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Launch of new MRC/ESRC funded research consortium on determinants of extending working lives (renEWL)

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A launch event for a new research consortium on determinants of extending working lives was held at UCL on 16 July 2014.

MSc Scholarship 

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The UCL Research Department of Epidemiology and Public Health is offering two one-year Studentships for full-time students undertaking the MSc in Health and Society: Social Epidemiology (The Michael Marmot UCL Studentship in Social Epidemiology) and Dental Public Health (The Aubrey Sheiham UCL Studentship in Dental Public Health). The awards will start in October 2014 and the Studentships will consist of £2,500 towards tuition fees. The recipients will be expected to secure the remaining part of their tuition fees and to cover their living costs.

Athena Swan Silver Award Success

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Our Athena SWAN Self Assessment Team (SAT) have been working extremely hard over the past 18 months on both our award application and on developing a programme of SWAN related initiatives. We are therefore delighted to be able to report that the Institute has been successful in obtaining a Silver Athena SWAN award in recognition of its commitment to advancing women's careers in science, technology, engineering, maths and medicine (STEMM) employment in academia . Congratulations and thanks to all those involved in this fantastic effort (including our SAT leads Henry Potts and Terri Charrier).   

UCL Health and Society Summer School: Social Determinants of Health (14-18 July 2014)

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The one week non-residential UCL Health and Society summer school: Social Determinants of Health will be held from 14-18 July 2014 at UCL in central London. The summer school is organised by the Department of Epidemiology and Public Health. It provides an indepth assessment of the social determinants of health from a global research, policy and governance perspective. Participants will have numerous opportunities for discussion over the one week course.

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