News from Robert Gordon University http://www3.rgu.ac.uk/dmNews/feedRSS Latest News from Robert Gordon University feeds Positive leadership is needed to improve healthcare safety http://www3.rgu.ac.uk/index.cfm?objectid=85426F20-DFF3-11E7-A9C40050569D752C 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 http://www3.rgu.ac.uk/index.cfm?objectid=85426F20-DFF3-11E7-A9C40050569D752C Researchers tackle public protection issues with police, health and social care professionals http://www3.rgu.ac.uk/index.cfm?objectid=DB9D0FE0-0086-11E6-BD470050569D752C 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 http://www3.rgu.ac.uk/index.cfm?objectid=DB9D0FE0-0086-11E6-BD470050569D752C ICMAN and IUPHAR Conference to head to Aberdeen http://www3.rgu.ac.uk/index.cfm?objectid=198F27B0-FFD4-11E5-A46B005056997A0C 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 http://www3.rgu.ac.uk/index.cfm?objectid=198F27B0-FFD4-11E5-A46B005056997A0C Research to assess Scottish plants in fight against cancer http://www3.rgu.ac.uk/index.cfm?objectid=E292D570-F274-11E5-A46B005056997A0C 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 http://www3.rgu.ac.uk/index.cfm?objectid=E292D570-F274-11E5-A46B005056997A0C Researchers size up North Sea offshore workers’ helicopter escape potential http://www3.rgu.ac.uk/index.cfm?objectid=CC2FE2D0-D174-11E5-A5A6005056997A0C 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 http://www3.rgu.ac.uk/index.cfm?objectid=CC2FE2D0-D174-11E5-A5A6005056997A0C