Proposed Constitutional Changes
In a recent BRS committee meeting it was proposed, and duly seconded, that in order to ensure a balance representation on the committee that the make up of the committee be stipulated such that no less than a quarter of the committee shall consist of clinically qualified researchers (to include a NI rep) and no less than a quarter of the committee shall consist of basic science researcher at any one time.
Title: Vitamin D: Needs, intake and status – A European Perspective
The British Nutrition Foundation is holding a half-day symposium on ‘Vitamin D: Needs, intake and status – A European Perspective’ on Tuesday 20th May 2014 in London. Experts will be reviewing the current evidence base on Vitamin D, looking at European wide intake, status and recommendations, the role and type of fortification and the importance of maternal intake.
The speakers presenting include Professor Roger Bouillon (KU Leuven), Professor Christel Lamberg-Allardt (University of Helsinki), Professor Susan Lanham-New (University of Surrey), Dr Mairead Kiely (University College Cork) and Dr Nicholas Harvey (University of Southampton).
High-Impact Exercise Is Good for Your Bones - The New York Times interviews Prof Jon Tobias who states “I plan to keep running until my joints wear out.”
Research findings from the Musculoskeletal Research Unit at the University of Bristol are published in Frontiers in Endocrinology
The Secrets of Bones uncovered on BBC4
Evolutionary biologist and master skeleton builder Ben Garrod presents a six-part series looking at how bones have enabled vertebrates to colonise and dominate practically every habitat on Earth.