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Ebenezer Ojo & Olotu Ogonah

How many engineers does it take to make ice cream?

Olotu Ogonah (right) and Ebenezer Ojo (left) have been working with The Bright Club to introduce Biochemical Engineering to pupils through school projects with the titles “How many engineers does it take to make ice-cream,” and “Taming the bristlebot.” More...

Published: Jun 29, 2016 3:55:17 PM

Dr Marco Marques

Dr Marques Wins £4,000 BBSRC Grant

Congratulations to Dr Marco Marques who, with support from Nicolas Szita, has won a £4k BBSRC grant on Integrated Microfluidic Process for the Production of Chiral Amines: Scaling-up. This will enable them to extend  ongoing work in their BBSRC-funded ERA-IB MicroTools project and interact with the University of Slovenia which is very active in the area of microreactors and micro liquid-liquid extraction. More...

Published: Jun 29, 2016 10:13:28 AM

iGEM outreach team 2016

UCL Biochemical Engineering iGEM team planning outreach project

The iGEM team are keen to carry out some innovative outreach around the subject of regenerative medicine and healthy ageing with primary and secondary school pupils and would very much appreciate your help. Do you know of any in youth groups, community projects or summer schools in London that they could potentially join up with to organise some workshops or develop some games and exercises? If so can you please email Amandeep directly at More...

Published: Jun 28, 2016 3:51:37 PM

iGEM awards 2016

UCL Biochemical Engineering students win first UK Bio-Hackathon

The UCL student team competing in the 2016 International Genetically Engineered Machines (iGEM) Synthetic Biology competition has enjoyed early success this year, with members of the team winning the UK’s first ‘Bio-Hackathon’ event hosted by Cambridge University. More...

Published: Jun 28, 2016 2:47:36 PM

Joe & Jordan are Safe & Sound

Joe & Jordan are Safe & Sound!

Joseph Newton (left) and Jordan Turnbull recently won at the UCL Advances Idea Accelerator with a project that transports festival goers heavy, low-value items to the festival. They were awarded £7,500 to start up a company that enables the customer to travel light to a festival, so that they are free to take cheaper, low-carbon footprint transport such as the train, making the experience much easier and helping festivals become more sustainable. More...

Published: Jun 22, 2016 2:07:05 PM

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