Martin McKee discusses the risks of e-cigarettes for BBC News Online: “The health community is completely divided on the subject of whether electronic cigarettes are safer than real cigarettes. While the signatories to this letter are clearly supportive, the World … Continue reading
Monthly Archives: May 2014
Some innovative ways universities have introduced or are thinking of introducing to help relieve the stress of exams include: bubble wrap popping stations (University of Leicester student union),petting zoos (University of Bath) and even bouncy castles and massages (PETA’s alternatives … Continue reading
Carting trip, 30th July 2014. Contact Anton for details.
Dr Nashid Kamal from Bangladesh studied for her PhD in Medical Demography at the London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine, graduating in 1996. She is currently Adjunct Professor in the School of Business, BRAC University, and in the Department … Continue reading
Joy Lawn talks to The Guardian, New York Times, Al Jazeera, AFP, Thomson Reuters Foundation and the Inter Press Service about her new research showing that 5.5 million newborns die each year without being recorded: “In most countries stillbirths do … Continue reading
“I forget which was the first distemper I plunged into – some fearful, devastating scourge, I know – and, before I had glanced half down the list of ‘premonitory symptoms’, it was borne in upon me that I had fairly … Continue reading
Professor Richard Hayes and Professor Rosanna Peeling were today named as joint winners of the 2014 George Macdonald Medal, awarded jointly by the School and the Royal Society of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene in recognition of outstanding research leading to the improvement of health in … Continue reading
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Fiona Majorin is a research assistant and PhD student with the Environmental Health Group. Her research explores child faeces disposal as a pathway in disease transmission. Little work has been done in this area to date and subsequently Fiona and others … Continue reading
Dr Sidat from Mozambique studied the MSc in Infectious Diseases by Distance Learning, graduating in 2000. He is currently the Dean of the Faculty of Medicine, University Eduardo Mondlane in Maputo, Mozambique. “I decided to study the MSc by Distance … Continue reading