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Short Courses & Conferences

03/18/2009 10:18:50

North West Researcher Futures Conference, Lancaster University

3 April

This regional conference for research staff will focus on topics that influence careers, career choices and professional development both within and outside academia. The day will include

plenary presentations from invited speakers who have been highly successful in their careers. A range of informative workshop sessions in the afternoon will encourage discussion and debate by

researchers from all disciplines and provide the opportunity to enhance research and generic skills. researchers and peers from across the North West. Speakers include The British Academy, The EU Marie Curie Programme and Vox Coaching.

For details of the programme see


FREE registration for researchers from

For further details contact Barbara Tigar, Research Staff Training Adviser

International Conference: Reaffirming Teaching and Learning in Later Life

2 - 3 April

Organised jointly by the Association for Education and Ageing and the Department of Continuing Education

The keynote speakers are: Professor Ron Manheimer, University of North Carolina and Center for Creative Retirement; Dr Elizabeth Mestheneos, President of AGE - the European Older People’s Platform, and 50+ Hellas, Athens; and John Gibson, Department for Innovation, Universities and Skills.

Contact Jan Petersen on extn. 92621.

School of Health and Medicine Colloquium - Theme: Environment and Health

17 April - 2.00pm – 5.00pm, Elizabeth Livingstone Lecture Theatre (Bowland North)

· 2.00 Paul Elliott Small-area studies of environment and health Imperial College

· 2.45 Barbara Maher Magnetic biomonitoring of particulate Lancaster University pollution exposure


· 3.45 Roger Pickup Quantifying diverse opportunities for human exposure Lancaster University to Mycobacterium avium subspecies paratuberculosis: Implications for Crohns disease

· 4.15 Scott Zeger Assessing the Health Effects of Air Pollution: Johns Hopkins University Scientific and Statistical Challenges

· 5.00 CLOSE


Visitors to the campus should note that a block of car-parking spaces has been reserved. Please contact Cathy Thomson (01524 594622, if you need a parking permit or directions to the venue.