GCU Research Tissue Bank for diabetic and non-diabetic skin
The Diabetes Research Group at Glasgow Caledonian University has NHS Research Ethics Committee tissue bank approval to provide human skin tissue for research. This tissue is ethically sourced through the NHS, and patients have provided their authorisation to donate surplus tissue and biopsies for research.
Hong Kong-Scotland Partners in Post Doctoral Research Scholarship Scheme
British Council Hong Kong and Scotland are administering the Hong Kong-Scotland Partners in Post Doctoral Research Scholarship Scheme. The scholarships are funded by the Scottish Government and the Hong Kong Research Grants Council for the purpose of stimulating and strengthening academic and research links between Scotland and the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region. The aim of this initiative is to foster academic links between Scotland and Hong Kong by enabling researchers to conduct cutting edge research in each other’s country. This is the second year of the scholarship scheme.
The SDRN was commissioned by the Chief Scientist Office (CSO) of the Scottish Government to improve the quality and increase the quantity of diabetes research in Scotland, as part of the UK Clinical Research Collaboration (UKCRC).