Sri Lankan Oral Cancer Research Collaboration Visit
We were delighted to welcome Dr Hemantha Amarasinghe to a very warm and sun-filled Aberdeen for the week commencing 22 July 2019.
Baby hope for unsuccessful IVF couples
A new study looking at conception rates after couples have gone through IVF treatment could offer hope to those for whom the process was unsuccessful.
Soapbox Science Is Confirmed for Explorathon 2019, and They're Looking for Speakers!
Soapbox Science is a novel public engagement platform that aims to promote women in science, and the research that they do. The first Soapbox Science event took place in London in 2011, and the outreach event has grown since then; this year there are events going on across the UK,...
Lifetime achievement for cannabis research pioneer
Emeritus Professor Roger Pertwee has been celebrated with a lifetime achievement award for his cannabis and cannabinoid research.
Increased use of partial knee replacement could save NHS £30 million per year
New research from a randomised clinical trial published today in The Lancet and funded by the National Institute for Health Research (NIHR) shows that partial knee replacements (PKR) are as good as total knee replacements (TKR), whilst being more cost effective.
Study dispels myth of exercise damage in the treatment of Osteoarthritis of the knee
A study by scientists has discovered that therapeutic exercise does not harm articular cartilage of the knee in people with osteoarthritis, a leading cause of disability worldwide associated with pain, impaired mobility and quality of life. It may, in fact, benefit articular cartilage.
University reaches £4.5 million cancer research target
The University of Aberdeen has reached its fundraising target of £4.5 million to transform cancer research in the North-east of Scotland.
Latest HERU Blog post. HERU Explains...DCEs.
The latest HERU Blog post has been posted. In the Blog we introduce the first of our 'HERU Explains...' video series. We'll use the 'HERU Explains...' series to briefly introduce some of the economic tools and concepts we use in health economics. In the video, we explain how we use Discrete Choice Experiments (DCEs)...
Study shows potential for reduced methane from cows
An international team of scientists led by Professor John Wallace of the Rowett Institute at the University of Aberdeen, has shown it is possible to breed cattle to lower their methane emissions.
HSRU's Zoë Skea made a Fellow of Advance Higher Education
Congratulations to HSRU’s Zoë Skea who was recently made a Fellow of Advance Higher Education (formerly the Higher Education Academy, HEA). Fellowship of Advance HE recognises Zoë’s commitment to professionalism in teaching and learning in Higher Education and is the gold standard of accreditation for HE teaching and learning in the...
HTA Beyond 2020: Ready for The New Decade
HSRU's David Cooper attended HTAi2019 last month with our HERU colleague Elisabet Jacobsen.
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