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Selected opportunities across Cambridge and beyond with an interdisciplinary focus related/valuable to infectious diseases researchers.    

10-12 Aug

Science Policy - Improving the uptake of research into UK policy

A two-day residential course, including case study on antimicrobial resistance. ££ Wellcome Genome Campus, Hinxton, Cambridge

27-28 Aug

Young Microbiologists Symposium 2018 Belfast, UK

29-30 Aug

One Health, Many Perspectives: Emerging Research from LMICs Post Graduate & Early Career Researcher Symposium | 29-30th August 2018 | Liverpool School of Tropical Medicine. Abstracts closed now.

07 Sep

CeBIL Annual Symposium: Precision Medicine, Artificial Intelligence and the Law

9am-5pm, Christ’s College, Cambridge. One-day symposium, aims to tackle some of the challenging issues raised by black-box precision medicine, particularly for legal and regulatory frameworks. Black-box precision medicine is an exciting new frontier in health care diagnostics, harnessing the power of big data and artificial intelligence to examine newly available troves of health data, including genomic sequences, patient clinical care records, and the results of diagnostic tests. 

10 Sep

Fresh perspectives: Social Research on Anti-Microbial Resistance (AMR).

LSTHM , London. Bringing together researchers who are attending to ‘the social’ in AMR, including anthropologists, sociologists, historians, geographers, artists, philosophers and other related scholars

11 Sep

UK-Africa Food Security Symposium: Developing effective and equitable partnerships to address food insecurity in Africa.

Sainsbury Laboratory, Cambridge.

20 Sep

The 19th Cambridge Immunology Forum – ‘Cancer Immunology' 

The 2018 meeting will focus on the complex and fascinating area of “Cancer-Immunology”, covering aspects from basic science through to clinical application. We aim to bring together world leaders in Cancer immunology to provide a platform for scientific discussion, collaboration and the promotion of this exciting and developing field of research. Registration Fee Includes, Conference Buffet £65 (£45 BSI Members) Dinner £40. Registration open.

21 Sep

Preparing sexual health services for the challenge of AMR.

The British Association for Sexual Health & HIV (BASHH) are hosting a meeting on STIs and AMR in Bristol.

23-28 Sep

Medicine Quality and Public Health Conference, Oxford, UK.

The Infectious Diseases Data Observatory (IDDO) is organising the first-ever dedicated academic conference on Medicine Quality & Public Health that will bring together people from a diversity of sectors working in this field. The deadline for registration is 31 August 2018. 

28 Sep

European Researchers Night 

Public enagaement opportunity :showcasing the value of publicly funded research and inspiring a new generation of researchers. Contact the CID coordinator / for more information and to register your interest. 

07 Nov

Livestock, Environment and People Conference  Oxford

A Multi-Disciplinary Research Conference On The Effects Of Meat And Dairy On Population Health, The Economy, Society And The Environment.

01-03 Oct

epiRecipes Hackathon  Registration Open!

Alan Turing Institute, Cambridge Infectious Diseases, and Harvard School of Public Health present a 3 day Hackathon event developing a cookbook of epidemiological models. 

07-13 Oct

Next Generation Sequencing Bioinformatics Wellcome Trust Genome Campus, Cambridge. ££


CID Annual Meeting of Minds, Robinson College, Cambridge.

This annual meeting provides a unique opportunity to follow the latest in infectious diseases research innovation, ask questions, share technologies, network, identify new areas of research, and build new and lasting relationships —  making our collective strength as a centre for interdisciplinary infectious disease research possible.

27-29 Nov

Antimicrobial Resistance – Genomes, big data and emerging technologies

At Wellcome Genome Campus, Hinxton, UK. This meeting will highlight the importance of Big Data and genomics in the fight against AMR.  Registration deadline: 30 October 2018 

26–28 Nov

EFFORT against antimicrobial resistance.

The European EFFORT consortium will hold the International Conference “Antimicrobial Resistance in the Food Chain – From Science to Policy”. 


18 Feb-01 Mar

Mathematical Models for Infectious Disease Dynamics.

Wellcome Trust Genome Campus, Cambridge. ££

20 Feb

Mass Drug Administration and Antimicrobial Resistance Symposium 2019

1 day. LSHTM AMR Centre Keppel Street, London on 20 February 2019.

08 Apr


22-24 May

Applied Bioinformatics and Public Health Microbiology

Wellcome Trust Genome Campus, Cambridge. ££ Opens soon .



Anniversary Awards
To celebrate our 30 year anniversary, we're awarding 30 free places on our upcoming 2018 Wellcome Genome Campus events.These anniversary awards are open to early career stage researchers and healthcare professionals from anywhere in the world. For terms and conditions and to apply for an award, download the 30 year Anniversary Award application form.

Completed forms must be emailed to by the conference registration or course application deadline.