The Graduate School is seeking nominations for the University’s INSIGHTS Public Lecture Prize 2019 – Deadline 30th June 2019
We are inviting nominations for research students (PhD, MD, DClin.Psy… including those who have completed their thesis in the previous 6 months) to present at this year’s Insights public lecture series. Judges will be looking for students who have a talent for presenting and are capable of delivering a public lecture with clarity, professionalism and in an engaging way. The best six of the nominees will receive specialist training in public speaking and content selection, after which a shortlist of three final winners will be chosen to present their work in the Public Lecture series.
Nominations must be from supervisors or other academic members of staff and we encourage you to discuss this opportunity with any students you are considering nominating for the competition. This really is a fantastic opportunity for students to present their research at a high-profile public event so we would urge you to put someone forward.
This year the INSIGHT’s Public lecture prize will take place on 21st November 2019, 17:00-19:00
N.b. If the student has submitted their PhD (and passed) by this date, they are still eligible to take part.
Nominate someone using this form – https://forms.ncl.ac.uk/view.php?id=1357
Better Together: The Evidence Behind the Headlines. A Group Consultation Public Engagement Event on Care and Research.
Wednesday 19th June, 13:30-15:30, Baddiley-Clark Seminar room, Baddiley-Clark Building, Newcastle University FREE
The Medical Research Council (MRC) Festival of Medical Research, taking place between 13-23 June 2019, aims to share and celebrate medical research and its contribution to health, the economy and society. Centre for Integrated research into Musculoskeletal Ageing (CIMA) is a collaboration between researchers and clinicians at the University of Liverpool, University of Sheffield and Newcastle University, funded by the MRC and Versus Arthritis.
Join CIMA in Newcastle for a chance to see how care is delivered in group consultations and ask questions about healthcare problems including problems with muscles, bones and joints. Group consultations allow a two-way discussion about research, so some of our students, junior scientists and leading researchers will talk briefly in lay terms about their work and how it impacts on your everyday life, including where this might lead to new treatments and what research you might take part in locally for common problems like osteoarthritis.
Talks will include:
- Overview of CIMA and its core aims – John Loughlin, CIMA Director (Newcastle) and Principal Investigator
- Food, exercise and healthy ageing – Ellie Hayes, MRes/PhD student)
- Our genes and our joints – Ellie Parker, Postdoctoral Scientist
- Lab experiments to enhance surgical treatments of arthritis – Tony Sorial, Academic Clinical Fellow
This event is free and refreshments will be provided. Please book using this link: https://forms.ncl.ac.uk/view.php?id=4847629
The Faculty is looking for speakers to take part in the Mini Medical School 2019, a series of interactive public lectures for 15-18 year olds. The lectures will take place each Thursday evening in November at the Medical School and we are looking for academics and researchers to deliver 90 minute, interactive lectures on a variety of topics to an audience of up to 400 young people interested in pursuing a career in Medical Science.
To get involved please email firstname.lastname@example.org
Pint of Science is coming to Newcastle again!
An exciting programme of science focused talks in 6 city locations, all in relaxed atmosphere and with refreshments on hand! Come meet Newcastle scientists and see what is being studied in our beautiful city.
To see the programme and book your slot, please click here: https://pintofscience.co.uk/events/newcastle
The International Rare Disease Day Symposium on ‘Bridging Health & Social Care’ organised by the John Walton Muscular Dystrophy Research Centre and the IGM explored the often hidden needs & burden of rare diseases and showcased examples of how patients can receive more integrated, joined-up and holistic care to help them navigate health & social systems, receive high quality info on their conditions, and feel empowered