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Global Health Academy annual conference

Save the date: Friday 5th October 2012.

  • Global Health Academy annual conference
  • Venue: Royal Society of Edinburgh, George Street
  • Time: 12:00 to 18:00
  • Date:  Friday October 5th 2012

Day 1 of a two part series on Making a difference: Establishing evidence, Measuring Impact, and Monitoring Progress.

The solutions to many of the world's health challenges are in the world already - just not in the right place or in the right hands.

Often it is those who are disempowered, the marginalised or those working in other discourses who have solutions to questions that we are asking. The task ahead for Global Health is to reframe and rethink intractable problems based on a range of "unexpected" evidence emerging from local and global partners.

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Virtual Classroom information session about MSc in Next Generation Drug Discovery

Meet Paul McLaughlin, Programme Director of the exciting new distance learning MSc programme Next Generation Drug Discovery, in a Blackboard Collaborate virtual classroom,  Sunday 29th July, 4-5 pm BST. 

For more details on how to join this session please register for free via Eventbrite

For further information about the Next Generation Drug Discovery MSc course please see the course website.

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Till Bachmann appointed to Reader in Personalised Medicine in Infectious Diseases

The Division of Pathway Medicine (DPM) based at the Royal Infirmary of Edinburgh, Little France, has just announced that Edinburgh Infectious Diseases member Dr Till Bachmann has been appointed as a Reader in Personalised Medicine in Infectious Diseases.

Till was formerly Chief Operating Officer and Head of Biochip Research in the DPM, and has been appointed Reader in recognition of his distinguished research record on molecular diagnostics of infectious diseases and antibiotic resistance.

Many congratulations!

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