MSc Medical Parasitology student Brittany is blogging about her experiences in London, and why it’s such a great city to study science: The Science of forensics, medicine made into art, and a massive collection of historical medical equipment. Those are some of … Continue reading
Monthly Archives: March 2015
March 11th is No Smoking Day and we thought that we would highlight the fact that the link between smoking and lung cancer was made at the School. In 1950, Richard Doll, a member of the MRC Statistical Research Unit … Continue reading
World Glaucoma Week: March 8-14, 2015 March 8-14, 2015 Topic: Eye Care Sponsor: World Glaucoma Association (WGA), World Glaucoma Patient Association (WGPA) Location: Worldwide Map & Directions Web site: http://www.worldglaucoma.org/ World Glaucoma Week (WGW) is a joint global initiative of … Continue reading
The Library will be closing at 2.00pm on Friday 13th March in preparation for the DL Reception. The Library will re-open as usual at 9.00am on Saturday 14th March.
Bridging the gap between theory and practice The Learning Initiative on Norms, Exploitation and Abuse (LINEA) is a new network, hosted by the Gender Violence and Health Centre (GVHC) within the SaME group. LINEA organised this two-day workshop on social norms … Continue reading
It is with great sadness that we announce the death of Dr Alec Smith on 15th August, 2014. Born 19th January, 1927, Alec was a graduate of Birmingham University (BSc. Zoology and Comparative Physiology, First Class Honours (1948) and D.Sc. (1965)) … Continue reading
Two project documents have been uploaded to the website: Stage Plan: Jan – Jun 2015: The Stage Plan describes work to be performed by the RDM Support Service during the next six months. End Stage Report: July – Dec 2014: … Continue reading
This International Women’s Day, we celebrate findings that the SASA! approach can mobilise communities to prevent violence against women and HIV.
Alcohol policy has, for too long, spurned evidence or evaluation. Scotland is showing England and Wales the way forward, prioritising monitoring and evaluation of new policies to help generate better evidence, argues David Humphreys Government policies to control alcohol have, … Continue reading
Peter Piot co-authors a piece for The Guardian with president of the International Rescue Committee, David Miliband, about the need to involve local communities in responding to epidemics from the outset: “It’s now time to apply these lessons to the … Continue reading