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News roundup

Published: 23 October 2013

A summary of the latest news and intelligence from around the Faculty.

As part of the Guardian's celebration of ‘Ada Lovelace day: women in science and technology' on 15th October Dr Cheryl Metcalf has written a contribution which has been published in the paper online and also on the University's website.  The day celebrates the achievements of women in science, technology, engineering and maths around the world.


Dr Jo Adams has been nominated by European colleagues to represent UK nurses and allied health professionals on the Health Professions Scientific subcommittee of the European League Against Rheumatism from 2013-2015.  

The committee is dedicated to the development of European health professionals in rheumatology, with particular emphasis on the development of scientific research collaborations.  The role compliments the European grant that Jo currently holds developing European wide standards for patient education in rheumatoid arthritis. 


You may have spotted the broadcast media who have been filming our researchers over the last few weeks.  ITV Meridian paid a visit to film the SAIL project led by Ann-Marie Hughes and is due to be broadcast tomorrow. 

BBC Radio Solent also paid a visit to Ann-Marie Hughes and Jane Burridge to talk about their work with stroke rehabilitation - due for broadcast on 31st October - and BBC Breakfast is currently on site filming the participants taking part in the ballroom dancing and Parkinson's disease study led by Ann Ashburn.


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