4 – 10 June 2016

The Daily Mail cover the School’s research co-authored by Kaye Wellings and Wendy Macdowall on British sexual attitudes when abroad. The study was also covered by The Guardian, i news and via the Press Association. 

Research on mosquito survival rates in Tanzania written by Sophie Weston, a research…

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28 May –  3 June 2016

The back page of the Times reports on Neil Pearce teaming up with the Rugby Football Union for a study examining the possible long-term effects of the game on brain health: “Evidence is accumulating on the possible long-term health risks in former contact-sport athletes. However, each sport…

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21 – 27 May 2016

Kaye Wellings speaks to Sky News about her research showing how the Government’s teenage pregnancy strategy has successfully reduced the number of teen pregnancies in the UK. Heart Radio and multiple regional radio stations, including LBC News, also feature the study: “The teenage pregnancy strategy aimed to change attitudes…

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14 – 20 May 2016

As co-lead of new research demonstrating that one third of the global burden of mental illness occurs in India and China, Vikram Patel speaks to New York Times about the severe mental health treatment gap in these countries: “India and China together represent more than a third of the…

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7 – 13 May 2016

Joy Lawn speaks to The Financial Times about maternal mortality, and the continuing issue of high rates of global stillbirths: “Newborn deaths are on the agenda because of child survival targets, and people are paying attention. Stillbirths are not mentioned at all, although they have a huge impact on families…

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30 April – 6 May 2016

Neil Pearce speaks to CNN about a mysterious kidney disease of unknown causes that is affecting farmers in tropical locations all over the world. He is leading a team investigating the disease in sugar cane workers in Nicaragua: “What we do know is it looks like the same thing is…

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23 – 29 April 2016

Ford Hickson’s research which found that young gay and bisexual men are six times more likely to attempt suicide than older men in that group is covered by the Independent: “Our study showed that among gay and bisexual men, age and ethnicity had a significant impact on mental health…

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16 – 22 April 2016

The Telegraph covers research co-authored by Bianca DeStavola showing that the school a girl attends can affect her chance of being diagnosed with an eating disorder. Further coverage is in The Times, Daily Mail, ITV News, LBC Radio, NHS Choices and Oxford Mail. Press Association report the story, leading…

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9 – 15 April 2016

Cathy Zimmerman speaks to The Independent as co-author of new research revealing the severe mental health problems experienced by survivors of human trafficking in the UK: “Trafficking for various forms of exploitation is very diverse. It appears to be somewhat prevalent. I think the public has to give second…

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2 – 8 April 2016

David Heymann speaks to NPR in the US about the danger of ‘parachute researchers’, scientists from wealthy nations who come to collect data when a puzzling disease breaks out in a developing country, and do not share their findings: “If you want really to have a rapid public health response…

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