Outreach in Entebbe, Uganda

Our outreach team used their spare time before the SONA Conference in Entebbe last month to inspire students from six secondary schools about science. They got the students to learn first hand, through experiments, about fractionating and estimating protein concentration in house flies; learned how to investigate learning and memory in fruit fly larvae; couple […]

3D printing open day!

The ongoing Open Labware workshop held at Ibadan, Nigeria had for the first time an “Open Door Day”. On this day, the university community, high school students, the general population as well as representatives from the local industry were invited to visit our lecture hall and talk about 3D printing, open source technologies and the […]

3D printing and electronics course, Ibadan, Nigeria

After two weeks of intensive hands on training, the 2nd Open Labware workshop is close to conclusion. Here, at the Department of Physiology in the University of Ibadan, Nigeria, participants from seven different countries are learning about open source technologies, 3D printing and electronics in order to build laboratory equipment. Each group is going […]

Call for speakers: TReND-SRI webinar series

We are excited to launch a new webinar initiative in collaboration with the Sudanese Researchers Foundation (SRF). This online speaker series will be launched with inagural lecture by Nobel Laureate Martin Chalfie, and we are now looking for academics in any discipline to deliver one-off webinars in their field of expertise. More information below. Sign […]

Bioinformatics Ghana 2016 – course report

In July 2016 the Department of Biochemistry and Biotechnology, KNUST, Kumasi, Ghana hosted a four day workshop on whole exome sequencing data analysis. The workshop was delivered by Aled Jones and was heavily based on the workshop delivered at the University of Khartoum a few months earlier (see report)

Course Design

The workshop was […]