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Advanced Training

12 2023

School

EIT Health Ageing PhD School Annual Retreat

The Annual Retreat of EIT Health Ageing PhD School took place in Coimbra, December 4-7, 2023. This event enclosed close collaboration and synergies with CHAngeing partners, including students from University of Coimbra and University of Crete, and also lecturers from the University of Coimbra, FORTH and Instituto Pedro Nunes.

11 2023

Job Opportunities

2 positions for PhD students at Institute of Molecular Biology and Biotechnology (FORTH)

2 positions for PhD students available at the Institute of Molecular Biology and Biotechnology, Foundation for Research and Technology-Hellas (FORTH) under the scope of CHAngeing project. Offer Description The research group of Neurogenetics and Ageing of IMBB under in the of the R&D project Excellence Hubs, CHAngeing - Connected Hubs in Ageing: Healthy Living to Protect Cerebrovascular Function (reference: GA: 101087071), financed by European Commission through the Horizon Europe Program, invites applications for two (2) PhD student positions. Job Description: Investigation of genetic and dietary interventions with neuroprotective potential for healthy ageing Qualifications: The successful applicant should hold a BSc and MSc in Biology/Biomedicine or related fields, and prior documented experience in Molecular Biology methods. The successful applicant should have been enrolled in a postgraduate program leading to a doctoral degree. The successful applicant should also have excellent scientific authoring skills and several scientific publications in peer reviewed journals in related fields and fluency in English. Requirements Research Field Biological sciences Education Level Master Degree or equivalent Research Field Biological sciences Education Level Bachelor Degree or equivalent Skills/Qualifications Qualifications: The successful applicant should hold a BSc and MSc in Biology/Biomedicine or related fields, and prior documented experience in Molecular Biology methods. The successful applicant should have been enrolled in a postgraduate program leading to a doctoral degree. The successful applicant should also have excellent scientific authoring skills and several scientific publications in peer reviewed journals in related fields and fluency in English.

06 2023

School

EIT Health Ageing PhD School

Advanced Training Excellence Hubs CHAngeing project will profit from the ongoing collaborative platform EIT Health Ageing PhD School. University of Coimbra, University of Crete, FORTH, CHUC and IPN are members of this advanced education training network.

06 2023

Advanced Course

Advanced course “Ageing: from fundamental biology to societal impact”

This PhD training online advanced course (June 26 – July 7, 2023) was part of EIT Health Aeging PhD School and created synergies with MIA-Portugal (Teaming) and CHAngeing (Excellence Hubs).

Twinning & Collaboration

01 2024

Collaborative Ideas

First year of CHAngeing project; Coimbra-Crete synergies to build next implementation activities

João Malva, coordinator of CHAngeing visited the team in FORTH and University of Crete to reinforce contacts and build synergies.

12 2023

Training Initiatives

Innovation and Entrepreneurship Forum @ EIT Health Ageing PhD School Annual Retreat

Partners form Coimbra hub (João Malva, Jorge Figueira, Sofia Viana, António Cunha) and partners from Heraklion hub (George Papamichail, Kostas Vavekis, Anastasia Giakoumaki) shared their views on challenges related with innovation and entrepreneurship training with PhD students at the EIT Health Ageing PhD School students, December 4, 2023.

12 2023

Conferences

MAC2023; Mitochondria in Aging, Cancer and Cell Death

Nektarios Tavernarakis gave a lecture on MAC2023, in Coimbra, December 2nd 2023. "Mitochondrial turnover in neurodegeneration and ageing". MAC2023 and CHAngeing synergies allowed the invitation of Prof. Nektarios Tavernarakis (University of Crete and FORTH) by MAC2023 organiser and CHAngeing member Prof. Paulo Oliveira (University of Coimbra).

07 2023

Collaborative Ideas

City of Longevity Conference

CHAngeing project was introduced at the City of Longevity Conference, Newcastle, July 6th 2023, as part of the roadmap of the City of Coimbra (supported by Ageing@Coimbra excellence hub) to build healthy lifestyle assessment toolkit and disseminate good practices supporting healthy lifestyles inspired by the Mediterranean Diet Culture.

03 2023

Collaborative Ideas

CHAngeing introduced at the 4th UK/Portugal Ageing Forum

CHAngeing project was introduced as part of the road map of Ageing@Coimbra network to support healthy living and longevity at the 4th UK/Portugal Ageing Forum organized by the UK Embassy in Lisbon.

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