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2018 Inaugural Lectures

DATE SPEAKER DETAILS

28 September 2018

Professor Emma McIntosh - Professor of Health Economics

Title: A Hitchhikers Guide to Health Economics: A methodological, anatomical and philosophical journey

Institute of Health & Wellbeing

Chair: Professor Jill Pell

29 June 2018

12.30

Professor Stuart Nicklin - Professor of Cardiovascular Molecular Therapy

Title: Developing Molecular Therapies for Cardiovascular Disease

Institute of Cardiovascular and Medical Sciences

Chair: Professor Rhian Touyz

27 June 2018

13.00

Professor Heather Ferguson - Professor of Medical Entomology and Disease Ecology

Title: Exploiting Ecology and Evolution to Improve the Control of Vector-Borne Disease

Institute of Biodiversity, Animal Health and Comparative Medicine

Chair: Professor Dan Haydon

15 June 2018

12.30

Professor Jesse Dawson - Professor of Stroke Medicine

Title: Improving Long Term Outcomes after Stroke

Institute of Cardiovascular and Medical Sciences

Chair: Professor Rhian Touyz

22 May 2018

17.00

 

Professor Louise Matthews - Professer of Mathematical Biology and Disease Ecology

Title: An Epidemiological Tour: From the Blackboard to the Field

Institute of Biodiversity, Animal Health & Comparative Medicine

and

Professor Tim Parkin - Professor of Veterinary Epidemiology

Title: The Prediction of Risk and the Risk of Prediction

School of Veterinary Medicine

2 May 2018

13.00

Professor Nick Hanley - Professor of Environmental & One Health Economics

Title: How Best to Conserve Nature? Economic Insights on Improving the Design of Conservation Policy

Institute of Biodiversity, Animal Health & Comparative Medicine

Chair: Professor Dan Haydon

30 April 2018

12.30

Professor Jason Gill - Professor of Cardiometabolic Health

Title: Using Lifestyle to Reduce Risk of Cardiometabolic Disease: What We Know and Where We Need to Go

Institute of Cardiovascular and Medical Sciences

Chair: Professor Rhian Touyz

25 April 2018

15.30

Professor David Porter - Professor of Magnetic Resonance Imaging Physics

Title: Magnetic Resonance Imaging: New Frontiers in Speed and Precision

Institute of Neuroscience and Psychology

Chair: Professor Philippe Schyns

24 April 2018

15.30

Professor Lisa McDaid - Professor of Social Sciences and Health

Title: Improving Health and Wellbeing among Marginalised Communities

Institute of Health and Wellbeing

Chair: Professor Jill Pell

6 April 2018

12.30

 

Professor James Leiper - Professor of Molecular Medicine

Title: NO Drugs for Treatment of Sepsis

Institute of Cardiovascular and Medical Sciences

Chair: Professor Rhian Touyz

28 March 2018

13.00

Professor Simon Milling - Professor of Immunology

Title: How to Train your T Cells

Institute of Infection, Immunity and Inflammation

Chair: Professor Iain McInnes

21 March 2018

15.30

Professor Craig Melville - Professor of Intellectual Disabilities Psychiatry

Title: Improving the Health of Adults with Intellectual and Development Disabilities

Institute of Health and Wellbeing

Chair: Professor Jill Pell

12 March 2018

17.00

Professor Susan Jamieson - Professor of Health Professions Education

Title: Crossing the Liminal Space: A Learning Journey

School of Medicine, Dentistry & Nursing

Chair: Professor Matthew Walters

21 February 2018

13.00

Professor Helen Walden - Professor of Structural Biology

Title: Signals and Specificity: The Balance Between Repair and Destruction

Institute of Molecular, Cell and Systems Biology

Chair: Professor Neil Bulleid

2 February 2018

15.30

Professor Peter Uhlhaas - Professor of Cognitive Neuroimaging

Title: TBC

Institute of Neuroscience and Psychology

Chair: Professor Philippe Schyns


2015 Inaugural Lectures

Date Speaker Details
17 December 2015
12.30
Professor Jonathan CavanaghProfessor of Psychiatry
Title: The neuroimmunology of psychiatric phenotypes: molecules and mechanisms
Institute of Health and Wellbeing

