Lynda completed her PhD at Bart’s Cancer Institute working on viral gene therapy for cancer and is now a postdoc at the Jenner Institute. Her post-doctoral work has been on the development of adenoviral vectors for cancer gene therapy and more recently as vaccine vectors for infectious disease. She is currently researching the use of adenoviral vectors as influenza vaccines both pre-clinically and in Phase I clinical trials.
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Saturday Science Club: Fantastic Fossils in Abingdon
Become an explorer and discover buried bones, excavate fossilised teeth and create your own fossil to take home. A great workshop for all budding bone hunters.
10.00 – 11.00: Suitable for 5 – 9 year olds. 12.00 – 13.00: Suitable for 5 – 9 year olds.Cost: £7 for 1 child + 1 adult. All additional tickets £7 each.
Ideas to Invention - awesome aviation
Become an aeronautical engineer and learn all about the forces that keep things flying! In this hands-on workshop you will design, build and test your own glider that you can take home.
Each invention club lasts for two hours and all children must be accompanied by an adult. Practical, fun and engaging hands-on activities for...
Fires and Queueing
Tonight I heard a story that I think encapsulates the UK perfectly. The server at the pub noticed a fire in a trash receptacle (I think that's what it was) just outside of a Starbucks on the High Street. He went inside and asked for water to put out the fire, indicating explicitly that it was a fire. The employees at Starbucks wouldn't let him...
The Mexico City earthquake, 19 September 1985
As a volcanologist based in the UK, I am in the privileged position of rarely being affected by the natural events that I study. And, although I have worked for extended periods of time in earthquake-prone regions, I have never experienced anything more than the gentle nudge of a small tremor.
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