Beth Schofield In Latin Lounge
queen Miss Southport 2010 contestant Beth Schofield held a charity
night at the Latin Lounge on Saturday, 24 April 2010. Good luck Beth
in this years event...
WANTED - JAMES JOSEPH DAVIDSON
Police are appealing for information on the whereabouts of James
Joseph Davidson. The last know address of the 31 year
old is Vescock Street, Vauxhall. Merseyside Police wish
to speak to Mr Davidson about a series of burglaries within the
Merseyside area. Anyone with information is asked to ring
Merseyside Police on:- 0151 777 4382 or Crimestoppers on:- 0800 555
First for Liverpool as Director elected to US National Academy of
Director, Professor Janet Hemingway, has been elected to the
National Academy of Sciences (NAS), one of the highest scientific
honours in the United States.
Professor Hemingway, elected as a foreign associate for her
excellence in original scientific research, joins renowned former
members such as Albert Einstein, Robert Oppenheimer, Thomas Edison
and Alexander Graham Bell and is the only associate affiliated to a
Liverpool institution. A maximum of 18 foreign associates may be
The NAS is a private, nonprofit honorific society of distinguished
scholars engaged in scientific and engineering research, dedicated
to furthering science and technology. There are currently just over
2,000 active NAS members and 380 foreign associates, of which nearly
200 have won Nobel prizes.
Commenting on her election, Professor Hemingway said:- “It is
a great honour to be recognised formally by the Academy for my work
in the control of malaria and other vector borne diseases. This also
reflects well on the large numbers of collaborators nationally and
internationally who have worked with me over the years. It also
recognises the leadership that the Liverpool School of Tropical
Medicine continues to provide undertaking ground breaking research
that directly impacts on policy and practice to reduce the burden of
diseases such as malaria and dengue.”
Professor Hemingway will be inducted into the Academy next April
(2011) during its 148th annual meeting in Washington DC.
DID YOU KNOW?
THE Liverpool School of Tropical Medicine (LSTM) has been
engaged in the fight against infectious, debilitating and disabling
diseases for more than a hundred years and continues that tradition
today with a research portfolio in excess of £145 million and a
teaching programme attracting students from over 70 countries.
The National Academy of Sciences is a private, non profit honorific
society of distinguished scholars engaged in scientific and
engineering research, dedicated to furthering science and technology
and to their use for the general welfare. Established in 1863, the
National Academy of Sciences has served to:- "investigate,
examine, experiment, and report upon any subject of science or art"
whenever called upon to do so by any department of the government.
For more information, or for the full list of newly elected members
and foreign associates, visit:-