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A graduate lesson in global health and poverty

Through funding from the Department for International Development (DfID), I have recently spent six months working with local communities to support health education and disability projects in Lesotho. My weeks were split between the Resource Centre for the Blind (RCB), … Continue reading

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Changing behaviour to improve public health: the challenge of individual and professional behaviour change (FUSE Quarterly Research Meeting, Durham, 4 July 2012)

“Changing behaviour to improve public health: the challenge of individual and professional behaviour change” Fuse Quarterly Research Meeting Wednesday 4th July 2012, 09:00-12:40 Earth Sciences Building, Durham University Fuse invites you to a quarterly research meeting on the science of … Continue reading

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The Mutual Challenges of Public Health and the Neurosciences (European Neuroscience & Society Network Conference, April 25-27, London)

Registration is now open for the final conference of the European Neuroscience & Society Network in London April 25-27th: ‘The Mutual Challenges of Public Health and the Neurosciences’. Details about the conference, including an updated programme, can be found here. … Continue reading

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Smoke Free in Singapore: SIG members attend the World Conference on Tobacco or Health

Three members of the Smoking Interest Group (including myself, Andrew Russell and Sue Lewis) have been in Singapore to attend the 15th World Conference on Tobacco or Health.   This is a huge three-yearly conference bringing together 2600 delegates working in … Continue reading

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From Public Health Policy and the Tobacco Wars, to Mental Health Promotion Scandinavian Style (FUSE Seminars, March 2012)

The Centre for Translational Research in Public Health presents two seminars: Understanding the Influence of Evidence in Public Health Policy: What can we learn from the ‘tobacco wars’? Thursday 8th March 2012 13.00 – 14.00 (refreshments available from 12.45) Room … Continue reading

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CFP – Colonial Subjects of Health and Difference: Races, Populations, Diversities Workshop

Max Planck Institute for the History of Science / Free University, Berlin June 11th-13th, 2012 Human diversity in the European colonies represented a fascinating topic of research for scientists and posed challenging administrative issues for colonial bureaucrats. For officials, managing … Continue reading

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