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Promoting some of our ECR’s work

Current Research, Lauren Gatting

Promoting some of our ECR’s work

On Tuesday 26th February, Seven Early Career researchers working within UoG’s Institute of Health and Wellbeing presented their work, during the institute’s annual research away day. Following the format of the three minute thesis competitions held in universities worldwide, each presentation had to be under 3 minutes long and use only one power point slide (no animations allowed). During the away day, the presentations were judged by a panel for winners of 1st, 2nd and 3rd place. All the presentations were excellent.

I drew up a brief summary of each person’s work, while they were presenting, which I now present to you:


  1. Janet Bouttell  (Health Economics & Health Technology Assessment)
    Methods of early health technology assessment in precision medicine
    https://www.gla.ac.uk/researchinstitutes/healthwellbeing/staff/janetbouttell/
  2. Jordan Canning (Precision Medicine)
    Rheumatoid arthritis and multimorbidity
    @JordanCanning_
  3. Amy Ferguson (Circadian rhythms & sleep, Mental health)
    Genetic links between circadian rhythmicity and bipolar disorder
    https://www.gla.ac.uk/researchinstitutes/healthwellbeing/research/mentalhealth/doctoralstudents/
  4. Marianne McCallum (General Practice and Primary Care)
    Clinical Academic GP Fellow
    https://www.gla.ac.uk/researchinstitutes/healthwellbeing/staff/mariannemccallum/
  5. Rachana Tank (Public Health)
    Understanding associations between cardiometabolic and brain health using Mendelian randomization in UK Biobank
    http://www.sinapse.ac.uk/people/Rachana-Tank_582
  6. Heather Mcclelland (Mental Health and Wellbeing)
    Psychosocial interventions for suicide prevention via decreasing loneliness
    https://www.gla.ac.uk/researchinstitutes/healthwellbeing/staff/heathermcclelland/
  7. Simin ‘Selina’ Wu (General Practice and Primary Care)
    Implications of chronic pain as a comorbidity with a focus on cardiometabolic disease and depression.
    @Selina_Wu_

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