This week at the Progress Educational Trust (23 April 2018)
The Progress Educational Trust (PET) is delighted to announce that its next three free-to-attend public events will be:
'Time Waits for No Man: The Impact of Age on Male Fertility', taking place in Edinburgh on the evening of Wednesday 9 May 2018
'From Acupuncture to Yoga: Can Lifestyle Choices Improve the Odds of IVF Working for You?', taking place in Glasgow on the evening of Thursday 14 June 2018
'With Great Genomic Data Comes Great Responsibility', taking place in London on the evening of Tuesday 26 June 2018
The first two events are being produced with the support of the Scottish Government, while the third event is being produced in partnership with Genomics England (the organisation established by the UK Government to deliver the 100,000 Genomes Project) as part of the Genomics Conversation.
The 'Time Waits for No Man' event in Edinburgh on 9 May will be chaired by Dr Jane Stewart (Chair of the British Fertility Society), and will see male fertility discussed by speakers including Professor Allan Pacey (Trustee at PET), Professor Christopher Barratt (Head of the Reproductive Medicine Group at the University of Dundee), Professor Richard Sharpe (Principal Investigator at the Medical Research Council's Centre for Reproductive Health) and Dr Sarah Martins Da Silva (Consultant Gynaecologist at Ninewells Hospital and Medical School).
Find out more about the 9 May event here. Meanwhile, details of the 14 June event in in Glasgow and the 26 June event in London will be published here shortly. To book your free places at any of these event events, please email firstname.lastname@example.org
PET has also been going through audience feedback from its two most recent packed public events in London:
'Putting Your Genome to Work: For the NHS, for Industry, for the UK Post-Brexit', which was supported by the Medical Research Council
To find out more about what was debated at these events, and to be kept up-to-date with the latest news and views on genetics, fertility and embryo/stem cell research, subscribe for free here to PET's flagship publication BioNews.