Guest post: Oxford Tropical Network (OTN)

Authors: Prof Susie Dunachie, Prof Philippa Matthews In September 2019, we convened back-to-back meetings at St Catherine’s College in Oxford, supported by Drawnalism’s Alex Hughes.  The Oxford Tropical Network (OTN) meeting was attended by delegates representing our University’s international sites including Vietnam, Thailand and Kenya, as well as local researchers based in Oxford. Sessions covered […]

When the drugs don’t work

Medicine Quality and Public Health addressed an important global topic – substandard and falsified medicines. This is an increasing problem for global health mainly affecting developing nations but also developed countries such as the UK and its National Health Service. There are a number of causes of poor quality medicines, but they largely fall into two […]

OMG! Breaking jargon

We were recently asked to draw to deconstruct the jargon from the work of 25 or more organisations attending a  large conference. You can see some of the abbreviations, acronyms and jargon in the names of the organisations themselves in the Drawnalism below. The distinct language used by individual businesses and institutions is typically one […]