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Moving Forward, Looking Back

It is exactly two years since we launched our ancestral DNA project with ScotlandsDNA, and 18 months since BritainsDNA, IrelandsDNA and YorkshiresDNA began to send out results to customers. We have learned a great deal about our history and much of what we do has developed and grown with this knowledge. Our research has also begunContinue Reading

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Guest Post from Kim, Customer Service Manager

Hi there! My name is Kim McCallum and I am the Customer Manager for ScotlandsDNA. I have over 10 years customer service experience, which I gained in the retail and hospitality sector, so suffice to say I’ve seen my fair share of good and bad customer service! I am passionate about my role, and IContinue Reading

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Remembering Flodden

Following on from our Marketing Intern Joanna’s guest blog post in August, it is now the turn of Alistair Moffat, Historian and Managing Director of ScotlandsDNA. Alistair writes about the 500th Anniversary of the battle of Flodden, which was remembered this week.   A great battle, huge slaughter and immense loss of life have been theContinue Reading

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Exciting Times Ahead

Exciting Times Ahead

September is now upon us, and as we reflect on what was an action packed summer, we are also preparing for a very busy Autumn and Winter. We are getting closer to the release of Chromo2 results, and the team are busy putting in the finishing touches to the graphics and presentation, as well asContinue Reading

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Who is the Reddest of Them All?

Who is the Reddest of Them All?

Crosshaven, County Cork; the small sailing village where three full days are dedicated to a celebration of the extraordinary – red hair. The Irish Redhead Convention began as a fun, quirky birthday party for organisers Denis and Joleen Cronin, and has now just completed its fourth year, raising thousands for the Irish Cancer Society andContinue Reading

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Chromo2 Red-Head Test: Results Explained

Chromo2 Red-Head Test: Results Explained

As we launched the Red-Head test at the end of 2012, we set out not only to enable people to find out if they carry any of the red-head variants, but also with the aim of finding out why Britain and Ireland are thought to have the most number of red-heads per capita than anywhereContinue Reading

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Guest Post: Meet Joanna, Marketing Intern

Today is the first of our Guest Posts and I’m delighted to introduce Joanna Millar, our first ever intern! Joanna was in touch at the end of last year looking for some work experience, and given her keen interest and extensive knowledge of history from her degree it seemed like the perfect fit, and itContinue Reading

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Taking on the Mantle

Taking on the Mantle

Hello! My name is Helen and I am Marketing Manager at ScotlandsDNA. Having worked with Heather during her time here, I am delighted to be taking up the role of writing the blog and hope I can continue to deliver the same quality of posts with news, updates and stories of interest straight from ScotlandsDNAContinue Reading

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A Heartfelt Farewell

A Heartfelt Farewell

Hello Everyone, I am writing to you all to say farewell.  Its has been a pleasure to write for you each week and to keep you updated on company events and to help answer any questions you may have about our research and your results.  ScotlandsDNA has allowed me to do some very exciting thingsContinue Reading

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History Comes Alive

History Comes Alive

Continuing with our monthly customer spotlight segment, I am very pleased to introduce Ed Hastings.  Ed has taken one of our ancestry tests and happily agreed to share his experience with us.  His wife Sandy has also ordered a test and is anxiously awaiting her results that will be run on the new Chromo2 chip!Continue Reading

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Recent posts

It is exactly two years since we launched our ancestral DNA project with ScotlandsDNA, and 18 months since BritainsDNA, IrelandsDNA and » [more]
Hi there! My name is Kim McCallum and I am the Customer Manager for ScotlandsDNA. I have over 10 years customer » [more]
Following on from our Marketing Intern Joanna's guest blog post in August, it is now the turn of Alistair Moffat, » [more]