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UEA CMP and MED scientists makes breakthrough in Prostate Cancer Research

New test which distinguishes prostate cancer 'tigers' from 'pussycats' developed by Prof Vincent Moulton (CMP) and Dr Bogdan Luca (CMP) collaborated with Prof Colin Cooper (MED) and Dr. Daniel Brewer (MED) A new test has been developed to make the vital distinction between aggressive and less harmful forms of prostate cancer, helping to avoid sometimes-damaging and unnecessary treatment. Each year 46,000 men in the UK develop prostate cancer and many cancers progress after diagnosis to...

Developmental Pathway Funding Scheme grant awarded to Prof Stephen Cox (CMP) and John Phillips (MED)

Prof. Stephen Cox (CMP)  and John Phillips (of MED and the N&N) have been awarded a grant by the Medical Research Council under their Developmental Pathway Funding Scheme. The title of the grant is Production of a device to obtain continuous ambulatory vestibular assessment (CAVA) , the full value is £733k and the award is for £598k , of which about £265k comes to CMP . The duration is 30 months. The grant will start in the early summer. If anyone knows of a...

NorDevCon 2017

UEA is proud to be the elite sponsor of NorDevCon 2017 . The Norfolk Developers’ Tech, Agile & Business conference, Nor(DEV):con, will take place between Thursday 23 February and Saturday 25 of February at the King’s Centre in Norwich. For more information visit: http://www.nordevcon.com

Programming Challenge for Girls (PC4G) Event, December 2016.

We recently held a PC4G event at Flegg High School. PC4G is a challenge designed to introduce girls to computer programming using a piece of educational software called Alice. Alice is a programming environment that enables students to create animations while gently introducing concepts such as functions, loops and object oriented programming. Research Associates Sarah Taylor and Jason lines, and a group of 6 (female) undergraduates that are currently taking or have previously taken...

Paper Published in Statistics in Medicine

A paper by Mr Ilyas Bakbergenuly and Prof Elena Kulinskaya " Beta-binomial model for meta-analysis of odds ratios " was published in Statistics in Medicine.