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5 June, 2018 - Interdisciplinary conference: Crafting values in cancer care across the UK

Time: 09:00:00 - 19:00:00

Hosted by the Department of Anthropology at University College London with the generous financial support from the UCL Cancer Institute and Octagon Small Funds Grant; this conference aims to generate an informed multidisciplinary discussion between ethnography and oncology examining the moral, epistemological, therapeutic and economic values that make up cancer care today in the UK. The day will be divided in three sections, with refreshments and lunch provided for registered attendees. The event is free, but registration is required.

Location: , The morning workshop (for those attending) and the Roundtable discussion: Gordon house 106 The evening Key-note talks: Archaeology LT (access from Anthropology) , ,

Contact: Values in Cancer Care

Email: info@valuesincancercare.uk

Phone: Please email

11 June, 2018 - eResearch Domain: Artificial Intelligence Conference

Time: 10:00:00 - 17:00:00

The UCL eResearch Domain’s is bringing together the community who develop and/or use artificial intelligence in their research on 11 June 2018. We are inviting applications from UCL researchers who would like to deliver a 'lightning talk' lasting a few minutes the parallel sessions. Early Career Researchers are particularly encouraged to apply. To apply for a spot please can you complete the online form by May 25th 2018. Join us at the event to: - Gain new perspectives on fundamental artificial intelligence research e.g. machine learning, NeuroAI - Learn from colleagues who apply AI to challenges in three parallel sessions: "health and wellbeing', 'our world, our universe' and 'culture and society' - Build your network of colleagues from across UCL's faculties This event is for members of UCL only, please register with the link below.

Location: Darwin Building, access via Malet Place, London, WC1E 6BT

Contact: UCL eResearch Domain

Email: eResearch@ucl.ac.uk

Phone: Please email

5 July, 2018 - UCL Small Molecule Dragons' Den Event

Time: 13:30:00 - 17:00:00

The UCL Small Molecule Therapeutic Innovation Network is delighted to announce that they will be holding a Small Molecule Dragons' Den event at UCL School of Pharmacy on Thursday 5th July, 1.30pm-6.00pm. This will be an opportunity to hear researchers from across UCL pitch their small molecule drug discovery ideas to a panel of industry experts and receive feedback. The event is open to all researchers at UCL and also to those from the wider drug discovery community including pharma & biotech companies, contract research organisations and life science investors. A prize will be awarded for the best pitch chosen by the Dragons. The pitches will be followed by a poster viewing (one prize winner) and networking session, open to all. If you would like to pitch an idea or present a poster describing your drug discovery approach, please email your one page proposal to r.angell@ucl.ac.uk by the 1st June 2018.

Location: UCL School of Pharmacy, 29-39 Brunswick Square, London, WC1N 1AX

Contact: Dr Richard Angell

Email: r.angell@ucl.ac.uk

Phone: 020 7753 5973

3 September, 2018 - Systems Biology: Making Sense of Complexity Symposium 3 & 4 September 2018

Time: 09:00:00 - 17:30:00

Weizmann UK are hosting a two-day Systems Biology Symposium at University College London. The aim is to bring together an interdisciplinary group of leading world scientists from the Weizmann Institute with those from the UK to look at some of the common motifs of how complex biological system are organised. The symposium will focus on emerging systems design principles in the exploration of cancer, neurosciences, host-pathogen interactions and cell biology. Attendance will be limited to 180 delegates. Registration is £100 or £50 for students. This includes lunch and refreshments. This meeting will be an exciting and slightly out-of-the ordinary occasion so do make sure to book your place early to avoid disappointment.

Location: Roberts Building, Malet Place, London, WC1E 7JE

Contact: Samantha Showham

Email: samantha@weizmann.org.uk

Phone: 020 7424 6860

1 October, 2018 - Crick Cancer Research Symposium

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This two-day meeting will to bring together over 200 researchers and clinicians working on cancer. In particular, we will provide a forum for recently established PIs and early career researchers to present their latest work and expand their network of colleagues and collaborators. There will be 12 short talks selected from the abstracts, flash talks, and poster presentations. Drinks and a light buffet will accompany the poster session on Monday evening.

Location: Francis Crick Institute, 1 Midland Road, London, NW1 1AT

Contact: The Francis Crick Institute

Email: info@crick.ac.uk

Phone: +44 (0)20 3796 0000