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With the evolving situation around Coronavirus (COVID-19) a number of events and conferences NHS Research Scotland are hosting, or participating in, have been cancelled, or postponed. This is to avoid taking staff away from their various important roles across our health and social care system. We will continue to monitor official advice and provide timely updates via our website and twitter, alongside direct contact with delegates where necessary.

13th SINAPSE Annual Scientific Meeting

Date: 16/09/2021 to 17/09/2021 Venue: Technology & Innovation Centre, University of Strathclyde, 99 George Street, Glasgow

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The 2021 SINAPSE Annual Scientific Meeting will be held for the first time as a two-day event - plans have now been confirmed for the postponed meeting to be hosted by the University of Strathclyde in Glasgow. Join to keep abreast of the latest imaging developments, and...

6th Scottish Cancer Clinical Research Conference

Date: 03/09/2021 to 03/09/2021 Venue: Radisson Blu, 80 High Street, Edinburgh

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Hosted by Cancer Clinical Trials Unit Scotland (CaCTUS) and NRS Cancer

Patient Public Involvement in Research: Summer School

Date: 24/08/2021 to 27/08/2021 Venue: Online

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Trainer: Carol Porteous Course Fee: £200 Are you wondering where to begin with Patient Public Involvement (PPI) in research? Are you brand new or just lack confidence when it comes to PPI and not sure how you should be...

NRS Pain / SPaRC 2021 Virtual Conference

Date: 10/09/2021 to 10/09/2021 Venue: Hopin (virtual conference)

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The NRS Pain / SPaRC 11th Annual Scientific Meeting (ASM) will take place on Friday 10 September 2021 as a virtual conference via Hopin.

NRS Genetics and Scottish Clinical Genetics Forum

Date: 24/09/2021 to 24/09/2021 Venue: Malmaison, Dundee

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Registration for the conference is expected to open in August 2021 Confirmed speakers on the day include: Professor James Chalmers, British Lung Foundation Professor of Respiratory Research and Consultant Respiratory Physician, University o...

NRS Ophthalmology Virtual Research Event

Date: 26/11/2021 to 26/11/2021 Venue: Online

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The NRS Ophthalmology Virtual Research Event will take place on Friday 26 November 2021. Registration for the online event will open in Autumn 2021. More details, including a full programme, will be announced in due course. For...