health

Podcast: Insurers using computer modelling to identify ‘risky clients’

standard Podcast: Insurers using computer modelling to identify ‘risky clients’

Terry McClure, who is studying for an MA in Risk, Health and Public Policy, explains how some insurance companies are using computer modelling and information about people’s lifestyle choices found on the internet to evaluate health-related risks.  This could largely [...]

Groundwater arsenic poisoning in Bangladesh: An interview with Dr Manzurul Hassan

standard Groundwater arsenic poisoning in Bangladesh: An interview with Dr Manzurul Hassan

Dr Manzurul Hassan is geographer and faculty member of Jahangirnagar University in Bangladesh.  He did his MSc and PhD in the Department of Geography at Durham University. After completing his PhD in 2003, Dr Hassan did a number of research [...]