Events

  • Big Data, Small Area Symposium
    14 Nov, 2017 to 15 Nov, 2017
    More Information:
    Royal Geographical Society
    1 Kensington Gore
    London
    W7 2AR
    United Kingdom

    The MRC-PHE Centre for Environment and Health is pleased to host a two-day symposium in celebration of 30 years of the Small Area Health Statistics Unit. This international symposium will give an overview of the current developments, future prospects and scientific methods and techniques in using big data in small areas. It will take place at The Royal Geographical Society in South Kensington, London on the 14th and 15th of November 2017. More information, including a draft programme, is available on the conference website http://www.sahsu.org/content/big-data-small-area-symposium.

    Registration for the two-day symposium is £150, with a discounted rate of £75 for early career researchers and students. Abstract submission is currently open for both posters and early career researcher talks.  

  • EBS Research Seminar on Lifecourse: Genetics and Epigenetics
    24 Oct, 2017
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    Roger Bannister Lecture Theatre
    1st floor, Faculty of Medicine Building
    Norfolk Place, St Mary's Campus
    London
    W21PG
    United Kingdom

    Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics Research Seminar on Lifecourse: Genetics and Epigenetics 

    Tuesday 24 October 3:30-5:00 pm, with drinks reception to follow.

    Agenda

    1. Introduction by Marjo-Riitta Jarvelin
    2. Chronic inflammation and complex disorders; from genetics to causality - Abbas Dehghan (30 min)
    3. Maternal smoking EWAS, tentative title: “Prenatal cigarette smoke exposure and offspring DNA methylation from childhood to middle age - Petri Wiklund, Ville Karhunen (30 min)
    4. Parent-of-origin effects on triglycerides in medium very-low-density lipoprotein NMR metabolite in PTPRD gene – (with an insight into exploring future work in NFBCs)-  Natalia Pervjakova  (20 min) 

     

  • Joint EBS and University of Wageningen Research Seminar and Networking Event
    23 Oct, 2017
    More Information:
    Roger Bannister Lecture Theatre
    Imperial College London
    Faculty of Medicine Building
    Norfolk Place, St Mary's Campus
    Imperial College London
    London
    W21PG
    United Kingdom

    The Centre, in conjunction with the Imperial College Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, is very pleased to host a visit from the Wageningen  University Department of Human Nutrition as part of their annual PhD student tour. The visit will take place on the afternoon of Monday 23 October, with PhD students from both Wageningen and EBS presenting research on nutritional and cancer epidemiology and metabolomics. 

    There will be refreshments provided and opportunities to network. A programme will be available nearer the event. Please contact Elizabeth Hayes if you are interested in attending.

    Time: 2:00 - 5:00 pm