Monthly Archives: October 2008

GPU Lords it!

The work of the GPU is getting something of an airing at the House of Lords. Two weeks ago, the GAMY project was mentioned during the hearing of the House of Lords Science and Technology Sub Committee on Genomic Medicine, … Continue reading

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Engaging minority ethnic people in Research

Engaging people from minority ethnic groups in research can be challenging. In her recently published paper, Juping discussed issues arising while undertaking research with Chinese British families on attitudes towards teenage sexual behaviour ( Yu J (2008) Qualitative research on … Continue reading


DNA on Radio 2

Just after 8pm tonight (Tuesday 21st October) Mark Radcliffe and Stuart Maconie on BBC Radio 2 were talking about DNA on their programme, discussing x and y chromosomes. The programme is still on while I’m blogging this, so the listen … Continue reading

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Dabbling with DNA

On Saturday 4th October, the GAMY project took a trip down to Techniquest in Cardiff Bay to spend some time dabbling with our DNA. We were a bit bleary-eyed as we set off from Merthyr in the morning, but soon … Continue reading

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Measurement of empathy

Juping and Maggie’s paper on measurement of empathy in nursing has just been published online. Yu J & Kirk M (2008) Measurement of empathy in nursing research: systematic review. Journal of Advanced Nursing, doi: 10.1111/j.1365-2648.2008.04831.x There is debate in the … Continue reading

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