The George Institute For Global Health
United Kingdom

News and Events

Friday, 7 April, 2017 - 12:00 to 15:30

University of Oxford

Thursday, 6 April, 2017 - 14:00

Conference Room, Le Gros Clark Building, University of Oxford

The George Institute’s Dr Sanne Peters has been awarded a prestigious Strategic Skills Development Fellowship from the UK’s Medical Research Council.

As a result of significant reductions in maternal and infant mortality over the past few decades, we have much to celebrate in terms of improving health outcomes for people around the world.

Researchers at The George Institute, UK, have collaborated with the Oxford Martin School at University of Oxford on a major new programme looking at how Machine Intelligence can be used to treat chronic disease.

Media release: 

Women from low socioeconomic backgrounds are 25 per cent more likely to suffer a heart attack than disadvantaged men, a major new study has found.

Monday, 16 January, 2017 - 13:00 to 16:30

Seminar Room 1, Oxford Martin School, 34 Broad Street, OX1 3BD

The George Institute for Global Health’s recent study disproving the myth that weather affects back pain or osteoarthritis has been reported all over the world, from Australia to the United States, China, Russia, India, and much more. See the list below and our Media Coverage section for other stories.

Media release: 

The weather plays no part in the symptoms associated with either back pain or osteoarthritis, a new study by The George Institute for Global Health has revealed.

"Risk assessment of pregnant women is an important part of routine obstetric care worldwide. This research can potentially contribute to the improvement of continuous risk assessment throughout the pregnancy."