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Nip and Tuck

Posted on 24 February 2016 by Matthew Evans

Immediately the scenario made the students feel uncomfortable – the idea that financial gain was more important than patient welfare was alien and immoral. They felt a responsibility to act and protect the patient but felt limited by their junior role within the team. The power of good communication was discussed – to involve both
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New Ideas for Science in Practice Week?

Posted on 23 February 2016 by rehansm

There are some very interesting blogs that I have come across in my role as blog editor. But as much positive feedback there has been I have heard some interesting suggestions from year 2 students about how to best utilise these 1-2 weeks. The best suggestion I have heard is: Pair up each year 5
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Year 2/5 Conference Thrive and survive

Posted on 23 February 2016 by Matthew Evans

Monday 22/02/2016 Thrive and Survive – Session 2 During our year 2/5 conference second year students were tasked with evaluating some situations that are similar to what they might be faced with in the future. Do I need ethics? I will kill you…. Evaluating and dealing with possible threat Can I have all your data,
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Stopping Cancer in its Tracks: Cardiff Scientists Score Rare Cancer Breakthrough- Hannah Roderick Hake

Posted on 22 February 2016 by Scott Cutting

Sufferers of a rare disease – Tuberous Sclerosis – have new hope for a treatment after pioneering research at Cardiff University. Tuberous Sclerosis (TS) is a genetic tumour syndrome, where sufferers develop different tumours throughout their body. Dr Elaine Dunlop and her team have been studying the complex cell pathways involved in tumour formation and
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