Symposium looks at the pioneering legacy of Scottish scientists in the field of tropical disease
Fri, 01 Jan 2016 07:00:00 GMT
They were far removed from the developing countries whose diseases they were studying, yet Scottish doctors and scientists have been at the forefront of research into tropical diseases, like sleeping sickness, leishmaniasis and schistosomiasis, since the late 19th century.
Forgetting is key to learning
Fri, 18 Dec 2015 09:00:00 GMT
Do you often feel overwhelmed with the amount of information coming at you? Forgotten your shopping list as soon as you’ve heard the sports results? Don’t worry, it’s all completely normal – and necessary – according to new research which shows that such forgetting is a key part of learning.