US Partnering Award: USA transatlantic partnership to identify novel mechanisms of calcification.

Lead Research Organisation: University of Edinburgh
Department Name: The Roslin Institute

Abstract

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Publications

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Description we have been developing an assay to measure pyrophosphate. We are also writing future grant applications together.
Exploitation Route use of the assay.
Sectors Healthcare

 
Description EuroSoftCalc European COST action 
Organisation European Cooperation in Science and Technology (COST)
Department COST Action
Country Belgium 
Sector Public 
PI Contribution UK representative to the Management Committee and Working Group Leader (scientific exchanges and training)
Collaborator Contribution Clinical, research and training expertise in rare diseases of calcification.
Impact N/A
Start Year 2017
 
Description Roslin open day 
Form Of Engagement Activity Participation in an open day or visit at my research institution
Part Of Official Scheme? No
Geographic Reach Regional
Primary Audience Public/other audiences
Results and Impact A range of activities, including soft play, jigsaws, models and colouring in to understand more about calcification. These activities all sparked questions and discussion with children and parents.
Year(s) Of Engagement Activity 2012,2013,2014,2015,2016,2017,2019
 
Description School visit 
Form Of Engagement Activity Participation in an activity, workshop or similar
Part Of Official Scheme? No
Geographic Reach Regional
Primary Audience Schools
Results and Impact During the Midlothian Science festival, I visited 5 primary schools in Midlothian, holding 15 workshops in total, on the topic of women in science, and on my work as a scientist. Additionally, we created a bespoke colouring book featuring Roslin women in science to give to the children for the event.
Year(s) Of Engagement Activity 2018
URL http://www.ed.ac.uk/roslin/community-engagement/resources
 
Description public workshop for Anatomy Nights - matters of the heart 
Form Of Engagement Activity Participation in an activity, workshop or similar
Part Of Official Scheme? No
Geographic Reach Regional
Primary Audience Public/other audiences
Results and Impact 20 adults and children attended for a talk, dissection demonstration, and viewing of experimental slides. This sparked questions and discussion throughout the event.
Year(s) Of Engagement Activity 2020