The Mobile Malaria team have just set off on a 6,000 km journey across Africa, taking portable DNA sequencing technology with them on the road. I speak with Dr George Busby who leads the team.
Professor Marcia Castro from Harvard University helped launch MalariaX. It’s an online course that details the science and technology of malaria, as well as the historical, political, social and economic factors to its eradication.
There’s a significant shortage of people working in STEM, costing businesses £1.5 billion a year. Katherine Andrews, the Project Manager of ‘That’s RAD! Science’ is trying to change that by bringing STEM careers to life through educational picture books.
What makes a public health animation effective and, as the NHS introduces an online quiz to determine heart age, will such quizzes have a greater role in public health?
Dr Mike Coleman and Kirsten Duda of the Liverpool School of Tropical Medicine discuss their mobile game, Resistance 101, that aims to make concepts of insecticide resistance more accessible and engaging.