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Feminism-focused podcast Let Her Finish (@let.her.finish), co-hosted by DAISy-PCOS leader Stéph de Clercq, have interviewed Dr. Amina Hersi (@thepcosdr) about her experience as a GP living with PCOS. Amina is also a DAISy-PCOS Leader too! The conversation covers living with the symptoms and the stigma attached to the condition, as well as the mental impact … Continue reading Let Her Finish – featuring DAISy-PCOS leaders!
Wednesay September 22, 2021 at 6-7 pm GMT Another event has been added to this month’s line-up of PCOS Awareness Month activities. Join members of the DAISy-PCOS leadership team for a light hearted discussion event which will explore what it feels like to manage PCOS symptoms whilst also navigating the attitudes and advice of others … Continue reading PCOS Awareness: No Thanks, Aunty!
We will be announcing a series of events marking PCOS Awareness Month this September. Continue to check our Events page for more details over the next couple of weeks. The first two events announced are SIMBA PCOS and PCOS: Emotions, Experiences & Expectations. PCOS: Emotions, Experiences & Expectation (Saturday 25th September at 2.30 pm BST) … Continue reading PCOS Awareness Month 2021
Power of the Patient Voice [11 am – 12 noon] Register for this free event HERE. At the Institute of Metabolism & Systems Research (IMSR) at the University of Birmingham, we are committed to engaging and involving patients and their support networks in our research. We firmly believe that lived experience perspectives can be invaluable in prioritizing and … Continue reading Mark your diary: 2 PCOS events on June 19th!
Join the University of Birmingham PCOS Society (PCOSoc) for a 21 day fitness challenge. No equipment needed, you can do activities indoors or outdoors and very little space is needed. You can also break up your activities throughout the day to make them more manageable. Get involved by signing up here. PCOSoc was set up … Continue reading Join us for the UoB PCOSoc 21 Day Fitness Challenge!
The DAISy-PCOS Leadership team are involved with two events for International Women’s Day. PCOS at the Intersections will ask: Does race impact the way we experience PCOS? Do Women of Colour feel represented within the healthcare or advocacy space? About this Event Our understanding of PCOS is very limited, whether that be medically, or in … Continue reading IWD2021: PCOS at the Intersections
To mark International Women’s Day 2021, join women involved in the DAISy-PCOS Leadership Programme for an online community-led panel discussion focused on inequity in women’s healthcare. Using Polycystic Ovary Syndrome (PCOS) as a case study on which to frame this broader discussion, these women will lead the event and share their personal experiences to highlight how … Continue reading IWD2021: Our Health Matters, Period.
The DAISy-PCOS team have a new PhD studentship opportunity in Machine Learning / Computer Science available, supervised by DAISy-PCOS Principle Investigator Professor Wiebke Arlt from the Institute of Metabolism & Systems Research and Professor Peter Tino from the School of Computer Science Project title: Integrated machine learning approaches to dissect the link between androgen excess and … Continue reading DAISy-PCOS PhD Studentship Opportunity in Machine Learning / Computer Science
We are now actively recruiting for the DAISy-PCOS study with centres in Birmingham and several other cities in the UK and Ireland. DAISy-PCOS is a research study that investigates how male hormones contribute to the increased risk of metabolic disease in PCOS – more info here: https://daisypcos.com/research/ If you have confirmed or suspected PCOS and … Continue reading Recruitment Open!
We are excited to announce an opportunity to join us for the DAISy-PCOS Leadership Programme supported with public engagement funding from the Wellcome Trust and carried out by our multidisciplinary team at the Institute of Metabolism & Systems Research (IMSR), with the support of specialists working at the Queen Elizabeth Hospital and the Birmingham Women’s … Continue reading DAISy-PCOS Leadership Programme: We Need You!
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