OPINION: Can a diagnosis make you sick?

International health expert and University of Newcastle Adjunct Professor David Henry provides a preview of what to expect at his  public lecture on the subject of ‘Overdiagnosis’ this evening: Overdiagnosis addresses the impact of new sensitive diagnostic tests in the diagnosis of disease that in the past may have been missed or overlooked. New tests, […]

2013 Morpeth Lecture: Why Believe?

To have beliefs is a characteristic of being human. In this lecture Professor Graham Ward, Regius Professor of Divinity at Oxford University will examine the nature of believing itself, the signs of its origins both in human prehistory and contemporary investigations into neuroscience. He will also examine the way this anthropological condition relates to religious traditions […]