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The 50th Annual International Meeting of the ESR Spectroscopy Group of the Royal Society of Chemistry

2nd April - 6th April
Keble College – University of Oxford, Oxford, OX1 3PG United Kingdom

The 50th meeting of the Electron Spin Resonance (ESR) Spectroscopy Group of the Royal Society of Chemistry (2nd - 6th April 2017) will cover applications and theory of ESR spectroscopy in a wide range of scientific disciplines, from physics, chemistry and...

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Development of “smart surfaces” to tackle antimicrobial resistance via a multi-disciplinary approach

5th April
Imperial College London, Royal School of Mines, South Kensington Campus
London, SW7 2AZ United Kingdom

A one day workshop to explore and establish opportunities in this field. We hope to generate ideas for future proposals which will complement the broader AMR work which is already taking place across Imperial. Professor Alison Holmes (Medicine; EMBRACE) will...

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11:00 am

Elucidating and Engineering Microbial Communities: Systems and Synthetic Biology Approaches

5th April @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Imperial College London, Lecture Theatre 3, C333 Roderic Hill Building, South Kensington Campus
London, SW7 2AZ United Kingdom

Microorganisms live in synergistic communities in nature and play key roles in numerous natural or engineered systems. For example, there are increasing evidences that microbes in our gut assist in digesting food, help prevent the invasion of pathogens, and stimulate...

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In How Many Ways Can an Algorithm be Fair?

5th April @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
The Alan Turing Institute, London, NW1 2QR United Kingdom

Recent research in machine learning has thrown up some interesting measures of algorithmic fairness – the different ways that a predictive algorithm can be fair in its outcome. In  this talk, Suchana Seth will explore what these measures of fairness imply...

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12:00 pm

WEBINAR: Global Biomass Supply and Challenges

5th April @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

Demand for biomass for energy has increased significantly over the past two decades and is likely to continue to be important as society strives to decarbonise heat, electricity and transport. Its attractiveness lies in its flexibly of use, where and...

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5:00 pm

Inaugural Lecture: Data-Driven Medicine

5th April @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Roberts 106LT, Computer Science Department, University College London, Malet Place
London, WC1E 6BT United Kingdom

We are faced with a flood of molecular and clinical data. Various biomolecules interact in a cell to perform biological function, forming large, complex systems. Large amounts of patient-specific datasets are available, providing complementary information on the same disease type....

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6:30 pm

Attention, Nature and Nurture

5th April @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Clore Lecture Theatre (B01), Clore Management Centre, Torrington Square
London, WC1E 7JL United Kingdom

Attention plays a crucial role in biasing incoming information in favour of what is relevant to our goals and actions. Developmental data illustrate how attention development is best understood as both influencing and influenced by prior experience. Data from children...

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