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Health Sciences events

Health Sciences holds a range of events regularly throughout the year.
Events are free and open to the public.



Current events

The Helen McArdle Nursing and Care Research Institute Inaugural Lecture

Coming soon

The event will be hosted online

'The Diabetes Vault'

A new podcast dedicated to breaking down the barriers between science and the public and looking at research and new thinking around diabetes has been launched by Dr Matthew Campbell.

'The Diabetes Vault' features Dr Matthew Campbell and colleagues discussing recent and interesting diabetes research papers and putting them into a lay perspective – trying to break down the barrier between science and the public.

The first three episodes of 'The Diabetes Vault' podcast are available on Spotify, Apple and YouTube. You can view the first episode below.

Past events

Research seminar

‘Changing critical care nurses’ decision making in critically ill patients’ by Alison Hasselder, Apprentice Educational Supervisor in Practice

‘A woman’s motivation to exercise and her sense of well-being’ by Petra Vojnova, Prof Doc. candidate

Wednesday 2 March 2022


Research seminar

‘Are ‘they’ needy or greedy? Food aid, neoliberal discourses and wellbeing’ by Kerry Brennan-Tovey, Research Associate & PhD Candidate
‘Factors affecting wellbeing among thyroid cancer patients’ by Alicja Rogusz, Lecturer in CPD & PhD Candidate

Wednesday 15 December 2021


Research seminar

'The application of the microfluidic system for liposomal preparation with natural antioxidants for formulations' stabilisation and potential anti-tumour effects’ by PhD Candidate Mohamed Attia
‘Characterisation of niosome formulations manufactured by thin film hydration and microfluidic methods’ by PhD Candidate Li-Key Yeo 
Wednesday 24 November 2021

Past events


Research seminar
'The rise of double diabetes: another public health emergency?' by Dr Matthew Campbell
Wednesday 17 March 2021


Research seminar
'Making ß-cells from pancreatic progenitor cells using tankyrase inhititors' by Dr Amit Nathubhai
'Impact of mindfulness and nature interventions on the stress and anxiety of HE Students' by Lauren Bennett, Phd Candidate
Wednesday 3 March 2021


Podcast 1: 'Nurse Innovation'
Tuesday 23 February 2021 

Guest speaker: Lisa Rickers, Founder of Nurse Innovation UK

Lisa Rickers, founder of Nurse Innovation UK, talked about innovation, why it is important for nurses, and discuss the unique contribution that the nursing profession can bring.

Research seminars

'Understanding the Interpersonal Victimisation experience of Austitic adults' by Dr Amy Pearson
'Characterisation of 2D and 3D Glioblastoma cell culture models' by Najla Yussuf Moosa, PhD Candidate
Wednesday 2 December 2020

'Retrotransposons in haematological malignancies: the importance of junk' by Dr Tim Barrow
'Genetics of microcin biosynthesis in Escherichia coli and Erwinia persicina' by Mayokun Ajeibe, PhD Candidate
Wednesday 25 November 2020

'Targeted nanomedicines for cancer therapy' by Dr Christine Dufes, Strathclyde Institute of Pharmacy and Biomedical Sciences
Wednesday 18 November 2020

'Smart carriers for antibacterial drug delivery to treat Helicobacter pylori' by Prof. Amal Ali Elkordy
Wednesday 11 November 2020


Associate Professorial Lectures

'Back to basic science- findings and thoughts from two recent cell biology PhD projects' by Dr Noel Carter
Wednesday 12 May 2021

‘The relationship between undergraduate healthcare student Conscientiousness Index scores and later academic/clinical performance’ by Dr Marina Sawdon
Wednesday 21 October 2020

'Art and Science: Interdisciplinary Praxis in Military Veteran Wellbeing', by Dr Yitka Graham
Wednesday 7 October 2020