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Latest updates from UNCOVER, its members and affiliates.

New Climate and Health Partnership for UNCOVER

We are delighted to be working with the Edinburgh Earth Initiative to develop our work on climate change and health - one of the most urgent and complex challenges of our time.

UNCOVER Conference Programme Now Live

UNCOVER's conference programme is now live! The call for research snapshots (brief videos or poster presentations) is still open.

Award for Outstanding Medical Librarianship

We are delighted to announce that UNCOVER's Marshall Dozier has been recognised by the European Association of Health Information Libraries (EAHIL), with their 2022 Award for Outstanding Medical Librarianship, Contribution to the Field or Special Services, and Dedication to EAHIL.

UNCOVER at Summer Conferences

Lessons learned from UNCOVER's working model - which sees staff and students working alongside each other to address public health-related questions for decision-makers - have been the focus of several presentations at UK and international conferences throughout June.

UNCOVER Co-Founders Awarded MBEs

Congratulations to UNCOVER's co-founders, Professor Harry Campbell and Dr Ruth McQuillan, who both received the MBE in this year's Queen's Birthday Honours.

Congratulations to Dr Wei Xu

Everyone at UNCOVER congratulates Dr Wei Xu, who has just earnt her PhD on the "Development and validation of a risk prediction model for colorectal cancer in patients with gastrointestinal symptoms."

UNCOVER Annual Report 2020-2021

Our Annual Report looks back on the first two years of UNCOVER, in 2020 and 2021, reflecting on our development as an award-winning team, a trusted partner to decision-makers nationally and globally, a source of public health evidence that crosses disciplinary boundaries and a centre for student learning and growth.

UNCOVER's Brilliant Women

Tuesday March 8 marked International Women's Day, so there's no better time to share perspectives from two of UNCOVER's brilliant women:

UNCOVER team collaborate on review of public health measures in the BMJ

A new systematic review and meta-analysis has just been published in the BMJ, evaluating the effectiveness of public health measures - including hand-washing, mask-wearing and physical distancing - in reducing COVID-19 incidence, transmission and mortality.

Congratulations to Dr Xiaomeng Zhang

Everyone at UNCOVER congratulates Dr Xiaomeng Zhang, who has just earnt her PhD on the "Application of instrumental variables methods for the investigation of non - genetic biomarkers and other risk factors for colorectal cancer risk".