FHMS Events

Upcoming and recent events in the Faculty of Health and Medical Sciences

Diabetes and Obesity - New Horizons in Pharmaceutical Medicine

Monday 11 November 2013



  • Clinical aspects of diabetes, obesity and NAFLD
  • Insulin analogues
  • New therapies for diabetes and obesity
  • Research techniques
  • Drug development programme - success and failure

Adult Nursing Open Afternoon

Thursday 6 December 2012

15:00 to 17:00

We are now accepting applications for late February entry onto our Adult Nursing degree programme. With no tuition fees to pay and fantastic employment prospects, this is a degree that could take you anywhere in the world! 

To register for our open afternoon please call 01483 686722 or email: recruitment@surrey.ac.uk

World Cancer Day

Monday 4 February 2013

18:30 to 20:30

...dispelling the myths and fears. Get the facts.

Emerging and Re-emerging Infectious Equine Diseases

Friday 15 February 2013

08:45 to 16:30

The proposed seminar will be aimed at an advanced level of clinical and research interest and will cover the immunology, diagnostics and pathogenesis of infectious diseases with a special focus on emerging and re-emerging diseases; disease surveillance; drug resistance and genomic studies of equine pathogens.

Assisted Dying: Philosophical, Legal and Practice Perspectives

Wednesday 20 February 2013

16:00 to 18:00
Have you thought about assisted dying? Are you familiar with the arguments  presented to justify and oppose the legalisation of assisted dying? Have you considered the role of concepts such as autonomy and dignity in the debate? Do you think that assisted dying has a role in end of life care? Or are end of life care choices adequate?

Great Comic Relief FHMS Bake Off

Friday 15 March 2013

10:00 to 11:30

Love baking, cakes and helping others? Then the ‘Great Comic Relief FHMS Bake Off’ is for you! Taking place on 15th March 2013, we’ll be hosting a bake off in the aid of Comic Relief to raise money for this cause. So whether you’re an enthusiastic beginner, budding baker or a seasoned baking pro, feel free to come along and enter your cakes. Entries will be judged in four categories, so there are four chances to win!

The Secrets of Cell Division

Friday 21 June 2013

14:00 to 15:30
Sir Tim Hunt

Professor Jim Al-Khalili (Physics) and Professor Johnjoe McFadden (Molecular Genetics) invite you to attend a seminar given by Nobel Prize winner, Sir Tim Hunt.

Festival of Research 2013

Tuesday 2 July 2013

09:00 to 17:30
Professor Dame Nancy Rothwell, Dr Christopher Belshaw

The Annual Festival of Research is the biggest research event of the Faculty of Health and Medical Sciences. This year the Festival is on Tuesday 2nd July 2013 (a full day event) in the Lecture Theatre Block. This is a great opportunity to showcase our excellence in research, and to celebrate our achievement in science. It is to bring everyone together to fire up our enthusiasm, encourage and support our junior researchers and to promote cross-divisional collaborations. All staff and research students are cordially invited to attend.

Research Seminar - Systems and synthetic biology of mammalian circadian clocks

Monday 22 July 2013

Professor Hiroki R. Ueda, M.D., Ph.D Laboratory for Systems Biology, RIKEN CDB Laboratory for Synthetic Biology, RIKEN, Kobe, Japan

Sleep Chronobiology and Addiction Research Group

David Shepherd Wildlife Foundation – Suni’s story

Thursday 27 March 2014

18:30 to 21:00

Star of Paul O’Grady’s Animal Orphans on ITV1 - Suni was attacked with an axe when her mother was killed by poachers leaving her with a paralysed back leg.

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