MRC CECH News
- "New approach to recording suspected child abuse in patient records (press release)"
- Staff 'too timid' on child abuse (Reaction to a series of articles on child abuse published in the Lancet medical journal).
- 'PhD student writes about her internship experience with the Academy of Medical Sciences and Medical Research Council gaining an insight into the medical policy environment'.
- Carol Dezateux awarded WellChild Researcher of the Year 2012
- Centre Director presents at international paediatrics conference
- Parents regaining confidence in MMR vaccine
- Researcher Starts MRC Fellowship
- Response to 'HIV baby cure' headlines
- Importance of MMR Vaccine
- Half of all UK 7 year-olds not getting enough exercise
- Centre's work on HIV in pregnancy highlighted in UNAIDS HIV
- Professor Ruth Gilbert is Clinical Lead for Research on UK's largest study of child mortality
- World AIDS Day 2013
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We teach and carry out research to improve children's health and wellbeing and to
prevent, diagnose and treat conditions that might affect them in
childhood or in later life.
We develop and apply statistical methods to complex research data and train researchers to use these methods.
We work with researchers from other disciplines and those who use our work to ensure that our research gives children the best possible start in life.
Centre Director presents at international paediatrics conference
11 September 2012
Centre Director, Catherine Law, gave the opening plenary lecture at the International Society of Social Paediatrics and Child Health’s conference in St Andrews on 6th September 2012. The theme for the conference was “evidence into practice and evidence into policy”.
Catherine illustrated challenges using the examples of obesity, mental health disorders and injuries. She showed how these were interlinked through their roots in the environment and wider society. And she discussed how research evidence could help tackle these important issues. On the second day of the conference Catherine took part in a panel discussion with the Chief Medical Officer of Scotland, Sir Harry Burns, and young people from Dumfries and Galloway.
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