Inside the Institute of Life Course and Medical Sciences

Read our blog to get to know us better, with first-hand accounts from our researchers, lecturers and students about life in the Institute of Life Course and Medical Sciences.

CIMA celebrates ten years of research with CMARCIMA celebrates ten years of research with CMAR

CIMA celebrates ten years of research with CMAR

The joint CIMA/CMAR conference recently took place at the University of Birmingham celebrating the 10-year anniversary of both centres. The theme of the meeting was 'Musculoskeletal ageing research – from discovery to improved health'.

Posted on: 8 June 2023

Spotlight: Paediatric research at Alder HeySpotlight: Paediatric research at Alder Hey

Spotlight: Paediatric research at Alder Hey

Dedicated to improving the healthcare of children around the world, the ‘Institute in the Park’ at Alder Hey Children’s Hospital NHS Foundation Trust aims to bring together experts in education, research and technology, to focus on improving the care and understanding of children and their health needs.

Posted on: 24 May 2023

Spotlight: The 10/40 Model for Palliative CareSpotlight: The 10/40 Model for Palliative Care

Spotlight: The 10/40 Model for Palliative Care

ILCaM's Professor John Ellershaw, specialist in Palliative Care, is Chairman of the International Collaborative for Best Care for the Dying Person. Ten years ago, the group developed the 10/40 model to guide and improve the treatment of those undergoing end of life care.

Posted on: 5 May 2023

ILCaMS PhD Student follows up award with prestigious national medalILCaMS PhD Student follows up award with prestigious national medal

ILCaMS PhD Student follows up award with prestigious national medal

ILCaMS' Devon Crouch has followed up his Gold Medal award at the recent STEM for Britain Conference, and been awarded the Westminster Medal for overall best presentation at the event.

Posted on: 28 April 2023

Devon Crouch wins gold at the STEM for Britain Awards Devon Crouch wins gold at the STEM for Britain Awards

Devon Crouch wins gold at the STEM for Britain Awards

On Monday 6 March, three researchers from across the Faculty of Health and Life Sciences attended Parliament to present their work at the STEM for Britain finals. Devon Crouch, a PhD student from the Department of Eye and Vision Science, won the gold medal in the biological and biomedical sciences session for his poster, “Stop Thief! Using Biomaterials to Tackle Glaucoma”. Devon reveals more about this unique experience and his award-winning research.

Posted on: 13 March 2023

My First Paper: Ashley CoopeMy First Paper: Ashley Coope

My First Paper: Ashley Coope

This week we continue our My First Paper campaign with Ashley Coope, an Academic Foundation Doctor working at Liverpool University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust who tells us all about his first research paper.

Posted on: 1 November 2022

My First Paper: Devon CrouchMy First Paper: Devon Crouch

My First Paper: Devon Crouch

This week we continue our My First Paper campaign with Devon Crouch a 3rd-year PhD student in the Department of Eye and Vision Science, who tells us all about his first research paper.

Posted on: 12 July 2022

My First Paper: Graham KempMy First Paper: Graham Kemp

My First Paper: Graham Kemp

As we continue our #MyFirstPaper campaign, this week we speak with Professor Graham Kemp about his first paper he published in 1984. Graham is a Professor of Metabolic and Physiological Imaging from the Institute of Life Course and Medical Sciences.

Posted on: 26 May 2022

My First Paper: Ben Buckley My First Paper: Ben Buckley

My First Paper: Ben Buckley

As part of our #MyFirstPaper campaign, this week we speak with Dr Ben Buckley about his paper on a comprehensive exercise rehabilitation programme for people with cardiovascular disease or cardiovascular risk factors.

Posted on: 20 May 2022

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