This year the MQScienceFestival challenged researchers to create a 3 minute 'TikTok' poster. This poster ‘Prevalence and predictors for anxiety and depression in residents of Lahore, Pakistan. A community-based surveillance program from LMIC’ by Afshan Shahid, Service Institute of Medical Sciences (SIMS), Pakistan, was awarded 2nd place by the judging panel.
The NIHR Global Health Research Unit on Diabetes and Cardiovascular disease in South Asia has been awarded funding under the programmes second call.
- 21st September 2022
As rates of diabetes and heart disease rapidly rise among South Asian populations, NIHR-funded researchers are developing unique resources and novel approaches to understand and prevent their key risk factors.
- 17th June 2022
Globally, the prevalence of type 2 diabetes mellitus (T2DM) is increasing. An NIHR-funded study, published in PLOS Medicine, suggests that living near fast food restaurants increases the risk of developing the condition.
- 27th April 2022
Aarthi Raveendiran, a PhD student from the Madras Diabetes Research Foundation, India undertook a career placement ‘Widening Horizons of Knowledge: Spatial Statistics and Data Analysis in Health Care ’ with Imperial College London supported by a Short Placement Award for Research Collaboration (SPARC), funded by NIHR Academy.
- 30th September 2021