Tissue Repair Postgraduate Training Programme

Seminars and events

Relevant seminars and events across the University and beyond


Scientific Seminars organised by the affiliated Research Centres

Tissue Repair Away Day student presentation

Tissue Repair PhD students are encouraged to attend seminars organised by the affiliated Research Centres. Each Centre runs a seminar series, details of which can be found on the links below.

Centre for Discovery Brain Sciences seminars

Centre for Inflammation Research seminars

MRC Centre for Reproductive Health seminars

MRC Centre for Regenerative Medicine seminars

University/BHF Centre for Cardiovascular Sciences seminars


Events & symposia

This year’s Tissue Repair Symposium - Organoids 2020 will be held on Friday 29th May 2020,  in the Playfair Library, Edinburgh. 

The symposium is organised by the postgraduate students on the Wellcome Trust 4-year PhD Programme in Tissue Repair. 

The translational use of organoids across systems will be discussed during the symposium with the following speakers already confirmed: Dr Selina Wray (University College London), Prof Trevor Dale (Univeristy of Cardiff) and Dr Benedetta Artegiani, a research fellow from Hans Clevers’ lab (Hubrecht Institute, The Netherlands). 

There will also be an Eearly Career Researcher session, in the format of short talks. Further information regarding abstract submission will be circulated in the coming weeks.


CMVM Postgrad Careers Series

The College of Medicine & veterinary Medicine, in collaboration with Edinburgh Innovations, is running a series of free seminars to showcase interesting careers outside of academia. Upcoming seminars:

Date:        Wednesday  29th April 2020

Time:        3-5pm

Speaker:  Dr Debbie Wake, Senior Lecturer and Consultant Physician at University of Dundee/ NHS Tayside (diabetes/ general endocrinology/ osteoporosis) and fCEO/Co-ounder of MyDiabetesMyWay Digital Health.

Venue:     Seminar Room, MRC Centre for Regenerative Medicine, 5 Little France Drive, Edinburgh.

Information and registration link


Date:        Wednesday  10th June 2020

Time:        3-5pm

Speaker:  Dr Darren Logan, Mars Petcare

Venue:     The Roslin Institute, Easter Bush Campus, Room B-006, Midlothian, EH25 9RG

Information and registration  link