Month: November 2015

Surgery and Cancer’s first Athena SWAN Lecture

Dept MeetingYou are invited to attend our Department’s first Athena SWAN Lecture, which will be delivered by Miss Clare Marx, President of the Royal College of Surgeons.

The lecture will be followed by a drinks reception and we will be providing crèche facilities to facilitate those of you with childcare responsibilities to attend.

Please register in advance via our events page and email Kathryn Johnson by the 27th November if you require crèche facilities.

UK Software Carpentry workshop for Women in Science and Engineering

The Software Sustainability Institute in collaboration with ARCHER and Women in HPC is organising the first Software Carpentry workshop for Women in Science and Engineering (WiSE) in the UK. The event will take place at the University of Manchester on 14-15 December 2015.

The course is aimed at female postgraduate students, researchers and engineers who are familiar with basic programming concepts (like loops, conditionals, arrays, and functions) but need help to translate this knowledge into practical tools to help them work more productively.

Apart from learning a set of useful skills the participants will have a unique opportunity to network and discuss their experiences in working in computational research area. More details and registration:

NET Cancer Day

NET CAncer day 2015 _HH2Anna Malczewska, an external PhD Student from Poland (funded by a research fellowship of the European Neuroendocrine Tumor Society) worked with the Clinical Trials Unit at Hammersmith Hospital, in holding a NET Cancer Day event on the 3rd November 2015, to raise awareness of neuroendocrine cancers around the world.