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Congratulations to our PWIS finalists and two winners Jack Peck and Pau Sole Vilaro (pictured right with Cambridge MP Daniel Zeichner). More from them soon!

Christie works as a post-doctoral vision scientist in the Neurobiology-Neurodegeneration and Repair Laboratory the National Eye Institute, NIH. Her work aims to understand the development and homeostasis of rod photoreceptors by carrying out a detailed molecular and fu...

Dr Yu-Wai-Man is an academic neuro-ophthalmologist with a major research interest in mitochondrial genetics and inherited eye diseases. His research programme is currently focused on dissecting the disease mechanisms leading to progressive retinal ganglion cell loss in...

Sir Leszek is Chairman of Cancer Research UK and former Vice-Chancellor of the University of Cambridge. He was Chief Executive of the UK's Medical Research Council from 2007, and from 2001 to 2007 was at Imperial College London, where he served as Principal of the Facu...

by Benjamin Schwabe, 2018 PWIS scholar

Amazing things:

Sometimes amazing things happen quite unexpectedly. For me I was busy getting ready for my A-levels, completing an all-consuming EPQ project and about to go on a school trip to CERN when I read about the Peter Watson...

by Nathan Harmer, 2018 PWIS scholar

Day 1

After a quick breakfast the day began with a meeting with officials from the NEI. The people we met were extremely friendly and had very interesting roles within the institute which were clearly defined during their presentations...

10 Peter Watson International Scholarship finalists were selected from around the UK to present their work at Queens College, Cambridge to a panel of judges representing the University of Cambridge, University of Oxford, the Wellcome Trust and Form the Future....

The prestigious U.S. National Institutes of Health will host two exceptional students from the U.K. in 2018.

Winners of the CET Peter Watson International Scholarship will receive one-to-one mentorship from NIH scientists and have the rare opportunity to tour NIH labo...

Matthew Hickman

Matthew joined Wellcome early in 2014 and manages a portfolio of work around research and evaluation of science education and learning, with particular focus on practical science and informal science learning. Previously a researcher in molecular neurosc...

Professor Keith Martin has been confirmed as guest lecturer and member of the judging panel for the PWIS Prizegiving Day, which will take place on 24 February 2018 at the University of Cambridge.

Professor Keith Martin is a Professor in the Departments of Clin...

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