Forthcoming

Events

Forthcoming Events

April

CANCELLED: 'Resilient infrastructure for a sustainable future' with Grete Faremo & Inger Andersen

1st April 2020: 4:00pm
Oxford University Museum of Natural History

Making the right decisions about infrastructure is crucial for sustainable development. Infrastructure is essential to meet human needs for energy, water, mobility and digital connectivity. Yet the wrong infrastructure can have devastating environmental impacts and exacerbate harmful carbon emissions.

POSTPONED: ‘The ethics of human challenge studies’ with Prof Julian Savulescu

29th April 2020: 5:30pm
Lecture Theatre, Oxford Martin School

Purposeful infection of healthy volunteers with a microbial pathogen seems at odds with acceptable ethical standards, but is an important contemporary research avenue used to study infectious diseases and their treatments.

Series: CANCELLED: Alice in Typhoidland Series

May

POSTPONED: 'A new typhoid vaccine' with Prof Andrew Pollard & Dr Virginia Pitzer

18th May 2020: 5:30pm
Lecture Theatre, Oxford Martin School

In this joint talk, Prof Andrew Pollard will speak about the development, evaluation and deployment of a new typhoid conjugate vaccine (TCV) and Dr Virginia Pitzer will speak about how the potential impact of TCVs is being predicted using mathematical models to help policy decisions.

Series: CANCELLED: Alice in Typhoidland Series

June

POSTPONED: 'Who did it? Solving a typhoid mystery' with Dr Roderick Bailey

2nd June 2020: 5:30pm
Lecture Theatre, Oxford Martin School

Drawing on new data, this talk discusses the causes of an infamous outbreak of typhoid that occurred in the coastal town of Acre (Akka) in Palestine in 1948, when Jewish and Arab communities were in open conflict.

Series: CANCELLED: Alice in Typhoidland Series

POSTPONED: iLabour Conference 2020

12th June 2020: 9:30am
Lecture Theatre, Oxford Martin School

Postponed until 2021