Mick strokes up the ailments for education

Meet the man who’s had a hundred heart attacks. Give or take. Not to mention countless cancers, hypertension, emphysema, diabetes… the list goes on. In fact, Mick Cumming jotted them all down in time to share his story. “I had fun going through my notes today,” he says. “I’ve had colon cancer, lung cancer, strokes.... Continue Reading →

Academic turns playwright to change lives

Academics often wonder if their thesis will make it into the hands of those who can learn from their research. Education and Trauma lecturer Anne Southall has perhaps found the most assured way to achieve this. Ten years ago, when she laid out the raw materials of her research into the effects of early childhood... Continue Reading →

Open to opportunities

Helen Irving is our new Professor of Biomedical Science. She began her career with a degree in agricultural science, but soon discovered she was “more interested in biochemistry than in telling farmers how to grow their crops.” Her fascination with cell communication has sustained her ever since. The end product: a broad research portfolio that... Continue Reading →

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