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UCL Global Healthcare Engineering Symposium

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UCL Bloomsbury

North Cloisters

Gower Street

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WC1E 6HJ

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This event is for UCL staff and students

This July, the UCL Institute of Healthcare Engineering is hosting the UCL Global Healthcare Engineering Symposium, with co-partners UCL Institute of Global Health, UCL IRDR Centre for Digital Public Health in Emergencies (dPHE) and Wellcome/EPSRC Centre for Interventional and Surgical Sciences (WEISS).

The symposium will bring together UCL researchers in global health and healthcare technologies to share experiences, opportunities and challenges.

The day will include case-studies of global healthcare engineering research at UCL, talks from international speakers, and workshop sessions which will take a deeper dive into the unique practical challenges and funding landscape facing global projects.

Provisional agenda:

  • 9:30: registration opens
  • 10:00: event begins
  • Introduction by Prof David Lomas, UCL Vice-Provost (Health)

Presentations

  • 'The Global Health Landscape' - Prof Ibrahim Abubakar, Director of UCL Institute of Global Health
  • 'Case-study of collaboration: UCL-India' including speakers from Public Health Foundation India and All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS), chaired by Prof Monica Lakhanpaul, Pro Vice Provost South Asia

UCL case studies

Lunch & poster session

Afternoon workshops (2 hours)

  • First hour: global health challenges
  • Second hour: healthcare engineering challenges

Opportunities and challenges for UCL global healthcare researchers

  • Support available
  • Ethics and due diligence
  • Assessing impact
  • Data challenges
  • Funding opportunities

Networking drinks

  • 17:00 - 18.30
  • Research image competition prizegiving

Call for posters

Working in the space of global health/healthcare engineering? Or undertaking research that could be applied to the field? Submit your posters for the UCL Global Healthcare Engineering Symposium: healthcare-eng@ucl.ac.uk

Posters must be A0 portrait.

Image competition

It’s time to get creative! We’re holding a competition to find the best research image on the topics of global health and global healthcare engineering.

We want to see images that are a direct result of your research, represent aspects of your work, or show the faces behind your research project.

Images will be judged on their quality, visual impact, creativity and ability to communicate and engage people with your research.

To enter, send your photo to healthcare-eng@ucl.ac.uk along with:

  • Your name
  • Affiliation
  • Title and brief description (50 words max.)

There is no limit on the number of images you may submit.

Deadlines

Poster submissions and image entries close 1 July. Posters and images will be displayed during the symposium. A £150 prize will be awarded for best poster and best research image at the networking drinks.

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North Cloisters

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