Population Health News
‘Core’ immune cells reduce symptoms and spread of flu
Jun 16, 2015 09:16AM
A four-year study of 1,414 unvaccinated people across England found that 43% of them had immune cells that protected them from symptoms of both seasonal and pandemic influenza, and reduced their chances of shedding the virus by two thirds. The work led by researchers from UCL, Oxford University and Public Health England was funded by the Medical Research Council and Wellcome Trust.Read more...
Faculty Award winners
Jun 11, 2015 10:01AM
StAR of the year Award winnersRead more...
Q & A with Lele Rangaka: Review of 'Public Speaking Masterclass for Women in STEMM’
Jun 11, 2015 08:31AM
In April, engineer, physicist, and BBC television scientist Maggie Aderin-Pocock MBE led a one-day practical course on learning how to communicate complex ideas with clarity and passion. Delegates were shown how to analyse and prepare their work for communication to different audiences, learn techniques for presenting their message in person and maximising its impact and practice doing all this on camera.Read more...
UCL Research Department of Infection and Population Health
RESEARCH: UCL is the top-rated university in the UK for research strength in the new REF 2014 Find out more
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RESEARCH: The British National Surveys of Sexual Attitudes and Lifestyles (Natsal) are among the largest and most detailed studies of sexual behaviour in the world. Natsal-3 was published in 2013. Find out more
RESEARCH: Research led by UCL's Centre for Infectious Disease Epidemiology, in collaboration with others, has informed national influenza vaccination and control policy. Find out more
RESEARCH: The Find&Treat Project: Research into tuberculosis (TB) in hard-to-reach groups has led to the introduction of mobile X-ray screening in London Find out more
The aim of the Department is to reduce the population impacts of infection, and to promote individual health by means of the prevention and treatment of communicable and non-communicable disease. We work locally, nationally and internationally to realise this goal.
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