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Member engagement

A look at the topline results from this year’s IBMS member engagement survey.

British Journal of Biomedical Science, Issue 1 2019 – synopsis

Editor Andrew Blann outlines the content of the latest issue, which opens with a synopsis of all the articles published in 2018, with the subtitle “What have we learned?” This review-type article is the subject of a JBL exercise. Notably, six of the eight published articles involve methods in molecular genetics.

Journal-based learning exercises - February 2019

Each article’s contents should be read, researched and understood, and you should then come to a decision on each question. The pass mark is 17 out of 20 questions answered correctly. JBL exercises may be completed at any time until the published deadline date. Please select your choice of correct answers and complete the exercises online at: www.ibms.org/cpd/jbl

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World's first total-body scanner

Dr Ramsey Badawi discusses a medical imaging scanner that can capture a 3D picture of the whole human body at once.

THE BIG QUESTION: Do scientific conferences still have a role in learning and CPD?

This month we ask Nicky Milner, Rajvinder Dhillon and Sally Barratt about scientific conferences and if they believe that they still have a role in learning and CPD.

Celebrating success

Chris Ward, IBMS Head of Examinations, celebrates some of the achievements of members who have obtained Institute qualifications in the last year.

My lab: remote and rural healthcare

Chloe Clapham, Clinical Laboratories Quality Manager at Balfour Hospital, gives a guided tour of her Orkney lab.

Congress launched

Sarah May, IBMS Deputy Chief Executive, on the extensive programme and additions for Congress.

One step ahead of cancer

In the UK, one in two of us can expect to get cancer in our lifetimes. With such a high disease burden, efforts to prevent cancer are at least as important as efforts to treat it. 

My Lab: Paediatric microbiology

Deputy Manager of Microbiology at Great Ormond Street Hospital, Francis Yongblah, gives a guided tour of his lab.

How to… promote biomedical science

Dan Nimmo, IBMS Communications Manager, reflects on the successes of the past year, highlights some of the plans for 2019 and discusses how members play the biggest part in promoting biomedical science.

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