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.
Congratulations to members of staff in the Department of Medicine who have successfully been promoted through the College’s Academic Promotions process. Their new titles, listed below, are effective from 1 September.
Dr Mona El-Bahrawy, Adjunct Reader and Consultant Histopathologist, played a principal role in the establishment and organisation of the 2018 International Pathology Summer School (IPSS), organised by the Royal College of Pathologists in partnership with the Egyptian Armed Forces College of Medicine (AFCM) and the ECPT. Dr El-Bahrawy is also the Country Advisor for Egypt for The Royal College of Pathologists (RCPath) and President of the Egyptian Committee for Pathology Training (ECPT). (more…)
A round-up of recent funding successes in the Department of Medicine.
Applications are now open for the Department of Medicine Travel Awards. These awards are aimed at postdoctoral staff who do not have funding to attend conferences to travel and present their work. The Department has disbursed over £20,000 through the scheme, and this time it could be you! (more…)
A round-up of recent funding successes in the Department of Medicine. (more…)