A century ago, as the First World War drew to an end, Spanish inﬂuenza brought terror to an already shell-shocked world. Industrialised warfare had caused the loss of many young lives and there must have been a sense that things couldn’t get any worse. And yet they did: a virus unlike any other in recent memory unleashed itself onto a weakened and highly mobile population, causing more than 50 million additional deaths (more…)
Kenny Oniti and Claire Wade joined Imperial earlier this year as part of the Department of Medicine’s Operations Trainee scheme. The scheme aims to train the administrators and managers of the future by providing them with experience working in the central functions of a university department.
We caught up with Kenny and Claire to see how they’ve been settling in, and what their experience of the scheme has been so far.