The situation in Ukraine is highly tense and it remains to be seen whether the agreement forged in Geneva last week can hold in the face of the shoot-out in the eastern town of Slayansk, when at least five people were killed and ended the Easter truce declared by the authorities in Kiev.
The Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership, known by its initials TTIP, is a comprehensive free trade agreement that is now being negotiated between the world’s two largest trading partners, the United States and the European Union.
The aim is to remove all trade barriers in a wide range of economic sectors to make it easier to buy and sell goods and services between the EU and the US.
Biofrontiers, facilitated in partnership with CEUCE, has sent an excellent undergraduate student, Elizabeth Horneber, to the International Society of Magnetic Resonance in Medicine Conference from May 12-16 in Milan, Italy. Elizabeth was chosen through a competitive process by Biofrontiers, and will be blogging about her experiences for us while there. Elizabeth began researching Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI) technology a year ago, with the intention of pursuing radiation in her post-grad career.