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Clark Russell is a medical doctor training in infectious diseases and microbiology. Prior to the COVID-19 pandemic, he was undertaking scientific training through a PhD in immunology as part of the Edinburgh Clinical Academic Track.   Understanding the immune system Pre-pandemic, Clark was working in the Dockrell Laboratory in the Centre for Inflammation Research. Using […]
By Prof. Aggelos Kiayias Posted 25 May, 2020 The ability to notify effectively and expediently people that were in close contact with someone diagnosed with Covid-19 is an indispensable tool now that we gradually move towards easing the lockdown caused by the pandemic. As we have described in a previous post, technology can help and […]
Climate change, biodiversity loss and social inequality are frighteningly complex and interconnected problems. So how do you engage people with them in a meaningful way? Focus on your audience and keep it simple, writes Communication Manager Sarah Ford-Hutchinson. May 7, 2020
CRESH co-Director Jamie Pearce who is co-editing a new journal focused on the role of place in understanding human health and wellbeing along with Susan Elliott who is a Professor at the University of Waterloo, Canada.The journal, named Wellbeing, Space & Society, is an interdisciplinary journal concerned with the difference that space, place and location make to […]
Last week, our first year students had the opportunity to attend a workshop by artist and educator Brigid Collins where they learnt how to translate literary text into physical artist books, creating poem-houses with wire, found material, paper and type. Below are some photos that Brigid took during the workshop of our students’ creations and […]
Before the pandemic struck, I’d had a blog post drafted about colour, creativity, and the information activism that contributing to open knowledge brings. However, as we’ve all been adapting in recent times, my own work on Women in Red has been met with many challenges. We’ve moved to online delivery of Women in Red editathons […]

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