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Children’s views should shape how research is conducted

May 22, 2015

A new report calls for a change in culture across all areas of children’s health research, so that children’s and young people’s views and opinions can help to shape how research is prioritised, designed and reviewed.

Exhibition explores the human ecosystem

May 21, 2015

The work of BSMS honorary research fellow Anna Dumitriu will form part of the latest permanent, interactive exhibition at the Eden Project in Cornwall. “Invisible You: The Human Microbiome” explores the microbiome, or human ecosystem: the invisible community of microbes, comprising bacteria, fungi and viruses that live on and in the human body.

New toolkit aims to "cultivate compassion"

May 14, 2015

A new online toolkit has been designed with the aim to help sustain morale and compassion within the NHS.

Female doctors under-represented and given lower status positions in children’s picture books

May 12, 2015

Children’s books show a gender imbalance in their representation of women doctors, according to a new study.

Do we react differently to natural versus artificial sounds and light?

May 12, 2015

What impact do art and the natural environment have on wellbeing and health? Professor Hugo Critchley, Chair in Psychiatry at BSMS, is attempting to answer such fundamental questions by collaborating with award-winning multimedia artist Mark Ware.