Professor Sascha Hooker

Professor Sascha Hooker joined in the graduation celebrations on Thursday 6 December when she was appointed to the position of professor alongside other colleagues from across the University. As is customary, new professors are presented with a book of their …

January 15, 2019 | Celebrating success


Two members elected to the Young Academy of Scotland

Two members from the School of Biology, Dr Ellen Garland and Dr Nathan Bailey, were elected as members of the Young Academy of Scotland (YAS) in the latest round. YAS was established by the Royal Society of Edinburgh as a …

August 5, 2018 | Celebrating success


Success in the 2018 promotions round

Many congratulations to the seven members of staff who were successful in the annual promotions round: Sonja Heinrich, Ildiko Somorjai and Judith Sleeman have been promoted to Senior Lecturer. Lars Boehme and Carl Smith have been promoted to Reader. Andy …

June 29, 2018 | Celebrating success


School of Biology receives an Athena Swan silver award

The School of Biology is delighted to be awarded an Athena Swan silver award. This is the culmination of work by the Biology Equality and Diversity committee, led by Sascha Hooker, on behalf of all staff and students who  responded …

May 7, 2018 | Celebrating success


Royal Society 2017 URF Success

Two of our postdoctoral researchers, Ellen Garland and Lauren Guillette, were awarded Royal Society University Research Fellowships in this year’s competition.  This is a fantastic achievement for the department to receive two of these prestigious awards.  Lauren has now accepted …

September 11, 2017 | Celebrating success


Success in the 2017 promotions round

Many congratulations to the seven members of staff who were successful in the annual Promotion round: Clare Peddie, Sue Healy and Christian Rutz were promoted to Professor. David Ferrier and Michael Morrissey were promoted to Reader. Gerald Prescott and Jacqueline …

August 23, 2017 | Celebrating success


Teaching Excellence awards

Congratulations to Prof Will Cresswell and Dr Rona Ramsay, who received Teaching Excellence awards at the annual award ceremony this week. Will was recognised with a University Teaching Excellence award for his sustained contribution to the development and delivery of training in quantitative …

May 3, 2017 | Celebrating success


Carnegie professorship

Prof Thompson awarded a 2017 Carnegie Centenary Professorship

January 19, 2017 | Celebrating success


Daphne Jackson Trust Fellowship Award

Dr Stefania Pasare receives Daphne Jackson Trust Fellowship Award

October 1, 2016 | Celebrating success


Young Academy of Scotland

Four staff from the School of Biology elected to Young Academy of Scotland

May 1, 2016 | Celebrating success