Category: News & Features

Group Dynamics at the Extremes

Group Dynamics at the Extremes

Teamwork can make or break an expedition. So what affects how your group gels together in the field? Dr Nathan Smith, founder of the online School for Psychology in Extremes, In Extremis, gives us an overview of the factors at play.

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Student Wilderness Medicine Conference 2018

Student Wilderness Medicine Conference 2018

Grab your early bird tickets for the 2018 Student Wilderness Medicine Conference 2018 – brought to you by Liverpool Wilderness Medics, 12-14th October, Snowdonia National Park. See you there!

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Safeguarding on Expedition

Safeguarding on Expedition

Looking after vulnerable adults or young people? We asked Jono Oldershaw, registered Social Worker with a specialist interest in international Child Protection and Mental Health to give us a common sense approach to safeguarding on expedition.

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Surviving the Death Zone

Surviving the Death Zone

New UK Mountain Medicine site, with details of UK Mountain Medicine Fellowships and the Hathersage weekend.

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Why venom isn’t all bad.

Why venom isn’t all bad.

Would you have spotted the venomous snake across the path in a remote forest in Northern Zambia?

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SES Explorer Awards 2018

SES Explorer Awards 2018

Come along to this celebration of discovery, but be warned, itchy feet are inevitable

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The Definitive Junior Doctors’ Guide to Working and Living in New Zealand

The Definitive Junior Doctors’ Guide to Working and Living in New Zealand

Junior doctors Shona Main and Will Denehan have demystified and condensed all you need to know to make the move to live and work as a doctor in New Zealand. What are you waiting for?

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The decontamination process at one of MSF’s Ebola Management Centres, Magburaka, Sierra Leone, March 2015

The fight against ebola & the power of resilience

Dr Sam Roper, a trainee paediatrician with an interest in humanitarian medicine, reflects upon her time in Sierra Leone working with survivors of ebola: plenty to learn from stories of incredible resilience.

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Elective Competition 2017 Winner

Elective Competition 2017 Winner

We are proud to announce the winner of our 2017 Elective competition: congratulations Thomas Bennett! Well done Tom, and a big thank you to all of our medical student and junior doctor entrants.

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GASOC Journal Club

GASOC Journal Club

Join this global collaborative of trainees for their first event of 2018.

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