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Healthcare technologies workshop and ABCP Chinese New Year event for Scotland

16 February @ 1:00 pm - 8:30 pm GMT


This workshop aims to provide inspiration and support, especially for early career researchers to grow collaborative and impactful projects in healthcare.
Participation is free and we are inviting applications for flash talks from ECR (can be indicated in the registration form).


1:00 pm Coffee and Tea. Lab Tours to the Rehabilitation Lab (Optional)
2:00 pm Welcome (Professor Stuart Reid, Head of The Department of Biomedical Engineering and Royal Society Industry Fellow in Biomedical Engineering, University of Strathclyde)
2:05 pm Invited Plenary Talk (Professor Catherine Calderwood, Former Chief Medical Officer for Scotland, Professor of Practice)
2:30 pm Prestigious Fellowships and Collaborations – How to Get There (Dr Julie Williamson, School of Computing Science, University of Glasgow and Professor Nikolaj Gadegaard, School of Engineering, University of Glasgow)
3:10 pm Accelerating Impact through A University Spinout (Dr Stuart Hannah, CEO of Microplate Dx)
3:30 pm Break
3:45 pm Selected Flash Talks (< 5 min each)
4:45 pm Facilitated Networking
5:30 pm – 8:30pm Social Networking and Chinese New Year Celebration



The workshop and the social networking had more than 70 attendees. The event features an inspiring plenary talk by Professor Catherine Calderwood (former Chief Medical Officer for Scotland) on health inequality and realistic medicine, as well as insights on grant and ERC fellowship applications from Professor Nikolaj Gadegaard and Dr Julie Williamson. The selected flash talks covered topics ranging from AI to biomedical engineering and chronic diseases. Many new contacts across different universities and disciplines were established.






16 February
1:00 pm - 8:30 pm GMT


Wolfson Centre
101 Rotternrow East, Wolfson Centre, University of Strathclyde
Glasgow, G4 0NW United Kingdom
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