|IMforFUTURE (Innovative training in methods for future data) is funded by the Horizon 2020 programme of the European Union. The project is coordinated by the University of Leeds, and will last for 4 years starting from April 2017. Further details of the project.|
Dates confirmed for Ageing Workshop
The dates have been confirmed for the Ageing Workshop in Bologna – it will take place from 16-18 September 2020, and will have the topics of glycans and ageing. More information can be found at the event page.
16-19 February 2020: Annual network meeting
The third annual network meeting took place in Leiden this week and involved a Research Day with the ESRs providing updates on their research, training for the ESRs and board meetings. The meeting went well and several network discussions took place, with the ESRs encouraged to think about the next steps of their research as well as multi-disciplinary collaboration.
27 September 2019: European Researchers’ Night
Several of our ESRs participated at events in Bologna and Sarajevo with the aim of bringing their research to the public and also encouraging young people to pursue research careers.
16-18 June 2019: Public engagement activities
The ESRs participated in public engagement activities in Croatia, and this included giving a workshop to local schoolchildren, delivering a talk to students at the University of Split, and speaking to the general public. The activities were related to the popularization of science by promoting awareness about the impact of environmental and other factors on ageing. The ESRs disseminated their work with IMforFUTURE, and also talked about the multidisciplinary nature of their research.
25-28 March 2019: Annual network and mid-term review meeting
The second annual network meeting took place in Edinburgh this week, and also involved the MTR meeting with the EU project officer. The week was successful and provided an opportunity to review the first half of the network.
22 February 2019: LASR Workshop 2019
This year’s Leeds Annual Statistical Research (LASR) Workshop will take place from 24-26 June 2019, and is partly funded by the Alan Turing Institute and the IMforFUTURE network. The themes of the workshop will be temporal data and bioinformatics.