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27 June, 2016 - UCL Division of Infection & Immunity external speaker programme

Time: 13:00:00 - 14:00:00

Speaker: Professor Irina Udalova, Institute of Rheumatology, University of Oxford Host: Dr Maddy Noursadeghi

Location: Pearson Lecture Theatre , Pearson Building, Gower Street, London, WC1E 6BT

Contact: Jason Coyne

Email: j.coyne@ucl.ac.uk

Phone: Please email

28 June, 2016 - UCLH Research Open Day

Time: 14:30:00 - 17:30:00

A special exhibition of research and innovation for patients and the public will see three floors of University College Hospital accommodate 50 interactive stalls where researchers will demonstrate the latest technology and techniques tackling conditions such as cancer, dementia and arthritis. Visitors will have the chance to put on headphones and try a cochlear implant simulator; have a 3D scan of their face; find out their hand hygiene levels; extract DNA from strawberries in addition to many other activities. Visitors will also have the opportunity win an iPad mini and tour some of the trust’s state-of-the art facilities, bookable on the day.

Location: Main atrium , University College Hospital, 235 Euston Road , London, NW1 2BU

Contact: Marie Ange Achille

Email: m.achille@ucl.ac.uk

Phone: +44 (0)20 3108 2199

29 June, 2016 - eResearch Domain launch

Time: 14:00:00 - 18:00:00

The UCL eResearch domain brings together the community across UCL who perform theoretical and applied research into computational and data sciences and digital technologies to enhance UCL’s environment for research and teaching in this field. Join us at this exciting launch event: • Find out about collaborative, funding or training opportunities • Tell us your priorities for the domain • What would you do if there was £2 million funding? • Take opportunity to network with researchers across all UCL faculties and ISD • Discover the diversity of UCL’s research Call for speakers We are looking for speakers from all faculties to represent the diversity of UCL’s research. You will have 1 minute to present your slide during the lightening talk session and there will be a prize for the best presentation! PhD students and early stage postdocs are especially encouraged to apply. If you would like to be considered for the event please complete online form by the 10th June 2016.

Location: Main Quad Pavilion, Wilkins Building, Gower St, London, WC1E 6BT

Contact: Louise Chisholm

Email: eresearch@ucl.ac.uk

Phone:

1 July, 2016 - Advances in rare cardiovascular disease symposium

Time: 09:00:00 - 18:30:00

In this second joint meeting between UCL, Queen Mary University of London and Barts Health NHS Trust, we bring together globally recognised experts in a one-day symposium designed to showcase translational research in rare cardiovascular disease and to catalyse interaction between scientists, clinicians and patient representatives. The symposium promises to be a fascinating day with a mixture of insightful talks and time to network with your peers and colleagues. We very much hope to see you on Friday 1 July for what is sure to be a fascinating day of research excellence and networking opportunities. Let us know you’ve reserved your place or tell us what you’re most looking forward to seeing at the event by tweeting us @UCL_SLMS using the hashtag #RareCardioDiseaseSym

Location: UCL Main Quad Pavilion, Gower Street, London, WC1E 6BT

Contact: Jessica Grant

Email: jessica.grant@ucl.ac.uk

Phone: 020 7679 7607 (internal: 47607)

1 July, 2016 - Encountering pain: hearing, seeing, speaking

Time: 09:00:00 - 17:30:00

Organised by UCL Slade School of Fine Art

During these two days, you will explore a range of interdisciplinary approaches that can help us better understand encounters with pain both within and beyond the clinic. This event is aimed at those living with pain, caring for someone in pain, treating or researching pain and others exploring alternative means of communicating and assessing it.

Location: Roberts Building foyer and lecture theatres, Roberts Building, Malet Place, London, WC1E 7JE

Contact: Dr Deborah Padfield

Email: encountering-pain@ucl.ac.uk

Phone: +44 (0)7812 987 555

1 July, 2016 - Frontiers of Oncology: Haematology

Time: 09:00:00 - 16:30:00

A one-day medical education meeting bringing together Haematology experts from UCL and beyond who will preview the latest advances in research, consider the likely impact on the clinic of tomorrow, and discuss and debate the pertinent issues which are affecting Haematologists across the UK. Chairs: Professor Tariq Enver and Professor Adele Fielding Event organisers: UCL and At the Limits Medical Education Endorsed and supported by: The Lancet Who should attend? This meeting is ideal for: - Consultants - GPs - Nurses - Researchers and Scientists and any healthcare professionals who have an interest in the future shape and direction of Haematological research and treatment. This event is free of charge for healthcare professionals to attend. Places are limited by room capacity.

