Public engagement (PE) is an important foundation in scientific research, but what constitutes PE? The last section of a research proposal application and twitter polls gauging public opinion are just a couple that comes into mind. Pretty much everyone in research has come across this term but their involvement in PE varies widely. Whilst many researchers have embraced a culture of science outreach and public involvement, there is still a sizeable amount of disinterest and an overbearing view that … Continue reading Public Engagement: what, why and how?
Reflections of a year studying the MSc in Global Health Science & Epidemiology
“What a time to be studying epidemiology!” I hear regularly. The NDPH’s MSc in Global Health Science & Epidemiology, like almost every other facet of life, has changed significantly during the past few months. But the people – fellow MSc students, course directors, supervisors, and other members of the department – have made this time … Continue reading Reflections of a year studying the MSc in Global Health Science & Epidemiology