• Current Affairs
  • The spread and pathology of Covid-19

    Current Affairs
    • Malgorzata Urbacz
    Scientists have successfully modelled the transmission dynamics of SARS-CoV-2, predicting second waves and recurrent winter outbreaks. 
    Doctor wearing PPE working on a computer.
  • Message from Editors

    Current Affairs
    • Editors
    Hello everyone, we hope you’ve had a wonderful holiday season and are excited for the new year ahead.
    A plastic model of the brain cut in the sagittal plane
  • Conference Reviews
  • Sheffield NeuroSoc’s Brain in Flux

    Conference Reviews
    • Adit Magudia
    As the venerable neuroscientist V.S Ramachandran once remarked, ‘How can a three-pound mass of jelly that you can hold in your palm imagine angels, contemplate the meaning of infinity, and even question its own place in the cosmos?’
    3D model of a brain.
  • South Yorkshire Physical Activity Symposium 2019

    Conference Reviews
    • Juliet Downs
    On Saturday 18th May 2019, sixty guests attended the South Yorkshire Physical Activity Symposium at Sheffield Medical School.
    Feet and legs of someone jogging along a path in a park.
  • Opinion
  • Hospital Acquired Dyscalculia

    • Sam Whelan
    After weeks of arduous lab work, you test your hypotheses using the statistical tools that underpin all modern science. Alas, it comes to naught - no significance.
    A seated person points at a paper on a desk.

    Bring Back The White Coat

    • Mary Goble
    In the UK in 2007, the Department of Health made a decision to tackle infection rates in hospitals.
    A closeup of a white lab coat with a breast pocket containing several pens worn over a white shirt and tie.
  • Despite their ancient origins, primitive marine organisms provide surprisingly invaluable resources for medical research: with many creatures of the deep possessing robust developmental and physiological processes that remain relevant to humans today.
    Underwater shot of coral and fish.