Success Stories

CASE Student Spotlight: Meet David Tien Rees

EPSRC’s Industrial Cooperative Awards in Science & Technology (CASE) provide funding for doctoral studentships where businesses and related organisations take the lead in arranging projects with an academic partner of their choice. The aim of these awards is to provide doctoral students with a first-rate, challenging research training experience, within the context of a mutually…

Farewell Summer

(From left to right) Harry Rostron, Ekaterina (Kate) Kot and Ellie Payce As the summer draws to an end, the days begin to grow colder and the nights longer, we bid a fond farewell to our summer placement students as they return to pursue their studies at their respective universities. Every year the Research Complex…

Researcher Spotlight: Meet Professor Stan Botchway

CLF Octopus Principal Investigator Professor Stan Botchway tells us about his career. Fact File Current Position UKRI-STFC Fellow (Individual Merit) Background Biophysics Principle Investigator in DNA damage/mTOR signalling pathway and Quantum Biology Accolades Fellow of the Royal Society of Chemistry 1. Please tell us about your journey. My first degree was Chemistry followed by a…

Core Team Spotlight: Meet Laboratory Technician Alec Samler

I’m a local lad who grew up in the shadow of Harwell site in Chilton. At the time I left school aged 16 in 1978, AERE Harwell was a major employer in the area. Anyone with a moderate aptitude for maths, science or practical subjects was encouraged by their careers advisor to apply to ‘The…