Location: The Royal College of Physicians, 11 St Andrews Place, London, NW1 4LE

Contact: UCL Cancer Institute

Email: ci.contact@ucl.ac.uk

Phone: Please email

1 July, 2016 - Seize the Day: life experiences through dance

Time: 19:15:00 - 21:00:00

Seize the Day is a unique patient and public engagement event developed in collaboration with researchers from UCL, Movement for Hope (UCL SME), and Tanztheater Adrian Look dance company. The art-science dance performance explores stories of unexpected disease onset and how it changes person's perspective. The dance shares a journey through diagnosis, challenges, triumphs and hope. After the dance, there will be a question & answer session with researchers, dancers and patient-advocates. The UCL departments involved include: The Queen Square MS Centre, NMR Unit Department of Brain Repair and Rehabilitation The Leonard Wolfson Experiemental Neurology Centre Department of Medical Physics and Biomedical Engineering Featured neurological conditions include: Multiple Sclerosis Parkinson's disease Motor Neuron Disease Transverse Myelitis

Location: Lilian Baylis Theatre, Sadlers Wells, Rosebery Avenue, London, EC1R 4TN

Contact: Amber Michelle Hill

Email: amber.hill@ucl.ac.uk

Phone:

4 July, 2016 - UCL Division of Infection & Immunity external speaker programme

Time: 13:00:00 - 14:00:00

Speaker: Professor Jan Rehwinkel, Department of Medicine, University of Oxford Host: Professor Greg Towers

Location: Pearson Lecture Theatre , Pearson Building, Gower Street, London, WC1E 6BT

Contact: Jason Coyne

Email: j.coyne@ucl.ac.uk

Phone: Please email

6 July, 2016 - Grantsmanship mentoring for early career researchers

Time: 09:30:00 - 12:30:00

At this mentoring workshop, early career researchers will get the chance to present and receive feedback on a two-page outline grant or fellowship proposal. On the day, early career researchers will also deliver a 3 min presentation. Senior academic mentors will then ask questions about the proposal and provide constructive feedback. The mentoring sessions will run for 3 hours and early career researchers will be able to sit in throughout in order that they can learn from their peers and vice versa. Early career researchers will submit their proposal two weeks in advance, which will then be passed on to senior academic mentors. There are only 12 places on the mentoring workshop, your place will be reserved once you have sent your two page research proposal to r.aldridge@ucl.ac.uk.

Location: Meeting Room 1, Maple House Suite 1A (First Floor), 149 Tottenham Court Rd, London , W1T 7NF

Contact: Rob Aldridge

Email: r.aldridge@ucl.ac.uk

Phone: Please email

7 July, 2016 - UCL Institute of Immunity and Transplantation seminar series

Time: 12:00:00 -

Speaker: Professor Rose Zamoyska, University of Edinburgh

Location: LT3 , Royal Free Campus, Rowland Hill Street, Hampstead, NW3 2PF

Contact: Aimee Kennedy

Email: aimee.kennedy@ucl.ac.uk

Phone: Please email

7 July, 2016 - UCL Institute of Immunity and Transplantation seminar series

Time: 12:00:00 - 13:00:00

Speaker: Professor Rose Zamoyska, University of Edinburgh

Location: LT3 , Royal Free Campus, Rowland Hill Street, Hampstead, NW3 2PF

Contact: Aimee Kennedy

Email: aimee.kennedy@ucl.ac.uk

Phone: Please email

12 July, 2016 - UCL SLMS 2016 Clinical Academic Trainees Symposium

Time: 09:30:00 - 17:00:00

The UCL Academic Careers Office (ACO) is delighted to annouce that registration is now open for the UCL SLMS 2016 Clinical Academic Trainees Symposium. The event will feature a mix of inspirational careers talks, short scientific talks from trainees and careers advice. In addition there will be opportunities for networking, including a drinks reception following the main event.

Location: Royal College of Physicians , 11 St Andrews Place , London , NW1 4LE

Contact: Sarah Mackilligin

Email: s.mackilligan@ucl.ac.uk

Phone:

14 July, 2016 - Introduction to bioinformatic resources and gene ontology

Time: 09:30:00 - 17:00:00

Registration to the ninth 2-day Introduction to bioinformatic resources and gene ontology Workshop is now open. This 2-day course provides hands-on training in the use of gene ontology, as well as other bioinformatics resources, such as UniProt, Ensembl, Biomart, IntAct and Cytoscape. As always this workshop is freely available to all biological or biomedical Ph.D. and Post-Doc research scientists. Organised by the Functional Gene Annotation group at the UCL Institute of Cardiovascular Science.

Location: B29 cluster room, Foster Court, Gower Street, London, WC1E 6BT

Contact: Ruth Lovering

Email: r.lovering@ucl.ac.uk

Phone: Please email

21 July, 2016 - Faculty of Medical Sciences Research Day

Time: 09:00:00 - 17:00:00

The Faculty of Medical Sciences will be holding a Research Day on 21 July 2016 at Cecil Sharp House, followed by a summer BBQ in the gardens. This free event will feature the best science from across the faculty, and provide an excellent opportunity for younger researchers from all parts of the Faculty to meet, interact and discuss their work. As well as keynote talks, there will be oral presentation by early career researchers, a three minute (3M) research event, moderated poster sessions, and prizes for best oral presentation from an early career scientist, and best poster.

