The Atlas Men’s wellbeing service, co-designed by academics at the University of Westminster in partnership with the Victoria Medical Centre, was recognised this month by the British Medical Journal as one of the most innovative Primary Care projects running in the NHS last year.
University of Westminster Biomedical Sciences graduate Dr Babak Afrough has just returned to the UK from the Ebola-hit Guinea where he volunteered to work in the newly set up diagnostic laboratory in a remote village in the region of Coyah.
Dr Mark Clements, Principal Lecturer and Director of Learning and Teaching in the Faculty of Science and Technology at the University of Westminster, has been awarded the prestigious Higher Education Biosciences Teacher of the Year Award 2015 by the Society of Biology for his innovative teaching techniques in the field.
As part of the €3.9m (£2.8m) HyMedPoly project the University of Westminster has been awarded a grant of €877,662 (£631,531) funded by the European Commission to train PhD researchers for the development of drug-free antibacterial materials used for medical applications, such as wound care and implants.
Students had the opportunity to gain hands-on experience in ‘Science for Survival’ at the 12th Annual Schools Science Conference held at University of Westminster’s Cavendish Campus on Wednesday 22 April 2015.