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Richard Ventham
Works at GlaxoSmithKline Biologicals
Attended University of Liverpool
Lives in Leuven, Belgium
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This question is idiotic really, the answer is 'to vaccinate'. 
 
The US has been measles-free for 15 years but there has been a new outbreak, which started at Disneyland in California. The theme park has been praised for its handling of the outbreak, which may have been triggered by an overseas visitor. The spread of cases across seven states and Mexico is being blamed on parents who have chosen not to give their children the MMR vaccine, due to concerns about potential side effects. No authoritative research has been published to back up claims that the vaccine may be linked to autism and bowel disease.
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Love this!
 
Original Sins
Dialogue and Art by Chip Zdarsky
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My phone is aware for repair, here's the review of the repair company. 
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SBE Ltd
Unit A2, Beaver Business Park, Beaver Rd, Ashford, Kent TN23 7SH, United Kingdom
I live in Belgium, but bought my phone in the UK. Sony informed me that I would need to pay shipping costs from UK to Belgium, I agreed and provided numerous contact details in my covering letter.

I sent my phone off to SBE Global. Never received confirmation of receipt by any of the contact details provide.

I phoned them up, established they had my phone and was given a job number. When trying to track my phone's repair their tracking system didn't work.

I phoned last Thursday to establish the status of my repair and was told it was fixed dispatched on Tuesday. I thought it was strange I wasn't asked to pay any extra shipping cost but didn't question it further.

Phoned back today (1 vweek after the phone was supposed to be dispatched). No it hasn't been dispatched you ARE required to pay additional costs to send to Belgium.

Nobody had contacted me to give me details of how much and to where I had to pay (7 days after the phone had been fixed). Nobody phoned. Nobody emailed. They could have sent me a letter and I would have found out quicker.

I asked on the phone how much I had to pay - but the customer services couldn't tell me. I told him Belgium was in Europe and so it would be the same for the whole of Europe. He still couldn't tell me.

He then asked me to provide an email address (I'd already provided one in my covering mail) in order to send me the details of cost and payment method. Fearing yet further unnecessary delay, have asked them to send it to my parents' address in the UK.

Whether this was a mistake and will further confuse them I don't know. I'll find out later this week I suppose. Really this phone should be dispatched by latest tomorrow and at my parents' house before the weekend. I'll then my mother to send it to me she's reliable like that.
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Fantastic gift.
 
Avengers Assemble

This was just something that was way too cool not to share and because I am such a great guy I decided to share it with you G+uys...yeah I just invented a thing there.

#avengers #marvel #gif #gifness #geek  
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Last post.  I really need to finish getting ready. 
I love these little Marvel-ous Minions  :D

#CaptainAmerica   #Hulk   #Ironman   #Thor  
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I love this. Fantastic,portrait of the Red Skull.
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Introduction
30 something Brit living in the university town of Leuven, Belgium,  with my family Ellen, Rufus and Stanley.
Education
  • University of Liverpool
    Molecular Biology, 1992 - 1995
  • University of Teesside
    Molecular genetics, 1995 - 1997
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In a domestic partnership
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Project analyst, Systems management group, Pharmacovigilance
Employment
  • GlaxoSmithKline Biologicals
    Head of Biologicals Clinical Safety and Pharmacovigilance Systems Management Group, present
  • GlaxoSmithKline Biologicals
    Project analyst, 2006 - 2011
  • GlaxoSmithKline Biologicals
    Senior Safety Scientist, 2003 - 2006
  • GlaxoSmithKline
    Senior Clinical Safety Scientist, 2002 - 2003
  • PPD Inc
    Pharmacovigilance Scientist, 2001 - 2002
  • Novartis AG
    Clinical Safety Associate, 1998 - 2001
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Leuven, Belgium
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Morden, Surrey, UK - Cambridge, UK - Liverpool - Heverlee, Belgium - Nossegem, Belgium
The food was good but I think over priced for what you get. Coincidentally I'd say you pay about 1/3 more than you should.
Food: GoodDecor: Very GoodService: Good
Public - 3 years ago
reviewed 3 years ago
Food: Very GoodDecor: GoodService: Good
Public - 4 years ago
reviewed 4 years ago
Fantastic selection of whiskys
Food: GoodDecor: Very GoodService: Very Good
Public - 4 years ago
reviewed 4 years ago
Nice café in the centre of Leuven. The Orient has a good beer and malt whisky card and has a telenet hotspot. There's dancing on a Thursday night but I haven't been in a while (getting old!).
Food: GoodDecor: Very GoodService: Very Good
Public - 4 years ago
reviewed 4 years ago
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Crazy place with a capacity of about 3 flights per day. Unfortunately there's abo
Public - 4 years ago
reviewed 4 years ago
Good food in a lovely location. The degustatie menu was good value and very tasty for the most part. I was a little disappointed with the aangepaste beer option. Most of the beer was fairly standard Inbev fare, nothing unusual. On the whole though would recommend this restaurant and will go again (will go for wine next time).
Food: Very GoodDecor: Very GoodService: Very Good
Public - 4 years ago
reviewed 4 years ago
Family friendly streek café with a good beer card and simple but good value food menu. Thoroughly recommend.
Food: GoodDecor: Very GoodService: Excellent
Public - 4 years ago
reviewed 4 years ago