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Sara Valencia

Email

S.M.Valencia-Cadavid@sms.ed.ac.uk 

Qualifications

  • 2006-2010. B.Sc. in Biology. CES University, Medellín, Colombia. 

Funding 

  • Global Justice Academy and Global Development Academy. Discussion of the political and social situation in Colombia after the peace agreement. October 2016. 

  • Funding provided by organiser committee to participate at the FAPESP’s São Paulo Summer School of Advanced Sciences of Biotechnology, Biosocialities and the Governance of Life Sciences. Campinas, Brazil, August 11-15, 2014. 

  • ‹Colombian National Scholarship. Sponsor: COLCIENCIAS.  Program:  Science and Technology Studies. 2012.

  • Colfuturo Scholarship: Program: MSc in Management of Bioeconomy, Innovation and Governance. University of Edinburgh September 2012. Funding not used.

  • Funding Enlaza Mundos: Sponsor: Medellin council, Colombia. Program: MSc in Management of Bioeconomy, Innovation and Governance. University of Edinburgh September 2012. Funding not used.

Awards

  • Best graduated biology student and academic excellence. Biology program. CES University and EIA. Medellin, Colombia. December 2010.

  • Academic Honorable Mention for personal achievements and academic merit at Biology Program. CES University and EIA, Biology Program. Medellin, Colombia. Years: 2010- 2009- 2008-2007.

  • Scholarship first-semester undergrad student for obtained a high score in the admission exam at National University of Colombia (UNal). Program Biology Engineer. January 2005.

  • Social recognition Mention to civics and values. Colombia's Military Forces, National Army 4th Brigade– Medellin Colombia, Year: 2000.

University involvement  

  • 2014, 2015: Co-organiser of the PhD students day workshop.

  • 2012- 2013, 2015. PhD student co-representative for Science, Technology and Innovation Studies.

Other activities

  • Co-founder of the Colombian association of scholars in UK (Abecol). 2015
  • Co-Organizer of the First Research Symposium Colombia- United Kingdom.  September 23 and 24, London, UK. 

PhD supervisors