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Third sector gears up to meet

...n resource managers for the personal assistants the users appoint." Says esrc Chief Executive, Professor Ian Diamond: To date, by providing access to leading experts and the latest research evidence, our esrc Public Policy Seminars have offered valuable insight into the potential imp...

Get personal to improve heart health

...t 'high risk' of coronary heart disease (CHD) in later-middle age, and which inspire change rather than inhibit it," say researchers, from Egenis, the esrc Centre for Genomics in Society at the University of Exeter. High-risk patients will often downgrade their risk in their own minds, yet could still ...

Hope: An overlooked tool in the battle against HIV/AIDS

...at birth is now estimated to be 36 years in Botswana, instead of 71 years without AIDS. It is expected to drop towards 30 within the next ten years. esrc Professorial Fellow, Tony Barnett, from the London School of Economics, argues: "Current policies to tackle HIV/AIDS in Africa emphasise individual be...

£28.5M investment for groundbreaking new research facility

...nt and development before and after we are born influence our health and predisposition to diseases in later life. We look forward to working with the esrc in maximising the potential of these important information resources." ...

Scotland's economy challenged by population trends

...d these projections have important implications for the economy, public services, the labour market and the quality of everyday life. In 2005, the esrc and Scottish Government launched the 300,000 Scotlands Demography Research Programme to investigate three key aspects of Scotlands demography: migrati...

Public not so sure 'personalized medicine'

...icymakers, researchers and natural scientists with what is becoming the worlds largest concentration of social scientific research in this field - the esrc Genomics Network (EGN) (See Notes for Editors). Topics as diverse as plant and animal genetics, embryonic stem cell research, genetic databases, and ...

Producing More Drugs For Lethal Diseases Is Not The Answer

...tute will be discussing the rise of drug development for neglected diseases and the role of PPPs at a major international conference, organised by the esrc Innogen Centre to be held in London on 5-6 September 2006. Steven Matlin, Executive Director of the Global Forum for Health Research, also speaki...

ESRC offers new dynamics for old in UK

...evant area. Professor Ian Diamond, CEO of the esrc says: "As a key part of our Strategic Plan, over the next two years, esrc will spend over £2.5 million funding ageing resear...very different retirement expectations. Other esrc research funding into ageing, includes major resea...

It is the old drinkers than binge drinkers who are at risk of ill health

... these young drinkers, it is important for the authorities to place importance to the crimes that necessitate from these drunken brawls. Reference: esrc report, UK Social Science Week 2005, June 2005 ...
ESRC in Biological News

Plants are political hot potatoes

... A group of leading UK scientists and social scientists led by the esrc Genomics Forum, based at the University of Edinburgh, calls for joined-up t...w journal Food Security , lead author Dr Emma Frow, research fellow at the esrc Genomics Forum, and her co-authors suggest that it is not just a question o...

Avian flu threat: New approach needed

...t by Professor Ian Scoones and Paul Forster of the esrc STEPS Centre at the UK's Institute of Development ...sor Ian Scoones, IDS Fellow and co-director of the esrc STEPS Centre. Over the last decade, the avian fl... Agriculture Organisation. They are central to the esrc STEPS Centre's research programme on ecology, poli...

From GM farm animals to embryonic stem cell research

... findings from the first five years of work by the esrc Genomics Network ranging across five UK universit...is impacting on peoples lives. The work of the esrc Genomics Network spans the whole field - covering ...Charlotte; and presentations from directors of the esrc Genomics Network research centres. In depth ana...

Are genomic technologies the answer to world hunger?

...ly to impact on world hunger if there is effective and efficient exchange of knowledge and experience through partnerships. A keynote speaker at the esrc Innogen Centre's Annual Conference to be held on 5th-6th September at Regent's College, London warns of a caveat to this enthusiasm for the introducti...

Increase in drug development for killer diseases is not enough

...tute will be discussing the rise of drug development for neglected diseases and the role of PPPs at a major international conference, organised by the esrc Innogen Centre to be held in London on 5-6 September 2006. Steven Matlin, Executive Director of the Global Forum for Health Research, also speaki...
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