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08 Feb 2018, 12:30 - 16:00
Hamilton Centre,Newton Room
Brunel University London is establishing a Centre for Health Effects of Radiological and Chemical Agents (CHRC). To launch this new initiative and showcase our current projects there will be a 'Centre Day' on Thursday 8th February 2018.
CHRC us currently funded to carry out research on the genetic, posychosocial and wellbeing effects of participating at nuclear test sites for vererans and also their families.
For more information, please visit www.chrc4veterans.uk
13.00 Welcome by Professor Geoff Rodgers (Deputy VC Research And Innovation)
Nuclear Community Charity Fund (NCCF) (Chaired by Professor Christina Victor)
13.10 Brief introduction (Dr Rhona Anderson)
13.20 Foundations of the NCCF (Jeff Liddiatt, Chair of NCCF)
13.30 Overview of NCCF-funded projects (Nigel Heaps Esq., MBE, BH Associates)
13.45 Centre for Health Effects of Radiological and Chemical Agents (CHRC) (Dr Rhona Anderson)
14.00 Refreshments and research display
14.30 CHRC research projects (Chaired by Professor Susan Jobling)
14.40 Genetics and Cytogenetics Study (Dr Rhona Anderson)
15.00 Community interventions for wellbeing in diverse populations; the role of culture and sport (Dr Louise Mansfield)
15.15 Exposure Worry, Ageing and Cognitive Functioning (Professor Mary Gilhooly)
15.30 Radiation and chemical mixture effects (Professor Andreas Kortenkamp)
15.45 Future collaborative opportunities and questions (Dr Rhona Anderson and Dr Ewald Schroder)
16.00 Wine reception and research display
This event is free and open to all. Please register your place via Eventbrite.