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Health information in non-health data traces - Wolters Englemann & Pagliari 2019

Controversies in the Data Society 2019Dr Maria Wolters, Reader in Design Informatics, Academic Associate of the School of PPLS. Give me your data, and I will diagnose you.Dr Lukas Englemann,…

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Tackling NCDS in Bangladesh - 04 March 2019

Global Health Academy and RESPIRE Seminar: Dr Richard Smith and Dr Aliya Naheed, icddr,b Tackling NCDs and other major health problems in Bangladesh Edinburgh - 4 March 2019 *Please note* Due to a…

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Inaugural Lecture - Professor James Boardman - The Developing Human Brain

The first 1000 days of life – the time between conception and a child’s second birthday – set the foundation for healthy growth and development across the whole life course. It is a…

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Poor Air Quality: polluting hearts and minds

Poor Air Quality: polluting hearts and mindsTom Russ, Clinical Brain Sciences, Mark Miller, University/BHF Centre for Cardiovascular ResearchAir pollution is estimated to be responsible for several…

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New kidneys for old: a challenge for surgery and tissue engineering

Lorna Marson, Transplant Surgery & MRC Centre for Inflammation Research, Jamie Davies, Discovery Brain Sciences 5000 patients are currently waiting for a kidney transplant in the UK. Although we…

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MSc Physical Activity for Health

Programme Co-Director, Dr Ailsa Niven, introduces the Masters in Physical Activity for Health, a degree designed to address the pandemic and global public health issue of physical inactivity. Drawing…

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The University Listening Project

“The University Listening Project” is part of the What’s the University for? series, which Edinburgh University Chaplaincy has been running since 2012. We promote courageous and…

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Inventing Medical Devices: The Hypodermic Needle That Can See

Fiona Denison, MRC Centre for Reproductive Health, Marc Desmulliez, Heriot-Watt UniversityA major challenge in therapy is to ensure that drugs are precisely delivered to the right place in the body.…

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It’s a Dogslife – using the web to understand dogs’ health over their lifetime

It’s a Dogslife – using the web to understand dogs’ health over their lifetimeDylan Clements, Carys Pugh, Royal (Dick) School of Veterinary StudiesA quarter of UK households own…

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