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Career Anchors Workshop 16 May

Biomedical Early Career Researchers Workshop Put into perspective what is really important to you whether searching or applying for a job, or seeking promotion. A “career anchor” is a combination of perceived areas of competence, motives, and values relating to professional work choices. The Career Anchors workshop is designed to help you identify your anchors […]

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Conference “Comparative perspectives on social inequalities in life and death” 1 June

St John’s College Reading Group on Health Inequalities  is holding a one day interdisciplinary conference at the Old Divinity School in St John’s College: “Comparative perspectives on social inequalities in life and death” including a Public Lecture: “Development of social behaviour in children from infancy: neurobiological, relational and situational interactions”  More information and registration  

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Discover new public health research at this year’s Cambridge Science Festival

Every year, public health scientists from Cambridge join the Cambridge Science Festival to show you their latest research and explain how they are working towards tackling some of our most pressing public health issues. The festival programme for 2018 features hundreds of mostly free talks, exhibitions and hands-on events – including many from our Cambridge […]

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Childhood adversity and chronic disease: risks, mechanisms and resilience 28, 29 March

Children who are exposed to social and economic adversity in the early years of life show increased susceptibility to chronic diseases of aging, like heart disease, when they reach their 50’s and 60’s. These findings raise challenging but fascinating mechanistic questions: How does early adversity “get under the skin” in a manner that is sufficiently […]

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Mapping Morality in Global Health Conference 26-27 June

A two-day conference that brings together experts from across a range of disciplines, including anthropology, epidemiology, history, politics, philosophy and theology to discuss some of the most interesting and pressing questions of morality arising in contemporary global health. 26 – 27 June Alison Richard Building 7 West Road Cambridge CB3 9DT

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Challenges of experimental government seminar series

Randomised Control Trials, behavioural insights and ‘nudge’ style policy interventions have become popular in government, development policy, academia and business. There is, however, a lack of information and evidence on the challenges of setting up and implementing these complex social interventions and experimental evaluations particularly documenting when things go wrong and why. This seminar series […]

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Spotlight on mental health research from across the Network

Spotlight on Mental Health: the 2017 Public Health@Cambridge Network Showcase The fantastic thing about this year’s event (which took place 14 June) was the way mental health was illuminated from such different angles and sources, from cognition to criminology and economics, education, history, public health, psychology, psychiatry and sociology. There were twelve reasonably short talks […]

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2017 PublicHealth@Cambridge Network Showcase

The showcase presented an opportunity to explore research in the area of mental health from across the PublicHealth@Cambridge Network. It took place 14 June 2017. The annual Network showcase brought together our multidisciplinary community to explore the strength and breadth of public health related research being conducted across Cambridge, facilitating new collaborative approaches and integrated research. […]

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Mediterranean diet could lower risk of cardiovascular disease in UK

Britons eating a Mediterranean diet could lower their risk of developing heart disease and stroke, according to research published in the open access journal BMC Medicine. In this study, the first of its kind carried out in a UK population, the researchers found that healthy individuals with greater adherence to a Mediterranean-type diet had 6 […]

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Public Health@ Cambridge 2015 Showcase

The 2015 PublicHealth@Cambridge Network showcase event took place on Monday 8th June at the Kaetsu Centre, Murray Edwards College.  This event was a fantastic opportunity to learn more about the range of public health and wellbeing research being conducted across Cambridge and explore future collaborative approaches. The full programme for the day is below along with links to […]

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