The aim of the HIT Research Festival is to bring together a multidisciplinary audience including scientists, clinicians, industrialists, charities and patient group representatives, to discuss and identify approaches to addressing key global health issues. This festival is an opportunity to develop applied research activities with real impact and to identify key partners to generate strategic funding
Day 1 of the meeting (1 April) includes a series of talks, debates, curated in two keynotes and four thematic sessions, plus exhibitions and opportunities for networking.
- Prof Amy Herr (University of California Berkeley, USA) – Bioinstrumentation for Quantitative Biology and Medicine
- Prof Constantin Coussios (University of Oxford) – Turning ideas into technology from organ preservation to drug delivery
- Future Cancer Healthcare
- Healthy Ageing
- Replacing Animal Models
- Robotics for a Safer World
Poster abstracts may be submitted by the deadline of 28 February.
As places are limited, register early to ensure your ticket: https://bit.ly/2Bu0KpO
Day 2 of the meeting (2 April) will take the format of two parallel activities: an International Workshop on Neurorobotics and Neural Disorders, and an Optical Imaging Crucible workshop for early-mid career researchers (on invitation) co-organised by the SUPA, SULSA, and SINAPSE research pools.