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Medical Sciences Day (KS5)

Student Recruitment and Outreach, Imperial College London

Monday, 16 December 2019 from 10:30 to 15:15 (GMT)

Medical Sciences Day (KS5)

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By registering you are notifying Imperial College London Outreach of your interest in attending (for more information see below)

Medical Sciences Day

We have the opportunity for a group of up to 30 students from Year 12 or 13 to join us for a day of hands-on workshops run by current PhD students at Imperial College London. This event would be good for KS5 students interested in medicine/health sciences

This day will involve the following workshops:

We need to avoid misleading conclusions in health research!
Students will collect data on their own characteristics (e.g. height, shoe size, etc) and analyse the data using statistical software. Students will look at the difference between causation and association and explore the importance of this distinction in health research. 

How do we know that medicines work?
We all encounter medicines in our day-to-day lives. But how do scientists discover whether new medicines are safe and work? This activity will get students playing the role of medical study participants, investigators and external monitors

This event is for Key Stage Five (Years 12 and 13). Groups can be no larger than 30 students.

The timetable for the day will be as followed (exact timing tbc):

10.30 - 11.00   Introduction
11.00 - 12.15   Workshop 1
12.15 - 13.00   Lunch (packed lunches required)
13.00 - 14.15   Workshop 2
14.15 - 14.30   Q&A with Student Ambassador
14.30 - 15.00   Campus Tour


By registering you are informing us of your interest in participating in this event (in its entirety). We will allocate space(s) in accordance with our eligibility criteria which prioritises schools with a high proportion of students from widening participation backgrounds. Schools will be contacted directly by the Imperial College London Outreach team to let them know the outcome. Unsuccessful schools will remain on a waitlist and will be kept updated regarding any changes.

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Do you have questions about Medical Sciences Day (KS5)? Contact Student Recruitment and Outreach, Imperial College London

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Imperial College London

SW7 2AZ London
United Kingdom

Monday, 16 December 2019 from 10:30 to 15:15 (GMT)

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