Author Archives: kmadden

GAMY scoops 1st prize in photographic competition!

The Beacon for Wales and Vitae SWW Hub hosted a conference at the Millennium Centre last week, ‘Exploring the What, Why, and How of Public Engagement.’ In the run-up to this event, delegates were invited to submit images for a … Continue reading

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Teenagers and Genetics…lol*

Nicki Taverner from the GAMY Project has written a great short article which features in the June edition newsletter from the British Society for Human Genetics. Nicki is a genetic counsellor at West Midlands regional Genetics Services and has been … Continue reading

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GENEtics – GAMY Rap voting now open!

The Scientist video awards, readers’ choice is now open for voting. The following address takes you directly to the voting pages on the-scientist.com website and the GENEtics GAMY Project Rap is the second entry listed. Enjoy the video and don’t … Continue reading

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GAMY Rap makes top 5!

The Scientist magazine have contacted the GAMY team to let us know that we have been shortlisted as one of the five finalists for best video in their multi-media awards. “GENEticS” (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0OnwOKiMVb8&feature=channel) is a genetics rap put together as part … Continue reading

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GPU on Twitter!

Keep up to date with regular tweets from GPU for the latest happenings, news and articles of interest. Please check us out and begin following us on: http://twitter.com/GlamorganGPU

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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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A top twitter!

Last week I read an interesting tweet highlighting the significance of family history and health, and how our understanding of genome sequencing will potentially influence and inform health care in the future. Ian Sample, Science correspondent for the Guardian, reported … Continue reading

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GAMY Goes to London

Two of the GAMY girls (Rachel & Kim), made their way to London and attended the British Science Association, Science Communication Conference. The event took place over 2 days and was housed in the impressive new build of Kings Place. … Continue reading

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GAMY goes to Brighton

The GAMY Project has enjoyed a recent trip to Brighton as a guest speaker at the Cupp Conference. The Community University Partnership Programme is an initiative based at Brighton University and the theme for this conference now in its second … Continue reading

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GAMY Group Day

The GAMY gang met on Monday 16th February at the Castle Hotel in Merthyr Tydfil. We had a great day packed full with different activities from electronic voting to writing statements about genetics to place into a virtual GAMY time … Continue reading

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