Scouts in Portugal shown the wonders of science!

Recently, CACHE partner Centre of Marine Sciences (CCMAR), in collaboration with University of the Algarve – Portugal, presented a fun scientific education day for local scouts. The children, who were aged seven to ten, were given a tour of the University and CCMAR facilities. The scouts were treated to some fun interactive science-based activities including extracting… Read more »

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Oban tales – the shellfish sampling trip!

Tejaswi Yarra is one of the Early Stage Researchers (ESRs) recently recruited to the CACHE project. Through August and September Teja and her colleagues spent time in Oban, Scotland – a major source of shellfish – to secure samples for project’s research. Teja’s explains the ups and downs of her time in Oban – here… Read more »

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Introducing CACHE researcher, Tejaswi Yarra

  CACHE is pleased to introduce Tejaswi Yarra, another of the ten Early Stage Researchers (ESRs) who has been recruited to the CACHE project. Teja will be researching ‘transcriptional profiling of shell calcification’. Teja is originally from Canada and she will be conducting her PhD at the University of Edinburgh in Scotland and the British… Read more »

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Meet researcher, Nadege Allan

CACHE is pleased to introduce Nadège Allan. Nadège is another of the ten Early Stage Researchers (ESRs) who has been recruited to the CACHE project and will be researching ‘regulatory mechanisms of shell formation’. Nadège is originally from the United States of America and will be conducting her PhD with the Centre for Marine Sciences… Read more »

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Meet CACHE researcher, Jaison Rathina Raj

CACHE is pleased to introduce Jaison Rathina Raj, another of the ten Early Stage Researchers (ESRs) who has been recruited to the CACHE project. Jaison will be researching ‘shell proteomics’. Jaison is originally from India and will be conducting his PhD at the Museum National D’Histoire Naturel (MNHN) in France.       1. Tell… Read more »

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Meet researcher, Trystan Sanders

CACHE is pleased to introduce Trystan Sanders, another of the ten Early Stage Researchers (ESRs) who has been recruited to the CACHE project. Trystan will be researching ‘calcification costs related to habitat.’ Trystan is originally from the UK and will be conducting his PhD at the University of Kiel (GEOMAR) in Germany.     1…. Read more »

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Meet researcher, Kirti Ramesh.

CACHE is pleased to introduce Kirti Ramesh. Kirti is one of the ten Early Stage Researchers (ESRs) who has been recruited to the CACHE project. Kirti will be researching ‘Intracellular formation of amorphous calcium carbonate (ACC) and interactions with intracellular pH homeostasis.’ Kirti is originally from India and will be conducting her PhD at the… Read more »

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CACHE scientist to feature in the journal Nature

Dr Joe Hoffman, from Bielefeld University and a scientist working on the CACHE-ITN project, is co-author of a paper published in Nature this week in which he looks at the genetic analysis of Antarctic fur seals, alongside decades of in-depth monitoring, to provide unique insights into the effect of climate change on a population of… Read more »

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Ten Early Stage Researchers recruited to CACHE

CACHE is pleased to announce that the ten Early Stage Researchers (ESRs) it had sought to employ, have now been recruited. The ESRs will be registered for PhDs and work both as part of a multidisciplinary team as well as independently.   These positions are part of the Marie Curie Initial Training Network entitled CACHE:… Read more »

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Artist makes a splash!

The stunning designs for the CAlcium in a CHanging Environment (CACHE) project logo produced by Rachel Ramirez, who lives and works in Olhao, Portugal, have been featured by the Nature Printing Society (NPS) in their international newsletter.   Rachel, who was commissioned to create the logos, cleverly created the images from prints of the shells… Read more »

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