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The Roslin Record newsletter contains news stories about the latest Roslin research, upcoming events and job vacancies. You can subscribe to receive it straight in your inbox in the Newsletter subscription page.

April 2024

In our spring 2024 issue, we share stories about bacterial adaptation associated with antibiotic resistance, the spread of the squirrelpox virus in Scotland, the unveiling of a songbird's complete genetic code, and more, as well as interviews, vacancies and upcoming events. Read more.

February 2024

In the first issue of 2024, we share news about a study to identify key drivers of West Nile virus, a cost-effective method to analyse canine DNA, a group of viruses that could point to the next pandemic, as well as blogs, staff interviews, vacancies and upcoming events. Read more.

November 2023

In this issue we share news stories about a gene editing technique to limit bird flu spread in chickens,  an award to support bird flu research, safe and effective vaccines against the monkeypox virus, as well as interviews with our scientists, upcoming events and vacancies. Read more. 

August 2023

In our summer 2023 issue we share job vacancies, upcoming events, news about a method to rapidly diagnose bacterial infections, genetic research in cattle and birds, and a method to develop safer vaccines, as well as welcoming a new Head of School. Read more

May 2023

In this issue we share news stories about bird flu research, fingerprint pattern formation, and a host of fellowships from University and BBSRC, as well as featuring a series of interviews with our scientists, upcoming events and our latest vacancies. Read more

January 2023

Our first issue of 2023 has news about how global trade drove livestock disease, insights into fish stress, an interview with a scientist, as well as our latest vacancies and details of forthcoming events. Read more

October 2022

In this issue we share our latest vacancies, upcoming events and news about a large animal model for childhood dementia, a method to measure bone density in live hens, funding for research to support smallholders, and studies to aid sustainable oyster growth. Read more

July 2022

In this issue we’ll share our latest vacancies, upcoming events and news about research impact, genetic finding that could help beat fatal cattle infection, collaborations to tackle bird flu, lung disease and future pandemics, pupils using big data to monitor bee health and our Proteomics & Metabolomics Facility. Read more

April 2022

In this issue we share our latest vacancies, interviews, upcoming events and news about our newly appointed Director, higher risk of severe illness for those with Covid-19 and flu, gene editing for tackling diseases in fish and pigs, and a gene that hampers foetal growth in pigs. Read more

January 2022

In this issue we share our latest vacancies, interviews, and news about research to lower emissions, oysters, stem cells, bTB, and a card game. Read more

October 2021

In this issue we share our latest vacancies, interviews, and news about gene editing, coronaviruses, DNA links to resilience in fish and chickens, and sustainable farming in low-income countries. Read more

July 2021: Dolly the Sheep special

In this special issue of the newsletter you can read about Dolly the Sheep's life, memories of her, the impact she continues to have on scientific research, see a three-dimensional model of her, and take a quiz to test your knowledge about the world’s most famous sheep. Read more

June 2021

In this issue we share news about our response to the UK Government’s gene editing consultation, inside-out mini-guts for poultry research, Covid-19 dashboard to track disease spread, poultry genes linked to food bug, DNA insights and sustainable development, and new platforms for disease research. Read more

April 2021

In this issue we share our latest vacancies and news about a protein linked to severe Covid-19, a feed additive that strengthens chicken bones, a new agritech hub, and surrogate chickens that produced donor breed chicks. Read more

December 2020

This issue contains our latest vacancies, blog posts, feature articles and news about our latest animal research award, sustainable fish farming, chlorinated chicken, antimicrobial resistance, sewage tests for Covid-19 outbreaks, reducing plastic waste, a costly poultry virus, and breeding for disease resilience. Read it at https://edin.ac/2ZGYDLV

September 2020

This issue contains our latest vacancies as well as news about restoring fertility, seasonal timing, reversing ageing, bird flu threat, efficacy of face masks, and more. Read it at https://edin.ac/3hFD5pn

June 2020

The latest findings about Covid-19 and related research awards, news about a new programme to support agritech start-ups, research that will inform selective breeding of cattle and aquaculture species, and fun science activities to do at home. Read it at https://edin.ac/3eizJrw

March 2020

Roslin researchers work to meet the challenges of the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, our exciting new Large Animal Research and Imaging Facility (LARIF), the genetics of diseases, a prestigious award received by Roslin scientist Professor Helen Sang, job vacancies, and more. Read it at https://edin.ac/39ZoceF

December 2019

2019 at Roslin video, news about a surrogacy advance, bacteria jumps between species, a future E. coli vaccine, dog behaviour genetics, events, job vacancies, and much more.  Read it at https://edin.ac/2EgGB8p

September 2019

News about flu-resistant chicken cells, Batten disease, productive cattle, vaccines, centenary, events, jobs and more. Read it at https://edin.ac/2lEMaYP