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Showcase of clinical and health research at Imperial


Join us between 2-7pm at the W12 Conference Centre at Hammersmith Hospital on the 8th February 2016 for a free event showcasing clinical and health research at Imperial!

Maybe you want to learn about the research we carry out at Imperial?
Maybe you want to speak to the investigators carrying out research?
Maybe you want to participate in research?
Or maybe you just want to understand how and why we invest in certain areas of research?

Whatever your background or interest, our interactive exhibits, short talks, facility tours and round table discussions will help answer your questions. This is your opportunity to not only understand why health research matters but also help shape clinical research in the future.

And if all that doesn’t tempt you, there are also free refreshments and a drinks reception at the end of the day!

Interested? Click here to register via Eventbrite.

Need more info? See the attached pdf or call 02033122563.

Institute of Global Health Innovation twitter feeds

IGHI logoAnyone interested in finding out what’s going on in the Institute of Global Health and Innovation Centre’s, can start following the relevant twitter accounts to get the most up to date news:

Academic distinction award

Saudi National Day_MunirahOne of CSM’s PhD students, Munira Alsaleh has received an academic distinction award from the Royal Embassy of Saudi Arabia.  This award is given to students who received an award at a conference or event.

Munira received her award after winning best poster award at a recent conference in Saudi Arabia. This extremely competitive award is open to students who receive a scholarship from any Saudi based organisation to undertake their studies in a UK-based university, college or institute.

NHLI Athena SWAN Lecture 2016

NHLI ASRegistration is now open for the NHLI Athena SWAN Lecture 2016 by Prof Fiona Watt FRS, taking place on Wednesday 20th of January.

Prof Watt will be talking about her exciting research – Intrinsic and Extrinsic Regulation of Epidermal Stem Cell Fate and also about her career path and how she got to where she is now. The talk is scheduled for 16:00 and will be followed by a reception where you will have a chance to talk to Prof Watt and mingle with your colleagues.

You can register for the event by e-mailing me (

Surgery and Cancer’s first Athena SWAN Lecture

Dept MeetingYou are invited to attend our Department’s first Athena SWAN Lecture, which will be delivered by Miss Clare Marx, President of the Royal College of Surgeons.

The lecture will be followed by a drinks reception and we will be providing crèche facilities to facilitate those of you with childcare responsibilities to attend.

Please register in advance via our events page and email Kathryn Johnson by the 27th November if you require crèche facilities.

UK Software Carpentry workshop for Women in Science and Engineering

The Software Sustainability Institute in collaboration with ARCHER and Women in HPC is organising the first Software Carpentry workshop for Women in Science and Engineering (WiSE) in the UK. The event will take place at the University of Manchester on 14-15 December 2015.

The course is aimed at female postgraduate students, researchers and engineers who are familiar with basic programming concepts (like loops, conditionals, arrays, and functions) but need help to translate this knowledge into practical tools to help them work more productively.

Apart from learning a set of useful skills the participants will have a unique opportunity to network and discuss their experiences in working in computational research area. More details and registration:

NET Cancer Day

NET CAncer day 2015 _HH2Anna Malczewska, an external PhD Student from Poland (funded by a research fellowship of the European Neuroendocrine Tumor Society) worked with the Clinical Trials Unit at Hammersmith Hospital, in holding a NET Cancer Day event on the 3rd November 2015, to raise awareness of neuroendocrine cancers around the world.