Career Researchers

6th July 2018 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Riverboat Georgina

LAST FEW PLACES! Researchers at the earlier stages of their career who have an interest in metabolism/ metabolic science are invited to join members of the Cambridge Metabolic Network for a summer barbeque aboard the Riverboat Georgina. The 2 hour round-trip will be a great chance to get to know other Cambridge-based researchers in a relaxed setting and to make connections that could prove fruitful for your career. Research staff and students from any organisation in or around Cambridge and…

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January 2019

Advances at the interface between metabolism and epigenetics

16th January 2019 - 17th January 2019
Robinson College, Grange Road
Cambridge , CB3 9AN
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An enormous thank you to all the contributors and participants who made this event such a success! This meeting focused on how metabolism can directly affect epigenetic regulation, and vice versa. It brought together leading experts and newcomers to the field, to provide an important forum for fostering new ideas and collaborations. 98% respondents said they made a new connection at EpiMet19 that they expect will benefit their work in the future.     "It was the perfect atmosphere to learn and…

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March 2020

Escape Room at the Cambridge Science Festival – CANCELLED

March 22 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Cambridge, United Kingdom + Google Map
Cartoon of a DNA helix pushing through a maze

This year as part of the Cambridge Science Festival in March we were offering places in an escape room, which was developed by first year students at the Institute of Metabolic Science. Unfortunately because of precautions related to the COVID-19 (Coronavirus) outbreak, the University has taken the difficult decision to cancel the ‘hands-on’ events and so our escape room will not run. Particular concerns are around large numbers attending these events, contact time for researchers and members of public, lack…

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June 2020

Voice of Young Science: Quality and Peer Review

June 19 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

FREE two-part workshop 19 and 26 June 2020 2-4pm This online workshop is free for STEM and social sciences early career researchers (PhD, post-doc or equivalent in first job). In Part I (on 1 June), led by Sense about Science, there will be opportunities to put your questions to experienced reviewers, journal editors and publishers. In Part II (on 26 June), led by a team of editors at Nature Communications, we’re bringing VoYS members an exclusive opportunity to be mentored…

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September 2020

Metabolic Aspects of the Brain Muscle Axis

September 3 @ 9:00 am - September 4 @ 2:30 pm
Via Zoom
Logos for the Danish Diabetes Academy, Cambridge Metabolic Network and Cambridge University

Due to the Covid-19 situation, this programme was converted into an online event instead of a face-to-face meeting at Trinity Hall, Cambridge. The event was attended by 37 Post-docs and PhD students, not only from Cambridge and Denmark, but as far afield as the USA, India , Egypt, Portugal and Brazil. Our speakers prepared short webcasts to be viewed in advance (see below) but joined the event live to present a summary of their topic and took questions. We also…

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