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The University of Southampton
Population Health

Population Health - The Unfinished Agenda  Event

Professor Ian Diamond
Time:
16:30 - 18:30
Date:
8 November 2012
Venue:
Lecture Theatre 2, Level B, South Academic Block, Southampton General Hospital. U6H buses run every 20 minutes from University Interchange to the front entrance of the hospital. The journey takes 10-15 minutes.

For more information regarding this event, please telephone Luke Goater on 023 8059 8572 or email L.Goater@soton.ac.uk .

Event details

This lecture will look at the future interdisciplinary research agenda around population health. It will first point to the importance of understanding population trends, movements and structures and their relationships to health policy. It will then address the interrelationships between government policy and health related behaviour; and will finish by highlighting some important research questions and opportunities.

Professor Ian Diamond became Principal and Vice-Chancellor of the University of Aberdeen, on 1 April 2010. Previously Chief Executive of the Economic and Social Research Council, he was also Chair of the Research Councils UK Executive Group from 2004-2009. Before joining the ESRC Professor Diamond was Professor of Social Statistics and Deputy Vice-Chancellor at the University of Southampton, where he had been for over twenty years. Professor Diamond’s research work crossed many disciplinary boundaries, most notably working in the area of population but also in health, both in the developed and less developed world.

Professor Diamond is Chair of the Lloyds TSB Foundation for England and Wales and a trustee of the World Wildlife Fund UK and the Iona Cathedral Trust.He is Chair of the Universities UK Research Policy Network Committee, Chair of the Universities UK Group on Efficiency, and a member of the Scottish Science Advisory Council, the Council of CBI Scotland and the British Council Scotland Advisory Committee. He was elected to the UK Academy of Social Sciences in 1999, is a Fellow of the British Academy (2005), a Fellow of the Royal Society of Edinburgh (2009) and holds honorary degrees from the Universities of Cardiff and Glasgow.

Event Programme:

  • 4.30pm
    Poster display and afternoon tea in the foyer adjacent to LT2, Level B, South Academic Block, SGH.
  • 5.30pm
    lecture: 'Population Health - The Unfinished Agenda'

    6.30 pm
    Reception with wine and light refreshments in the foyer

To register for the event please email - multidisciplinary@soton.ac.uk

video of Professor Ian Diamond speaking at the Population Health Launch event
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