We are pleased to introduce you to IMSR’s new Community Action Team (CAT)! CAT includes PhD students and PostDocs who are passionate about engaging patients, diverse young people and the public with IMSR research. Working with IMSR’s Community & Public Engagement Manager, the CAT team will co-develop new engagement projects, working with the wider IMSR … Continue reading “Introducing IMSR’s Community Action Team!”
Category: Public Engagement
IWD2021: PCOS at the Intersections
Women involved in the DAISy-PCOS Leadership Programme will take part in not one, but two events marking International Women’s Day 2021! The second of these events is: PCOS at the Intersections. It will explore questions such as: Does race impact the way we experience PCOS? Do Women of Colour feel represented within the healthcare or advocacy … Continue reading “IWD2021: PCOS at the Intersections”
International Women’s Day 2021: Our health matters, period.
Whilst International Women’s Day is on March 8th, we will be celebrating it early On Saturday 6th March at 11 am – 12.30 pm GMT. Join the Institute of Metabolism & Systems Research (IMSR) in collaboration with University of Birmingham’s Women’s Network for a community-led panel discussion focused on inequity in women’s healthcare. We will explore what … Continue reading “International Women’s Day 2021: Our health matters, period.”
INTERFACE: Science + Art + Health – in conversation with SMQB Artists in Residence 2020-21
In 2020 the Centre for Systems Modelling & Quantitative Biomedicine (SMQB) embarked on a new Artist-in-Residence programme. Four multidisciplinary artists joined forces with researchers and clinicians working at the interface between mathematics, biology and healthcare. Together, and despite the pandemic challenges of the past year, they have co-crafted new artistic works that respond to contemporary research through … Continue reading “INTERFACE: Science + Art + Health – in conversation with SMQB Artists in Residence 2020-21”
IMSR awarded Society for Endocrinology award!
The IMSR is thrilled to announce that the Society for Endocrinology has awarded a £1000 grant to Dr Punith Kempegowda for public engagement. Punith is a Wellcome Trust Clinical Research Fellow and an honorary Specialist Registrar in Endocrinology, Diabetes and General Medicine, based in the IMSR. He has a passion for medical education and more … Continue reading “IMSR awarded Society for Endocrinology award!”
We Are IMSR: Community Action Team!
****DEADLINE EXTENDED TO FEBRUARY 7TH, 2021**** We are now looking for a small number of IMSR Phd & PostDoc volunteers to join our We Are IMSR: Community Action Team (CAT) to support the planning, programming and delivery of this event, as well as other strategic engagement activities throughout the year. Are you a PhD or PostDoc within … Continue reading “We Are IMSR: Community Action Team!”
We Are IMSR World Diabetes Day 2020: Rewatch it!
Missed our We Are IMSR World Diabetes Day 2020 event? Not to worry, you can rewatch the discussion here. Recording from 14th November 2020:
World Diabetes Day – Saturday Nov 14th, 11am!
The IMSR and Centre for Systems Modelling & Quantitative Biomedicine (SMQB) are excited to invite you to a free online event for World Diabetes Day 2020! We are extremely pleased to be hosting this event in partnership with Diabetes UK – a major funder for diabetes research and a crucial source of support for so … Continue reading “World Diabetes Day – Saturday Nov 14th, 11am!”
Join SMBQ this November for a public digital health debate, interdisciplinary networking & more!
Professor John Terry is the Director of the Centre for Systems Modelling & Quantitative Biomedicine (SMQB) and also IMSR’s research theme lead for this area of work, which aims to transform lives through quantitative biomedical and clinical research. The SMQB are a group of research innovators with backgrounds in mathematics, computer science, physics and biomedicine. … Continue reading “Join SMBQ this November for a public digital health debate, interdisciplinary networking & more!”
DAISy-PCOS Leadership Programme – We want you!
The DAISy-PCOS team at the University of Birmingham are excited to announce an opportunity for women to join us for a new PCOS Leadership Programme supported with public engagement funding from the Wellcome Trust and carried out by our multidisciplinary team at the Institute of Metabolism & Systems Research (IMSR), with the support of specialists … Continue reading “DAISy-PCOS Leadership Programme – We want you!”