Working together to address health challenges in Scotland
This joint event will bring together Fellows and networks of the Royal Society of Edinburgh and the Academy of Medical Sciences for a day of conversation and collaboration on health challenges in Scotland.
The Royal Society of Edinburgh, together with the Academy of Medical Sciences will be co-hosting a day of sessions surrounding health challenges in the Scottish context. The programme will span from transdisciplinary approaches to research and networking around public health themes to supporting evidence-based decisions in the Scottish government.
15:00 | Health of the public approach: Working across disciplines & sectors | Panel
Join us for thought-provoking discussions on how those across disciplines and sectors can harness transdisciplinary research capacity to improve the health of the public.
- Ms Karen Anderson FRSE, Visiting Professor at Scott Sutherland School of Architecture and the Built Environment
- Professor Mary Renfrew OBE FRSE FMedSci, Professor of Mother and Infant Health
- Professor Linda Bauld OBE FRSE, Professor of Public Health and Chief Social Policy Adviser to the Scottish Government
- Professor Vittal Katikireddi, NRS Senior Clinical Research Fellow and an honorary Consultant in Public Health at NHS Health Scotland
16:00 | Facilitated networking around public health themes | Discussion
A structured follow-on session for all delegates to discuss themes and issues raised.
17:30 | Supporting evidence-based decisions in the Scottish Government | Spotlight Session
An opportunity to share your experience of supporting evidence-based decision making in the Scottish Government.
- Professor Dame Anna Dominiczak FMedSci FRSE, Scotland’s Chief Scientist for Health