Having access to modern equipment and precision instruments is key to a successful faculty which strives to be at the pinnacle of medical research and education. As part of the Faculty of Medicine’s TRANSFoM programme, the Infrastructure workstream has been
Recently, I posted a quote on Facebook: “You can’t calm the storm… so stop trying. What you can do is calm yourself. The storm will pass.” I have to say, I was pleasantly surprised this received a plethora of ‘likes’.
In the last six weeks I have attended two conferences, one in Germany and one in Belgium. Prior to the lockdown I was a very frequent traveller with conferences, expert groups and other academic meetings taking me to all corners
In my second blog for Medically Speaking, I thought I would reflect on our recent Cancer Sciences Conference, as it was the first opportunity for our School to hold a large face-to-face meeting for more than a year. The fact
What a wonderful relief to look up from the business in hand of sorting through over 12,000 research outputs, 300 impact case studies and 35 environment statements confronting us in sub-panel 1 (Clinical Medicine) of the Research Excellence Framework (REF)
I have been in my new role as Associate Dean (Research) for 20 days now and it’s been interesting for me to see the inner workings of our fantastic medical school. I take over from Professor John Holloway, who after
We are surrounded by competition, from the inane to the highbrow. We love competition. The last three months alone have given us the gift of the Tour de France, the Euros, the Olympics, the Paralymics and Emma Raducanu at the
During the ongoing COVID pandemic the technical staff have been crucial in making the Faculty safe for everyone. As external restrictions are relaxed, they are continuing manage the extremely difficult balance between productive working on-site and preventing the spread of COVID-19:
By Professor Cyrus Cooper with Dr Nicholas Fuggle In this blog for Medically Speaking, I thought I would address the important topic of interdisciplinary research. I am joined by Dr Nicholas Fuggle, one of two Faculty Turing Fellows, who has
It looks like we are coming out of lockdown, though the number of infections of the Delta variant are increasing in the UK. I have been staring at the number of hospital admissions data that, although they have gone up,
As academics, learned societies are important to us. Most of us will be a member of at least one such society, while those with multiple interests may have membership of several. Their role is to promote a particular academic discipline.
I still recall the day in 1983, when I was told that my “chosen” research area was osteoporosis. I had completed my senior house officer rotation in medicine between the Royal South Hants Hospital, Lymington and Southampton General the month