Science Jobs of the Week: 09/10/2014

Here are our latest science jobs in this week: 09/10/2014

 

Yorkshire Jobs:

Lead Scientist – Yorkshire

Regulatory Affairs Assistant – Leeds

 

South East Jobs:

Microbiologist – Hertfordshire

Assistant Site Chemist – London

Laboratory Manager – Cambridgeshire

R&D Chemist – Cambridge

Stem Cell Scientist – Surrey/Wales

Customer Service Operative – Kent

QC Laboratory Technician – Hertfordshire

QC Microbiologist – Surrey

 

North East Jobs:

Process Technologist in Barnard Castle

Shift Analyst – Teesside

QA Technical Coordinator in Barnard Castle

 

Midlands Jobs:

Analytical Chemist – Birmingham

Analytical Chemists (various levels) – E Mids

 

Ireland Jobs:

QC Analyst – Ireland

 

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Science Jobs of the Week 25/09/2014:

Here are our latest science jobs in this week 25/09/2014:

 

North West:

Silicone Technologist, Greater Manchester

QA Specialist – Cumbria

 

North East:

Research Scientist – Teesside

Quality Manager / QP – North East

QC Microbiologist – Sunderland

Development Technologist – Tyneside

 

Yorkshire:

Laboratory Analyst – South Yorkshire

Production Shift Supervisor – Yorkshire

Laboratory Manager – Grimsby

 

South East:

Analytical Chemist – Herts

Laboratory Analyst – Berkshire

 

London:

Validation Manager – London

 

Midlands:

QC Technician – Derbyshire

Development Chemist, Derbyshire

Chemist or Technical Manager, Derbyshire

 

Scotland:

Chemist in Aberdeen

 

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Science Jobs of the Week: 18/09/2014

Here are our latest science jobs in this week: 18/09/2014

 

South East:

Supply Chain Administrator job – Berkshire

Senior Inorganic Chemist – Kent

Business Development Director job – Cambridgeshire

Senior Scientist, Biologicals, Cambridgeshire

Senior Scientist – Bioanalysis, Cambridgeshire

Microbiologist job- Sussex

Sampler – Hampshire

Research Chemist job- Hertfordshire

 

London:

Proteomics Research Assistant – London

 

North East:

Analytical Chemist job – Northumberland

QC Laboratory Manager – North East

QC Analyst Job – Sunderland

 

North West:

Intumescent Coatings Chemist, Greater Manchester

 

Yorkshire:

Clean Room Supervisor – Yorkshire

Metallurgist/Laboratory Manager – South Yorkshire

 

Midlands:

Laboratory Technician Testing Engineer, West Mids.

Certification Officer, West Midlands

Heat Treatment Technician, West Midlands

 

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CK Science Salary Survey 2013

Your chance to complete the 2013 CK Science Salary Survey is almost over.

Science jobsThe science salary survey will be closing at the end of February so this is the last chance you will have to  take part. It takes only 5 minutes to complete, and your participation will help us understand what the 2012 science salary brackets were. The results of this survey will be published and will help you with your job and salary expectations for 2013.

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New Science park creates over 2000 jobs

ThA new-state-of-the-art Science park will bring 2,000 jobs to Wiltshiree Swindon Advertiser has reported that a new state-of-the-art science park will be developed at Porton in Wiltshire creating more than 2,000 jobs over a 10-year-period and bringing national and international investment into the area.

Wiltshire Council and a joint development company, comprising Trebor Developments LLP and Wrenbridge Land Limited, will develop the science park. The successfully bided  for £10m funding from the Department of Business, Innovation and Skills (BIS). This will help kick-start the first phase of the science park project, creating the infrastructure for the planned 355,000 sq ft science park and a new 23,000 sq ft innovation centre

This new science park will  provide facilities for science- and research-based industries and could attract £70m of private sector investment over the next 10 years.

 

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GSK invest 10 million euros at their facility in Sligo, Ireland

Pharmatimes have reported that GlaxoSmithKline has decided to keep open its facility in Sligo Ireland and will instead invest 10 million euros into the plant.

GSK acquired the facility in Sligo when GSK bought the dermatology specialist Stiefel Laboratories for up to $3.6 billion in 2009.

There will be some jobs cuts at the plant over the next two years, which currently employs 180 people, with a “gradual” reduction to 120. However, GlaxoSmthKline estimated there would be an additional 50 jobs added in 2014 as the plant improved skills and capacity.

 

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Allergans Botox receives UK approval for treatment of MS/spinal injury

CK Science - Scientific Recruitment AgencyPharmaTimes have reported that Allergan’s Botox is now licensed in the UK for patients who have continence issues because of multiple sclerosis or a spinal injury.

The Medicines and Healthcare products Regulatory Agency has give Allergan permission to use Botox (botulinum toxin type A) for managing urinary incontinence caused by neurogenic detrusor overactivity due to subcervical spinal cord injury or multiple sclerosis (MS),

Professor Christopher Chapple, Urology Department, Royal Hallamshire Hospital, Sheffield NHS Trust and a key investigator in the neurogenic detrusor overactivity registration trials, has welcomed the new license, noting that “being able to better control and manage bladder function can be life-changing for patients”.

