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NIHR Oxford BRC Open Day

Dear colleagues

I am delighted to invite you to the NIHR Oxford Biomedical Research Centre Open Day, which will take place on 24 May.

This is an exciting opportunity to find out about some of the world-leading research that’s going on at Oxford University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust, in partnership with the University of Oxford.

The event is free and open to all – patients and members of the public, as well as OUH and university staff. It will take place in Tingewick Hall in the Academic Centre of the John Radcliffe Hospital between midday and 5pm.

As well as our large exhibition space showcasing everything from how we use big data and imaging to the latest innovations in stroke, cancer or anti-microbial resistance, there will be a number of free events, which you can sign up for.


The programme for the day is:


11.30am – 12.00pm Behind the Scenes Tour Acute Vascular Imaging Centre

(limited spaces, booking required)


12.00pm – 5.00pm Exhibition Tingewick Hall (no booking required)


12.30pm – 1.00pm Keynote speeches: Tingewick Hall (no booking required)

Prof Helen McShane, Prof Meghana Pandit and Prof Sir Jonathan Montgomery


1.15pm – 2.15pm Panel discussion: Lecture Theatre 2

Artificial Intelligence: How to Ensure it Benefits Patients

Chair: Prof Lionel Tarassenko


2.30pm – 3.10pm Public talk: Lecture Theatre 2

Breakthroughs in Asthma Treatment, Prof Ian Pavord


3.20pm – 4.00pm Public talk: Lecture Theatre 2

Stopping the Spread of a Superfungus in Intensive Care, Dr David Eyre and Dr Katie Jeffery


This Oxford BRC Open Day is a rare opportunity to get a comprehensive overview of the ground-breaking research that takes place at our hospitals, and to find out how you and your patients can get involved.

We look forward to seeing you there!




Professor Meghana Pandit

Chief Medical Officer