"A Trial at Sea! How to find out which medicines work best"
On the 22nd and 23rd of May at the University's May Festival we put on an activity called "A Trial at Sea! How to find out which medicines work best". In it we re-enacted James Lind's first clinical trial with classes of local schoolchildren.
Celebrations for International Clinical Trials Day 2018
The 20th May 2018 was International Clinical Trials Day. This date is chosen to celebrate the life changing work of Dr James Lind - who is credited with organising the first clinical trial in 1747 - in an attempt to discover the best treatment for scurvy.
Staff News - May 2018
Welcome to Dan Brunsdon who joined us on 1 May as a Research Assistant Congratulations to Heidi Gardner who has also been appointed as a Research Assistant and will take up her post on 1 June
Using Chocolate Bars and Scottish Dancing to Explain Trial Statistics
Last week we told you that HSRU research was being showcased at Soapbox Science Aberdeen; the city's first Soapbox Science event. Here, we're checking in to let you know how it went.
HSRU Research Showcased at Soapbox Science Aberdeen
The Soapbox Science event is coming to Aberdeen for the first time as part of the University of Aberdeen's May Festival 2018, and we are looking forward to hearing about HSRU's research as part of the event.
Researchers representing HSRU at the SCT Annual Meeting in Portland, Oregon, USA 20-23rd May 2018
Coming soon - International Clinical Trials Day - 20th May 2018
Staff and students at the Health Services Research Unit at University of Aberdeen are busy preparing for International Clinical Trials Day - celebrated on 20th May each year
Applications are now being accepted for HSRU 2018 Summer Internships.
There are a total of six placements available to University of Aberdeen students for a period of between 6 and 8 weeks, starting June/July 2018 by negotiation. The 2016 and 2017 student placements were very successful with positive feedback from students and staff alike (http://www.abdn.ac.uk/hsru/news/9937/).
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