INTERVIEW SPOTLIGHT: PROFESSOR JOHN TUCKER MAE

INTERVIEW SPOTLIGHT: PROFESSOR JOHN TUCKER MAE

Interview with Professor John Tucker MAE, Professor of Computer Science, Swansea University

By Juliet Davies, Executive Officer
John Tucker
Prof John Tucker MAE

As the second in our series of interviews with Members of Academia Europaea, Juliet Davies asks Professor John Tucker to share his professional highlights and what being an Member of Academia Europaea means to him.

 

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AE Cardiff welcomes new Executive Officer

AE Cardiff welcomes new Executive Officer

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AE Cardiff Knowledge Hub is pleased to welcome our new Executive Officer to the team, Juliet Davies.

Juliet joined the AE Cardiff Hub in June from Cardiff University’s School of Medicine where she was an Executive Officer for 5 years.

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Professor Nicole Grobert is appointed to European Commission’s Group of Chief Scientific Advisors

Professor Nicole Grobert is appointed to European Commission’s Group of Chief Scientific Advisors

Professor Nicole Grobert, former Young Academy of Europe (YAE) Chair, has been appointed to the European Commission’s Group of Chief Scientific Advisors (GCSA).  Nicole is a Royal Society Industry Fellow, Professor of Nanomaterials at the Department of Materials in the University of Oxford and a visiting Professor at the Bio-Nano Electronics Research Centre at Toyo University, Japan.

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Happy Retirement, Judith!

Happy Retirement, Judith!

Judith Lockett, the Hub’s Executive Officer, has retired.

Judith has worked with the Hub’s Academic Director, Professor Ole Petersen, since 2010, when he was Director of Cardiff University’s School of Biosciences (2010-2015). Together, they set up the Academia Europaea Cardiff Knowledge Hub in 2015, ready for launch in 2016. Since then, she has ensured the success of the Hub’s programme of events, as well as overseeing the smooth running of its operations.

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Ole H. Petersen, MD, of Cardiff University, is the winner of the Physiology in Perspective: The Walter B. Cannon Award Lectureship.

Ole H. Petersen, MD, of Cardiff University, is the winner of the Physiology in Perspective: The Walter B. Cannon Award Lectureship.

 

The American Physiological Society (APS) has announced the 2018 recipients of its distinguished lecturer awards.

Ole H. Petersen, MD, of Cardiff University, is the winner of the Physiology in Perspective: The Walter B. Cannon Award Lectureship. This lectureship is the most prestigious award that APS bestows and recognizes the lifetime achievement of an outstanding physiological scientist and APS member. Petersen presented his lecture, “The roles of Ca2+ and ATP in pancreatic physiology and pathophysiology” on Sunday 22nd April 2018 at the San Diego Convention Centre.

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Hub hosts major international symposium to mark the milestone birthday of Prof Ole Petersen

Hub hosts major international symposium to mark the milestone birthday of Prof Ole Petersen

Professor Ole Petersen CBE FMedSci FLSW MAE ML FRS, Academic Director and Vice-President Academia Europaea
Professor Ole Petersen CBE FMedSci FLSW MAE ML FRS, Academic Director and Vice-President Academia Europaea

On 6th/7th March, the Cardiff Hub hosted a major international symposium, Physiology and Pathophysiolgy 2018, to mark the 75th birthday of Professor Ole Petersen CBE FRS ML MAE, Vice-President of Academia Europaea.  The event attracted 90 delegates from across the world, many of whom had worked with or been mentored by Professor Petersen.

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Prof Mike Bowker, Cardiff University, contributes to Scientific Expert Workshop on “Carbon Capture and Utilisation”

Prof Mike Bowker, Cardiff University, contributes to Scientific Expert Workshop on “Carbon Capture and Utilisation”

We are delighted that Prof Mike Bowker, Professor of Surface Science at School of Chemistry Cardiff University and Deputy Director of the Cardiff Catalysis Institute, is contributing to the Scientific Expert Workshop on “Carbon Capture and Utilisation” organised by SAPEA (Science Advice for Policy by European Academies) today.

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Professor Ole Petersen receives honour from German Society for Gastroenterology, Digestive and Metabolic Diseases

Professor Ole Petersen receives honour from German Society for Gastroenterology, Digestive and Metabolic Diseases

Professor Petersen receives his award from President Professor Markus Lerch MAE
Professor Petersen receives his award from President Professor Markus Lerch MAE

Professor Ole Petersen CBE FRS, Vice-President of Academia Europaea and Director of the AE Cardiff Knowledge Hub, has been elected Honorary Member of the German Society for Gastroenterology, Digestive and Metabolic Diseases in recognition of “his ground-breaking work on the function of ion channels in epithelial cells and the role of calcium signal transduction in the exocrine pancreas”.  The German Society is the oldest (established 1913) and largest (~6000 Members) Gastroenterological Society in Europe. Ole Petersen received his award at the Society’s 72nd Annual Meeting in Dresden (attended by ~5000 members) last week from its President Professor Markus Lerch MAE.  Ole Petersen gave his State-of-the-Art Award Lecture in German, on the subject of the mechanism of alcohol-related pancreatitis.

Interview spotlight: Ole Petersen, Cardiff Hub Academic Director

Interview spotlight: Ole Petersen, Cardiff Hub Academic Director

Professor Ole Petersen, MRC Professor, Cardiff University
Professor Ole Petersen, MRC Professor, Cardiff University

Interview with Professor Ole Petersen CBE FMedSci FLSW MAE ML FRS

Cardiff Hub Academic Director and Vice-President Academia Europaea

By Louise Edwards, Cardiff Hub Manager

As the first in a new series of interviews with Members of Academia Europaea connected with the Cardiff Knowledge Hub, Louise Edwards asks Professor Ole Petersen to share highlights of his life and career.

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