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School of Molecular, Genetic and Population Health Sciences

Centre for Population Health Sciences

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Fostering research skills to meet the public health challenges of the 21st century with both on-campus and online courses

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Find out more about our research in:

  • Allergic and respiratory disease
  • Cancer
  • Chronic disease epidemiology
  • Clinical trial and statistics methodology
  • eHealth
  • Ethnicity and health
  • Global health
  • Molecular epidemiology of complex diseases
  • Palliative care
  • Children, families and relationships
  • Health, inequalities and health care
  • Epidemiology of infectious diseases

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CPHS is a WHO Collaborating Centre on Population Health Research and Training

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News & events

2014 BMA Medical Book of the Year

The WHO Pocket Book of Hospital Care for Children received two best BMA Medical Books Awards for 2014.

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Liz Grant appointed Assistant Principal, Global Health and Director of the Global Health Academy

We are delighted to announce that Dr Liz Grant has been appointed Assistant Principal, Global Health and Director of the Global Health Academy.

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Devi appointed as Save the Children Trustee

Congratulations to Devi Sridhar, recently appointed as trustee for Save the Children.

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NIHR ePrescribing Research Programme - conference

Registration is now open for the NIHR ePrescribing Research Programme’s 2014 Annual Conference. 27th October 2014 - 9.45-17.15 One Great George Street, London

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Professor Aziz Sheikh - medical detective

On 23rd October 2014, Prof Aziz Sheikh will give a public lecture -"The Sign of Three: Progress Report on an Investigation into the Epidemic of Itch, Sneeze and Wheeze". Register for your free ticket.

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Concepts of Epidemiology course

The popular and intensive 5-day course returns for its 10th consecutive year: 8-12 December 2014.

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