Oxford Open Doors
Saturday, 08 September 2018, 10am to 4pm
University of Oxford Old Road Campus, Roosevelt Drive, Oxford OX3 7LF
The Nuffield Department of Population Health will be open to the public as part of this year's Open Doors event.
Visit the Richard Doll Building to
- learn about the department's world-leading health research
- see our laboratories
- take part in family-friendly hands-on scientific activities
- listen to a series of 10 minute talks on the causes, prevention and treatment of common diseases.
|11:00||Introduction by Head of Department Professor Sir Rory Collins|
|11:15||What is a clinical trial and how do we do them? Dr Richard Haynes|
|11:25||Sleep, physical activity and their health consequences: a population health perspective Dr Aiden Doherty|
|11:35||Reducing unnecessary antibiotic use by giving patients good information Dr Laurence Roope|
|14:00||Introduction by Head of Department Professor Sir Rory Collins|
|14:15||The Million Women Study Professor Dame Valerie Beral|
|14:25||Don’t forget to call your parents! Examining the effects of social isolation on heart disease and stroke among UK adults. Rob Smith, D.Phil. student|
|14:35||How can we determine what all the effects of statins really are? Dr Christina Reith|
|14:45||What are the benefits of breastfeeding in the UK today? Professor Maria Quigley|
- 900 bus service from Thornhill Park and Ride – Approximately 15 minutes travel time.
- 700 bus service from Oxford Parkway - Approximately 30 minutes travel time.
- 4A/B/C service from Oxford City Centre and U5 Brookes Bus from Oxford City Centre/Marston. The Lime Walk stop is a 5 minute walk from the Old Road Campus.