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

12 Feb

UCL-AHRI Symposium: Towards HIV and TB elimination in South Africa in London on 12 February.

14 Feb

Presentations to engage and inspire Workshop led by expert Jon Torrens. Wed 14 Feb 9.30-12.30. Coffee and pastries from 9am. Biomedical Campus. Free.

Biomedical Interdisciplinary Research Leadership Programme. Cambridge Infectious Diseases IRC and Cambridge Immunology SRN in partnership with Cambridge Metabolic and Public Health Networks.

23 Feb  

Publishing for Academic Journals Led by expert Dr Aiora Zabala, Associate Editor for Nature Sustainability

Fri 23 February, 12pm to 2.30pm, room 2.49 David Attenborough Building CB2 3QZ. Sign up will open on 9th February. Free. UCCRI Early Career Interdisciplinary Programme.

01 Mar

Climate change: What's in it for health?"

Thursday 1st March, 12.30-2.00pm Clinical School, William Harvey Lecture Theatre Dr Vicky Pope, Head of Science and Technology Futures at the UK Met Office.

09 Mar

How to make social media for you and your research
Barney Brown, University Communications Office

Friday 9th March, 12pm to 2pm, room 2.49, David Attenborough Building CB2 3QZ. Free. UCCRI Early Career Interdisciplinary programme. Sign up will open on 23rd February

East of England Global Health Conference : Connecting Academia and Clinical Practice. £

by Cambridge Global Health Partnerships (formerly Addenbrooke's Abroad)

14 Mar

Fast Track Pathways to Impact Training day led by expert Mark Reed.

Wednesday 14th  March, 9am to 5pm , room 2.49, David Attenborough Building CB2 3QZ. Free, But application required for limited spaces. Deadline for applications 16th Feb.

Biomedical Interdisciplinary Networking Programme. Cambridge Infectious Diseases IRC and Cambridge Immunology SRN, UCCRI and the Bioscience Impact Team.

06 & 14 Mar 

EPSRC Physical Sciences Early Career Researchers workshops in March in Glasgow and Nottingham. Apply by 31 January.

19 Mar

Masterclass in Design Methods for Global Challenges 
Maxwell Centre  Mar 19, 2018 09:00 AM -5:00 PM . Free.
This Masterclass will explore the similarities and differences between particular disciplinary approaches to co-creation with end-users – namely participatory development research, public health-oriented co-creation methodologies, agile software development and human-computer interaction design – in developing world contexts.

27 Mar

When art meets science and global health: ISNTD Festival 

The second ISNTD Festival is on March 27th 2018 at the Wellcome Trust London: creative arts & science communication meet global health & NTDs. This year we will be strengthening the programme of speakers and panels with interactive workshops on gaming, acting, comedy and advocacy to governments - please contact us if you would like to get involved in this unique and exciting work! 

29-31 May

2018 Planetary Health Annual Meeting, Planetary Health Alliance. McEwan Hall, University of Edinburgh. ££

Sessions include infectious disease impacts of envionmental change. Abstract call closed, call for side sessions (to be held 1 Jun) open; deadline 28 Feb 18.

26-27 Jun 

CRASSH Mapping Morality in Global Health  26-27 June 18, Cambridge, Alison Richard Building. Free.


28-29 Jun

Post Colonial Ecologies in the Global South: Explorations at the Culture/Nature Interface. 

This will be the first major event held by the Consortium for the Interdisciplinary Study of the Global South. The workshop will bring together the Centre of Development Studies, Centre of South Asian Studies, Centre of African Studies, Centre of Latin American Studies and University of Cambridge Conservation Research Institute in order to exchange ideas and define collaborative research agendas regarding one of the most pressing issues of the 21st century: the relationship between humanity and the natural world.

19-20 Jun

19 - 20 June 2018, Murray Edwards College, Cambridge
Theme: Bench to Bedside: An inter-disciplinary approach to maternal and newborn health