The fight for lower blood pressure

The fight for lower blood pressure

It has been dubbed ‘Scotland’s silent killer’ and urgent action needs to be taken to help the 1.3 million adults in the country estimated to be living with the condition, according to a major new report.High blood pressure is a major cause of heart attack and stroke,...
Step up to the challenge

Step up to the challenge

Inspired by a Discovery Days talk by the Centre for Research into Cancer Prevention and Screening earlier this month, Finance Director Carol Prokopyszyn decided to challenge herself and her colleagues to be more active during their working day. Believing that a small...
Digging for history

Digging for history

Like all archaeologists, Dr Alice Watterson spends her days with one foot in the past but when she was asked to join an excavation in the Alaskan tundra it was the start of a journey into a lost world of war, peace and dance. As well as being an archaeologist, Alice...