Category: Conferences & Courses

Introductory Medical Statistics Course – Thursday 14 to Friday 15 November 2019 – National Heart and Lung Institute, Dovehouse Street, London SW3 6LY

Course name: Introductory Medical Statistics

Dates: Thursday 14 to Friday 15 November 2019

Venue: National Heart and Lung Institute, Dovehouse Street, London SW3 6LY


A preliminary programme is accessible via the webpage.

Description: a two-day course designed to introduce anyone who uses statistics in their work or research to:

– statistical concepts including overview of different study designs

– identifying and describing different data types

– selection of appropriate statistical tests

– calculation of sample size for basic study designs

– principles and application of various forms of regression analysis, including survival analysis

The course alternates classical lectures with practical sessions on the application of these methods to real data and their critical review through paper critique.

Target audience: Doctors, nurses, clinical research fellows and postgraduate students – please note discount for students and trainees, mentioned below.

Accreditation: 12 CPD points to be sought from the Royal College of Physicians.

Please note that the course is limited to 60 places, and is expected to fill quickly.  Registration will close at end of day on 21 October; or sooner if full before then (which is likely).


Please note the discount for students and trainees:

– Student/trainee concessionary: £175

– First ten NHLI/RBHT delegates (non-student/trainee) concessionary: £280

– Academic/NHS/corporate: £350


Booking link (takes card payments only):

Introductory Medical Statistics – 14-15 November 2019 – NHLI, London SW3

Further information: , tel 020 7594 7990.

I hope the above will be of interest.

Best wishes



Magda Wheatley

Departmental Administrator /

Secretary to Professor Paul Cullinan

National Heart & Lung Institute (Imperial College)

Respiratory Epidemiology, Occupational Medicine and Public Health

1b Manresa Road

London  SW3 6LR

Tel:  020 7594 7990

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Grant Application course – Amsterdam, 16/17 January 2020

Improve your grant writing skills and take your academic career to the next level
The grant application landscape is getting increasingly competitive, therefore its all the more important to start working early on your grant writing skills. A good place to do so would be the BCF Grant Application Course on 16-17 January 2020 in Amsterdam.

During this course you will learn how to:
– Find the most fitting funding opportunity
– Pick a suitable grant topic
– Write an appealing grant summary and receive feedback on your summary
– Structure your grant and write an appealing personal statement
– Prepare for your grant interview

During this course you will have the opportunity to learn from seasoned academic scientists with impressive grant track records, grant application experts who have reviewed and submitted hundreds of grants, assessors from funding bodies and many more.

Do you want to learn how to write a successful grant? Then register for the BCF Grant Application Course! Registration deadline is 15 October (early-bird) and 19 December (final deadline) but register quickly since the spots are limited because we aim to keep the class sizes small to allow for optimal personal feedback and interaction.

For more information:

Faculty of Natural Sciences Research Showcase 2019 – 25 September 2019

Faculty of Natural Sciences Research Showcase 2019

Wednesday 25 September 2019 • 9:30 Research Showcase • 17:15 Expert Panel Session • 17:45 Poster session with canapes & drinks reception. Location: SAF building (G34, level 1 concourse and SAFB 120-122), South Kensington Campus, Imperial College London

Join a full day of presentations and stimulating discussions with the academics, research fellows and prize-winning PhD students in the Faculty of Natural Sciences and find out about our innovative work. Don’t miss this great opportunity to engage with our academics, early career researchers and postgraduate students.

Highlighted speakers:

– Professor Lesley Cohen, Department of Physics

– Dr Robert Endres, Department of Life Sciences

– Professor Matt Fuchter, Department of Chemistry

– Professor Emma McCoy, Department of Mathematics

The expert panel (theme of the session: The Plastic Challenge: Sustainable Solutions for a Healthy Planet ) will be formed by:

  • Dr Arturo Castillo Castillo, Centre for Environmental Policy
  • Professor Alexandra Porter, Department of Materials
  • Dr Charles Romain, Department of Chemistry

Full schedule including the PhD talks is also available in the events website.

Meeting at 9:30 for a welcome coffee in the concourse level 1 of SAF building (outside SAF G34). Talks will start at 10:00 until 17:00 in SAF G34 with lunch provided at 13:00 in the concourse level 1. The Expert Panel Session and Poster sessions will take place in the front rooms SAFB 120-122.

To register please click here

FoNS Showcase 2019 – full programme

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The PhD to Consulting (PtC) conference – 20 September 2019

We are delighted to announce this year’s PhD to Consulting 2019 Conference, which will take place on Friday 20th September 2019 at Imperial College London.

This student-run event is a one-day annual conference serving as a unique opportunity for PhD researchers who are looking to pursue a career in consulting. The conference provides a platform for discussion and networking for PhD students and professionals from top consulting firms, such as McKinsey, BCG, IBM and more. The conference will discuss topics such as:

  • Exploring how receptive the UK consulting industry is to PhD students/graduates.
  • Determining the scope for PhD recruits in consulting.
  • Defining the consulting industry expectations of PhD students/graduates.
  • Outlining the skills that PhD recruit should have for a career in consulting and how they may apply.
  • Establishing any sector/industry specific demands for PhD students/graduates.
  • Analysing typical recruitment and assessment procedures, including case interviews and competencies.

Venue: City and Guilds Building, Imperial College London, South Kensington Campus, London SW7 2AZ

Registration: £30 first release, £35 second release, £40 final release

Register soon to avoid disappointment! First release tickets expected to be sold out by the end of this week!

To find more information about the event and register, please visit our website

We look forward to seeing you at PtC 2019,


On behalf of

The Organising Committee,

PhD to Consulting Conference 2019

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