We want to hear from science communication enthusiasts! If you have an idea for a science communication event, we'd love to help. We are now taking suggestions for events. It might be a workshop, a discussion or an activity - whatever form it takes and however you want to communicate your (or someone else's) research! … Continue reading We want to hear from you!
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4vq8ci4RTUs “Embraced by visionaries, including da Vinci and the Wright Brothers, biomimicry (bios meaning life and mimesis to imitate) is a new discipline. It studies nature’s best ideas, then imitates these designs and processes to solve human problems. Early results have been extraordinary. A bullet train modeled on the kingfisher and owl saves energy and … Continue reading Biomimicry, the epitome of interdisciplinary research
InterSci is a new project founded by four postgraduate students at the University of Edinburgh in 2017. Amelia Hallas Potts, Diana Sá da Bandeira, Bonnie Nicholson and Alina Gukova had known each other from a different project, but they decided to start a project that was more in line with their personal interests. Ana Rondelli, … Continue reading Introducing InterSci and its vision for the future
We are recruiting new volunteers At InterSci we are looking for enthusiastic, dedicated and innovative new members to join our team. If you would like to be part of an interdisciplinary team of students send an email to email@example.com with: Your name and email address Are you a student? if so what year and what do … Continue reading Join our team
In February 2001, the sequence of the human genome was published in Nature: the results of a revolutionary project that gave rise to the study of genomics as we know it. Lasting over a decade, this project used a ‘hierarchal shotgun sequencing’ Sanger sequencing approach. The use of this approach has since been overtaken by … Continue reading Next Generation Sequencing: The Dynamic Market