Matt Silver speaks to BBC News Magazine about his research at the MRC Unit in The Gambia which shows that a mother’s diet at the time of conception may affect her child’s lifelong health. The research is featured in the … Continue reading
Monthly Archives: September 2015
By Aisling O’Malley Sir Ronald Ross was born in India in 1857, he was educated in Englandand entered the Indian Medical Service in 1881. In 1892 he began his study of malaria and in 1895 began corresponding with Sir Patrick … Continue reading
For this week’s Alumni Profile we spoke to alumnus Dr Enrique San-Gil Caballero, who studied not just one Master’s degree at the School but two: he graduated with an MSc in Virology in 1992 before studying the MSc in Infectious … Continue reading
By Dr Cathy Zimmerman, Reader in Gender Violence and Health at the School. The recent image of the body of a dead three-old boy on a Turkish beach seized the world’s attention and provoked the worst nightmare of parents everywhere. This … Continue reading
Interview of Karl Blanchet and Tejendra Pherali (UCL Institute of Education) about their current study related to the Syrian context: How to move from theory to practice on Syria’s refugee crisis
Ligia Kiss speaks to BBC World Service Health Check (at 11m20s) about new research showing severe mental health problems including depression, suicide attempts and self-harm are commonly experienced by child trafficking survivors: “What was most shocking for us were the … Continue reading
The Gender Violence Health Centre (GVHC) has been a major participant in the Sexual Violence Research Initiative (SVRI) since it began. From 15–17 September 2015, GVHC researchers will be presenting at SVRI’s 2015 Forum in Stellenbosch, South Africa, highlighting the … Continue reading
We are sad to say goodbye to the School’s Safety Policy Adviser Michael Smith, who retired last week. Here Michael looks back at his 39 years at the School. I joined the School in October 1976 – straight from university – as … Continue reading
Poor mental health, self-harm and suicide attempts are common among children and adolescents who have been trafficked for forced labour or sexual exploitation, according to a new study published in JAMA Pediatrics.
Inspirational film released to mark the day Queen Elizabeth II becomes the longest serving monarch.