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Programme for academic year 2015 to 2016

Michaelmas 2015 (Oct to Dec), from 1-2 pm

The termcard for Michaelmas 2015 is available to download in PDF format here.

Conveners: Dr Emily Sammons (CTSU) and Dr Dexter Canoy (CEU)

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  • 13 Oct    Professor Lucilla Poston, King's College London: Obesity in pregnancy: of mice and women
  • 20 Oct    Dr Ben Goldacre, University of Oxford: Bad Science, AllTrials, and Big Data
  • 27 Oct    Professor Sir Michael Rawlins, UK Medicines and Healthcare products Regulatory Agency: Streamlining clinical research
  • 3 Nov     Professor David Brenner, Columbia University Medical Center: The benefits and risks associated with CT scans
  • 10 Nov    Dr Manjinder Sandhu, University of Cambridge: The African Partnership for Chronic Disease Research (APCDR)
  • 17 Nov    Professor John Gallacher, University of Oxford: The Dementias Platform UK: integrating epidemiology and experimental medicine
  • 24 Nov    Professor Cyrus Cooper, University of Southampton and University of Oxford: CANCELLED
  • 1 Dec       Professor Zhengming Chen, University of Oxford: China Kadoorie Biobank: from population health to drug development

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Hilary 2016 (jan to mar), from 1-2 pm

The termcard for Hilary 2016 is available to download in PDF format here.

Conveners: Dr Emily Sammons (CTSU) and Dr Dexter Canoy (CEU)

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  • 19 Jan    Professor Jimmy Bell, University of Westminster: Fat fit and slim sick, new insights in body fat
  • 26 Jan     Professor Susan Jebb, University of Oxford: New evidence from trials to inform the management of obesity in routine care
  • 2 Feb      Professor Stephen Smith, University of Oxford: What information is in "Big Data" brain imaging?
  • 9 Feb      Professor Yoon Loke, University of East Anglia: Adverse events in clinical trials: If nothing happens, is everything alright?
  • 16 Feb    Professor Neil Poulter, Imperial College London: Investigating CVD risk factors: interpretation, misinterpretation, anecdotes and prospects
  • 23 Feb    Professor David Zaridze, Russian N.N. Blokhin Cancer Research Center, Moscow: Hazardous drinking: the main cause of Russian health crisis
  • 1 Mar      Professor Dame Linda Partridge, University College London: Intervening in ageing
  • 8 Mar       Professor Paul Roderick, University of Southampton: CANCELLED

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Trinity 2016 (Apr to Jun), from 1-2 pm

The termcard for Trinity 2016 is available to download in PDF format here.

Conveners: Dr Emily Sammons (CTSU) and Dr Dexter Canoy (CEU)

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  • 26 Apr (Tue)    Professor Jaakko Tuomilehto, Dasman Diabetes Institute, Kuwait: Prevention of type 2 diabetes - the scientific evidence [Litchfield Lecture]
  • 4 May (Wed)     Professor June M. Chan, University of California San Francisco: Developing the evidence base to impve prostate cancer survivorship
  • 10 May (Tue)    Professor Rebecca Hardy, University College London: A life course approach to cardiovascular ageing
  • 12 May (Thu)    Professor Michael Brauer, University of British Columbia, Canada: Health and the built environment: Challenges and prospects for cities of the future
  • 17 May (Tue)    Professor Anssi Auvinen, University of Tampere, Finland: Prostate cancer screening - examining the evidence
  • 24 May (Tue)    Professor Mark Woodward, The George Institute for Global Health - Oxford: Cardiovascular risk scores: The Good, the Bad and the Ugly
  • 31 May (Tue)    Professor David Hunter, Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health: Understanding breast cancer risk
  • 7 Jun (Tue)       Professor Paul Pharoah, University of Cambridge: The genetic epidemiology of ovarian cancer
  • 14 Jun (Tue)     Professor Shaun Treweek, University of Aberdeen: Trial Forge, PRECIS-2 and how to design an efficient trial
  • 17 Jun (Fri)       Professor Liam Smeeth, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine: Getting the best out of electronic health records