North Bristol Trust Science Quarter event

Date: 22 February 2018
Time: 9am - 4pm
Cost: Free

North Bristol NHS Trust's annual Science Quarter event this year celebrates the official opening of Severn Pathology.

The event will showcase how science is revolutionising healthcare and highlighting the broad extent of clinical research that takes place every day across the trust. The day is split into two themes, with the option of registering for the whole day, or part of the day - see registration links below.

Morning: research focus

  • Research focussed presentations in the morning, Professor Jeremy Tavaré, Professor of Biochemistry and Director of Research (Health) will be sharing how the research landscape will look over the next five years
  • Presentations from specialist research leads from across the trust
  • Tours of the Bristol University Translational Health Sciences Laboratories based in the Learning & Research building

After lunch: Severn Pathology focus

You will have a rare opportunity to take a peek inside the high tech Severn Pathology building which is a collaboration with Public Heath England, housed in a brand new state-of-the-art facility.

  • Mr David Gibbs and Jonathan Turner share how the trust's unique technology led-pathology services are enabling North Bristol Trust to lead the way nationally and internationally
  • Presentations from Andrew Mumford, Professor of Haematology and Clinical Director, West of England, NHS Geonomic Medicine Centre and Professor Derek Crook, Director of Microbiology, Public Health England


  • 12.20pm: Tours of the University of Bristol Translational Health Sciences Laboratories
  • 2.30pm: Tours of the high-tech Severn Pathology building

Please email if you are interested in joining a tour.


Places are limited to please register to attend:

Event address: North Bristol NHS Trust
Learning & Research building
Southmead Hospital
BS10 5NB
Contact information: Name: Sharon Nolan
This link is to register for the whole day. You can also book on just the morning or afternoon, using the links above.
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