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Showing posts from October, 2009

Congratulations to Adeel Iqbal and the IEF

Former chairman and founder of the International Education Fund, Adeel Iqbal, received Imperial College's prestigious 'Student Award for Outstanding Achievement'. Adeel and his dedicated team invested much energy and enthusiasm into developing an organisation which brings together the talents of enthusiastic students to bring about positive academic changes in third world countries. Amongst Adeel's major achievement has been partnering with a school for blind children in Kashmir. The IEF is growing rapidly and is now under the leadership of fifth year medical student Suha Bachir who is launching a project to help refugee children in the Western Sahara, Africa. This project is to be launched on the 11th November 2009 at Imperial College Business School.

EASD Congress Vienna

Dr Eszter Vamos, Marie Curie Research Fellow in the Department of Primary Care & Social Medicine, presented her work on lower limb amputations in people with and without diabetes at the European Association for the Study of Diabetes 2009 Congress in Vienna. The talk went very well and Dr Vamos was invited to give a follow-up talk at King's College Hospital by the Chairman of her session.