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:
- 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.
- 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.
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