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  1. 13, December, 2017 Positive leadership is needed to improve healthcare safety

    Professor Derek Stewart

    There are serious concerns around medication error internationally, and a newly completed international study has identified positive leadership and increasing engagement as being key to improving matters.  

  2. 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.  

  3. 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.  

  4. 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.  

  5. 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.  

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