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The Bloomsbury Set Conference on Infectious Disease and AMR

22nd February 2021 @ 1:30 pm - 26th February 2021 @ 12:30 pm

The Bloomsbury SET is hosting its first virtual conference focused on knowledge exchange and infectious disease during the 22nd to 26th February 2021. Throughout the week, the Bloomsbury SET and wider partners will explore interdisciplinary innovation, research translation, commercialisation, impact and connecting capabilities to tackle global health challenges through knowledge exchange.

You must register for each session individually. Full details of sessions and speakers updated regularly here .
Sessions are:
Interdisciplinary knowledge exchange to tackle global health challenges
Monday 22nd February 2021 – 1:30pm to 3:30pm (GMT)

Research Translation, Commercialisation and Impact
What are the pathways to deliver positive social, environmental and economic impact by the knowledge generated from research?
Wednesday 24th February 2021 –11am to 12:30pm (GMT)

Funding opportunities for translational research
What is the current funding landscape for translational research in Global Health?
Wednesday 24th February 2021 – 2pm to 3:30pm (GMT)

Responding to emerging infectious diseases
A session of fast paced lightning talks presenting a selection of the Bloomsbury SET programme projects. Thursday 25th February 2021 – 11am to 12:30pm (GMT)

Applying innovation and knowledge exchange approaches to the field of emerging infectious disease. What is required to make a difference? How are effective teams and connections built?
Thursday 25th February 2021 – 2pm – 3:30pm

Connecting capabilities: building successful interdisciplinary collaboration and what’s next for the Bloomsbury SET. This closing plenary will review the week and highlight key messages.
Friday 26th February 2021 – 11am to 12:30pm

• All sessions will end with a Q&A where you will have the opportunity to submit queries. This can be done before the event by sending them to bloomsburyset@rvc.ac.uk, or during the event using the chat box.

• It will be recorded and uploaded to the Resources page of our website to view post-event.


22nd February 2021 @ 1:30 pm
26th February 2021 @ 12:30 pm
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