Nottingham’s world-class health research on display in city-wide showcase


May 9th, 2016

Nottingham’s most exciting health research will be on display for the public in a series of events and exhibitions later this month.

The inaugural Nottingham Research & Innovation Showcase 2016 will bring together health and academic organisations from across the city, including Nottingham University Hospitals NHS Trust (NUH), The University of Nottingham and Nottingham Trent University for a week-long series of events, taking place from 13-21 May.

Members of the public will be able to visit numerous free events on a variety of health research related topics, including dementia, cancer and asthma. The Showcase will offer:

  • open days highlighting Nottingham’s important research into areas such as cancer, asthma, hearing and independent healthy living
  • hands-on interactive experiences relating to health research
  • presentations and discussions on health research topics
  • information stands promoting ways to get involved in research
  • the opportunity to have your say on the future of research in Nottingham

Some of these events will be taking place at the University itself, such as:

  • Innovative approaches to research for older people (Friday 13 May, 10-11:30am – Lecture Theatre 3, Medical School, QMC)
  • Nottingham’s ground-breaking dementia research (Friday 13 May, 3-4pm – Room C1052, Medical School, QMC)
  • Help us design the future of patient-based research in Nottingham (Tuesday 17 May, 5-7pm – Education & Conference Centre, QMC)
  • Dementia: University Challenge (Thursday 19 May, 5-7pm – B63, Law & Social Sciences Building, University Park Campus)
  • Breast Cancer Research Open Day (Saturday 21 May, 12-3pm – Medical School Foyer, QMC)

Further information about the Showcase, including a full schedule of events is available here.

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