Congratulations to Dr Wendy Robertson, who has been made a Senior Fellow of the Higher Education Academy through the Warwick Academic and Professional Pathway for Experienced Staff (APP EXP). All HEA Fellows have, through their applications, demonstrated a personal commitment to learning and teaching in higher education. Further information about APP EXP and HEA Fellowships can be found here.
Dr Raquel Nunes: Older adults’ independence is most significant factor for vulnerability in hot weather
Efforts to support older people during extreme heat should focus on those who lack independence or have pre-existing health issues, according to Dr Raquel Nunes, an expert from Warwick Medical School.
The award is to collaborate with animation specialist to disseminate statistical research to the public during the British Science Festival at Warwick, September 2019.
The award is in collaboration with Prof. Robert Beckman (Washington D.C., USA) on “Novel Trial Designs for Dynamic Precision Medicine in Cancer”.
Congratulations: Raquel Nunes
Congratulations to Raquel Nunes on her recent promotion to Senior Research Fellow which will be effective from 1 June 2019.
Noel McCarthy awarded Fellowship of the Higher Education Academy
This week's press covering
This week's press coverage
The BBC featured an article in which Professor Franco Cappuccio discusses salt’s effect on the body.
WKZO, Channel NewsAsia and others featured comments by Dr Joanna Garstang on sudden infant death syndrome (SIDS) in an article discussing the safest bedding for infants.
Eurofresh Distribution reported that simply moving where fresh fruit and vegetables are placed in a shop can increase their sales, according to WMS research. The article includes comments by Dr Oyinlola Oyebode.
Education Executive featured an article about mental wellbeing at work which includes comments from Professor Sarah Stewart-Brown.
WIRED UK included comments by Dr Michelle Miller on the link between sleep quality and physical health.
A delegation from Thailand’s Ministry of Public Health visited the University of Warwick on the 8th March to learn about healthcare in the UK and find out about how the NHS tackles population health within the NHS.
The realities of implementing alternatives to face-to-face GP consultations, such as telephone, email, online and video consultations, mean that hoped-for reductions in GP workload and increases in available appointments for patients might not be realised according to a study led by Helen Atherton of Warwick Medical School.
The University of Warwick is to receive more than £7 million to find better ways of delivering healthcare to some of the world’s poorest people.