Is the way we think about the end of life wrong? What if we thought of it as a time of living, not dying? Dr Alan Barnard, a family doctor and senior lecturer in palliative medicine at the university, gave one of this year's Summer School classes on palliative care – reflecting on the history of palliative care, and what we stand to learn from it.
Honorary Professor William Pick awarded the President of Convocation Medal (2014) at the graduation ceremony held on the 16 December 2014.
"They risked and persisted, sacrificed and saved," writes TIME magazine editor Nancy Gibbs of this year's Person of the Year awardees.