Access to Medicines: The Impact of Social Inequalities

Tuesday 28 June, at 4:00- 6:00 pm

The roundtable discussed issues about access to medicines under the framework of the international human rights law, addressing the tensions that may arise where public and private interests intersect from an interdisciplinary point of view.

Co-organised with members of the Early Career Research Network and with support from the Society’s Fellows, this recording is relevant for researchers across academic disciplines such as law, human rights, global health, medicine, and international politics and working at different institutions such as the NHS and the Senedd.

Panel members included:

Dr Lowri Davies
Lecturer in Law, Hillary Rodham Clinton School of Law, Swansea University.
Professor Ruth Northway, OBE
Professor of Learning Disability Nursing and Head of Research for the Faculty of Life Sciences and Education, University of South Wales.
Rhian Thomas-Turner
R&D Lead NACHfW (Noah’s Ark Children’s Hospital for Wales) and Operational Lead at CYARU (NHS Children and Young Adults Research Unit).

Chairing the event:
Professor John Harrington
Director of the ESRC Wales Doctoral Training Partnership and Professor of Global Health Law at Cardiff School of Law and Politics. He co-directs Cardiff Law and Global Justice, a research centre of Cardiff University.

Early Careers Network Seminar: Applying for Grants… and Top Mistakes

The seminar covered applying for grants at every career stage and include, the different types of grants and funders, what you can apply for as a PhD student, and what you might aim for as your career progresses. It also included travel and networking grants, fellowships, project grants, and special grants such as outreach and public engagement as well as top mistakes that grant applicants make

Early Career Research Network: Maintaining Mental Health

This session provided guidance on mental health challenges ECRs may face in academia, with a particular focus on impostor syndrome. Sir Keith Burnett:  Chair of the Academic Council; Schmidt Science Fellow, Dr Masoumeh Minou; Wellbeing Promotion Officer, Faculty of Science and Engineering, Swansea University Dr Sarah Ward Clavier

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