Spotlight on Science talk on 9 July: Immunotherapy - a new dawn in cancer treatment?

Immunotherapy is a revolutionary procedure that uses a patient’s own immune system to fight cancer. Trials have shown encouraging survival rates in patients and fewer side effects than traditional chemotherapy, including for the most aggressive of cancers.

But this ray of hope comes at a high price; since many treatments are bespoke, the costs involved are often prohibitive.

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Science writer and broadcaster Vivienne Parry to give inaugural Public Engagement lecture on 22 July

Vivienne Parry OBE is perhaps best known for hosting medical and scientific programmes for BBC Radio 4 such as Inside the Ethics Committee, and is a former presenter of ‘Tomorrow’s World’.

A scientist by training, she writes widely on health subjects and is a prolific contributor to science magazines and newspapers.

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Kindness, Collaboration and Coriander – A Recipe for Success

Pinky Lilani, CBE, DL is an author, a motivational speaker, food expert and women’s advocate. She is the founder and chair of several awards recognising influential women and leaders, including the annual Women of the Future Awards and the Asian Women of Achievement Awards. She has been recognised widely for her work and was listed as one of the 100 most powerful women in the UK by BBC Radio 4’s ‘Woman’s Hour’. Pinky has written several books, including ‘Spice Magic: An Indian Culinary Adventure’ and ‘Coriander Makes the Difference’.

 Join us on Wednesday 12 June 2019 when Pinky will be in conversation with our Principal, Professor Jenny Higham. The event will start 1pm-2pm at St George’s, University of London H2.7 - H2.8RSVP: Caroline Donohue at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

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Baroness Valerie Amos CH “Running to Stand Still”

Baroness Valerie Amos CH - “Running to Stand Still”

The St George’s Inspirations, Innovations and Ideas Event Series: Exploring perspectives, sharing experiences and valuing diversity at St Georges, University of London

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The brain: phantoms, illusions and impossible symptoms

Thursday 7 March 2019 at 6-7.30pm

Professor Mark Edwards