Professor Mike Sharland made a CBE in Queen’s Birthday Honours

Mike Sharland has been made a Commander of the British Empire (CBE) for his work on antimicrobial resistance, in this year’s Queen’s Birthday Honours.

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Kindness, Collaboration and Coriander – A Recipe for Success

Pinky Lilani, CBE, DL is an author, a motivational speaker, food expert and women’s advocate. She is the founder and chair of several awards recognising influential women and leaders, including the annual Women of the Future Awards and the Asian Women of Achievement Awards. She has been recognised widely for her work and was listed as one of the 100 most powerful women in the UK by BBC Radio 4’s ‘Woman’s Hour’. Pinky has written several books, including ‘Spice Magic: An Indian Culinary Adventure’ and ‘Coriander Makes the Difference’.

 Join us on Wednesday 12 June 2019 when Pinky will be in conversation with our Principal, Professor Jenny Higham. The event will start 1pm-2pm at St George’s, University of London H2.7 - H2.8RSVP: Caroline Donohue at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

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Mona Lisa’s smile not genuine, researchers believe

New research has found that the Mona Lisa’s famed smile is almost certainly ‘forced’ –raising the intriguing possibility that Leonardo deliberately portrayed her that way.  

A trio of neuroscientists set out to investigate the truth of theMona Lisa’s expression and apply neuroscientific principles to the world’s best-known painting.

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"My disability does not define who I am"

David Sunnucks is a clinically hearing impaired lecturer in medical and anatomical sciences here at St George’s. David talks about his career thus far, how he got into medicine and how he managed to overcome the barriers he has faced in the profession as a result of his condition.

When did you first realise that you wanted to be a Doctor?

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St George’s students among London Marathon runners

The London Marathon took place on Sunday 28 April with many St George’s students among the 40,000 runners to complete the route.

Below medicine students Hannah Gyekye-Mensah and Edward Underwood discuss the charities they ran for, their reasons for doing so and how they managed to balance studying with training for the marathon.

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