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Compilation of photographs of Mohammad, Tracy and Eleftheria at their graduations
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Congratulations to our recent PhD graduates!

Congratulations to PhD students Mohammad Al Sallakh, Tracy Jackson and Eleftheria Vasileiou on their recent graduations!
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How is asthma diagnosed in primary care and what are the challenges?

Medical student Adeola Akindele blogs about her experience working with the Asthma UK Centre for Applied Research in Edinburgh, culminating in a recent publication.
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Glasgow Science Festival 2019

Members of the Asthma UK Centre for Applied Research were among many to exhibit at this year’s Glasgow Science Festival in June. As part of Curiosity Live at the Glasgow...
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Food for thought at the 5th King's John Price Paediatric Respiratory Conference

After being awarded a travel bursary from the Asthma UK Centre for Applied Research, PhD student Ann McMurray was able to attend the 5th King's John Price Paediatric Respiratory Conference...
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Tracy Jackson and Bill Day are presented with certificate and trophy
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Centre’s involvement in UK Standards for Public Involvement is celebrated as year-long pilot draws to a close

Our Patient and Public Involvement (PPI) team have been sharing their experience as one of ten test bed sites to implement new national standards to improve public involvement in research....
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Welcome to Lauren Blake!

We’re pleased to welcome a new member of staff to the central team at the Asthma UK Centre for Applied Research. Lauren Blake joins the Centre as Postgraduate Training Co-ordinator.
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Luke Daines speaking at the AUKCAR Annual Scientific Meeting, with npj Primary Care Respiratory Medicine logo inset
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Could a clinical prediction model help to reduce asthma mis-diagnosis?

To coincide with the publication of their systematic review in npj Primary Care Respiratory Medicine today, in the blog below Luke Daines provides more information for those less familiar with...
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Fernando Martinez (left) pictured with Stan Szefler (right) at the AUKCAR ASM 2016
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Professor Fernando Martinez awarded honorary degree from the University of Edinburgh

This World Asthma Day, we are delighted to announce that Professor Fernando Martinez, Chair of the International Advisory Board at the Asthma UK Centre for Applied Research, has been selected...
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Some of the Centre's current PhD students taken at the Annual Scientific Meeting 2019
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PhD studentships available at the Asthma UK Centre for Applied Research

We’re delighted to offer studentships for prospective PhD students for the academic year 2019/20, at locations across the UK.
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‘Hibernating’ research studies on standby to tackle next flu pandemic

An innovative new network of 'hibernating' research studies will improve the UK's preparedness for another influenza pandemic, according to a newly published article in The Lancet Infectious Diseases
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