News in 2006

08/12/06 - DNA Technology Taster Day

GENIE organised a DNA Technology Taster Day for local A level students.

01/12/06 - Official Launch of GENIE CETL

The GENIE is out of the bottle !! Official Launch of the GENIE CETL by the Vice-Chancellor.

20-21/11/06 - Derbyshire Skills Festival

GENIE takes part in Derbyshire Skills festival.

02/11/06 - Outreach for all Ages Event

Outreach for all ages - GENIE is visited by students of the University of the 3rd Age.

12-13/10/06 - Workshop on Genetics, Science and Society

GENIE workshop : Genetics, Science and Society - A Multi-faith Perspective. The GENIE CETL organised a two day workshop addressing social, legal and ethical issues of genetics, held at Launde Abbey.

14/09/06 - Dynamic DNA 2006

GENIE outreach event : Dynamic DNA. GENIE organised a day full of fun and learning for 250 Leicestershire school children.

29/08/06 - Visit from Dr Bryan Jackson, EMDA

EMDA Chairman Dr. Bryan Jackson visits GENIE.

01/08/06 - Annette Cashmore Appointed GENIE Director

Dr. Annette Cashmore is appointed as GENIE director.

13/06/06 and 29/06/06 - SciTec Festival of Science 2006

GENIE participates in SciTec's FESTIVAL of SCIENCE 2006.

01/06/06 - East Midlands CETLs Network Launch

Official launch of the East Midlands CETLs Network. A successful showcase of a consortium of nine East Midlands CETLs was held at the East Midlands Conference Centre in Nottingham.

29/03/06 - WI Visit

Who has been messing with our genes?? - The Women's Institute invites geneticists over for tea & biscuits and public talks.

14/03/06 - National Science Week 2006

GENIE attends National Science week event organised by bioKneX at BioCity Nottingham.

07/03/06 - GENIE Receives HEFCE Funding

GENIE receives a further £350,000 HEFCE funding to create additional teaching facilities, including a GENIE outreach centre.

01/03/06 - GENIE Website Launched

New GENIE website launched! The website you are currently browsing was officially launched at GENIE's first anniversary.


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