7 March 2014
Dr Faith Hill, University Director of Education, Head of the Academic Unit for Medical Education, and Director of the Medical Education Development Unit along with Dr Anja Timm, Senior Research Fellow in Education and Deputy Director of the Medical Education Development Unit, are running the event “Mind the Gap: Rethinking perspectives on clinical placements”, which will take place on 21 March 2014 and concludes the ‘Beyond Competence’ national education research and development project. The conference has received overwhelming support and is fully booked. The keynote speaker is Professor Judith Ellis, MBE.
6 March 2014
Find out how science shapes our world, from the importance of bacteria to discoveries in the solar system and beyond, at the University of Southampton’s annual Science and Engineering Festival from 15 to 22 March.
27 February 2014
Mr Tim Biggs, Academic Clinical Fellow in Otolaryngology, has won a number of research grants with his supervisors Mr Rami Salib and Dr Sylvia Pender.
20 February 2014
The restricted availability of defibrillators, and poor understanding of how to use them, is helping to boost the number of deaths from heart attacks occurring outside hospitals, a Southampton study suggests.
17 February 2014
A leading eye specialist has warned thousands of children with a disabling sight disorder are being "written off".
14 February 2014
Dr Gothard, is a Postdoctoral Research Fellow in the 'Bone and Joint' research group, which is part of Human Development and Health (HDH), and based in the 'Institute of Developmental Sciences'. He is in his 5th year of a 5yr BBSRC intercollaborative Lola programme, between the University of Southampton (Prof. Richard O. C. Oreffo), University of Nottingham (Prof. Kevin M. Shakesheff), Imperial College London (Prof. Molly Stevens), and Keele University (Prof. Alicia El Haj).
11 February 2014
Two of the city’s leading clinical and academic health experts are set to transform the delivery of research across the region.
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10 February 2014
Fertility experts at the University of Southampton and University of Warwick have found new insights into why some fertilized eggs can embed in a uterus and why some do not.
31 January 2014
Public health policy stresses the potential of cumulative, small changes in individual and family behaviours to produce significant changes in population health. To this end the UK Medical Research Council’s Lifecourse Epidemiology Unit, the University of Southampton, Southampton city officials and the Primary Care Trust have spent the last few years working together, using research into the barriers to change for disadvantaged Southampton mothers and families to design and develop a new intervention that begins with the health care workforce.
31 January 2014
We should be ambitious about patients’ involvement in research, and it should start long before hospital admission.’ That was the verdict of Simon Denegri, the National Institute for Health Research (NIHR) Director for Public Participation and Engagement in Research and keynote speaker at a highly commended awareness-raising event led by the Patient and Public Involvement team at Research Design Service South Central (RDS SC).