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Serco raises £53,000 for Marie Curie Cancer Care

Serco - Sun, 2014-06-15 00:00

Serco, together with the UK's Leisure Trusts, has raised over £53,000 for...

Update on South Yorkshire prisons

Serco - Sun, 2014-06-15 00:00

Serco Group plc (Serco), the international service company, notes the announcement today by the Ministry of Justice (MoJ) that, for operational reasons, the...

Serco sponsors Community Civic Awards to find local hero

Serco - Sun, 2014-06-15 00:00

Serco is once again sponsoring the prestigious Community Civic Awards this year in an attempt to find the local community hero of Welwyn Hatfield.

Changes to Serco Senior Leadership

Serco - Sun, 2014-06-15 00:00

Serco today announces a change to its senior leadership.

Thumbs up for Suffolk's community hospitals

Serco - Sun, 2014-06-15 00:00

Serco today announces a change to its senior leadership.

Challenging market conditions; further progress on strategic positioning

Serco - Sun, 2014-06-15 00:00

Serco Group plc (Serco), the international service company, today issues...

Contract News Update 17

Serco - Sun, 2014-06-15 00:00

Smaller and medium-sized contract wins are fundamental to Serco's growth...

Serco recognised as leading provider of Customer Contact Centre services

Serco - Sun, 2014-06-15 00:00

Serco, the international service company, announced today that its...

File on 4 statement

Serco - Sun, 2014-06-15 00:00

Sharon Colclough, Serco Director of Community Services, said: "Over the...

Minister Turns Miner to See Cosmic Solution to Carbon Challenge

Energy Minister Michael Fallon today descended into STFC's Boulby Underground Laboratory - the UK's deep underground multi-disciplinary science facility housed in Britain's deepest mine - to witness a key milestone in the search for solutions to the problem of carbon emissions.

MRC welcomes EU Commission’s response to One of Us campaign

Medical Research Council - Wed, 2014-05-28 13:00
The MRC has welcomed the EU Commission’s statement on the provisions of the current framework for funding stem cell research in Horizon 2020 in response to the ‘One of Us’ Citizens’ Initiative.

Why ‘Alternative’ teenagers self-harm: exploring the link between non-suicidal self-injury, attempted suicide and adolescent identity

Medical Research Council - Fri, 2014-05-23 13:00
Around half (45.5%) of ‘Alternative’* teenagers self-injure and nearly 1 in 5 (17.2%) attempt suicide, according to research by scientists at the MRC/CSO SPHSU, University of Glasgow and researchers from the University of Ulm, Germany.

Dr Sara Wells has been appointed as Director of the Mary Lyon Centre at MRC Harwell

Medical Research Council - Fri, 2014-05-23 13:00
The Mary Lyon Centre is a national facility that supports research using genetically altered mice, generating mice as models of human disease for the international research community.

JPND rapid action call for working groups on longitudinal cohort studies for neurodegenerative disease

Medical Research Council - Thu, 2014-05-15 13:00
Current population and disease-focused cohorts offer a significant opportunity for advancing our understanding of the risks of developing neurodegenerative conditions and the influences on disease progression.

Stratified medicine initiative announces short-listed proposals to its second call for disease focused-consortia

Medical Research Council - Thu, 2014-05-15 13:00
The MRC has announced nine short-listed proposals that could be funded under the second phase of its £60m Stratified Medicine Initiative.

Openness on animal research Concordat signed by 72 organisations

Medical Research Council - Wed, 2014-05-14 13:03
A Concordat on Openness on Animal Research in the UK is published today, signed by 72 organisations from across the scientific sector.

New appointments to the Medical Research Council

Medical Research Council - Wed, 2014-05-07 13:03
Four new members have been appointed to the Council of the Medical Research Council (MRC) by the Minister for Universities and Science, David Willetts.

Discovery of anti-appetite molecule released by fibre could help tackle obesity

Medical Research Council - Tue, 2014-04-29 13:03
New research has helped unpick a long-standing mystery about how dietary fibre supresses appetite.

Mother’s diet affects the ‘silencing’ of her child’s genes

Medical Research Council - Tue, 2014-04-29 13:03
A mother’s diet before conception can permanently affect how her child’s genes function, according to a study published in Nature Communications.

The Chancellor, George Osborne, visits the LMB to announce future support for science

Medical Research Council - Fri, 2014-04-25 13:03
The Chancellor of the Exchequer George Osborne visited the Medical Research Council (MRC) Laboratory of Molecular Biology (LMB) in Cambridge this morning to announce details of the long term plan for science capital investment.

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