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Events archive

Find out about past events from Edinburgh Infectious Diseases.

'COVID Conspiracies, Science, and Colonial Imaginaries' Seminar

Special seminar with Amit Prasad (Georgia Tech) on 'Are We Really in a Post-Truth Era? COVID Conspiracies, Science and Colonial Imaginaries'

ERO Wellcome Infectious Disease theme community event

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This event is an opportunity to explore synergies with colleagues from across the university whose research interests align with the Wellcome Infectious Diseases theme.

Edinburgh One Health Symposium 2023

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Join us for the Edinburgh One Health Symposium hosted by Edinburgh Infectious Diseases and the One Health Models of Disease PhD programme.

Scottish Immunology Groups Network 2023

The British Society for Immunology’s scientific symposium offering BSI members and the wider community to discover the latest immunology research happening across Scotland.

World Antibiotic Awareness Week 2022 AMR Showcase

Join leading Edinburgh academics and industrial partners working in AMR for a day of presentations, posters and networking - REGISTER NOW!

Edinburgh Infectious Disease Public Winter Lecture 2022

This year we are delighted to have Prof Frank Møller Aarestrup from the Danish Technical University giving our annual public Winter Lecture:

Together Again - 11th Annual Symposium

This year's Annual Symposium was held on Thursday 23 June 2022. Recordings now available.

Edinburgh AMR Forum Seminar and Poster Day

In-person seminar and poster sessions hosted by the Edinburgh AMR Forum

Edinburgh Infectious Diseases Winter Lecture 2021

This year's Winter Lecture was given by Sir Jeremy Farrar, Director of the Wellcome Trust.

Edinburgh Infectious Diseases Early Career Researcher Symposium

Registration now open for the Edinburgh Infectious Diseases Early Career Researcher symposium on 28 October.

Annual Edinburgh Infectious Diseases Symposium

Our 10th Annual Symposium was held online on the morning of Thursday 24 June 2021.

Edinburgh Disease Transmission workshop

Edinburgh Infectious Diseases workshop bringing together colleagues from across the University of Edinburgh on 29 April 2021.

Workshop series on sustainable food production, antimicrobial resistance and One Health

The University of Sydney and the University of Edinburgh are hosting a Joint Virtual Workshop Series on sustainable food production, antimicrobial resistance and One Health. Events each Wednesday from 10 March to 14 April 2021.

Frontiers in Comparative Immunology series: T cell biology

This meeting brings together experts in mouse, avian, bovine, porcine and human T cells to share their insights as to how best to harness T cell immunity.

International Veterninary Vaccinology Network Symposium - Vaccines for Swine

First of a series of online events hosted in place of the in-person conference cancelled earlier this year.

British Society of Immunology 2020 Congress - Connecting immunology in the time of COVID-19

This is the British Society for Immunology’s first two-day virtual scientific conference offering BSI members and the wider immunology community a unique opportunity to gather virtually.

Edinburgh Medical Debate 2020

In an age of fake news, who can we trust for medical information?

College of Medicine and Veterinary Medicine Research Insights

A series of free online public events exploring the science and research taking place in the College.

2020 Edinburgh Infectious Diseases Winter Lecture

2020 Annual Winter Lecture with Dr Kenneth Baillie : "9 Months of Discovery: How we found out why people die from Covid-19".

9th Annual Edinburgh Infectious Diseases Symposium

**Rescheduled** We are delighted that this event has now been rescheduled for the afternoon of 10 November and the morning of 11 November 2020.

***NEW DATE*** 6th World One Health Congress

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Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the 6th World One Health Congress will now be held in Edinburgh from 30 October to 3 November 2020.

23rd Annual Conference of the European Society for Clinical Virology

The 23rd ESCV Annual Meeting will present an outstanding programme covering the most recent discoveries and innovations in Clinical Virology and state-of-the-art updates on current areas of interest to virologists.

***POSTPONED*** International Symposium Neutrophil 2020

***POSTPONED*** This year's Neutrophil Symposium is in Edinburgh from 31 May to 3 June 2020.

***POSTPONED*** 7th International Workshop for Mammalian Synthetic Biology, Edinburgh

THIS EVENT HAS BEEN POSTPONED. Bringing together pioneers of synthetic biology together with experts from other relevant fields to highlight and inspire cutting-edge synthetic biology research, emphasizing both basic and applied science.

Edinburgh Alliance for Complex Trait Genetics Forum Meeting

Bi-annual meeting providing an excellent group of talks across quantitative genetics in evolution, medicine and agriculture.

