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GCI Round Table – Easter 2018

When Jun 29, 2018
from 02:00 PM to 05:00 PM
Where Rayleigh Seminar Room, Maxwell Centre, University of Cambridge
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Speakers are invited to present for 10 minutes and all attendees are encouraged to participate in the subsequent 20 minute- long discussions.


14.00 – 14.10: Cambridge Global Challenges (Sara Serradas Duarte and Lara Allen)

14.10 – 14.40: Amorphous antimicrobial agents - could they be deployed in low and middle-income countries (LMICs)? (Nuno Faria, Department of Veterinary Medicine)

14.40 – 15.10: BRIDGE: Building food-water-energy resilience to global risks in Brazil (Pablo Salas, Department of Land Economy and José Baltazar Salgueirinho Osório de Andrade-Guerra, University of Southern Santa Catarina - UNISUL)

15.10 – 15.30: Tea and coffee break

15.30 – 16.00: Digital Neo-colonialism and Massive Open Online Courses (Taskeen Adam, Centre of Development Studies)

16.00 – 16.30: Challenges in conducting clinical trials to international standards in rural Africa (Dora Pereira, Department of Pathology)

16.30 – 17.00: Final remarks


Please register here and do not hesitate to get in touch if you would like to share research projects to be presented in forthcoming editions of the Round Tables.

Cambridge Global Challenges is a Strategic Research Initiative of the University of Cambridge that aims to enhance the contribution of its research towards addressing global challenges and achieving the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) by 2030.


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