Dr Sophie Reijman, research associate at the Applied Social Science Group, explains how her career has unfolded so far. The dynamics of family relationships and how these influence children’s mental and physical health are an important part of our research at the Applied Social Science Group here at the University of Cambridge. Read Sophie’s article
Archives for August 2018
Help, I’m going to Clinical School: top tips for medical students by medical students
You’re taking your first steps into clinical medicine. Are you a little nervous about what’s coming next? Read this blog by medical student Chloe Gamlin and a group of her fellow Cambridge medical students. Chloe writes: “We put our heads together and came up with a set of top tips for medical students arriving at Clinical […]
Why are undertakers so busy?
Blog by Dr Duncan Edwards, GP and doctoral research fellow at the Primary Care Unit My local undertakers are having a busy year. And it’s not just me that’s noticed this. GPs make routine visits to undertakers, to confirm the dead are legally fit for cremation, and we have learned only to ask the question […]
Will virtual reality transform medical education?
Blog by Dr Jon Ferdinand, pictured above with fellow GP Associate Directors, Dr Madeleine Lameris (centre) and Dr Kinnary Martin. ASME 2018 Imagine being the first doctor at a cardiac arrest. I used to dread the thought. Despite having practiced numerous times on Resusci Anne (lifesize practice resuscitation doll for medical students and first aiders) […]
Letter from America
CanTest funded PhD researcher Garth Funston reflects on his experiences in Seattle after being awarded the first CanTest Travelling Fellowship… Ovarian cancer is the 7th most common cancer in women worldwide and, with over 4,000 women in the UK dying from the disease each year, the deadliest form of gynaecological cancer. Detecting ovarian cancer early is likely […]