Held in the Wellcome Collection Building, UCL’s Street Mobility and Network Accessibility Project conference marked the end of a three-year multi-faculty collaboration and the launch of the project’s main output, a toolkit to assess community severance.
Publication date: 17 March 2017
This one week non-residential summer school organised by EPH provides an in-depth assessment of the social determinants of health from a global research, policy and governance perspective. Professor Sir Michael Marmot will open the summer school with a presentation on the social determinants of health and close the week with a discussion on national and international policy development. For further information please visit the UCL Health and Society summer school: Social Determinants of Health website
Publication date: 8 March 2017
The Research Department of Epidemiology and Public Health held their annual PhD poster competition on Thursday 2nd March 2017.
Publication date: 6 March 2017
Dr Cristina Renzi (UCL Institute of Epidemiology and Health Care) has been awarded the prestigious British Medical Association (BMA) TP Gunton grant for research into public health relating to cancer. Dr Renzi's research has contributed to a better understanding of factors influencing timely cancer diagnosis, highlighting the importance of ongoing vigilance by both patients and doctors after negative (‘false-alarm’) findings.
Publication date: 23 February 2017
The UCL Marmot Prince Mahidol Fellowships are available to researchers who are committed to reducing inequalities in health within their countries. Applicants are likely to have completed doctoral training by the time of entry into the program in one of a variety of fields including, but not limited to, behavioural and social sciences, biomedical sciences, health professions and public policy. The flexibility of the program is designed to ensure inclusiveness and maximize the benefits reaped from the available resources.
Publication date: 16 February 2017
It was a case of The Divide uniting Institute of Epidemiology and Health Care students on Monday 6th February, as over forty postgraduates, undergraduates and doctoral students descended on the Front Quad Pavilion to enjoy a social event with a population health twist.
Publication date: 8 February 2017
Renewal of Whitehall II’s British Heart Foundation programme grant “Vascular risk and functional decline in old age: from discovery to translation”
Publication date: 26 January 2017
Professor Andrew Hayward will start as Interim Director of the Institute of Epidemiology and Health Care on 1st February 2017, moving from his current role as Deputy Director (Learning Health Systems and Public Health) at the UCL Institute of Health Informatics and Farr Institute London.
Publication date: 20 January 2017
We will be holding a virtual open day on Monday 27th March 2017 from 12-2pm (GMT). The purpose of the event is to enable interested applicants to log in via a virtual chat room from anywhere in the world to ask our programme leads and administrators any questions they may have.
Publication date: 17 January 2017
Publication date: 13 January 2017
Two senior UCL academics in the Health Behaviour Research Centre have been recently awarded prestigious prizes, recognising their achievements and world-leading research potential by Cancer Research UK.
Publication date: 12 January 2017
A joint venture between the Economic and Social Research Council (ESRC) and the Biotechnology and Biological Sciences Research Council (BBSRC), Soc-B Centre for Doctoral Training in Biosocial Research is a new Centre led by UCL.
Publication date: 12 January 2017
The Research Department of Epidemiology and Public Health is hosting an open day for potential research degree students from 3-5pm on Thursday 2nd March 2017 in the Front Quad Pavilion (large marquee outside UCL's Portico on the main campus, see venue details).
Publication date: 6 January 2017
Title: The Health Gap: Professor Sir Michael Marmot in conversation with Tamara Lucas, Executive Editor, The Lancet
Publication date: 19 January 2016