East Anglia Regional Fellows Event 2018

13.00, Monday 11 June 2018

Homerton College, Cambridge

184 Hills Road, Cambridge

Free and open to attend, limited places available

Fellows, early career researchers and guests are invited to attend an afternoon of discussion and networking hosted by the Academy's Regional Champion for East Anglia, Professor Mary Dixon-Woods FMedSci, Director of The Healthcare Improvement Studies (THIS) Institute and RAND Professor of Health Services Research.

The event will take place at Homerton College, Cambridge with registration from 13:30. The programme will include opportunities to hear a keynote talk from Professor Sir Stephen O'Rahilly FRS FMedSci, Director of the University of Cambridge Metabolic Research Laboratories, as well as an exciting visual abstract competition for early-career researchers.

With a view to promoting wider engagement and awareness of the Academy's work, Fellows attending this event are encouraged to promote this event among their early and mid-career colleagues, who are very welcome to attend.

Early career researchers attending are encouraged to participate in our visual abstract competition, where the best abstract will be awarded the Academy of Medical Sciences East Anglia Fellow’s Visual Abstract Award. Full information and guidelines for the competition are available to download on the right hand side of this page.

13:00   Entries submitted for visual abstract competition
13:30   Registration 
             Welcome tea and coffee
14:00   Welcome and talk:
Professor Mary Dixon-Woods FMedSci
             Academy of Medical Sciences Regional Champion for East Anglia
14:30   Hosted table discussions
15:15    Tea and coffee
15:45   Structured networking
16:15   Workshop sessions:
                    Patient and public involvement in research
                    Making a successful grant application
                    Writing for publication
17:00   Academy of Medical Sciences presentation
17:10   Keynote talk:
Professor Sir Stephen O'Rahilly FRS FMedSci
             Director of the University of Cambridge Metabolic Research Laboratories
17:40   Networking reception
             Judging and prize announcement of visual abstract competition
             Drinks and canapés
19:30   Close

For further information, please contact Helen Gardner, Events and Engagement Coordinator at THIS Institute (helen.gardner@thisinstitute.cam.ac.uk, 01223 761785).

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