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Towards a Global Health Research Institute at the University of Southampton Event

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Time:
13:00 - 17:30
Date:
16 October 2014
Venue:
Turner Sims University of Southampton Highfield Campus Highfield Southampton SO17 1BJ

For more information regarding this event, please email Frances Clarke at fmc@soton.ac.uk .

Event details

Is your research linked to global health issues? Then you may want to attend this half day conference at Turner Sims 13.00 – 17.00 on Thursday 16th October which will let researchers at the University of Southampton know what is happening as plans are set in motion to develop a Global Health Institute. The purpose of the meeting is to invite researchers to come along and share ideas, and to recruit ‘volunteers' to be involved with further developments.

PROGRAMME

13.00-13.30 - Lunch and an opportunity to network and exchange ideas

13.30-13.40 - Professor Judith Petts: Introduction

13.40-14.00 –Professor Marie-Louise Newell: ‘A Global Health Research Institute at the University of Southampton’

Vignettes of ongoing work at UoS with a Global Health Research focus

14.00-14.15 – Professor Nuala McGrath: ‘Couple-focused interventions for HIV prevention in sub- Saharan Africa’

14.15-14.30 – Dr. Paul Elkington: ‘Tuberculosis: developing new diagnostic tests and treatments’

14.30-14.45 – Dr Andy Tatem: ‘Mapping Population and Pathogen mobility’

14.45-15.00 – Dr John Coggon: ‘Bringing Ethics to Governance for Global Health’

15.00-15.30 Tea and biscuits with an opportunity to network

15.30-17.00 – Panel discussion

Professor Caroline Fall, Faculty of Medicine; Professor Paul Roderick, Faculty of Medicine; Professor Mark Hanson, Faculty of Medicine; Professor Maria Evandrou, Faculty of Social, Human and Mathematical Sciences; Professor Sabu Padmadas, Faculty of Social, Human and Mathematical Sciences; Professor Nyovani Madise, Faculty of Social, Human and Mathematical Sciences; Professor Graham Moon, Faculty of Social, Human and Mathematical Sciences; Professor Sally Brailsford, Faculty of Business, Law and Art, Professor Carl May, Faculty of Health Sciences.

17.00-17.15 - Professor Don Nutbeam: closing remarks

 

The event is free but we would be grateful if you could please Register your attendance here to allow us to gauge the catering:- 

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Speaker information

Marie-Louise Newell,Professor of Global Health (Faculties of Medicine and Social and Human Sciences), University of Southampton

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