News from Robert Gordon University Latest News from Robert Gordon University feeds Positive leadership is needed to improve healthcare safety There are serious concerns around medication error internationally, and a newly completed international study has identified positive leadership and increasing engagement as being key to improving matters. Wed, 13 Dec 2017 10:51:00 GMT Researchers tackle public protection issues with police, health and social care professionals Researchers in Scotland have highlighted the need for greater collaboration between agencies to enhance public protection and the safety of vulnerable adults and those at risk of harm. Tue, 12 Apr 2016 08:16:00 GMT ICMAN and IUPHAR Conference to head to Aberdeen The first joint conference between The International Conference on Mechanisms of Action of Nutraceuticals (ICMAN) and the International Union of Pharmacology (IUPHAR) Natural Products Section will bring their biennial meetings to Aberdeen from September 2017. Mon, 11 Apr 2016 10:56:00 GMT Research to assess Scottish plants in fight against cancer Health researchers at RGU have been awarded funding of almost £10,000 to investigate whether Scottish plants could hold the key to increasing the effectiveness of cancer drugs and boosting survival rates. Fri, 25 Mar 2016 10:32:00 GMT Researchers size up North Sea offshore workers’ helicopter escape potential Research on the size and shape of the North Sea offshore workforce has revealed that some UK workers are larger than average American males and take up more space than earlier data had indicated. Fri, 12 Feb 2016 10:38:00 GMT