Press Call - £77million boost for life sciences in Scotland
Published: 30 January 2007
Launch of the ?77million Scottish Universities Life Sciences Alliance
EMBARGOED UNTIL 10.30am, Thursday, February 1
Event - Launch of the £77million Scottish Universities Life Sciences Alliance
Date - February 1, 2007.
Time - 10.30am
Location - The Royal Society of Edinburgh, 22-26 George Street, Edinburgh, EH2 2PQ
Attending - Representatives from the Universities of Aberdeen, Dundee, Edinburgh, Glasgow, St Andrews and Strathclyde and the Scottish Funding Council
The Scottish Universities Life Sciences Alliance is a £77million project aimed at transforming biology and life science research in Scotland.
The Universities of Aberdeen, Dundee, Edinburgh, Glasgow, St Andrews and Strathclyde are to pool their research excellence to attract new academic staff to strengthen this critical research area, key to the health and wealth of Scotland.
An investment of £50 million from the universities and £27 million from the Scottish Funding Council will, over five years, generate leading edge research in the fields of cell biology, sytems biology, translational biology.
For more information, please contact Ray McHugh at the University of Glasgow Media Relations office on 0141 330 3535 or email email@example.com
Ray McHugh (firstname.lastname@example.org)
First published: 30 January 2007