IMSR at CoCoMad 2022!

We are excited to be running science inspired public engagement activities at CoCoMad Community Festival this July. Research groups from the IMSR and SMQB will be running several family-friendly demos, games and hands-on activities at this year’s festival which tales place annually in Cotteridge Park. This is a large free to enter community festival with … Continue reading “IMSR at CoCoMad 2022!”

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New #SMQBair blog from artist Lucy Hutchinson!

The lastest SMBQ Artist in Residence (aka #SMQBair) blog has been published, this time from artist Lucy Hutchinson. Lucy works at the cross-section of art, science and technology to explore how visual practices and storytelling are used to shape the world. The outcomes of her work often take the form of prints, publications, installation, moving … Continue reading “New #SMQBair blog from artist Lucy Hutchinson!”

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Cushing’s Awareness Day

This past weekend The Pituitary Academy brought together clinicians, researchers, nurses, patients, families and carers for a patient engagement morning focused on different aspects of Cushing’s disease. It was held on Cushing’s Awareness Day (8th April) which marks the birthday of the pioneering neurosurgeon Dr. Harvey Cushing afrter whom the condition was named. The Pituitary … Continue reading “Cushing’s Awareness Day”

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Purple Day on campus!

Over 40 staff, students and visitors joined epilepsy awareness events run by the SMQB on campus. Kicking this off was an enjoyable seizure first-aid training session at lunch run by Epilepsy Action lead Simon Privett. Simon is also one of SMQB’s AMIGO patient and public involvement representives and has a long history of collaborating with … Continue reading “Purple Day on campus!”

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