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Thursday 13 June 2019

School outreach

  • Suitable for: Pre-booked educational groups
  • Date: Thursday 13 June 9:30-15:00
  • Venue: Imperial College, Alexander Fleming Building, South Kensington
  • Description: A tour of campus and a visit to a malaria laboratory. In addition, interactive games will be played to get a better understanding of infectious disease epidemiology and outbreak modelling. Students will meet researchers and chat about their work and their career path.
  • Additional details: Pre-booked
  • Organisers: MRC Centre for Global Infectious Disease Analysis, in collaboration with the Health Protection Research Unit on Mathematical Modelling, Imperial College London

Saturday 15 June 2019

Summer Science Fete

  • Suitable for: General public - family
  • Date: Saturday 15 June 14:00-18:00
  • Venue: UCL South Cloisters, Main Building, Gower St, London WC1E 6BT
  • Description: Discover how we study cells and their connection to disease, how we’re understanding dementia and what it’s like to live with a neurodegenerative condition. Learn how we run clinical trials and how we identify social and behavioural factors that affect human health. 
  • Additional details: Drop-in (no booking required), more information on the MRC LMCB website.
  • Organisers: UCL Science Fair - MRC Clinical Trials Unit at UCL, MRC Laboratory for Molecular Cell Biology at UCL, MRC Prion Unit at UCL, MRC Unit for Lifelong Health and Ageing at UCL, UK Dementia Research Institute

Thursday 20 June 2019

Maisha Fiti film screening and Discussion: sexwork & violence in Nairobi

  • Suitable for: General public - adult
  • Date: Thursday 20 June 17:00-18:30
  • Venue: John Snow Auditorium, London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine, Keppel St, London WC1E 7HT
  • Description: Join us to watch and discuss a short film that gives voice to sex workers in Nairobi, Kenya: the violence they face and the ways they are coming together to address it. Learn about an innovative study into violence, HIV risk and mental health among sex workers. 
  • Additional details: Booking required, more information to follow
  • Organisers: London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, with Sex Workers Outreach Programme (SWOP), Partners for health and development in Africa (PHDA) and University of Manitoba