AMS Regional event, South West

18.00, Tuesday 10 March 2020

University of Bristol, Bristol

Wills Memorial Building (The Reception Room, 1st floor), Queens Road, Bristol BS8 1RJ,

We are delighted to invite Fellows and colleagues in the South West to an evening of networking and discussion. 

Hosted by the Academy's Regional Champion for the South West, Professor Ashley Blom FMedSci, this is an opportunity for Fellows, colleagues and contacts to join an evening of informal discussion and hear presentations from local Fellows covering their research and careers. Professor Blom will be joined by Academy Registrar Professor Philippa Saunders - offering guests an opportunity to find out more about  Academy programmes and the Fellowship and discuss other items of local relevance.

The event is free. Fellows are most welcome to invite along guests and colleagues who are interested in finding out more about the Academy. Early career researchers are particularly welcome.

6.00pm  Drinks Reception
7.00pm  Introductions and Welcome

Professor Ashley Blom FMedSci, Interim Head Bristol Medical School

Presentations from:

  • Professor Philippa Saunders FRSE FMedSci, Registrar, Academy of Medical Sciences
    What can the Academy do for you?
  • Professor John Iredale, Pro Vice-Chancellor (Health, University of Bristol
    A life in academic medicine…where did I go wrong?!

  • Professor Jane Norman, Dean of Health Sciences, University of Bristol
    Smart, faster, cheaper clinical trials in perinatal medicine – hype and reality

  • Professor George Davey Smith, Professor of Clinical Epidemiology, University of Bristol
    How randomised controlled trials imitate genes: Implication for improving evidence from observational data

8.45pm  Close

Please note the venue for this event is on the first floor. There is a lift however those guests with any particular access requirements are asked to contact Beverley Evanson on or 0117 414 7865.


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