15.00, Tuesday 21 February 2023
Royal Society of Edinburgh Edinburgh
22-26 George Street, Edinburgh
This joint event will bring together Fellows and networks of the Academy of Medical Sciences and the Royal Society of Edinburgh for a day of conversation and collaboration.
The Academy of Medical Sciences together with The Royal Society of Edinburgh are jointly hosting sessions to hear more about evidence-based decision making in Scotland, the media, and how to support transdisciplinary and cross sector working.
The event will be attended by Professor Dame Anne Johnson PMedSci, President of The Academy of Medical Sciences and Professor Sir John Ball FRS FRSE, President of The Royal Society Edinburgh.
We are pleased to confirm Professor Dame Anna Dominiczak FMedSci FRSE, Scotland’s Chief Scientist for Health, will be speaking at the session on evidence-based decision making in Scotland.
To register for individual sessions or the full programme, please click the button below.
Health of the public approach: Working across disciplines & sectors
|15:00 - 15:50 GMT|
|Facilitated networking around public health themes
A structured follow-on session for all delegates to discuss themes and issues raised.
|16:00 - 16:50 GMT|
Spotlight session: Supporting evidence-based decisions in the Scottish Government
Join us to share your experience of supporting evidence-based decision making in the Scottish Government.
This session will be chaired by Professor Niamh Nic Daeid FRSE, Director of the Leverhulme Research Centre for Forensic Science at the University of Dundee, Scotland. Speakers are:
|17:30 - 18:30 GMT|
|18:30 - 19:30 GMT|
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