Hacking Global Surgery: National Interdisciplinary Forum for Global Surgery & Health

Are you a student interested in different aspects of global health or global surgery? Wish to be inspired by 6 leading professionals in the fields of global surgery and health, innovation, engineering, ethics, law,​ politics, and advocacy?

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Incision UK and Lifebox GSA UK are delighted to invite you to a free, online interdisciplinary forum on the 27th and 28th of March 2021 for 2 days of talks and a hackathon, all starting with a documentary screening on Friday evening!

 
Our fantastic line up of professionals will give talks on different fields of global health and surgery, covering: 
📍Surgery and Academia – Professor Kokila Lakhoo
📍Ethics and Law – Dr Rahul Jindal
📍Engineering, computer science and innovation – Dr James Chandler
📍Politics and policymaking – Dr Che Len Reddy
📍Epidemiology and Statistics – Dr Bethany Hedt-Gauthier
📍Advocacy and NGO – Ms Kris Torgerson
 

The weekend also brings the hackathon challenge! 

You will be grouped into multidisciplinary teams and provided with a particular problem to tackle. At the end of the meeting, each group will have the opportunity to present their work to the rest of the audience and our panel of judges who will choose the best innovation. The winning team will receive a prize, certificates and feasible projects will also be considered for mentorship!
 
Hackathon places will be limited so make sure you sign up as soon as possible to avoid disappointment.
 
For registering use the ticket link (https://www.tickettailor.com/events/bupras/487540) or scan the QR Code. 
 

Facebook event: https://fb.me/e/52nx138W

Regardless of your undergraduate discipline, this forum is definitely not one to miss!

Chandini Parsan Chand

Medical Student, Hull York Medical School

I am a third year medical student, aiming to make a difference to people's lives and health, starting with my Laidlaw project. In this project, I will be looking at whether distractor-filtering training can improve working memory in healthy ageing individuals.