The Department of Global Health & Social Medicine is delighted to announce staff successes in this year’s academic promotions round. Dr. Hanna Kienzler has been promoted to Senior Lecturer and Dr. Annette Rid to Reader. The promotions are in recognition of Hanna’s and Annette’s considerable achievements in research, teaching and their overall commitment to the Department and to the wider academic community. The promotions are effective from the 1st of September 2017. We wish to extend our heartfelt congratulations to both Hanna and Annette on their very well-deserved promotions!