"Prevention is so much better than healing because it saves the labour of being sick." Thomas Adams, 1618"Prevention is so much better than healing because it saves the labour of being sick."
Thomas Adams, 1618

Posts Tagged ‘University of Strathclyde’

Boyle awarded Chancellor’s Medal

Professor Peter Boyle, President of the International Prevention Research Institute (iPRI) and Director of the Strathclyde Institute of Global Public Health at iPRI, has been awarded the Chancellor’s Medal of the University of Strathclyde. This prestigious award is an annual award by the University Chancellor presented for outstanding achievement in the international domain. The medal…

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Academic Appointments for iPRI Faculty

Two iPRI Faculty have received appointments with the University of Strathclyde situated in Glasgow, Scotland. Dr Guillaume Noyel has been appointed Visiting Researcher in the Department of Mathematics and Statistics. Guillaume is a leading expert on image analysis and is currently working on Diabetic Retinopathy. Dr Alberto d’Onofrio has been appointed as Visiting Professor in…

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Boyle to receive Royal Medal

On May 17, 2017, The Royal Society of Edinburgh has announced that Her Majesty the Queen has approved the RSE Council’s recommendations for the 2017 RSE Royal Medals. On Friday 7 July 2017, Professor Peter Boyle, CorrFRSE FMEDSci, President of The International Prevention Research Institute and Director of The University of Strathclyde Institute of Global…

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Boyle to receive Royal Medal

Today, The Royal Society of Edinburgh has announced that Her Majesty the Queen has approved the RSE Council’s recommendations for the 2017 RSE Royal Medals. Professor Peter Boyle, CorrFRSE FMEDSci, President of The International Prevention Research Institute and Director of The University of Strathclyde Institute of Global Public Health, is being recognised for his outstanding…

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Peter Boyle awarded Lifetime Achievement award

The prestigious ESMO Lifetime Achievement Award was established in 2006 to recognise international research by individuals, teams and organisations that demonstrate commitment to clinical cancer research and/or education. The European Society for Medical Oncology (ESMO) has announced the winner of this year’s ESMO Lifetime Achievement Award as Peter Boyle from the UK, for his long-standing contribution…

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NCID 2014

The ninth meeting of National Cancer Institute Directors will take place in Lyon between 9th and 11th July, 2014 as decided last year. The previous meeting attracted 80 participants from 45 countries at varying levels of income and resource level. The 2014 meeting has already attracted a great deal of interest and several projects initiated at our last meeting have come to fruition and the results will be presented this year.

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Breast Cancer 2013: Good news, Bad news

NEWS RELEASE Where are we with Breast Cancer in 2013: Good news for some, bad for others Thursday 20 March, 2014, Glasgow, UK: The global burden of breast cancer remains immense in 2013, with over 1.6 million new cases being diagnosed annually. This burden has been increasing at a rate of 3.1% per year, and…

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Scotland’s Chief Medical Officer joins Institute

Scotland’s Chief Medical Officer joins the University of Strathclyde and International Prevention Research Institute The University of Strathclyde Institute of Global Public Health at iPRI (SIGPH@IPRI) has announced the arrival of a recognized leader in public health. Sir Harry Burns, currently the Chief Medical Officer of Scotland, will be joining Prof. Peter Boyle as co-director. “I can think of no one more fitting…

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Internships in Biostatistics and Epidemiology at iPRI

The International Prevention Research Institute (iPRI; www.i-pri.org) is an independent research institute with an outstanding Faculty of demonstrated leadership in many fields of epidemiology, health technology assessment and disease prevention. iPRI has experience in epidemiological research and macro health planning with a record of delivering real health and economic value to a range of public…

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'State of Oncology 2013' media coverage

The “State of Oncology 2013” report has generated substantial media attention around the world since its launch at ECCO on 30th September 2013. A non-exhaustive list is provided below: Noted – Cancer Discovery | Aacrjournals.org 27 nov. 2013 – During the next 50 years, the dominant contributions to the global cancer burden will be from…

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