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SINAPSE experts from around Scotland have developed ten online modules designed to explain medical imaging. They are freely available and are intended for non-specialists.

Edinburgh Imaging Academy at the University of Edinburgh offers the following online programmes through a virtual learning environment:

Neuroimaging for Research MSc/Dip/Cert

Imaging MSc/Dip/Cert

PET-MR Principles & Applications Cert

Applied Medical Image Analysis Cert

Online Short Courses

Brain Imaging and Society Part Three

Brain Imaging and Society Part Three

Policy Programme

Thursday 19th August

Arrival and Registration and Coffee

11.00 Welcome
Robert Rae, Scotland's Futures Forum

Welcome from the Institute for Advanced Studies
Prof Jane Morgan, Institute for Advanced Studies, University of Strathclyde 

11.10 Summary of debate 1: Neuroimaging in Society
Prof Joanna Wardlaw, Scottish Imaging Network - A Platform for Scientific Excellence (SINAPSE) and University of Edinburgh

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11.30 Summary of debate 2: What is the Legal View?
Burkhard Schafer, SCRIPT and University of Edinburgh

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11.50 Group discussions - discuss ethical questions suggested by Prof Jonathan Moreno
Facilitated by Professor Jonathan Moreno, David and Lyn Silfen University Professor of Ethics and Professor of Medical Ethics and of History and Sociology of Science at University of Pennsylvania and Center for American Progress, Washington, USA
Whole room feedback at the end

12.50 Report of results of the public and expert online surveys. 
Seeking opinions on the use of brain imaging tecnology in society

Dr Jane Haley, Edinburgh Neuroscience, University of Edinburgh or Dr Janet de Wilde, SINAPSE 

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1.00 pm Sandwich lunch

2.00 Society and the Reception of Technology: the American Experience
Prof Jonathan Moreno, Professor of Medical Ethics, University of Pennsylvania and Center for American Progress, USA
followed by a short question and answer session

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2.40 Group discussions - How might the American experience relate to Scotland?
Followed by whole room feedback

3.20 Reflections on the implications for Scottish policymakers
Prof Anne Glover, Chief Scientific Advisor, Scotland

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3.35 Whole room Feedback - What would we like to say to our politicians?
Chaired by Prof Anne Glover and Prof Jonathan Moreno 

3.50 Next Steps and Closing remarks
Robert Rae, Scotland's Futures Forum

4.00 Close