Sechenov University British Embassy Moscow
UK-Russia Young Medics Association

2nd UK-Russia Young Medics Conference 2020

Time: January 6-7 2020, 
Venue: Queens’ College Cambridge  

Monday Jan 6th

Fitzpatrick Hall:
09:00 – 09:30 Registration
09:30 – 09:40 Opening remarks by Prof Steve Jones (Head of Newcastle University Medical School) and Dr Denis Butnaru (Vice-Rector for Research, Sechenov University)
09:40 – 10:10 Keynote lecture by Professor Sir Christopher Edwards FRSE, FMedSci
10:15 – 11:15 Panel discussion on research management and research excellence assessment practices (REF vs 5-100) (moderated by Prof David Neal, the panel includes Dr John Green, Dr Denis Butnaru and Prof Sir Christopher Edwards)
11:15 – 11:30 Refreshments
11:30 – 12:30 Panel discussion on early career researcher (ECR) career development (moderated by Ms Nina Seylanova, the panel includes Prof Nigel Mongan (Nottingham), Prof Albert Rizvanov, Dr Emil Bulatov and Dr Rebecca Berrens.

Angevin Room:
11:30 – 12:45 Medical Cooperation and its impact on Anglo-Russian Relations: Lessons from the Past workshop (chaired by Sir Tony Brenton, speakers include UK-based expert historians and international relations students from Russia – the latter have undertaken research attachments in the UK archives earlier this year and will present their results)

Cripps Hall:
12:30 – 13:45 Lunch & networking

Fitzpatrick Hall:
13:50 – 15:20 Oral presentations of medical students and ECRs from the two countries (clinical research session, co-chaired by Dr Denis Butnaru and Dr John Latimer of Cambridge)
15:20 – 15:30 Refreshments
15:30 – 17:00 Oral presentations of medical students and ECRs from the two countries (basic research session, co-chaired by Prof Albert Rizvanov of KFU and Dr James Fraser of Cambridge)

Angevin Room:
13:50 – 15:20 Roundtable discussion on the UK-Russia funding landscape to discuss the prospects of establishing a full-scale UK-Russia research funding scheme
15:20 – 15:30 Refreshments
15:30 – 17:00 Roundtable discussion with prospective partners to agree a vision of the Association’s future development and identify ways of ensuring a sustainable growth of its programmes’ quality and accessibility

Old Hall:
19:00 – 21:30 Drinks reception followed by a formal dinner (RSVP required)

Tuesday Jan 7th

Bar & Conservatory Area:
09:30 – 11:30 Poster presentations of medical students and ECRs (Bar & Conservatory Area)

Angevin Room:
11:50 – 12:50 Final roundtable to discuss the meeting’s outputs and agree the next steps


Keynote Speakers.pdf