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GCI Round Table
8th December 2017 2:00 pm - 5:00 pmFree
Speakers are invited to present for 10-12 minutes and all attendees are encouraged to participate in the subsequent 15 minute- long discussions.
14.00 – 14.10: Introduction to Global Challenges Initiative (Lara Allen and Sara Serradas Duarte)
14.10 – 14.35: AirborNet: Data-Driven Modelling for TB and Other Airborne Diseases (Eiko Yoneki – Computer Laboratory)
14.35 – 15.00: Hacking Sustainability (Paulo Savaget – Department of Engineering)
15.00 – 15.25: Understanding the short-term and long-term impacts of digital design and fabrication led interventions in low-resource settings for delivering humanitarian and development aid (Lucia Corsini, Department of Engineering)
15.25 – 15.45: Tea and coffee break
15.45 – 16.10: WaterScope: enabling simple, affordable, bacterial testing(Alexander Patto – Department of Physics)
16.10 – 16.35: Developing novel electrochemical biosensors for the clinical diagnosis of infectious diseases (Francis Krampa – Department of Chemical Engineering and Biotechnology)
16.35 – 17.00: Advancing and implementing nutrition knowledge to improve health, wellbeing and society: Embracing the challenges of the UN Decade of Action on Nutrition (Sumantra Ray – NNEdPro Global Centre for Nutrition and Health)
For more information, see the Global Challenges Initiative’s website