Generation R event: young people in research storm the barricades of science

What was it that the author, William Golding, said when asked if he went to church? 'No I don't, and I don't think God does either.' I feel the same about medical research conferences. They often seem to be places where people go to worship the science rather than what it can do for people. … Continue reading Generation R event: young people in research storm the barricades of science

Royal College looks to boost child health research with children’s charter

I am prone to beating up our Royal Colleges for one reason or another.  But, over the last few years, I have grown to admire and respect the work of one of their number in particular - the Royal College of Paediatrics and Child Health (RCPCH). Yesterday, RCPCH launched a new report entitled 'Turning the Tide: … Continue reading Royal College looks to boost child health research with children’s charter