Lunchtime seminar series


To promote research and dissemination on global health issues, the PB Centre is organising monthly informal seminar series at the University of Portsmouth. Both internal and external speakers, including postgraduate scholars, are invited to present their research outputs, grant application proposals, or to discuss early ideas for research! We greatly welcome researchers across the university to participate in this seminar. Dates for the seminar programme are given below and additional dates can be allocated if required. Presentations will take place during lunchtime (1-2 pm). Venues and speaker details will be emailed well in advance of each seminar through University channels and the PB Centre website. The seminar series is co-ordinated Dr Rahman at Please email Dr Rahman if you would like to present. PB Centre would like to receive your contributions, suggestions and feedback.

Timetable for 2016 / 2017


Presenter and affiliation


October 6th

Tamsin Bradley, Social Sciences

Female Genital Mutilation in Sudan

November 3rd

Muhammad Rahman, PB Centre

Impact of DSF on the continuum of maternal and child health care in India and Bangladesh

December 1st

Saseendran Pallikadavath, PB Centre

Impact of family planning on childhood morbidity using global DHS

February 2nd

Hadeel , PhD scholar, PB Centre

Falls among the elderly in Kuwait

March 2nd

Suzannah Helps, PB Centre

Portsmouth Birth Cohort Project