***CANCELLED*** British Society of Parasitology Spring Meeting

THIS EVENT HAS BEEN CANCELLED. The 2020 Spring meeting of the British Society for Parasitology will be held in the city of Edinburgh, UK.

***CANCELLED*** Parasites: Designing an exhibition about scientific research

***Due to the situation with Covid-19, this event has been cancelled***. A panel discussion between researchers and the museum curator about the Parasites: Battle for Survival exhibition at the National Museum of Scotland.

***POSTPONED*** Frontiers in comparative immunology series: T cell biology

This event has been postponed. Meeting organised by the Comparative & Veterinary Immunology Group on the turnover, migration and function of conventional T lymphocytes – Edinburgh, April 2020.

Edinburgh Coronavirus Workshop (secured)

**UPDATE** Edinburgh Infectious Diseases is hosting an ONLINE-ONLY half-day workshop on Wednesday 25 March addressing the ongoing SARS-nCoV-2/Covid-19 epidemic.

***POSTPONED*** International Veterinary Vaccinology Network Conference 2020

This event has been postponed. International Veterinary Vaccinology Network Conference 2020, hosted in partnership with CIRAD and the National Institute of Veterinary Research.

GENIE 2020

The Edinburgh Immunology Group and West of Scotland Immunology Group invite you to join them for their second joint symposium in Linlithgow Burgh Halls: GENIE 2020. The event is a full day symposium followed by networking reception.

Optimmunize: Improving the beneficial effects of vaccines

Running from 19 - 21 February 2020 this conference aims at improving understanding of interactions between vaccines and the immune system, with a focus on the non-specific and sex-differential effects of vaccines.

Reimagining AMR: Borders, Boundaries and Beyond the Human

Registration is now open for the 2nd second colloquium of the Beyond Resistance Network - closing date is 21 December 2019.

Glasgow-Edinburgh Malaria Mosquito Meeting 2019

Abstracts now open for first Glasgow-Edinburgh Malaria/Mosquito Meeting which will be held in Edinburgh on 11 December 2019.

Novel Strategies for Combatting Anti-Bacterial Resistance - Royal Society of Chemistry, London

One day symposium discussing the continued for development of novel therapeutics, biomarkers and diagnostics to tackle antimicrobial resistance.

The 2019 Edinburgh Infectious Diseases Winter Lecture

The 2019 Edinburgh Infectious Diseases Winter Lecture will be given by Prof Liz Sockett FRS from the University of Nottingham, with her talk entitled "Can predatory bacteria become human allies against antibiotic-resistant pathogenic infections?"

FIS 2019: Federation of Infection Societies Conference 2019, Edinburgh

The Microbiology Society are delighted to be hosting the Federation of Infection Societies Conference 2019 (FIS 2019) in Edinburgh between 11–14 November 2019.

Workshop: Large animal models and imaging in biomedical research

This event brings together scientists and clinicians from different academic disciplines and departments, who are interested in using large animal models for biomedical research, focusing on application of medical imaging technologies.

Gordon Lawson Memorial Symposium

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The Roslin Institute and Royal (Dick) School of Veterinary Studies are organising the first International conference on Lawsonia intracellularis.

ION BRU Nanopore User Group Meeting - Infectious Diseases

The next meeting of the Nanopore User Group will focus on uses for infectious diseases - register now!

Genome Science 2019 - Edinburgh

The 2019 Genome Science conference will be held in Edinburgh.

Leiden Summer School 2019: Immune modulation in human and animal infections

The Universities of Edinburgh and Leiden hosted a very successful summer school in July 2019 on Immune modulation in human and animal infections: impact on health, disease and therapy.

ION BRU Nanopore User Group Meeting

Quarterly meeting of the Edinburgh Nanopore user group

Royal College of Physicians Edinburgh Symposium: Infectious Diseases

Broad range symposium covering common, clinically challenging infections, in hospital and community settings.

24th Glasgow Virology Workshop 2019

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One day symposium at the University of Glasgow organised by the Glasgow Centre for Virology Workshop.

2019 Edinburgh Infectious Diseases Annual Symposium

8th Edinburgh Infectious Diseases Annual Symposium will be hosted by the Royal College of Physicians, Edinburgh on Wednesday 5 June 2019.

Future outlook for genetic improvement in aquaculture

One-day symposium on the application of genetic technologies for the improvement of aquaculture.

Introduction to Microbial Bioinformatics: free half-day workshop

This half-day workshop is free to attend and it consists of a research seminar on metagenomics and introduction to the MRC Cloud Infrastructure for Microbial Bioinformatics (CLIMB).