Chair: Professor Jill Pell

Professor Joanna Morris - Professor of Small Animal Clinical Sciences
Title: Comparative oncology: how similar are dogs and man?
School of Veterinary Medicine

Chair: Professor Ewan Cameron

Watch a video of these lectures

11 November 2015
12.30
Professor Harry de Koning – Professor of Parasite Biochemistry and Pharmacology
Title: Resistance to anti-microbial drugs: The story of African sleeping sickness
Institute of Infection, Immunity and Inflammation

Chair: Professor Gerard Graham

Professor Colin McCowan – Professor of Health Informatics
Title: Where’s Wally? I can’t find him: Using routinely collected clinical data for research in a safe, secure environment
Institute of Health and Wellbeing

Chair: Professor Laurence Moore

Watch a video of these lectures

28 October 2015
12.30
 
Professor Edward Tobias - Professor of Genetic Medicine
Title: Using cutting-edge technologies to identify genetic causes of human disorders and to enhance teaching
School of Medicine

Chair: Professor Matthew Walters

Professor Olivia Wu - Professor of Health Technology Assessment
Title: Evidence Synthesis – the art of seeing the wood and the trees
Institute of Health and Wellbeing

Chair: Professor Jill Pell

Watch a video of these lectures - apologies for the low sound level

17 August 2015
12.30
Professor Paul Shiels - Professor of Epigenetics
Title: The molecular determinants of good and bad ageing in Glasgow
Institute of Cancer Sciences
 
Chair: Professor Jeff Evans

Professor Maureen Bain - Professor of Comparative Anatomy and Histology
Title: Eggs, knowledge exchange and impact
Institute of Biodiversity, Animal Health and Comparative Medicine

Chair: Professor Ewan Cameron

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11 May 2015
12.30

Professor Daniel Smith - Professor of Psychiatry 
Title: Bipolar Expeditions: Past, Present and Future
Institute of Health and Wellbeing

Chair: Professor Jill Pell

Professor Sandosh Padmanabhan - Professor of Cardiovascular Genomics and Therapeutics
Title: Dissecting blood pressure - genes, small-molecules and populations
Institute of Cardiovascular and Medical Sciences

Chair: Professor Godfrey Smith

Watch a video of these lectures


2014 Inaugural Lectures

DATE SPEAKER DETAILS

21 Nov 2014

12.30

Professor Kostas Tokatlidis - Cathcart Chair of Biochemistry

Title: Redox regulation of mitochondria biogenesis

Institute of Molecular, Cell and Systems Biology

Chair: Professor Richard Cogdell

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Professor Ruth Zadoks - Professor in Molecular Epidemiology

Title: Molecular Epidemiology - an Interdisciplinary Journey

Institute of Biodiversity, Animal Health and Comparative Medicine

Chair: Professor Dan Haydon

Video is unavailable, apologies for any inconvenience

14 Nov 2014

12.30

Professor Jason Matthiopoulos - Professor of Spatial and Population Ecology

Title: Ecology: a predictive science

Institute of Biodiversity, Animal Health and Comparative Medicine

Chair: Professor Dan Haydon

Video is unavailable, apologies for any inconvenience

 

Professor Tomasz Guzik - Regius Chair of Physiology/Cardiovascular Pathobiology

Title: Is hypertension an inflammatory disease?

Institute of Cardiovascular and Medical Sciences

Chair: Professor Rhian Touyz

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29 October 2014

13.00

Professor Rory O'Connor - Chair in Health Psychology

Title: Understanding Suicidal Behaviour

Institute of Health & Wellbeing

Chair: Professor Jill Pell

 

Professor Laurence Moore - Director of the MRC/CSO Social & Public Health Sciences Unit

Title: Public Health Improvement: it's not rocket science!?

Institute of Health & Wellbeing

Chair: Professor Jill Pell

7 October 2014

13.00

Professor Sean Grimmond - Chair of Medical Genomics

Title: Decoding cancers at single nucleotide resolution

Institute of Cancer Sciences

Chair: Professor Jeff Evans

Watch a video of this lecture: (Note: Apologies for low sound quality)

25 July 2014

 

Professor John Gibson - Professor in Medicine in relation to Dentistry

Title: Putting the mouth back into the body

Glasgow Dental School

Chair: Professor Jeremy Bagg

Video is unavailable, apologies for any inconvenience


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