 

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UCB launches its new biotechnology facility

PharmaTimes has reported that UCB has launched its 65 million euro pilot biotechnology plant in Belgium.

The new facility is located at its Braine-l’Alleud site and will employ 100 employees. This new facility will produce cell culture-based therapeutic proteins that are dedicated to accelerating the availability of new drugs for severe diseases with a focus on the research and clinical trial phases

This new facility is designed enable UCB to improve its biological medicines.

Chief executive Roch Doliveux said that “today, 33% of drugs for human use worldwide are of biotechnological origin and represent more than half of UCB’s current R&D pipeline”. He added that “with this bio pilot plant, we will more rapidly initiate clinical studies of new antibody-based therapeutics”.

 

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Novartis’s rare cancer drug is launched in the UK

Pharmatimes have reported that Novartis have launched their new drug Jakavi which means for the first time patients in the UK with a rare form of blood cancer will now have access to this targeted therapy

Jakavi (ruxolitinib) is a first-in-class JAK 1 and JAK 2 inhibitor, and is now available to treat patients in the UK with disease-related enlarged spleen or various forms of myelofibrosis, which affects around 0.34-0.76 people in every 100,000.

Myelofibrosis is a rare, potentially life-threatening blood cancer characterised by bone marrow failure, enlarged spleen and debilitating symptoms including extreme fatigue, poor quality of life and weight loss, and shortened survival.

Jakavi received EU approval at the end of August 2012

 

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£2.8 billion renewable energy investment in Scotland

Scottish Development International has reported that Scotland’s renewable energy industry has attracted £2.8 billion capital investment since 2009.

Onshore wind accounts for 57 percent of total investment with 21 percent going to offshore wind. The rest of the investment has been deivded between wave and tidal energy, solar photovoltaic, hydro energy, landfill gas and biofuels.

Niall Stuart, chief executive of Scottish Renewables said “These figures show Scotland’s renewables industry is very much bucking the economic trend.  During the downturn our industry has delivered some £2.8bn of much needed capital investment in our economy.  This has helped to grow the supply chain, secure the future of many companies and support more than 11,000 jobs”

 

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Grapefruit juice provides anti-cancer benefits

As reported by WorldPharmaNews, results of a clinical trial have showed that a glass a day of grapefruit juice lets patients derive the same benefits from an anti-cancer drug as they would get from more than three times as much of the drug by itself.

Researchers at the University of Chicago Medicine study the effects that foods can have on the uptake and elimination of drugs used for cancer treatment.

In the study, they found that eight ounces a day of grapefruit juice can slow the body’s metabolism of a drug called sirolimus, which has been approved for transplant patients but may also help many people with cancer.

Patients who drank eight ounces a day of grapefruit juice increased their sirolimus levels by 350 percent. A drug called ketoconazole that also slows drug metabolism increased sirolimus levels by 500 percent.

The hope is that this combination could help patients avoid side effects associated with high doses of the drug and reduce the cost of the medication.

 

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GSK supports Olympics anti doping operation

The Guardian has reported that GSK today marks its role as Official Laboratory Services Provider for the London 2012 Olympic and Paralympic Games by launching its first UK advertising campaign to celebrate the role that anti-doping science will play in helping ensure this summer’s Games are the cleanest possible.

The multimillion-pound ad campaign features a string of British athletes, including Marlon Devonish and Phillips Idowu to highlight its role running the anti-doping testing laboratory for the London Olympic games.

The London 2012 anti-doping laboratory, provided by GSK in partnership with the London Organising Committee for the Olympic and Paralympic Games (LOCOG) and King’s College London opened today and will be operational 24 hours a day, seven days a week. More tests will be carried out at the London 2012 lab, based at GSK’s Harlow site, than at any other Games with every medallist and up to 50 per cent of all competing athletes being tested.

 

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Research says that men who drink 7 cups of tea a day are 50% more likely to develop prostate cancer

The Telegraph reported that a research study at Glasgow University  has said that men who drink a lot of tea a day are 50 per cent more likely to develop prostate cancer

Glasgow University found that people who drink more than seven cups of tea are at a much higher risk of getting the disease than those who consume three cups or fewer.

The warning comes after scientists at the University of Glasgow tracked the health of more than 6,000 men for four decades.  The participients were aged between  21 and 75 were asked to complete a questionnaire about their usual consumption of tea, coffee and alcohol as well as their smoking habits and general health, and had to attend a screening examination.

Dr Kate Holmes, head of research at The Prostate Cancer Charity, said: ‘Whilst it does appear that those who drank seven or more cups of tea each day had an increased risk of developing prostate cancer, this did not take into consideration family history or any other dietary elements other than tea, coffee and alcohol intake……It is therefore unclear as to whether there were other factors in play which may have had a greater impact on risk.

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Merck sign $303 million biotherapeutics deal

PharmaTimes has reported that Merck & Co has entered into a possible $303 million USD collaboration with Ambrx to develop ‘smart bomb’ antibodies.

