Invitation to health conferences

Published: 23 May 2016

The College of Medical, Veterinary and Life Sciences is holding two conferences next month; Evidence for the Future and One Health Day.

The College of Medical, Veterinary and Life Sciences is holding two conferences next month. All staff and students are invited to attend.

Evidence for the Future

Date: Tuesday 20 June
Venue: Western Infirmary Lecture Theatre
Topic: What's next for evidence based policy planning?
Programme: Evidence for the Future Event Programme


This one day event aims to bring together researchers, policy developers and decision makers with an interest in health to look at what is needed for evidence-based policymaking.

Offering a forum to exchange ideas, this event seeks to explore health and healthcare challenges ahead and collaborative approaches to address these.

Our workshops have been designed to promote discussion, build on best practice and share lessons learned to offer new insight into how research could better support stakeholders in policy development and implementation to benefit the health communities across Scotland.


Register for this free event at: Evidence for the Future - What's Next for Evidence-Based Policy Planning?

One Health Day

Date: Tuesday 28 June
Venue: Boyd Orr Lecture Theatre and Wolfson Medical School
Programme: One Health Day Event Programme


In the College of MVLS, a significant amount of our research into animal health and disease management impacts on human health. 

Our One Health Day conference aims to bring together industry, researchers, government and NGO stakeholders to showcase the potential of the world-class research and explore opportunities for collaboration.

The programme of the day, held in collaboration with Scottish Enterprise, has been designed to promote discussion, debate and networking and provide a platform for promotion of current research as well as look at potential future projects.

Dr Rita Colwell

The keynote speaker is Dr Rita Colwell, Distinguished University Professor in the Department of Cell Biology & Molecular Genetics at University of Maryland/John Hopkins University.

Dr Colwell focuses on global infectious diseases, water and health and is currently developing an international network to address climate change, infectious diseases and water issues.

One Health Day aims to significantly contribute to the development and delivery of the new national policy on One Health.


Register for this free conference at: University of Glasgow One Health Day

First published: 23 May 2016

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