Location: Cecil Sharp Hourse , 2 Regent's Park Rd, London , NW1 7AY

Contact: Emma Bowman

Email: e.bowman@ucl.ac.uk

Phone: Please email

21 July, 2016 - UCL Institute of Immunity and Transplantation seminar series

Time: 12:00:00 -

Speaker: Professor Steve Anderton, University of Edinburgh

Location: LT3 , Royal Free Campus, Rowland Hill Street, Hampstead, NW3 2PF

Contact: Aimee Kennedy

Email: aimee.kennedy@ucl.ac.uk

Phone: Please email

21 July, 2016 - Virtual Virology seminar series

Time: 16:00:00 - 17:30:00

The format of the meeting is a presenting group of 3 speakers, each talking for 25 minutes plus question time. They are introduced by a representative or head of their research group. Host: Michael Way and Antonio Postigo, Francis Crick Institute

Location: , , Bloomsbury,

Contact: Isabel Lubeiro

Email: i.lubeiro@ucl.ac.uk

Phone: Please email

28 July, 2016 - UCL Institute of Immunity and Transplantation seminar series

Time: 12:00:00 - 13:00:00

Speaker: Dr Sarah Teichman, University of Cambridge

Location: LT3 , Royal Free Campus, Rowland Hill Street, Hampstead, NW3 2PF

Contact: Aimee Kennedy

Email: aimee.kennedy@ucl.ac.uk

Phone: Please email

3 August, 2016 - IIT Career Awareness Talks: Application Specialists

Time: 09:00:00 - 10:30:00

Speaker: Dr Lindsey Clarke from Miltenyi Biotec Networking breakfast reception: 9.00-9.30am in Tutorial Room 11 (coffee/tea and croissants provided) – sponsored by Miltenyi Biotec Talk: 9.30-10.30am in Lecture Theatre 3

Location: Lecture Theatre 3 , Royal Free Campus, Rowland Hill Street, Hampstead, NW3 2PF

Contact: Bea Choi

Email: bea.choi@ucl.ac.uk

Phone: Please email

10 August, 2016 - IIT Career Awareness Talks: Academic Research

Time: 09:30:00 - 10:30:00

Speaker: Dr Viki Male (UCL) and Dr Joe Grove (UCL) Talk: 9.30-10.30am in Lecture Theatre 3

Location: Lecture Theatre 3 , Royal Free Campus, Rowland Hill Street, Hampstead, NW3 2PF

Contact: Bea Choi

Email: bea.choi@ucl.ac.uk

Phone: Please email

17 August, 2016 - IIT Career Awareness Talks: Industry

Time: 09:30:00 - 10:30:00

Speaker: Dr Vicky Martin (GSK) and Dr Farnaz Fallah-Arani (UCB) Talk: 9.30-10.30am in Lecture Theatre 3

Location: Lecture Theatre 3 , Royal Free Campus, Rowland Hill Street, Hampstead, NW3 2PF

Contact: Bea Choi

Email: bea.choi@ucl.ac.uk

Phone: Please email

24 August, 2016 - IIT Career Awareness Talks: Communication

Time: 09:30:00 - 10:30:00

Speaker: Dr Liesbet Lieben (Nature Publishing) and Dr Georgie Ariaratnam (Science Museum) Talk: 9.30-10.30am in Lecture Theatre 3

Location: Lecture Theatre 3 , Royal Free Campus, Rowland Hill Street, Hampstead, NW3 2PF

Contact: Bea Choi

Email: bea.choi@ucl.ac.uk

Phone: Please email

31 August, 2016 - IIT Career Awareness Talks: Teaching

Time: 09:30:00 - 10:30:00

Speaker: Dr Cara Lomas (Ashmole Academy) Talk: 9.30-10.30am in Lecture Theatre 3

Location: Lecture Theatre 3 , Royal Free Campus, Rowland Hill Street, Hampstead, NW3 2PF

Contact: Bea Choi

Email: bea.choi@ucl.ac.uk

Phone: Please email

12 September, 2016 - Research methods course - UCL Department of Infection and Population Health

Time: -

The UCL Department of Infection and Population Health are thrilled to advertise their annual Research Methods Course which is run by The Centre for Sexual Health and HIV Research and is taught by leading researchers from UCL. This intensive course is designed for doctors, nurses, healthcare workers and researchers with an interest in Sexual Health, HIV, Infectious Diseases and other medical specialties wishing to develop their research skills. Prior experience in research and statistics is an advantage but not essential. The course aims to teach the following: • Principles of formulating a research question and designing a project; • Qualitative, quantitative, biostatistical and epidemiological research methods; • A practical guide to research governance, ethical approval and good practice in research; • How to critically appraise scientific literature; • Presenting at conferences and getting papers published. To register an interest, please email Lydia Clinton.

Location: UCL Centre for Sexual Health and HIV Research, Bloomsbury, London,

Contact: Lydia Clinton

Email: l.clinton@ucl.ac.uk

Phone: +44 (0)20 3108 2084