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Children’s noses hold clues to serious lung infections, study shows

Image of microbiomes
March 2019: Tiny organisms in a child’s nose could offer clues to improving the diagnosis and treatment of severe lung infections, research shows.

Two PIs from the CIR join a prestigious scheme from the Academy of Medical Sciences

Image of Dr Marc Vendrell and Professor Richard Mellanby
March 2019: Marc Vendrell and Richard Mellanby have been selected to be part of the first cohort of UK emerging leaders to participate in the FLIER leadership programme

Royal Society appoints CIR staff

RSE logo
March 2019: Newly appointed RSE Fellows

Marc Vendrell awarded the 2018 Marcial Moreno Lectureship

Marc Vendrell research group
January 2019: CIR Principal Investigator awarded a prestigious Lectureship from the Spanish Royal Society of Chemistry

PhD student wins poster prize

Pieter presents his work in a lecture theatre
November 2018: Pieter Louwe was awarded one of four prizes.

Proteus to be awarded Combined Royal Colleges Medal from the Royal Photographic Society

Optical image cores produced by EPSRC-supported Proteus Project
November 2018: Proteus leaders are to be awarded the Combined Royal Colleges Medal for "an outstanding contribution to the advancement and/or application of medical photography or the wider field of medical imaging".

Phoebe wins second place for her Three Minute Thesis

Phoebe Kirkwood 3MT slide
November 2018: Phoebe Kirkwood from CIR has been awarded second prize in the prestigious international Universitas 21 3 Minute Thesis competition.

Bacterial imaging probe is safe for patient use, study finds

Images of lung tissue of a patient with bronchiectasis
October 2018: Imaging technology that detects deadly pneumonia infections in under 60 seconds is safe and practical for clinical use, a study has found.

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