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Health Sciences news roundup on 4th September 2014

Published: 4 September 2014

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


Congratulations to final branch Child Branch PG Dip student Chloe Alden-Dennis who has gained the position of Student Editor for child branch with the Nursing Times. Chloe takes up her new role this week.



Congratulations to Wendy Wigley who was nominated for an award in the High Performing Education and Training Team of the Year category in the Health Education Wessex Shine Awards 2014 which recognise education and training excellence for the NHS. Over 140 nominations were received.



The University is holding its Open Days tomorrow and Saturday. Health Sciences academics and students will be on hand to talk to visitors, who will also be able to see our cutting-edge facilities, such as the skills labs, and find out how we can help prepare them for a successful future.

Digi champs will be posting and tweeting from Health Sciences throughout the two days so look out for pictures and comments on our social media channels: Facebook and Twitter!



Health Sciences’ Dr Lesley Collier and Dr Jackie Bridges will be speaking at the Institute of Life Sciences dementia conference on 16th September alongside John Hardy, Professor of Neuroscience at UCL, and Nick Fox, Professor and Honorary Consultant Neurologist at UCL.

The conference will showcase the value of interdisciplinary research in the multi-factorial spectrum of dementia. Registration is free.





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