Scottish Professionals in the Fight Against Tuberculosis

**POSTPONED** Collaborative event from the All Party Parliamentary Group (APPG) on Global Tuberculosis and a series of Scottish universities and professional organisations.

Wellcome Genome Campus Conference: Animal Genetics and Diseases

The conference will bring together specialists working on the interface of genomics, genetic engineering and infectious disease with the aims of improving animal and human health and welfare.

School of Biological Sciences Research Symposium

The annual research symposium will take place on 3 May 2019 and is open to all staff, postdocs and PhD students.

Edinburgh Immunology Group & The BSI Inflammation Subgroup Conference

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Inflammation – from initiation to restoration. Registration is now OPEN for this symposium on 24 – 26 April 2019 at the John McIntyre Conference Centre in Edinburgh.

ICOHAR International Conference on One Health Antimicrobial Resistance

ICOHAR conference to address the challenges of antimicrobial resistance held in Utrecht, The Netherlands.

2019 British Society of Animal Sciences Annual Conference

The 75th anniversary BSAS conference "Fit for the Future", will be held in Edinburgh in April 2019.

Joint British Ecological Society Meeting 2019 - Edinburgh

Joint Meeting of the Society for Tropical Ecology and the British Ecological Society Tropical Ecology Group – Unifying Tropical Ecology: Strengthening collaborative science.

Infectious Disease Research Initiative Scotland symposium

The School of Life Sciences at the University of Dundee is hosting the fourth Infectious Diseases Research Initiative Scotland (IDRIS) joint symposium with the Wellcome Trust Centre for Anti-Infectives Research.

Edinburgh and West of Scotland Immunology Joint Symposium

The Edinburgh and West of Scotland Immunology groups welcome you to join us on Thursday 7 February 2019 for a joint symposium celebrating the immunological research undertaken at both sites.

Non-conventional T cells in health and disease

Organised by the Comparative and Veterinary Immunology Group, as a satellite of the joint International Veterinary Vaccinology Network (IVVN) and the UK VVN meeting, which is taking place on 9-10 January 2019.

Beyond Resistance AMR Network: Re-imagining AMR - Beyond the Military Metaphor

Half day colloquium examining the language we use to articulate our relationship with microbes, and the consequences for our bodies and the environment.

UK and International Veterinary Vaccinology Networks Conference 2019

The UK Veterinary Vaccinology Network and International Veterinary Vaccinology Network will host the 2019 conference in The Tower Hotel, London, UK.

Annual Ashworth Symposium 2019

Annual gathering of researchers from the Institutes of Immunology & Infection Research and Evolution Biology. Programme now available!

Viral Hepatitis and Liver Disease Symposium, Edinburgh

Save-the-date - Wednesday 5 December 2018. The symposium is held at the Royal College of Phsycians, Edinburgh and is organised and fully funded by Gilead Sciences Ltd.

GCRF Veterinary and Human Vaccinology course

Vaccinology course aimed at post-graduate students and early career researchers addressing human and animal vaccinology, the vaccine development process, biomanufacturing, regulatory and ethical issues.

Frontiers in Human and Veterinary Antibody Research

Advancing our knowledge and understanding of B cell biology and stimulating new cross collaborations.

Federation of Infection Societies Conference 2018

This meeting is the premier infection conference for all disciplines of laboratory, preventive and clinical medicine within the spheres of infectious diseases, microbiology, infection prevention and tropical/travel medicine.

Symposium: Diagnosis of Infectious Disease

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**Registration now open** One day symposium highlighting diagnostics research in Edinburgh for human and veterinary infectious disease.

Edinburgh Infectious Diseases Winter Lecture 2018

This year's Winter Lecture will be given by Dr Tom Kariuki, Director of the Alliance for Accelerating Excellence in Science in Africa.

Edinburgh World Pneumonia Day Symposium

You are warmly invited to the Edinburgh World Pneumonia Day Symposium 2018 - please save the date - Monday 12 November 2018.

One Health Models of Infectious Disease Symposium

Registration now open: Tuesday 23 October 2018 for symposium on One Health research in Edinburgh, and discussion of new Doctoral Training Programme.


MedVetPATHOGENS 2018 5th Prato Conference on Animal Bacterial Pathogens - Animal, Human and Zoonotic Infections - Pathogenesis, Evolution, Control

Immunopharmacology: Challenges, opportunities and research tools

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This two-day scientific meeting is designed to give participants the opportunity to hear leading academic and industry experts in immunity, inflammation and infection.