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: We Are IMSR
IMSR Away Day
IMSR recently hosted it’s Away Day off campus with the vast majority of staff and students linked to IMSR attending and many giving presentations about their research and roles. This highlighted just how diverse and exciting the research within the institute is. Also invited to present was IMSR’s Community and Public Engagement Manager, Caroline Gillett, … Continue reading “IMSR Away Day”
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!”
We Are IMSR Festival: Cell Culture Collage schools workshop
Written by Cristina Escribano Gonzalez A month ago, Himani Rana and I delivered a ‘Cell Culture’ activity as part of a series of interactive workshops set up by the IMSR Community Action Team (CAT). This particular workshop also involved another CAT member, Daniela Nasteska, who participated and ran her ‘Build an Islet’ activity. We were … Continue reading “We Are IMSR Festival: Cell Culture Collage schools workshop”
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!”
Introducing IMSR’s Community Action Team!
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!”
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!”
Happy New Year from IMSR!
We know it’s been a tough 12 months for people, so all of us at the IMSR would like to wish you a happy new year and better 2021. We hope that things will start to look up soon, especially now that the vaccine programme is already in full swing. We extend these wishes to … Continue reading “Happy New Year from IMSR!”
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: