Tour De Research Challenge BHF 2 BHF (B2B)

To celebrate 60-years of the BHF, Dr Martin McBride was joined by BHF PhD students Simon Fisher and Cara Trivett and research technician John McAbney to ride 60-miles between Glasgow and Edinburgh Centres of Research Excellence.

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Thankfully the weather stayed dry and the riders stopped off at the Falkirk Wheel, the Kelpies and Linlithgow along the way to Edinburgh.

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Arriving at the Queen Margret Research Institute in Glasgow, the team from Glasgow’s BHF CoRE were greeted by Head of BHF Scotland, James Jopling.

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There was bubbly in water bottles, 8 tired legs, and wishes of a very Happy Birthday to the BHF. The ride formed part of the Tour De Research challenge which collectively rose over £23,000 by ~31 researchers throughout July.

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First published: 1 September 2021