December 2018

IB3 hosted its Away Day in Norton House Hotel where members of the institute had an opportunity to learn about the breadth of research within the institute as well as related research from throughout Heriot Watt and the local area.

November 2018

Prof. Vicki Stone participated in a two-da meeting at the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) in Paris, aimed to improve ways to obtain the safety information needed for a successful use of nanomaterials by different sectors.

October 2018

Prof. Rory Duncan has won the Royal Soceity of Edinburgh's 2018 Senior Public Engagement Prize for his passion and enormously productive advocacy for public engagement in Scotland, the UK and internationally.

Dr Helinor Johnston has become a Fellow of the Royal Society of Biology

Congratualtions to Urszula Luchowska and Beatriz Oliveira for winning the EPS PGR poster prizes, and to Dean Crawford for winning the 2nd year prize at the EPS PGR Poster Event


The Institute of Biological Chemistry, Biophysics and Bioengineering runs a weekly seminar series throughout the year given by institute members and external invited speakers. Given the multi-disciplinary nature of the research of the institute, all seminars start with an introduction accessible by all. If you would like to speak in the seminar series please contact us.

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Upcoming Events

Microalgae and Microtechnologies Workshop - A collaborative incubator
9th -12th June 2020 -  Edinburgh 

A list of upcoming IB3 seminars is available in the EPS research seminars list