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Final year medical student attends prestigious Utrecht Summer School to research global child health

Final year medical student attends prestigious Utrecht Summer School to research global child health
Description
Phoebe Hazenburg, a final year MBChB student, reports on her experiences after being selected to attend the Utrecht Summer School on Global Child Health by kind invitation of the University of Amsterdam's Medical School.
Date:
24/09/2018

Cross-Institute Neuroscience and Ophthalmology team celebrates its women in science

Cross-Institute Neuroscience and Ophthalmology team celebrates its women in science
Description
The Neuroscience and Ophthalmology team, led by Professor Ann Logan, is an exciting representation of women in science bringing together colleagues from the Institutes of Inflammation and Ageing and Clinical Sciences.
Date:
31/07/2018

University's Head of Dentistry wins award for his outstanding research

University's Head of Dentistry wins award for his outstanding research
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The University of Birmingham's Head of the School of Dentistry, Professor Iain Chapple, has received a prestigious award to recognise his outstanding research in periodontal disease.
Date:
27/07/2018

Birmingham Brief: Childhood obesity - time for more comprehensive regulation of the food industry

Birmingham Brief: Childhood obesity - time for more comprehensive regulation of the food industry
Description
Dr Miranda Pallan of the Institute of Clinical Sciences writes for the Birmingham Brief on how the rate of children classed as obese continues to rise.
Date:
15/06/2018

Professor Julian Bion awarded an OBE in Queen's Birthday Honours List

Professor Julian Bion awarded an OBE in Queen's Birthday Honours List
Description
The significant contribution of Professor Julian Bion for services to intensive care medicine has been recognised in the Queen's Birthday Honours List.
Date:
15/06/2018

Enabling health professionals to respond to domestic violence – lessons from New Zealand

Enabling health professionals to respond to domestic violence – lessons from New Zealand
Description
Frontline health professionals must be better supported to identify and support victims of domestic violence, according to a report by nurse researcher Dr Caroline Bradbury-Jones, who last year spent eight weeks observing good practice in this area in New Zealand. Her travels were enabled by a Churchill Fellowship, in partnership with the Burdett Trust for Nursing.
Date:
08/06/2018

First year Medical students celebrate end of exams with CAWC

Description
The Curriculum and Welfare Committee, more commonly known as CAWC, is a student-led committee that strives to improve the experience of the students on the MBChB and intercalated programmes.
Date:
18/05/2018

Success at Student Nursing Times Awards

Success at Student Nursing Times Awards
Description
The School of Nursing is delighted to announce that 3rd Year BNurs Nursing student, Travis Norton, has won the award for 'Student Nurse of the Year: Adult' at the prestigious Student Nursing Times Awards.
Date:
10/05/2018

The Conversation: Artificial sweeteners linked to diabetes and obesity

The Conversation: Artificial sweeteners linked to diabetes and obesity
Description
Dr Alex Conner, Senior Lecturer in Medical Sciences, writes for The Conversation UK on recent findings that have suggested a link between artificial sweeteners and diabetes and obesity.
Date:
23/04/2018

New educational video helps South Asian rheumatoid arthritis patients manage condition and understand treatment pathway

New educational video helps South Asian rheumatoid arthritis patients manage condition and understand treatment pathway
Description
Rheumatoid arthritis (RA) patients of South Asian origin now have extra help in living with a painful and incurable condition – thanks to a new educational video that encourages them to understand when and why they need to move from standard treatment to treatment with a biologic.
Date:
19/04/2018
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