Ole H. Petersen, MD, of Cardiff University, is the winner of the Physiology in Perspective: The Walter B. Cannon Award Lectureship. This lectureship is the most prestigious award that APS bestows and recognizes the lifetime achievement of an outstanding physiological scientist and APS member. Petersen will present his lecture, “The roles of Ca2+ and ATP in pancreatic physiology and pathophysiology,” on Sunday, 22nd April, 2018 at 5:30 p.m. in San Diego Convention Center (SDCC) Room 20A.
Workshop attendees also had the opportunity to experience the rich cultural heritage and natural environment of Wales. A small group enjoyed a weekend social excursion to Pembrokeshire, where they visited St Davids Cathedral and Skomer Island.
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The AE Cardiff Hub had an active role in the Building Consortia for Energy 2018-2020 event organised by Vision 2020 along with Cardiff University at Wales House in Brussels on 5-6 May 2018. Cardiff University is the leader of the Energy Helix, one of fifteen active communities of researchers and companies hosted by Vision 2020. Every helix focuses on a different Horizon 2020 topic area and serves as a collaboration platform.
On 6th/7th March, the Cardiff Hub hosted a major international symposium, Physiology and Pathophysiolgy 2018, to mark the 75th birthday of Professor Ole Petersen CBE FRS ML MAE, Vice-President of Academia Europaea. The event attracted 90 delegates from across the world, many of whom had worked with or been mentored by Professor Petersen.
Academia Europaea and the Cardiff Hub were active participants in the European Risk Forum Conference on Scientific integrity, public policy and better regulation, as part of our work on science advice for policy-making (the SAPEA project). The meeting took place in Brussels on 20th February.
The Royal Society and The Wellcome Trust organised a “Meeting on the future UK and EU research partnership” on 29-30 January 2018 at Chicheley Hall, led by the President of the Royal Society, Sir Venki Ramakrishnan and the Chair of the Wellcome Trust, Baroness Manningham-Buller.