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Spotlight on Science

  • HSL's New Chair of PEROSH Science Steering Group
    HSL's Director of Science, Dr Andrew Curran, has been selcted as the new Chair of PEROSH's Scientific Steering Group (SSG). PEROSH coordinates and cooperates on European research and development in occupational safety and health. It is a high-level...
  • The Burden of Occupational Cancer in Britain
    On 20th June 2012, the British Journal of Cancer published a supplement of 13 papers* that summarise the results of a seven-year programme of collaborative work to estimate the number of cancer cases and deaths caused by exposure to carcinogens
  • BOHS President Acknowledges HSL
    HSL's scientific excellence and willingness to share expertise was recently acknowledged by the President of the BOHS in the society's February newsletter. Alexander Bianchi commented that a presentation on nanohazards given by HSL's Dr Garry...
  • Romanian Research Assessment
    Dr Brian Crook, technical lead for Microbiology at HSL, has recently returned from Romania where he took part in an assessment exercise of the biology departments of five Universities.The aim of the project, which was co-finanaced through the European...
  • Occupational Medicine Journal-HSL Special Edition
    The Society of Occupational Medicine have dedicated an entire edition of the Occupational Medicine Journal to HSL's centenary. The August issue celebrates 100...
  • Double Medal Winning Papers
    Current and past members of HSL staff have been awarded medal by the Institution of Chemical Engineers (IChemE) for their involvement in exceptional published papers. IChemE medals recognise achievement and exceptional work across all...
  • Invitation to Action in Research Seminar
    On 25 November 2010, PEROSH will host a seminar on Research in Action. Removing the gap between research and practical prevention in Brussels. The PEROSH seminar will invite leading European researchers and policymakers to discuss the major...
  • Hydrogen as an Alternative Fuel
    Since the 1970's NASA has used liquid hydrogen to propel the space shuttle and other rockets into orbit. Hydrogen fuel cells power the shuttle's electrical systems, producing a clean byproduct - pure water, which the crew drinks. Hydrogen...
  • HSL's First Professor
    HSL's Chief Medical Officer and Co-Director of the Centre for Workplace Health, David Fishwick has been awarded an Honorary Professorship at the University of Sheffield. David, who specialises in occupational respiratory...

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