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Music snobbery and guilty pleasures

I love music. I love singing along in the car or the shower, going to gigs, dancing at weddings or parties, running to music, reminiscing on YouTube etc. So far … Continue reading

July 26, 2014 · Leave a comment

Creating false memories

The first thing that 90% of people say when I tell them I do research on memory is that they have a terrible memory. To be fair this is better … Continue reading

July 23, 2014 · Leave a comment

Thoughts about death

“After your death you will be what you were before your birth.” – Arthur Schopenhauer, German philosopher, 1788-1860 I have thought a lot about death since I was a child. My … Continue reading

July 20, 2014 · Leave a comment

Fistula, Panzi Hospital and the Angel of Bukavu

Following from my last post about health inequalities, my Head of School mentioned Panzi Hospital to me as a possible cause for fundraising efforts (we have a few events in … Continue reading

July 1, 2014 · 1 Comment

An inspiring conference and global health inequalities

I attended my first medical conference a few weeks ago – the IFCPC 15th World Congress for Cervical Pathology and Colposcopy. This was a large international conference with 1000+ delegates … Continue reading

June 29, 2014 · Leave a comment

Athena SWAN and how to avoid alienating the men

An issue I am grappling with at the moment is how to promote our Athena SWAN agenda, without alienating the men in our School. For those who aren’t familiar with … Continue reading

June 25, 2014 · 2 Comments

Art at the Tate Britain and a lesson in ageism

I took time out from a conference in London this week to pay my first ever visit to the Tate Britain. I only had an hour so I really only … Continue reading

June 1, 2014 · Leave a comment

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