BTRU @ European Researchers’ Night: World Wide Webs

Great North Museum, Newcastle upon Tyne Great North Museum, Hancock, Barras Bridge, Newcastle upon Tyne

The BTRU is delighted once again to be running a public science stall as part of Great North Nights at Great North Museum: Hancock, Newcastle. Meet some of the BTRU team, play our quiz, have a go at Japanese poetry, help us make some bunting. Hear about the transplantation research being undertaken at Newcastle University […]

BTRU @ Big Biology Day 2019

Hills Road Sixth Form College Hills Road, Cambridge

Saturday 5 October sees the return of Big Biology Day, one of the UK's largest free biology public engagement events involving hands-on science fun for all the family and we're delighted once again to be part of it all. We'll be joining a host of other organisations, companies and institutes at Hills Road Sixth Form […]

BTRU Biannual Progress Update and Management Meeting

Royal Station Hotel Neville Street, Newcastle-upon-Tyne

The second of the two progress update and management meetings of the BTRU in ODT in 2019, which will be held in at the Royal Station Hotel in Newcastle upon Tyne. All BTRU colleagues are invited to attend. The agenda will be sent out via email in advance.

Patient and Public Research Panel: Festive coffee and mince pies

Newcastle University main campus

Patient and Public Involvement and Engagement Lead Jenny Hasenfuss warmly invites all panel members and BTRU staff for an informal get together over coffee and mince pies, plus a festive quiz (prize for the winner). A great opportunity to catch up and share all the latest news. Venue: Newcastle University main campus, room: tbc.

Life continues – film screening by South Asian Health Action

South Asian Health Action are hosting their final partnership event for South Asian heritage month to raise awareness of organ donation in the UK and India. Join to hear real life experiences of how organ donation saves lives, gives life and helps to create lives. For the Zoom link please email southasianhealthaction@gmail.com to register.

Every drop counts: blood donors of the future

Zoom

A Cambridge Festival talk by the NIHR Blood and Transplant Research Unit in Donor Health and Genomics What happens when you pair innovative research with NHS Blood and Transplant policy? Professor Emanuele Di Angelantonio, Director of the Blood and Transplant Research Unit (BTRU) in Donor Health and Genomics, Dr Lois Kim (Dept. of Public Health […]

The horrible history (and the bright future) of organ preservation

Zoom

BTRU researchers are delighted to be involved in the all new Cambridge Festival taking place from 26 March to 4 April 2021. They'll be giving a talk via Zoom looking at the history and future of organ preservation. Organ transplantation is one of the major success stories of modern medicine, transforming the lives of organ […]

Transforming Transplantation: a Cambridge Festival talk

Lecture Theatre A, New Museums Site University of Cambridge Admissions Office, New Museums site, Bene't Street, Cambridge

The success of organ transplantation in the last 70 years is one of modern medicine’s great stories. Despite that success, right across the globe there remains a mismatch between the number of people waiting for a transplant and the number of organs available. Join transplant surgeon and research director Professor Mike Nicholson as he introduces […]

Research Explained Webinar

Please see below for details of our forthcoming Research Explained webinar. For more details or to register, please contact PPIE Lead Hannah Murray hannah.murray@newcastle.ac.uk

BTRU @ Big Biology Day 2022!

Hills Road Sixth Form College Hills Road, Cambridge

Saturday 15th October sees the return of Big Biology Day, one of the UK's largest free biology public engagement events involving hands-on science fun for all the family and we're delighted once again to be part of it all. We'll be joining a host of other organisations, companies and institutes at Hills Road Sixth Form […]