Newsletter Issue 7 March 2019

The AWI-Gen study explores how genes, the environment, and lifestyle affect health – in particular obesity and cardiovascular disease. In doing so we hope to better understand the determinants of health and the impact of different lifestyles and

Newsletter Issue 6 August 2018

First published in Business Times Africa (
Body tissues are made up of cells which contain DNA, the unique genetic material that carries the instructions or blueprint for all our body’s development and function.

Newsletter Issue 5 October 2017

Open science is a movement to make scientific research, data, tools and resources accessible, visible and usable to anyone who is interested in using them. This was perfectly captured in a publication by McKiernan and colleagues