Fourteen-year-old Jessica Jones recently completed a one week work experience at Hyderus. Below are some of her experiences. Hello! My name is Jessica, I am fourteen years old and am currently studying for my GCSEs. I live in Oakdale in South Wales, not too far away from Hyderus and would like to share my experiences of working at the company as … [Read more...] about Work experience blog by Jessica Jones
Archives for March 2014
A leak this week says that the second of three reports from the UN Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change forecasts some very unpleasant changes for a world in which global warming is proceeding at the fastest end of official predictions. If there is a mean global temperature rise of 2.5 degrees C (over the pre-industrialised period) the panel … [Read more...] about The coming water wars and how bored the media are with climate change
Aeth Tania Lal, Nikhil Murali a Mark Chataway i barti Gŵyl Dewi Sant yn nhŷ y British High Commissioner yn Delhi. Buodd y parti ar y 6ed o Fawrth (yn lle y 1af) ond roedd ysbryd ein diwrnod cenedlaethol yn gryf iawn. Yn y llun, mae Mark yn siarad â Julian Evans, British Deputy High Commissioner i India a Chymro (o Lanelli) - mae'r ddau ohonynhw yn … [Read more...] about Gŵyl Dewi Sant yn India (the Welsh take over in Delhi)
A major thought piece in today's New England Journal of Medicine looks at the global supply of healthcare professionals. The review article is by two of the very grand figures in global heath: Lord Nigel Crisp (former head of the UK National Health Service and current senior adviser on health and development to the UK government) and Lincoln Chen … [Read more...] about Are there too few doctors in the world or are they just work-shy and cosseted?
A new study shows that even good health communications programes never change the behaviour of parents who deny their children vaccines. It is fascinating and worrying just because it fits so well into the literature of social psychology. An international group of child health experts and political scientists decided to conduct a rigorous … [Read more...] about Health communications does not change the way anti-vaccine crazies behave