Bristol Population Health Science Institute launch

9 June 2017 10am-4.30pm

The launch event for the University of Bristol’s new Bristol Population Health Science Institute. A science conference with a difference, there will be presentations by researchers from across Population Health Science disciplines. The sessions will be short, dynamic introductions to various research areas from throughout the institute’s multi-disciplinary community.

Areas of population health science research that will be covered include:

  • Epidemiology
  • Genetic and epigenetic epidemiology
  • Causal inference and mechanisms
  • Evidence synthesis
  • Health services research and trials
  • Research methods
  • Primary care, public health and mental health
  • Laboratories and cohorts
  • Health, law, and society
  • Child health

Lunch will be provided for registered delegates and throughout the day participants will have a chance to interact with some of their latest applications as well as the main gallery exhibitions at the Arnolfini Contemporary Arts Centre.

Preliminary programme

  • 9:30 – Registration
  • 10:00 – Welcome & about Bristol Population Health Science Institute (Pro-Vice Chancellors Nishan Canagarajah & John Iredale and Institute Director Caroline Relton)
  • 10:20 – Research showcase – morning sessions
  • 1:00 – Lunch and interactive stalls
  • 2:00 – Research showcase – afternoon sessions
  • 4:00 – The future of health science research
  • 4:30 – Networking
  • 5:30 – Challenging biological essentialism: embodied histories & health inequities (Professor Nancy Krieger of Harvard University) – You must register separately for the evening public lecture

About the Bristol Population Health Science Institute

Bristol Population Health Science Institute is a new centre that builds on Bristol’s internationally-leading reputation for research in the determinants and consequences of ill-health.

Their research ranges from basic discovery science in molecular and genetic epidemiology to innovative clinical trials and policy-influencing and assessment activities. Their multi-disciplinary community spans across several schools and faculties in the university and tackles a wide range of questions about health and health care.

Joining instructions

Please email population-health@bristol.ac.uk with any access or dietary requirements. Please register separately for the evening public lecture.

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