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Open Day 12th March 2010

The second UK Clinical Research Facilities Public Open Day is taking place during National Science Week and Healthcare Awareness week (12th-21st March 2010).

This event is designed to be informative, educational and most of all enjoyable. it allows members of the general public to learn more about what clinical research involved and the types of clinical research taking place locally.

The University of Aberdeen and NHS Grampian are opening two of their Clinical Research Facilities on the Foresterhill site to the public on Friday 12th March 2010 from 10.30am-4pm.

The programme for this event is shown below. You can attend as many or as few activities as you like but we would ask those would wish to attend to register by using the link below. if you would like more information about the event please contact Marie Labus on 01224 559261 or email crf@abdn.ac.uk

PROGRAMME OF EVENTS

UK CLINICAL RESEARCH FACILITIES PUBLIC OPEN DAY

12TH MARCH 2010

10.30-11.30AM SEMINAR SESSION, ROOM 213 SUTTIE CENTRE

"Clinical Trials- Why do we need them?" Professor Marion Campbell, HSRU, University of Aberdeen

"Children are not small adults and adults are not big children" Dr Stephen Turner, Department of Child Health, University of Aberdeen

 

12noon and 12.30pm

Tours of the Clinical Research Faciliteis in the Health Sciences Building and Ward 6 ARI including interactive displays , blood pressure and body fat checks

 

1.30-2.30pm Lecture Theatre Ground Floor Suttie Centre, Foresterhill

"Clinical Research- Fit's it a Aboot?"

A Question Time session featuring a panel of clinical research experts

 

2.30pm and 3pm

Tours of the Clinical Research Faciliteis in the Health Sciences Building and Ward 6 ARI including interactive displays , blood pressure and body fat checks

 

3-4pm SEMINAR SESSION, ROOM 213 SUTTIE CENTRE

"Quality MOdern Treatment on Study" Dr Marianne Nicolson, Consultant Medical Oncologist NHS Grampian

"The secret to living well into ripe old age" Dr Roy Soiza, consultant Geruatrician, NHS Grampian