Free public lecture on 21 July: 'The Inside Story of Human Fertility'

Attend this free 'The Inside Story of Human Fertility' Spotlight on Science public event on Thursday 21 July.

Learn about the wonders of the human reproduction system and what can sometimes go wrong. Gain an insight into how eggs are made and released in women, and how this is disrupted in common disorders such as polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS) and chlamydia to cause infertility.


Free lecture on 28 June: Vaccines for babies before birth

On 28 June 2016, join Dr Chrissie Jones for a discussion on ways to use vaccines protect infants from infection before they are born.

The evening talk will look at the vaccines currently recommended for pregnant women in the UK. The discussion will focus on the most recently recommended vaccine against whooping cough, as well as considering future prospects.


Public Debate on 5 May 2:45pm - Should the UK leave the European Union?

Join us to hear what staying or leaving the EU means for science and medicine

The EU referendum on UK membership is being held on Thursday, 23 June to decide whether to leave or remain in the European Union.


Inaugural lectures on 11 May

The new series of inaugural lectures starts on 11 May with three short lectures from Professors Gill McGauley, Annie Bartlett and Gill Mezey.

All staff and students are warmly invited to attend the lectures, which will take place at 5.30pm in the Michael Heron Lecture Theatre.The lectures will be followed by a reception in room H2.6 on the second floor of Hunter Wing.Lectures are as follows:


Lecture on 19 April - Sun, smoking and sausages: how do cells become cancerous?

Join us to hear what experts know about what lies behind the causes of cancer.

A free public event will hear from several experts including Professor Dorothy Bennett, Director of the Cardiovascular & Cell Sciences Research Institute at St George’s, University of London, about what really causes cells to become cancerous