Author Archives: Silvia Camporesi

New Springer book out by Tullio Giraldi, Visiting Professor at GHSM: “Unhappiness, Sadness and ‘Depression’.  Antidepressants and the Mental Disorder Epidemic”

According to the World Health Organization, depression affects 350 million people, and by 2030 it is expected to be the largest contributor to disease burden worldwide. The new book by Tullio Giraldi, published by Springer and titled ‘Unhappiness, Sadness and … Continue reading

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Today! Monday October 16th 5 pm at Guy’s Campus: Jennifer Doudna UC Berkeley speaks about CRISPR, “Nature’s toolkit for genome editing”

When: Monday October 16th, 5:15 pm Where: Lecture Theatre 1, New Hunt’s House, Guy’s Campus, SE1 1UL Speaker: Jennifer Doudna, Professor and HHMI Investigator, UC Berkeley. Hosts: Professor Franca Fraternali and Professor Michael Malim Abstract: Gene editing with CRISPR technology is transforming biology.  Understanding … Continue reading

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Applications are now open for the Postgraduate Certificate in Research Methods for Social Science & Health

The Department of Global Health & Social Medicine at King’s College London is delighted to announce that we are now accepting applications for the Postgraduate Certificate in Research Methods for Social Science and Health. The certificate is aimed at professionals, practitioners and researchers … Continue reading

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New book edited by Tara Mahfoud, Sam McLean and Nikolas Rose “Vital Models”: The Making and Use of Models in the Brain Sciences

The use of models has been important to the historical and contemporary study of the human brain, yet very little study by social scientists and humanities scholars has been dedicated to how the brain sciences develop and use models to … Continue reading

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Applications for our Master’s programmes for entry September 2018 are now open!

Applications for our Master’s programmes for entry September 2018 are now open! When you apply for our Master’s programmes, it is important to consider financing of your tuition fees and living expenses for the duration of your programme. There are different possibilities … Continue reading

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