City Guide to Edinburgh, Scotland

City Guide to Edinburgh, Scotland

UK Biobank Ethics and Governance Council public meeting - 1 July 2008


By SewaOluderu - Posted on 09 June 2008

UK Biobank Ethics and Governance Council

                   

Are you interested in the ethics of science?                    

 

Join us for a presentation and discussion of the ethical issues surrounding research databases

 

Tuesday 1 July 2008

Meeting 18.00 –19.30, drinks and nibbles 19.30 – 20.30

The Hub, The Royal Mile, Edinburgh

 

UK Biobank was launched in 2007 and is a long-term project to build a major resource of data and samples to help understand and improve public health. The project will involve 500 000 individuals aged 40 – 69. The Ethics and Governance Council was created as an independent body to advise on the ethics surrounding UK Biobank. This event is an opportunity for the public to hear more about the project and to discuss its work and impact.

 

This meeting is a free event and open to all members of the public.

 

To attend, RSVP Susan Bassam

 

T 020 7611 8777

E mailto:s.bassam@wellcome.ac.uk

 

http://www.egcukbiobank.org.uk/