Our Project Sponsors

At team Newcastle University we would like to thank our generous sponsors, who include


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The Society for General Microbiology (SGM) was founded in 1945 and is the largest microbiological society in Europe. SGM has 5000 members, and around three quarters of them are in the UK.


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The Society for Applied Microbiology (SfAM) was founded in 1931 and is oldest microbiological society in Britain. SfAM works to ensure that microbiologists are able to exert influence on policy-makers within the UK, in Europe and world-wide.


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Biotechnology and Biological Sciences Research Council (BBSRC) is one of the 7 Research Councils that work together as Research Councils UK (RCUK). It is funded with a budget of £450 million from the Government's Department for Business, Innovation and Skills (BIS). The BBSRC supports a total of around 1600 scientists and 2000 research students in universities and institutes in the UK.

Newcastle University

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Our home university, Newcastle University, which was established initally as a part of near-by Durham University in 1834. The university is home to nearly 20,000 students from all around the world. The university also has branches internationally, such as the recently opened Malaysian campus.

Millipore - Consett

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The Consett branch of Millipore donated money for us to create t-shirts. Millipore is a Life Sciences research and manufacturing company, founded in 1954.


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The Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council (EPSRC) is the UK Government's leading funding agency for research and training in engineering and the physical sciences.


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The Informatics Research Institute (IRI) brings together academics from the full spectrum of the engineering, mathematical, physical, life and social sciences, and by doing so initiates more interdisciplinary projects.

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