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2020 award winners announced

The Genetics Society Prize and Medal Winners 2020 are as follows: JBS Haldane Lecture 2010 – Dr Jonathan Pettitt, University...
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Heredity Podcasts

Good dog, bad dog – is it all in the genes? In this episode we explore the nature vs. nurture...
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Genetics Unzipped

028 Sperm wars, sneaky sheep, substandard stallions and more In this episode we’re bringing you highlights from the Society’s Centenary...
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“Welcome” video wins top prize

The Genetics Society “Welcome” video has won a top prize this week at the Edinburgh Independent Film Festival. Winning the...
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Summer Studentship Class of 2019

Summer Studentship Summer School class of 2019. Congratulations to the 30 lucky students on being selected from over 100 applicants. Held at...
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Haldane Lecture 2019

Tickets are now available to attend the Genetics Society Haldane Lecture, 2019. Held at the Royal Institution on Friday 1st...
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Public Engagement Grants

Making excellent use of Tier 2 funding for Public Engagement activities, The Roslin Institute can be found at various local...
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Heredity Special Issue: 100 Years of Genetics

This year marks the centenary of the UK Genetics Society, founded amidst the clash of ideas following the rediscovery of...
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Centenary Garden@RHS Chelsea Flower Show

Professor Wendy Bickmore (former President of the Genetics Society and Director of the MRC Human Genetics Unit) and fellow members...
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Fisher Centenary talks

2018 saw the Centenary of the landmark paper by R.A. Fisher – “The correlation between relatives on the Supposition of...
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March is Women’s History Month

March is Women’s History Month and to mark the occasion we want to celebrate Women in Genetics. We will highlight...
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International Mendel’s Day

As part of The Genetics Society Centenary celebrations, we teamed up with the Mendelanium, a museum dedicated to the work...
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Genuary

To kick off our centenary celebrations, we have launched a fun-fact calendar that features a different, entertainingly named gene on...
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Mather Memorial Prize 2017/18

The Genetics Society and The University of Birmingham are delighted to announce Rosina Savisaar as the winner of the 2017/18...
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Genetics Unzipped Podcast is launched! – episode 1

The Genetics Society is delighted to announce the launch of it’s brand new dedicated podcast, “Genetics Unzipped”. Presented by award-winning...
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The 2018 Ri Christmas Lectures

Entitled “Who am I?”, the 2018 Ri Christmas Lectures, were sponsored (among others) by The Genetics Society. Hosted as usual...
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Gen Soc at the 2018 Edinburgh Festival

Genetics Society exhibited at the Royal Botanic Gardens, Edinburgh, during the 2018 Edinburgh Festival.  Plenty of people took part, trying...
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Robin Thompson symposium

The University of Edinburgh has conferred the degree of Doctor Honoris Causa to Robin Thompson for contributions to statistics, quantitative...
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