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Ignite magazine

Ignite is the magazine from Warwick Medical School. In it, we share stories that reflect our passion for teaching, learning and discovery.

Edition 9: 2023 (Online version)

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Edition 8: 2022 (Online version)

  • Supporting women's health in the workplace and beyond
  • 10 years of Warwick Evidence
  • Spotlight on... undergraduate research
  • A profile of... Kelly Coles, WMS senior careers consultant
  • How can we build resilience to compound extreme events?
  • The graduate perspective: Dr Oliver Lawton

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Edition 7: 2021 (Online version)

  • Practising medicine in Australia: The graduate perspective
  • Wellbeing at WMS as it celebrates its 20th anniversary
  • A profile of... Charlotte Simms, MB ChB student
  • Adaptable clinical anatomy: How Covid changed the way we teach
  • Spotlight on...Postgraduate research
  • Covid research at WMS

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Edition 6: Autumn 2020 - Special 20th Anniversary Edition

  • Foreword from Sudhesh Kumar OBE, Dean of WMS
  • A look back at the history of WMS
  • Reflections from Professor Colin Macdougall, Lara McCarthy, Dr Kate Owen, Professor Olanrewaju Sorinola, Michael Glover, Dr Mike Tweed and Dr Madhu Rangaraju
  • Reflections from the 2000 MB ChB cohort

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Edition 5: Spring 2020

  • Tackling global health challenges with Warwick Health
  • How we won our Silver Athena SWAN Award
  • Using technology in healthcare to help meet the clinical needs of our ageing population
  • Helping to set priorities in healthcare - introducing the Centre for Health Economics at Warwick
  • Teddy Bear Hospital takeover
  • A profile of... Erin Greaves, Assistant Professor and endometriosis researcher
  • Improving the use of public access defibrillators

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Edition 4: Autumn 2019

  • A day in the life of a clinical education fellow
  • How improved understanding of embryo implantation can help improve fertility treatments
  • Could parkrun help primary care in getting patients more active?
  • The Red Tent Project (Reducing the stigma surrounding periods)
  • Virtual reality and mental health: Does it work?
  • #MedSchoolForAll: A widening participation event
  • The graduate perspective: Antony Willman
  • Staff profile: Dr Lucy Hammond, Director of Undergraduate Studies and Pro-Dean Education

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Edition 3: Spring 2019

  • The NHS Long Term Plan - Implications for medical education and research
  • Bridging the translation gap of innovative research to clinical practice and routine healthcare: The pathology-led institute of precision diagnostics and translational medicine
  • Diversifying tomorrow's doctors
  • Going wild - Medical students take extra-curricular activities to another level
  • Following in the footsteps of Robert Hooke - Warwick's new MSci Integrated Science
  • Using authentic learning to enhance employability
  • The graduate perspective: Aoife Abbey
  • A profile of... Harbinder Sandhu, Associate Professor, Clinical Trials Unit

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Edition 2: Autumn 2018
  • The NHS at 70:
 A workforce under strain
  • Genomic medicine: A bumpy ethical and social terrain
  • Getting child mental health back on the agenda
  • Can we teach surgical trials new tricks? A study of shoulder surgery using novel adaptive methods
  • University education stepping up to the mark
  • The growing demand for prehospital critical care
  • Exploring digital interventions in mental health services
  • A profile of: Anne Phillips, Senior Teaching Fellow, Diabetes team.

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Edition 1: Summer 2018
  • The life of a medical educator
  • Organ donation clubs
  • The changing face of communication in primary care
  • Life, health and wealth in slums
  • VTE: A surprising killer
  • Obesity: The new tobacco?
  • New roles in the NHS and how WMS is helping to shape the future

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