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Placements useful because PhDs need Plan B

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Mark Burgess (UCL Research Services) said there were not enough academic jobs to go round. "There is a need to prepare for a career outside the academy...many supervisors and students know this is a fact of life," he said. Read: THE

Stem cell scientists take hope from first human trials but see long road ahead

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Professor Pete Coffey (UCL Institute of Ophthalmology) talks about stems cells, and how he’s developing his own therapy for age-related macular degeneration, which affects about a quarter of the over-60s in the UK. Read: Guardian

Electrical stimulation of the brain: the benefits of the short, sharp shock

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Drs Sven Bestmann (UCL Motor Neuroscience and Movement Disorders) and Jenny Crinion (UCL Institute of Cognitive Neuroscience) talk about new techniques in electrical stimulation of the brain that could soon be treating a range of conditions. Read: Guardian

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