Inaugural lecture: Professor Asma Khalil, ‘The fetus at risk’.

In her inaugural lecture, Professor Asma Khalil will explore how we identify at-risk babies, regardless of their size, so that we can prevent them from coming to harm during pregnancy.

Event detailsSpeaker and title: Professor Asma Khalil, ‘The fetus at risk’. When: Wednesday 30 January 2019, 5.30pmLocation: Michael Heron Lecture Theatre, first floor, Hunter Wing. Reception to following in Boardroom 2.5To register: email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

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Famous author to speak at St George's

On Wednesday 23 January Angela Saini, author of Inferior: How Science Got Women Wrong, will be in conversation at St George's, University of London.

Angela is a science journalist and broadcaster who regularly presents science programmes on BBC Radio. Her writing has appeared in New Scientist, the Guardian, The Times, and Wired. Angela has a Masters in Engineering from the University of Oxford and was a Fellow at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. Her journalism has received accolades from both the American Association for the Advancement of Science and the Association of British Science Writers. Earlier this year, she was named as one of the most influential women in science by BBC Radio 4’s Today programme.Her latest book, Inferior: How Science Got Women Wrong, was published in 2017 to widespread critical acclaim, and was named the Physics World Book of the Year.The event in January is a unique opportunity to meet the author of a ground-breaking book, to ask questions, explore ideas and be part of a vital conversation. Event detailsDate: Wednesday 23 January 2019Time: 1-2pmLocation: Michael Heron lecture theatre Spaces are limited. If you would like to attend, please RSVP to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.. Everyone is welcome to attend what promises to be an event to get 2019 off to a great start.

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Spotlight on Science talk on 22 January: Tuberculosis - new solutions for an old enemy

Tuberculosis, an ancient infectious disease, still causes 1.5 million deaths every year.

The BCG vaccine does not protect adults and the alarming rise of TB drug resistance is making treatment increasingly difficult. New solutions are desperately needed.


Inaugural lectures: Professors Nidhi Sofat and Elijah Behr

Wednesday 5 December 2018, 5.30pm: St George’s Professors Nidhi Sofat and Elijah Behr will deliver their inaugural lectures at a joint event in December.

In her inaugural lecture, Professor Nidhi Sofat will discuss why our immune systems can attack ourselves leading to long-term diseases such as arthritis. Professor Elijah Behr will explore how he became interested in preventing sudden death, most commonly caused by heart disease, and explain why his focus remains on the patient and their family.

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Spotlight on Science talk on 28 November: Making medicines in tobacco plants

Wednesday 28 November 6pm-7.30pm

Making medicines in tobacco plants - cultivating cures for global health