Monthly Archives: May 2010

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PUBLIC ENGAGEMENT

COUNCILS SEEK ENGAGING RESEARCHERS Research Councils UK is calling for researchers who are active in public engagement to take part in a project about their work. RCUK has issued a call asking early career researchers to submit profiles about themselves … Continue reading

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Wales Gene Park Art Exhibit

Great night last night in Bay Art, Bute Street. Art exhibition organised by the Wales Gene Park called ‘Your future in your genes’ displaying artwork by young people from Butetown Youth Pavillion and Parc Prison. See www.engagingwales.org/the-1000-genome

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Breast cancer gene clue discovery

UK researchers have discovered five genetic clues as to why some women have a family history of breast cancer. The five “spots” identified on the human genome are linked to a family history of breast cancer. Another 13 have already … Continue reading

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GAMY goes to Limerick

The Genetics and Merthyr Youth (GAMY) Project: Engaging young people in longitudinal research, was the title of a presentation given by Kim Madden to delegates at Limerick University on the 30th April 2010. GAMY was invited to this interdisciplinary conference … Continue reading

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Exhibition of artwork by young people from Butetown Youth Pavilion and Parc Prison

Exhibition of artwork by young people from Butetown Youth Pavilion and Parc Prison The young people produced the artwork during a Wales Gene Park led project which aimed to engage young people with the social and ethical aspects surrounding genetics … Continue reading

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The GAMY Project reports its findings to the AGNC

Last year, Dr Rachel Iredale was invited to the annual conference of the Association of Genetic Nurses and Counsellors (AGNC) to talk about the GAMY (Genetics and Merthyr Youth) Project which is investigating young people’s attitudes to genetics. At that … Continue reading

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