As a young researcher disillusioned by the academic rat race, I’m a vocal proponent of shattering echo chambers and paving untraditional publications pathways whilst concurrently grappling with the ‘but how?’ question. After visiting the creative communications triumph ‘Beyond the Body: a portrait of autopsy’, I had to know more about the people and process that … Continue reading Death comes to life at ‘Beyond the Body’
Cities will determine the health and wellbeing of populations in the 21st century: Threat or opportunity?
Building a case for action The environment in which we move, work, learn, play, and eat determines our potential to achieve good health. Concrete jungles, food desserts, roads which resemble car parking lots, overpowering air and noise pollution, obesogenic environments, and isolation among density are not uncommon features of urban living – all of which … Continue reading Cities will determine the health and wellbeing of populations in the 21st century: Threat or opportunity?
Media Monthly: What a vegan mockumentary can teach us about public health
Welcome to 2067, a meat-free futuristic utopia where veganism is the new norm. Picture-perfect, healthful, happy youths cannot come to terms with the gruesome fact that their ancestors consumed meat – whilst remorseful elders attend intensive therapy to help swallow their un-camembert-able past. And so begins the journey to understand how the world was, and where … Continue reading Media Monthly: What a vegan mockumentary can teach us about public health