By Professor Bruce Robinson. First published in the Sydney Morning Herald. In my office recently I saw a patient with a large pituitary tumour. It was causing multiple symptoms, including partial blindness. The patient didn't require surgery; his condition can be managed with medication and he will be cared for entirely as an outpatient.
Scientists at the University of Leeds are joining the global fight to eradicate polio by developing a new type of vaccine that can trick the body to develop immunity against the disease.
Researchers from The University of Western Australia undertaking deepwater ocean trawls of the Peru-Chile trench off South America are believed to have discovered three new fish species.
The University of Western Australia Business School’s Tomorrow Starts Here fundraising campaign has been named a state winner in the Fundraising Institute Australia’s 2011 National Awards for Excellence in Fundraising.
University of Southampton Vice - Chancellor Don Nutbeam Named Honorary Professor by Nanjing University
On November 15 Prof. Dr. Don Nutbeam, Vice-Chancellor of the University of Southampton, received the honorary professorship from Nanjing University when attending the International Forum on Contagious Diseases and Public Health hosted by the Center for Public Health Research, Nanjing University.
The British Council and THET are pleased to announce a third round of funding for the International Health Links Funding Scheme (IHLFS) IHLFS is offering project grants of up to £15,000 for one year to support existing links to develop and prepare a needs assessment, refine plans for a larger initiative or to pursue modest development programmes.
The report of the International Association of Universities (IAU) 3rd Global Survey on Internationalization of Higher Education is now available.
Universities UK announces Prof Eric Thomas, VC at the University of Bristol and Director on WUN's Partnership Board, as President for 2011-2013.