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News & Events 2018

28/11/2018: New Vacancy:

The Kirkhouse Trust is recruiting a Personal Assistant (PA) to join our small office based in Long Hanborough, Oxfordshire. Please visit our recruitment page for further information.

16/11/2018: New Publication:

The Kirkhouse Trust funded the preparation of a recently published book by Ben Martynoga, called "Molecular Tinkering: The Edinburgh scientists who changed the face of modern biology". You can purchase it either as a hardback, or eBook from here or here.
Ben Martynoga has an entry about the book here on his blog.

30/10/2018: New Website Profiles:

New profiles have been added for Professor Appolinaire Djikeng and Jill Hall.

14/05/2018: "Projects" Section of the Website Updated:

We have added several new projects to the "Projects" section of our website.

01/05/2018: Congratulations to Misgana!

Recently, Misgana Mitiku, a Kirkhouse Trust funded MSc student from Hawassa University and the Southern Agricultural Research Institute (SARI) has successfully passed his MSc research studies. Misgana began his MSc studies under the Kirkhouse Trust MSc Scholarship award on 9th October 2015 and completed on 9th October 2017 with a research dissertation titled : “Genotypic and Virulence Characterization of xanthomonas axonopodis pv.phaseoli and xanthomonas axonopodis pv.phaseoli var.fuscans, and the Reaction of Bc4 Common Bean Population to the identified strains of common bacterial Blight”.
His PhD supervisor at Hawassa University is Dr Alemayehu Chala and the supervisor at SARI was Yayis Rezene Tedla. Misgana passed his MSc viva on the 13th March 2018. Congratulations to Misgana, with thanks to Dr Chala and Yayis!

30/04/2018: Training Grant Scheme Suspended:

As of 19th April 2018, the Trust suspended its Training Grant scheme for applicants who do not already have an existing funding relationship with the Trust. Please click here for further information.

03/04/2018: Privacy Policy:

The Trust has a new privacy notice, which can be found here.

05/03/2018: New Equipment Manuals Available:

Two new equipment manuals have been added to the website. Please click here to view the full list of available documents.

15/02/2018: New Vacancy:

The Kirkhouse Trust is recruiting a part time bookkeeper / accounts assistant to join our small office based in Long Hanborough, Oxfordshire. Please visit our recruitment page for further information.