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Vacancy at SSHM: Research Associate in the Department of Social Science, Health and Medicine (Responsible Research and Innovation in synthetic biology)

Research Associate in the Department of Social Science, Health and Medicine Reference: THW/15/059639/001144 Salary Details: £32,277 to £38,511 per annum Allowances: £2,323 per annum Ldn Allowance Contract Type: Temporary/Fixed term Contract Term: Full time Closing date: 10 November 2015 Info/apply: https://www.hirewire.co.uk/HE/1061247/MS_JobDetails.aspx?JobID=64846 Summary: … Continue reading

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SSHM Vacancy: Postdoctoral Research Associate SynbiCITE

Postdoctoral Research Associate – SynbiCITE Reference: THW/14/059639/512 We invite applications for a post of Postdoctoral Research Associate to participate in an exciting and innovative collaboration with synthetic biologists at Imperial College and its Partners in the SynbiCITE programme which is funded … Continue reading

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United Nations launch of SSHM report on Synthetic Biology and Biosecurity

A report on synthetic biology and security by SSHM researchers Catherine Jefferson, Filippa Lentzos and Claire Marris will be launched at the United Nations in Geneva on 6 August 2014. The event coincides with the annual meeting of bioweapons experts, and will … Continue reading

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Synthetic Biology and Biosecurity: How scared should we be?

The link between synthetic biology and heightened biosecurity threats is often exaggerated. In a report published today (22nd May) by King’s College London, SSHM researchers say that in order to produce more refined assessments of the biosecurity threat, we need … Continue reading

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Synthetic biology: How scared should we be?

Experts are meeting tomorrow, February 28th, at King’s College London to address some of the key security questions raised by the emerging field of synthetic biology: Will it enable the creation of dangerous viruses from scratch? Will synthetic organisms be … Continue reading

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