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


07-13 Oct  Next Generation Sequencing Bioinformatics Wellcome Trust Genome Campus, Cambridge. ££ 

18 Oct Sensor PhD Showcase 2018. Free.

22 Oct  ObEN Personal AI - An open call in Digital Health Innovations Mon, Oct 22, 9:30am The Bradfield Centre, Cambridge.ObEN is looking to invest up to $1M in research and development of pilot projects applying the use of Personalised AI technology. Come along to the event to meet the Oben team, learn more about the project and how to apply for funding. Free.

25 Oct   Genomics in Healthcare  Join this Innovation Forum event, where a panel of industry experts will discuss the promises that large genomic biobanks hold and the potential ethical hurdles encountered in the collection and processing of patient data.

30 Oct Climate change adaptation in the natural environment: measuring progress Tue, Oct 30, 10:00am David Attenborough Building, Cambridge.£

02 Nov University of Cambridge Postgraduate Open Day

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.

08-09 Nov  2nd Annual Women Leaders in Global Health Conference. Hosted by The London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine, London.  ££

14 Nov  Antimicrobial Resistance: Looking beyond the microbiological The Society for Applied Microbiology will this year host its fourth Annual AMR Meeting, London. This AMR meeting will discuss international strategies and their application to a one health model, reduction targets in agriculture, communicating vital messages, the harmonisation of antibiotic prescriptions and how farmers can play a vital role in improving public health. Abstracts must be submitted by 09 Oct 2018.

14 Nov  Policy Success and Failure: Embedding Effective Learning in Government by Bennett Institute for Public Policy. St Catherine's College, Cambridge. Free.

16 Nov BREXIT WORKSHOP Post-Brexit Options for the UK: New Legal Analysis. Peterhouse, Cambridge, 16 November 2018, 9:30-17:00 To reserve a place please email Carolyn Twigg ( by  Thursday 8 November. Public Policy SRI

16 Nov  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. Registration and call for abstracts posters & Flash talks closes 19 Oct

21 Nov  Addressing nutrition challenges in developing countries. Seed funding competition and interdisciplinary workshop by Global Food Security & Global Challenges networks.

26 Nov Cambridge Big Data Research Symposium. Sainsbury Laboratory, Cambridge.

28 Nov  Cambridge Global Challenges – Annual Conference 2018 Wed, Nov 28, 9:00am St John's Old Divinity School, Cambridge

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.

08 Apr  Cambridge Global Food Security Annual Symposium 2019 Clare College, Cambridge.

08-11 Apr Microbiology Society Annual Conference 2018. Belfast Waterfront, UK. Submit Poster/abstracts by 10 Dec 2018.

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.