Digitising Chemistry: A Handy Chemical Calculator for the Organic Chemist

“Digitising chemistry — transforming chemistry into code to make it recordable, reproducible, and shareable — is not about replacing the organic chemist; it’s about giving them a handy chemical calculator. “ Find out here about the promising potential for automation in chemistry research.

SIULondon: Genetic Engineering and its Therapeutic Potential

As part of the SIU ‘From Idea to Start-up’ event series, SIULondon hosted speakers to share their expertise on the topic of exploring the therapeutic potential of genetic engineering. Read on to learn about innovative companies Shift Bioscience, Touchlight Genetics and more…

SIUOxford: Inaugural Space Panel- Part 3- European Space Agency

SIUOxford recently partnered with the Oxford University Aeronautical Society to host the Inaugural Space Panel. In Part 3, we heard from Jan Wörner, Director General of the Eurorpean Space Agency (ESA). Read on to learn about the role of the ESA in the new Space 4.0 era.

SIUOxford: Inaugural Space Panel- Part 2- Katerina Lengold

SIUOxford recently partnered with the Oxford University Aeronautical Society to host the Inaugural Space Panel. In Part 2, we heard from Katerina Lengold, founder of Image Airy and current CEO of Limpid. Read on about her journey as a young entrepreneur in the space sector and her new ventures into revolutionising the process of start-up fundraising.

Brain-Gut Axis: Microglia under focus

Could there be some truth in Hippocrates’ belief that all disease begins in the gut? Recent research is showing us that there is an evident link between gut microbiota and microglial cells in the central nervous system. Read on here to find out more about this association and its importance to neurological function.

The Internet of Things-Missing Link to Smart Healthcare

Smarter healthcare is more personalized healthcare. Can we achieve this by connecting individuals with the broader healthcare system via the Internet of Things (IoT)? And how can Big Data be used to improve patient centricity. Read on here for more.

SIUOxford: From Idea to Start-up (Portable Sequencing and Self Driving Cars)

SIUOxford looked to the local start-up scene at the University of Oxford and welcomed Oxford Nanopore Technologies and Oxbotica to our recent event. What do these companies offer, what is their background story and what can we learn from their journey to today’s success?

SIUOxford: Promoting Gender Equality in Research and Innovation

Together with OxFEST and St. Anne’s College, SIUOxford welcomed three speakers to give their insights into the importance of gender equality in academic research environments. What are institutions and individuals doing to tackle this issue and is there evident progress?