External Events

Big Data in Medicine Tools, Transformation and Translation – A Conference for the Health Data Science Community

Screen Shot 2017-03-03 at 15.41.32Human medicine and biology are continuously striving to develop tools and technologies to capture, manage, and process medical, medically-related and health-related Big Data; methods for transforming these data into useable and useful units of information; and processes for translating Big Data science into useable deliverables to change healthcare.

Novel statistical, mathematical, visualisation, and computational approaches from a wide range of disciplines, innovative ICT, and collaboration between different research, corporate and government sectors are required to accomplish such achievements.

Join us on 4th July 2017 (08:30 – 17:15, Homerton College, Hills Rd, Cambridge CB2 8PH) for a day of talks demonstrating methods and opportunities for harnessing Big Data in medicine.

Showcase your work by submitting abstracts for presentation and take the opportunity to find interdisciplinary partners.

For further information please visit: http://bit.ly/BigDataMedicine2017

Abstract submission deadline: 1st May 2017

CWIC Starter: Healthcare


This CWIC Starter will be looking at the unmet needs of the healthcare sector starting from a  bottom up approach to enable those who are new to the sector the ability to learn more about this complex market and to refresh those who are currently active in the sector.

This free event will take place on 30th March from 12pm to 5.30pm at Addenbrooke’s Hospital.

To register to this event, please visit Cambridge Wireless website.

Confirmed speakers include:

– Harpreet Sood, Senior Fellow to the Chairman and Chief Executive’s Office, NHS England
– Mike Pallett, CEO, Cupris



If you are interested in sponsoring this event, please view the CWIC sponsorship or email abhi.naha@cambridgewireless.co.uk

Healthcare Science Week 2017

Picture (Device Independent Bitmap) 1Healthcare Science Week is being held as part of British Science Week from 10 – 19 March 2017!

The Healthcare Science Week is an annual week-long programme designed to promote the amazing work of healthcare science professionals and highlight the difference they make to patients’ lives.

Healthcare Science Week is trusts’ chance to tell their local community and other health professionals first-hand about how science and technology is vital in modern patient care and changes lives for the better. It’s also an invaluable opportunity for existing healthcare science staff to inspire the next generation of healthcare science staff by promoting the new career structures in local schools and colleges.

More information on that week is available on the Health Careers website.

Realising the Potential of Digital Mental Healthcare – MindTech 2016 Mental Health Technology Symposium

The 4th national symposium for the NIHR MindTech Healthcare Technology Co-operative (HTC) ‘Realising the Potential of Digital Mental Healthcare’ will be held on Thursday 8th December 2016, at the Royal College of Physicians, London.

Confirmed speakers include:

  •  Professor David Clark – National Clinical & Informatics Advisor for IAPT, University of Oxford
  • Professor David Mohr – Director, Center for Behavioral Intervention Technologies (CBITs), Northwestern University, Chicago, USA
  • Dr James Woollard – Senior Clinical Fellow, Mental Health Technology & Innovation, NHS England
  • Professor Matthew Hotopf – Director of the South London and Maudsley NHS Foundation Trust National Institute of Health Research Biomedical Research Centre (BRC), Institute of Psychiatry, Psychology and Neuroscience, King’s College London
  • Dr Kate Cavanagh – Senior Lecturer, University of Sussex
  • Professor Chris Hollis – Director, NIHR MindTech HTC

MindTech 2016 provides a unique opportunity for leaders in clinical practice, patient experience, academic research, industry and technology development to review and address key challenges in realising the potential of digital technologies in mental healthcare.

Booking and registration details are available via this linkhttp://www.mindtech.org.uk/mindtech-annual-conference/132-nihr-mindtech-htc-mentalhealth-symposium-2016.html