MEMORY / HABIT / ADDICTION – a workshop organized by the Neuroscience and Society Network

28 November 2019 Room 3.09/10 5-11 Lavington Street King’s College London Research on addiction shows that habitual behaviours are intimately tied into specific contexts, objects and memories related to drug experiences. The life and social sciences have been investigating the relationships between substances, memory and habits since at least the late nineteenth century. In recent […]

Event: Preconception health and healthy life trajectories (HeLTI study)

25 September 2019 | 12:30-13:30 | Anatomy Museum Join Professor Shane Norris as he explores health interventions before conception, which are proving to help offset child obesity. He will also talk about how to optimise the preconception health of women in order to offset health risks and set up healthier trajectories for their offspring. Find […]

Congratulations to Dr Frances Butcher Bioethics & Society alumna for being awarded a prestigious Wellcome Trust Research Fellowship for Health Professionals

Dr Frances Butcher, Bioethics & Society alumna (class of 2016) and currently a Specialty Registrar/Doctor in Public Health at the Oxford School of Public Health, has been awarded a Wellcome Trust Research Fellowship for Health Professionals to fund a DPhil/PhD at the Ethox Centre, University of Oxford, for a project titled “An Ethics Account of […]

Event May 22nd: “The Ethics and Practice of Disinvestment: On Knowing What Not to Do in Health and Social Care”

We are delighted to announce a forthcoming event titled “The Ethics and Practice of Disinvestment:  On Knowing What Not to Do in Health and Social Care” .  When: Wednesday May 22nd, 2019, 10:00-18:30.  Where: Anatomy Museum, King’s Building, Strand Campus, King’s College London, London WC2R 2LS. Directions: The Anatomy Museum is located on Level 6 of the King’s Building. […]

Book Launch Event – Synthesizing Hope by Anne Pollock – Tuesday 28th May

Tuesday 28th May, 4pm Anatomy Museum, King’s College London 6th Floor, King’s Building, Strand Campus, The Strand, London, WC2R 2LS All are welcome for the London Book Launch of Synthesizing Hope: Matter, Knowledge, and Place in South African Drug Discovery, released this month by the University of Chicago Press.  The event will be chaired by Professor Nikolas Rose, […]

Response to CAS ruling on Semenya’s case: Why this is a disappointing, although not surprising, decision. And what type of evidence should be considered in an appeal.

This blog post was written by Dr Silvia Camporesi and originally posted on her research blog here. As pretty much everybody else except those who were expert witnesses to the case or the judges, I was in London on Wednesday May 1st  anxiously waiting for 12 pm for the Court of Arbitration for Sport  to […]

Gerontology MSc alumni Rochelle Amour discusses her work on dementia in the Caribbean

The MSc programme is a good idea for both clinical and non-clinical professionals. I’m a Caribbean national with a background in psychology and writing, who enrolled at IoG because I was interested in ageing policy. I found the programme extraordinarily strategic. I met guest lecturers from international NGO’s, universities and local hospitals who offered insight […]