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News of activities, outputs and events related to research in the Faculty of Health & Social Care

  1. 12, April, 2016 Researchers tackle public protection issues with police, health and social care professionals

    Public protection research

    Researchers in Scotland have highlighted the need for greater collaboration between agencies to enhance public protection and the safety of vulnerable adults and those at risk of harm.  

  2. 11, April, 2016 ICMAN and IUPHAR Conference to head to Aberdeen

    Aberdeen Exhibition and Conference Centre

    The first joint conference between The International Conference on Mechanisms of Action of Nutraceuticals (ICMAN) and the International Union of Pharmacology (IUPHAR) Natural Products Section will bring their biennial meetings to Aberdeen from September 2017.  

  3. 25, March, 2016 Research to assess Scottish plants in fight against cancer

    Dr Gemma Barron

    Health researchers at RGU have been awarded funding of almost £10,000 to investigate whether Scottish plants could hold the key to increasing the effectiveness of cancer drugs and boosting survival rates.  

  4. 12, February, 2016 Researchers size up North Sea offshore workers’ helicopter escape potential

    Offshore Helicopter Windows

    Research on the size and shape of the North Sea offshore workforce has revealed that some UK workers are larger than average American males and take up more space than earlier data had indicated.  

  5. 11, February, 2016 RGU professor puts the spotlight on health and social care education

    Professor Lesley Diack

    The way forward in health and social care education will be explored by RGU's Lesley Diack at a professorial lecture next week.  

  1. 15, February, 2017 Professorial Lecture: Pharmacy Practice Research Around The World

    Derek Stewart professorial lecture

    A professorial lecture which will take the audience on a journey showcasing RGU pharmacy practice research impacting patients, professionals, organisations and society at local, national and international levels.  

  2. 24, May, 2017 Professorial Lecture: Let Food Be Thy Medicine...:Did Hippocrates Get It Right?

    Susan Duthie professorial lecture

    A professorial lecture which will discuss will how diet acts mechanistically to prevent human diseases, the concepts of personalised nutrition and the implications of ‘optimum nutrition’ for the prevention of cancer.  

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