The Dana Centre is hosting the following debates or talks:
- 23 February, 19.00, Testing Times for Complementary Medicine?
- 24 February, 19.00, The 21st-Century Brain
- 2 March, 19.00, An alternative NHS?
- 8 March, 19.00, Cash for kidneys?
- 9 March, 19.00, Quacks and quackery
- 10 March, 19.00, Binge drinking -- epidemic or a bit of fun?
- 14 March, 19.00, Genetically modified animals and medical research
- 15 March, 18.30, The x-change: panel discussion on health, wealth and wellbeing
- 18 March, 19.00, Pleasure, music and the brain
These are free but must be pre-booked on 020 79424040 or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org
On Thursday, 24 February, 19.30, the Royal Institution is hosting a lecture called 'It's epidemic'. On 3 March at 19.00 there is a talk called Adapt or Die? on the physiology of exercise.
The Royal Society also has a number of interesting events which are free and no pre-booking required:
- 10 March, 18.30, A Short History of Nearly Everything (okay, it's not medicine but it is a public talk by Bill Bryson -- bound to be entertaining: doors open at 17.45, it's free and no pre-booking required)
- 14 March, 18.30, Do Scientists Need to Think More Deeply? by Colin Tudge (now wouldn't it be surprising if the answer turned out to be 'no')
- 17 March, 18.30, All's Well that Ends Well: telomeres, politics and family
- 21 March, 19.30, Stem Cells in the Spotlight
- 6 April, 18.00, Streptomyces Inside Out: a new perspective on the bacteria that provide us with antibiotics
We'd be happy to host blog posts on any of these events if you do go along and feel moved to write a summary or review.