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Biomaker Challenge - deadline extended to 21 July

last modified Jul 11, 2017 02:15 PM
A four-month challenge to build low-cost sensors and instruments for biology

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OpenPlant, CamBridgeSens SRN and the Synthetic Biology SRI are hosting an interdisciplinary challenge across Cambridge and Norwich. Calling all biologists looking to improve their research and pick up some electronics knowledge, engineers looking to apply their skills and gain experience of practical biology or anyone who is just curious and interested.

Participating teams will each receive a Biomaker Toolkit and a discretionary budget for additional sensors, components, consumables and 3D-printing worth up to £1000. All teams will exhibit their device at the Biomaker Fayre on Saturday October 21st 2017, as part of an open technology exhibition. 

More information and how to apply can be found on the Biomaker website.

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Lecture by Jess Wade: 'Changing research culture: Why we need to speak up for under-represented groups in science'

Nov 20, 2018

Johnson Matthey Lecture Theatre (LT2), Department of Chemical Engineering and Biotechnology, Philippa Fawcett Drive, Cambridge CB3 0AS

Industry Lecture: "Open Data Sharing - A Practical Guide"

Nov 23, 2018

Johnson Matthey Lecture Theatre (LT2), Department of Chemical Engineering & Biotechnology

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Nov 26, 2018

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