Merck hope to develop biologic drug conjugates using Ambrx’s “site-specific protein medicinal chemistry technology”

Merck is paying an upfront fee of $15 million and is eligible to receive milestones totalling up to $288 million. Ambrx will also receive royalties.

Richard Murray, head of biologics and vaccines research at Merck said that this collaboration will allow us to combine Ambrx’s expertise in site-specific protein conjugation chemistry with Merck’s expanding antibody capabilities and extensive small molecule resources.

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UK manufacturing to get £6.5m through R&D projects

The Engineer has reported that UK manufacturing is to receive a £6.5m innovation boost through 16 new research and development projects to develop new production technologies

The Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council and the Technology Strategy Board are to provide grant funding to support the development of new technologies that have the potential to underpin new production processes in a wide range of industrial applications and market sectors. The research will focus on novel manufacturing processes and techniques, resource efficiency and greater environmental sustainability through the efficient disposal or recycling of asset.

Companies including Airbus Operations, GKN Aerospace and Unilever will lead the projects, which will lead to technologies such as innovative car-painting methods, autonomous intelligent machining, the online control of welding processes using ultrasonic test techniques, and sustainable and resource-efficient titanium cutting.

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UK offshore wind could create 215,000 Jobs

The Bloomsberg Business week reported that the U.K. offshore wind industry could create 215,000 jobs and boost exports by up to 22.5 billion pounds by 2030.

The Centre for Economics and Business Research said in a report commissioned by Irish wind developer Mainstream Renewable Power Ltd that the Development of the industry may “see an annual 1 percent uplift” in gross domestic product.  The estimates are based on the installation of 49 gigawatts of offshore wind by 2030 resulting in 97,000 jobs created by 2020, assuming offshore wind generation reaches 17 gigawatts.

Mainstream Renewable’s Chief Executive Officer Eddie O’Connor said “By creating a new industry, offshore wind will create jobs, assist in balancing the trade deficit and boost GDP at a time of economic uncertainty,”

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Scientists have grown human bone from stem cells

The Telegraph has reported that scientists have succeeded in growing human bone from stem cells in a laboratory, which they claim may eventually pave the way for patients to have broken bones repaired or replaced with new ones grown outside the body.

The researchers started with stem cells taken from fat tissue. It took around a month to grow them into sections of fully-formed living human bone up to a couple of inches long.  The technology, which has been developed along with researchers at the Technion Institute of Research in Israel, uses three dimensional scans of the damaged bone to build a gel-like scaffold that matches the shape.

The first trial in patients is on course to be conducted later this year, by an Israeli biotechnology company Bonus BioGroup that has been working with academics on the technology.

Professor Avinoam Kadouri, head of the scientific advisory board for Bonus BioGroup, said: “There is a need for artificial bones for injuries and in operations…..We use three dimensional structures to fabricate the bone in the right shape and geometry. We can grow these bones outside the body and then transplant it to the patient at the right time”

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Norwegian oil services firm Aker Solutions to create 1300 new jobs in London

The Telegraph reported that Norwegian oil services firm Aker Solutions says it aims to build up a 1 700-strong London engineering hub thereby creating 1 300 new jobs by 2015, as growth in global oil and gas markets drives demand for the company’s technologies and services.

Aker Solutions provides oilfield products, systems and services for customers in the oil and gas industry, and is listed on the Oslo stock exchange. The company, which employs more than 3000 people in the UK, opened a new office in Chiswick Park, West London, last year.

UK Prime Minister David Cameron said: “Aker Solution’s decision to create 1300 new jobs at a new engineering hub in Chiswick is great news for the local economy and it is a vote of confidence in the skill, expertise and professionalism of our engineering sector.”

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Teesside's Renewable Energy Renaissance

The Financial Times has reported that Teesside is becoming a hotbed for renewable energy investment, with around thirty low carbon investments.

These investments are set to be added to, with various proposals set to be implemented. They range from an anaerobic energy research plant to a processing plant for over 400,000 tonnes of household waste to a £200 million advanced gasification plant for the new energy and technology plant near Billingham. These will all create jobs and investment.

Another proposed scheme is the Tenergis project, which will process crude oil and produce diesel, kerosene and hydrogen. The North East of England Process Industry Cluster (NEPIC) estimates over 50 million metric tonnes of waste is produced annually, with over three quarters being recyclable. NEPIC believes the government should review its policies on industry and energy to protect the UK’s industrial base from carbon taxation. The hesitancy has left projects such as a £500 million biomass plant on hold in the area.

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Amnis Bought Out by Division of Merck

EMD Millipore, the life sciences arm of pharmaceutical company Merck, has purchased cell imaging instrument manufacturer Amnis Corporation, reports inpharm.com.

Jonathan DiVincenzo, head of life sciences at EMD, has said that the deal improves the company’s flow cytometry range and will create “tremendous value for our customers’ research outcomes.” Amnis’ products are used in flow cytometry applications across various fields including biotech and pharmaceutical cell analysis.

DiVincenzo went on to add that “with this acquisition, EMD Millipore becomes the only provider of this technology.” David Basiji, Amnis chief executive, believes becoming park of Merck will “accelerate product development”for his company. The deal is expected to go through in the final quarter of this year.

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