Events

Listed below are forthcoming events in Sociology, Philosophy and Anthropology.

See also all events in the College of Social Sciences and International Studies.

Any college staff or postgraduates may always attend. Anyone else should contact the department or the centre in question.

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3 October 201717:30

Frontline: The skills you need to succeed in the third sector

Frontline's mission is to transform the lives of vulnerable children by recruiting and developing outstanding individuals to be leaders in social work and broader society. Frontline is especially interested in meeting life social sciences students. Full details
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9 October 201715:30

“An Ethical Approach to Genomic Analysis and Data Sharing” Caroline Wright (UoE)

Large-scale DNA sequencing is increasingly being used in research and clinical care. This talk will argue that, in order to maximise the benefits of genomic medicine and minimise the potential harms, making accurate molecular diagnoses for individuals with disease should be the focus of genome sequencing. In this talk, I will outline some of the key lessons learnt from the UK-wide Deciphering Developmental Disorders study, a unique partnership between the Wellcome Trust Sanger Institute and all the NHS Regional Genetics Services across the UK and Ireland. By sequencing all the genes of affected children and their parents, and developing novel methods for responsible and effective data processing and sharing, we have been able to provide a diagnose to thousands of families and discover dozens of new disease-causing genes. Full details
Byrne HouseAdd this to your calendar
16 October 201710:30

Introduction to Career Planning for Mature students

A two-hour interactive skills session, specifically designed for Mature students, to provide helpful advice and support on a range of topics related to developing and managing your career. There will be a refreshment break and an opportunity to chat from 11:45-12:15 pm Full details
Amory B315Add this to your calendar
16 October 201715:30

Antony Galton (University of Exeter)

Title and abstract to follow. Full details
Byrne HouseAdd this to your calendar
13 November 201715:30

Lucy Van De Wiel (University of Cambridge)

Title and abstract to be advised. Full details
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11 December 201715:30

Chloe Silverman (Drexel University, USA)

Title and abstract to follow. Full details
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