In response to a request from the US National Academy of Sciences, the Academy produced a paper providing a UK snapshot of efforts by the research community to aid the transition to independent research careers for biomedical researchers. The Academy's paper was published in May 2018.
The Academy of Medical Sciences, Wellcome, and the Human Infection Challenge vaccine network convened a one-day workshop on how to develop the environment for Controlled Human Infection Model studies in the UK. The report of the workshop was published in July 2018.
The Academy of Medical Sciences and the Brazilian Academy of Sciences and Medicine convened a policy workshop in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil on the 29-30th November on neurodevelopmental defects in children in Brazil.
The Academy has developed principles to guide the future use of data-driven technologies in healthcare, based on a series of dialogue workshops with patients, the public and healthcare professionals, followed by a wider policy workshop and stakeholder engagement.