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    Experts in Epigenetics meet in Sheffield to discuss novel strategies in the fight against cancer

    The Christmas seminar of SRUK-Yorkshire, mainly funded by Fundación Ramón Areces, focused on the latest advances in epigenetics. Manuel Esteller and Ron Chen, worldwide experts in the field, were part of the team of speakers that discussed the key role of epigenetics in different human diseases.

    28/11/2016

    Entorno Inteligente, Perú

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    SRUK starts Christmas with the latest advances in epigenetics

    The Yorkshire constituency of SRUK starts Christmas celebrations with a seminar about epigenetics and its relevance in the development of new treatments for different diseases. Manel Esteller and Ron Chen, worldwide experts in the field, were part of the team of speakers. Fundación Ramón Areces mainly funded the third edition of the Christmas seminar.

    28/11/2016

    La Vanguardia

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    The Society of Spanish Researchers in the United Kingdom highlights the "world of opportunities" in the private sector.

    The III Workshop 'Science UK 2016: The career of researchers and other scientific professions in the United Kingdom', organized by SRUK and the Ramón Areces Foundation aimed to offer opportunities to young researchers beyond the academy environment. The president of SRUK has stated that doctors in Sciences "are well prepared for other professions" and that "they develop a series of skills that are very useful and valued in the industry, thus opening a world of opportunities in the private sector".

    25/11/2016

    El Dia

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    The Society of Spanish Researchers in the United Kingdom highlights the valuable skills that researchers can use outside the academia

    The President of the Society of Spanish Researchers in the United Kingdom (SRUK), María Jiménez, took part this Friday, November 25, in the III Workshop 'Science UK 2016: The career of researchers and other scientific professions in the United Kingdom', organized by SRUK and the Ramón Areces Foundation, with the collaboration of the Spanish Foundation for Science and Technology (FECYT). The president of SRUK has stated that doctors in Sciences "are well prepared for other professions" and that "they develop a series of skills that are very useful and valued in the industry, thus opening a world of opportunities in the private sector".

    25/11/2016

    Europa Press

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    "Extensive career opportunities for scientists outside academia"

    Different speakers highlighted the wide range of professional possibilities for researchers beyond academia during the “III Workshop: Science UK 2016: The research career and other scientific professions in the United Kingdom” held last November. This workshop was organized by SRUK and the Fundación Ramón Areces with the collaboration of the Spanish Foundation for Science and Technology (FECYT).

    25/11/2016

    Cuatro

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    “A world full of professional alternatives for scientists”

    The "III Workshop: Science UK 2016: The research career and other scientific professions in the United Kingdom" highlighted the wide range of professional alternatives within the private sector that exist for scientists beyond academia. SRUK and the Fundación Ramón Areces in collaboration with the Spanish Foundation organized this workshop for Science and Technology (FECYT).

    25/11/2016

    La Vanguardia

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    “The million pound Spanish researcher”.

    Maria Jiménez, Research Fellow at King’s College London and SRUK president, explains in this interview the project that she leads, studying the implication of glial-neuronal cells in Alzheimer´s disease. The Medical Research Council funds this ambitious research project for the next five years with a million pound grant. According to Jimenez, this project “can provide clues for new therapeutic strategies”.

    24/11/2016

    La Razón

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    On the way to innovative Spain: re-designing the R&D concept

    In Spain, public budget for Research and Development has been cut off for 4 years, and even longer in the private sector. The lack of investment drowns the system, neither offering competitive conditions nor stability for researchers and foreign companies. Dr Emma Martínez Sánchez, director of the SRUK Scientific Policy Committee, comments how Spain could become a scientifically innovative and competent country. Emma highlights the relevance of self-management and politics-independency of scientific organizations as well as the necessity of short- and long-term strategic plans to achieve it.

    23/11/2016

    El País

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    CERU is awarded the Institution for Innovation Support 2016 by FEI

    FEI (Foro de Empresas Innovadoras) aims to recognize the work of different Spanish institutions, companies and people that have contributed to promote innovation. This year, in the 4th edition of the awards, SRUK, Nimgenetics and David Ríos have been recognized with the awards. SRUK former presidents, Lorenzo Melchor and Eduardo Oliver, explain that SRUK is not only an institution that supports innovation but also supports researchers.

    21/11/2016

    InnovaSpain

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    Research investment is not a priority in the political agenda of the Spanish government

    Emma Martínez, Director of the Science Policy Committee of the Society of Spanish Researchers in the UK (SRUK) spoke with the Chemistry World about the urgent need for moving up science in the Spanish political agenda, and reach the promised investment on Research and Development to 2% of GDP by 2020.

    16/11/2016

    Chemistry World

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