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Working together to address health challenges in Scotland

21 February 2023 @ 3:00 pm - 7:30 pm

This joint event will bring together Fellows and networks of the Royal Society of Edinburgh and the Academy of Medical Sciences for a day of conversation and collaboration on health challenges in Scotland.

The Royal Society of Edinburgh, together with the Academy of Medical Sciences will be co-hosting a day of sessions surrounding health challenges in the Scottish context. The programme will span from transdisciplinary approaches to research and networking around public health themes to supporting evidence-based decisions in the Scottish government.

Programme

15:00 | Health of the public approach: Working across disciplines & sectors | Panel

Join us for thought-provoking discussions on how those across disciplines and sectors can harness transdisciplinary research capacity to improve the health of the public.

Speakers

  • Ms Karen Anderson FRSE, Visiting Professor at Scott Sutherland School of Architecture and the Built Environment
  • Professor Vittal Katikireddi, NRS Senior Clinical Research Fellow and an honorary Consultant in Public Health at NHS Health Scotland

16:00 | Facilitated networking around public health themes | Discussion

A structured follow-on session for all delegates to discuss themes and issues raised.

17:30 | Supporting evidence-based decisions in the Scottish Government | Spotlight Session

An opportunity to share your experience of supporting evidence-based decision making in the Scottish Government.

Speakers

18:30 | Drinks reception

Venue

The Royal Society of Edinburgh
22-26 George Street
Edinburgh, Scotland EH2 2PQ United Kingdom
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Phone:
0131 240 5000
Website:
https://rse.org.uk/

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