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Blog - January 2019

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President’s message: my Pharmacology 2018 highlights

15 Jan 2019 by in President's message published January 2019

In my first message to you as your President this time last year, I said that one of my priorities for 2018 was that our annual meeting would be our best yet. And based on what I saw at Pharmacology 2018 last month, and from the feedback I received both during and since, I can confidently say that we delivered.

Academic black dog

14 Jan 2019 by Edward Wickstead in Equality, diversity and inclusion published January 2019

The idea that mental health issues are increasingly common amongst university students compared to the general public has gained traction in recent years. For example, in 2017 the All Party Parliamentary Group of Students found that 69% of students have felt depressed within an academic year – a percentage almost three times higher than that reported for the elderly.