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Abstract submission for the 2nd UK & Ireland Exposure Science meeting now open!‏

October 22, 2013


Abstract submission for the 2nd meeting (March 4th in Manchester) is now open and the form can be downloaded from: Note that the deadline for submission is Monday December 2nd 2013. We welcome abstracts from a diverse range of research disciplines, including measurement methodology, toxicology, epidemiology, ergonomics, risk assessment, public health, and others with expertise […]

“Microwave News” and an updated meta-analysis on mobile phones and acoustic neuroma

October 8, 2013


I recently published a letter in the International Journal of Epidemiology entitled “The case of acoustic neuroma: Comment on: Mobile phone use and risk of brain neoplasms and other cancers” in reply to a paper by Benson at al. who used the Million Women study to look at cancer risk from mobile phone use. The letter […]

The legacy of the Research Excellence Framework

October 3, 2013


The following article is not a surprise really, but it tells quite a lot about the REF exercise in its current form. I’ve copied this directly from the website ResearchProfessional (original article can be found here)   Job insecurity, stress and fewer researchers: is that the REF’s legacy? With the deadline for REF submissions approaching, […]