NIHR Cambridge Biomedical Research Centre Public Open Evening – 16th October

Cambridge UniversityFind out about the health research that is happening at Cambridge University Hospitals in partnership with the University of Cambridge.

This evening will showcase the pioneering health research being developed in Cambridge for patients and the NHS and we hope you will join us.

The National Institute for Health Research (NIHR) Cambridge Biomedical Research Centre (BRC) is a £114m collaboration between Cambridge University Hospitals (CUH) and the University of Cambridge. Helping to accelerate healthcare innovation by providing infrastructure for academics to work alongside clinicians at CUH. Our aim is to find and develop better treatments for the benefit of patients and healthcare.

At our open evening you can discover how the NIHR Cambridge BRC plays an integral part in health research on the Cambridge Biomedical Campus.

You’ll have the opportunity to meet researchers and hear all about their latest research studies. Find out why Cambridge is at the forefront of tackling major health challenges such as cancer, obesity, respiratory disease and dementia. Also discover how you can get involved in health research.

If you’re interested in finding out more about research going on at your local hospital, this evening will be of interest to you.

Light refreshments (tea/coffee and biscuits) are available on arrival and during the exhibition.

Here you’ll find:
– The evening’s programme
– How to get to the venue
– Disabled information
– A downloadable poster to advertise the evening to others

FAQs

Disabled information
The venue has full disabled access and facilities, with a lift to take you down into the lecture theatre.
If you require disabled parking facilities please contact Georgina Norris on gan23@medschl.cam.ac.uk or telephone 01223 254608. We will require your car registration number.

Getting to the Venue

MapBy car
For free on-site parking please use Staff Car Park S. The entrance to this car park is off Robinson Way and opposite the University Technical College. Robinson Way entrance can be accessed off Long Road.
Staff Car Park S is an outdoor car park and is adjacent to the venue. You can walk directly across Puddicombe Way to reach Cambridge Cancer Research Institute, the evenings venue.
Please note that this is a staff car park and that the barriers will not be opened for the event until 5pm. There are plenty of parking spaces, however, where possible to reduce the amount of traffic coming into Addenbrooke’s site we ask that you use public transport.

By Bus
There are lots of buses to the campus (Bus A stops close to the venue on Puddicombe Way). For details visit www.stagecoachbus.com

Booking is essential.

Event details

Location: CRUK Cambridge Cancer Research Institute, Li Ka Shing Centre, Robinson Way, Cambridge, CB2 0RE
Time & Date: 5.30pm – 8pm, Monday 16th October
Admission: Please register online here.