Faculty of Medicine

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Most Master's students are in a phase where future career and job opportunities are very much in focus. The possibilities are many, but where do you start? Who has the relevant positions, and what qualifications are valuable to potential employers? The Student Committee of Medical Biology arranged a Career Day at BBB to dig deeper into these questions.
We are happy to announce that Small Animal Ultrasound is now made available for scientits that require this technology in their projects.
WHO recommends exclusive breastfeeding as the best way of reducing ill-health and infant mortality. However, a new study shows that in Nepal few mothers receive any information on this, and hardly anyone practice it for the recommended period.
National Science Week 2012 will be focused around “Society” as its overall theme. The research festival will seek to shed light on the human condition – on people’s lives as individuals, as members of groups and in relation to the world at large.
Fellow pharmacist and our dear collegue Kjell H. Halvorsen, defended his thesis "Drug prescribing quality for older patients. Explicit indicators and multidisciplinary medication reviews" on 16th of March.
The Global Health Course, which recently was awarded for high academic quality, has just finished this year’s uptake. A lot of students want to learn more about global health, and the number of applicants made this a record uptake.
March 2 2012 we finally got the confirmation that The Animal Faciliy at UoB is awarded full accreditation by AAALAC International.
Health workers in conflict areas make a remarkable effort in the medical field, but also in violence prevention and peace building. Seven free online courses are now launched for those who want to learn more about medical peace work.
MSc in biomedical physics at BioMatLab
UNICEF’s report, ‘The State of the World’s Children 2012: Children in an Urban World’ was launched at the end of February, in Mexico City. One billion children live in urban areas, a number that is growing rapidly.
Due to her passion for teaching in Social Pharmacy and the involvement in the Masters Programme in Pharmacy in general, Associate Professor Kjersti Bakken has been honoured with the Generica Award 2011.