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University of Edinburgh Doors Open Day 2013

On Saturday 28 and Sunday 29 September you can explore some of the University’s most interesting buildings - for free.

We are again taking part in Edinburgh Doors Open Day, one of the capital's most popular free events, which gives the public an opportunity to take a free behind-the-scenes peek at buildings of architectural, cultural or social interest.

Our buildings

Our buildings range from purpose-built contemporary structures to historic and listed landmarks, which offer our students and staff a wide variety of locations for teaching, research, learning and leisure.

On Doors Open Day, each building will provide information and free activities to help visitors learn more about its history, design and what goes on there.

  • When:  25 - 26 September 2013
  • Location:  Ness Gardens, University of Liverpool
  • Website/further information:   click here
  • When:  Wedesday 25 September 2013
  • Location:  United Nations, New York

A special event will take place to look the Millennium Development Goals, their progress to date, gaps and the post-2015 process.  It is expected that from this a brief document will be produced, including a “roadmap” or timeline for defining the post-2015 agenda.

The event will be broadcast live and on archive video

More information

  • When:  Friday 20 September 2013
  • Location:  Sir Charles Wilson Building, University of Glasgow, 1 University Avenue, G12 8LX
  • Registration:  Please let kasia Kokowska know if you wish to attend (kasia.kokowska@ed.ac.uk)

This RCPE Hot Topic Symposium will consider major global health issues such as

  • the challanges of progress in malaria control
  • new approaches to priorities setting in global health
  • still birth challenges in low-income and middle-income countries
  • successful examples of partnerships between UK health groups and organisation in low-income and middle-income countries

To submit an abstract please contact Margaret Farquhar:  m.farquhar@rcpe.ac.uk, 0131 247 3663.

  • When:  16 - 27 September 2013
  • Location:  Imperial College London, St Marys Campus, London, W2 1PG,UK
  • When:  14 - 21 September 2013
  • Location:  Rabac, Croatia
  • FEBS Advanced Course - 17th International Summer School on Immunology
  • When:  Monday 9 September 2013
  • Location:  John Macintyre Conference Centre, Pollock Halls, Unviersity of Edinburgh
  • Scottish Universities Life Sciences Alliance - The New Genomics:  Knowledge, Health and Society
  • When:  5 - 6 September 2013
  • Location:  Oak Suites, Stag Hill Campus, University of Surrey, Guildford, GU2 7XH
  • When:  Thursday 5 September 2013
  • Time:  1 - 6 pm
  • Location:  Michael Swann Building Foyer, Kings Buildings
  • The presentation and assessment of posters by second year postgraduate students.


1 - 3 pm: Institute Assessments ICB, IMPS, ISMB
3 - 5 pm: Institute Assessments IEB, IIIR, ISCR
5 - 6 pm: Prize presentation and drinks reception

All welcome!

  • When:  2 - 4 September 2013
  • Location: University of Sussex, UK
  • More information
  • When:  25 -29 August 2013
  • Location:  Johannesburg, South Africa
  • Theme:  “The livestock-human-wildlife interface” – Challenges in Animal Health and Production in urban/peri-urban and extensive farming/conservation systems
  • Online registration opens 1 February 2013
    • Proposals for oral presentations have to comply with the themes of the conference. Proposals for posters can also include other aspects of animal health and production that do not necessarily reflect the themes identified for the conference.
    • The scientific committee will respond to abstract submissions by no later than the 31st of March 2013.
  • More information is available in this pdf and on the conference website
  • 22 - 27 August 2013
  • Milan, Italy
  • For more information please visit the congress website

Following the very successful previous ICI in Kobe, Japan, this hugely important event in the immunological calendar moves to Milan in Italy for 2013. The meeting will explore all fields of immunology, with emphasis on human immunology, translational and clinical immunology, and immune intervention.

The scientific activities are developed in six parallel tracks running daily, focusing on: Innate immunity, Immune receptors and signalling, Adaptive immunity, Host-pathogen interactions, Immune-mediated disease pathogenesis, Translational immunology and immune intervention.

Congress registration, abstract submission, travel grant applications and hotel booking are now open!

Important deadlines:


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