Monthly update from the Institute of Global Health Innovation


Global project to reduce health inequalities in cities around the world

A major new research partnership has been launched to explore ways of reducing health inequalities in cities around the world.

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Food monitoring system being developed could help vulnerable, say researchers

A new project to research the underlying technology – funded by a $US 1.5 million grant the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation – will see researchers from the Hamlyn Centre at Imperial College London developing wearable and wall mounted sensors and AI technology to monitor how households consume food.

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IGHI Student Challenges Competition: Enter the Dragon’s Den

Join us on Monday 19th March for our interactive Dragon’s Den style event to find the winner of our annual Student Challenges Competition.
The competition provides a platform for students based in the UK to showcase their global health research idea and win up to £5000 to develop it further. Runners-up and audience choice prizes will also be awarded.

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The IGHI Big Data Analytical Unit 2017 – year in review

Joshua Symons takes a look a back at the work of the Big Data Analytical Unit over the last year.

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We can, I can, this World Cancer Day

4 February marked World Cancer Day. This is a day to remember and celebrate. Sadly cancer affects us all whether it’s personally or through our friends and family or work colleagues. In fact, it’s estimated that 1 in 2 of us will be affected by cancer at some point in our lifetime. But in the face of this depressing statistic there is cause to celebrate

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