In collaboration with the University Hospitals Birmingham, IMSR researchers took part in activities supporting awareness and enhanced understanding of pituitary-related health conditions. The pituitary – located at the base of the brain – is often referred to as the ‘master gland’ as it plays a key role in hormone regulation of growth and many other … Continue reading “Pituitary Patient Engagement Day”
Category: Public Engagement
University wins gold award for public engagement!
The University of Birmingham has recently been awarded a gold at the Engage Watermark Awards. Organised by the National Co-ordinating Centre for Public Engagement (NCCPE), the Award recognises the University’s public engagement work and the impact it has on a local and regional scale. The NCCPE said that the University of Birmingham had demonstrated a desire to … Continue reading “University wins gold award for public engagement!”
IMSR staff on the SfE Public Engagement Committee
Congratulations to Fiona Docherty, Postdoctoral Fellow, and Caroline Gillett, Assistant Professor for Patient and Public Involvement and Engagement, who have been accepted on to the SfE Public Engagement Committee. They will work with a team of talented colleagues from across endocrinology to review and develop the Society’s strategy for public engagement; overseeing public events, development of … Continue reading “IMSR staff on the SfE Public Engagement Committee”
Diabetes UK supporters to visit the IMSR to see diabetes research in action
November is Diabetes Awareness Month and we are pleased to be collaborating with Diabetes UK to organise a special public engagement visit to the Institute of Metabolism and Systems Research (IMSR). As part of their thankathon Diabetes UK are inviting a group of volunteers and staff who go above and beyond to see diabetes research … Continue reading “Diabetes UK supporters to visit the IMSR to see diabetes research in action”
Lore + (Dis)order exhibition launches!
The Centre for Systems Modelling and Quantitative Biomedicine (SMQB) launched its sciart exhibition ‘Lore + (Dis)order’ last Friday night and approximately 200-250 people visited well into the night! Visitors explored the gallery and chatted with the artists and scientists involved in collaborating on each of the artworks. We were also really pleased to see some … Continue reading “Lore + (Dis)order exhibition launches!”
Lore + (Dis)order: sciart exhibition
2- 23 September, Centrala Lore + (Dis)order is a new sciart exhibition celebrating collaborations between scientists and artists working with the Centre for Systems Modelling and Quantitative Biomedicine (SMQB) at University of Birmingham. It features the work of 8 artists who have produced creative responses to new contemporary research at the interface of biomedicine and … Continue reading “Lore + (Dis)order: sciart exhibition”
Meet us at the Mela!
We are excited to let you know that members of the DAISy-PCOS leaders and research team will be at the Mela Festival over Saturday 27th and Sunday 28th of August! The Sandwell & Birmingham Mela is the biggest South Asian music festival in Europe. Music, dance, food, arts and crafts bring the sights, sounds and … Continue reading “Meet us at the Mela!”
IMSR engages at CoCoMad Festival 2022!
On Saturday July 2nd, a collaborative team of IMSR researchers took part in public engagement activities at CoCoMad Festival. This is a free annual community festival held in Cotteridge Park about 2.5 miles away from the University. The festival attracts over 6000 people each year for its fun range of outdoor activities. IMSR’s involvement in … Continue reading “IMSR engages at CoCoMad Festival 2022!”
Join our We Are IMSR Festival this July 19th!
IMSR is hosting a series of free online events on Saturday, 19th June 2021 as part of our first online ‘We Are IMSR Festival’. This is a mini-festival of events bringing together researchers from across all four major themes in the IMSR. Expect endocrinologists, maternal health experts, quantitative scientists and metabolism researchers, and more! They … Continue reading “Join our We Are IMSR Festival this July 19th!”
Vaccination for Pregnant Women & the Health Professionals caring for them (Webinar, March 20th)
Professor Shakila Thangaratinam from the WHO Collaborating Centre for Global Women’s Health – based at the IMSR – is leading a special webinar on vaccination for pregnant women and healthcare professionals taking care of them. This event is hosted in collaboration with Elly charity. Date of Event: March 20th at 11 am GMT – Register … Continue reading “Vaccination for Pregnant Women & the Health Professionals caring for them (Webinar, March 20th)”