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ESF Summer School in Nanomedicine 2007

Starts: 10 June 2007
Ends:  15 June 2007

Background:

In early 2003, the European Science Foundation (http://www.esf.org) launched its Scientific Forward Look on Nanomedicine focusing on medical applications of nanoscience and nanotechnology. The Forward Look involved leading European experts and led to a definition of the current status of the field and debates on strategic policy issues.The ESF Forward Look Report on Nanomedicine was published in 2005 and recommended the establishment of Pan-European conferences and training that was truly interdisciplinary and covering the broad field of Nanomedicine. A first and highly successful ESF Research Conference on Nanomedicine was recently held at Sant Feliu de Guixols, Spain, 15th-20th September 2006. This will be followed by the first ESF Summer School in Nanomedicine that will take place in South Wales in the summer of 2007.

Final Flyer and Programme

The programme for the Summer School has been finalised. Click on the PDF in the Resource for a detailed the programme of lectures, the lecturers and local faculty, details about the venue and travel directions.

Delegates

The Summer school has attracted delegates from Europe, Middle East, Australasia, Africa. To see the latest list of registered delegates, please click on the PDF in the Resource section at the top right of this page.

Sponsors

In addition to the foundation support from European Science Foundation, Cardiff University (UK), University of Lisbon (Pt), University of Barcelona (Esp) and University Swansea (UK) the organisers gratefully acknowledge additional sponsorship from: The British Council Offices in Denmark, Portugal and Wales; Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council (UK); The FWO Research Consortium (Be); Medical Research Council (UK); The Royal Pharmaceutical Society of Great Britain; Welsh Assembly Government, and the Welsh School of Pharmacy Cardiff University. Please click on the PDF in the Resource section at the top right of this page for logos and further details of these sponsors.

Faculty

Leading European Experts (List of summer school faculty) in each of the sub-disciplines will teach a carefully integrated programme, and the faculty will be available all week for informal tutorials and discussions. Presentational material will be available to delegates.

Travel information to Cardiff and the Vale Hotel Hensol

The Vale Hotel at Hensol is just 7 miles from Cardiff International Airport, 2 miles off Junction 34 of the M4 motorway and only 13 miles from the centre of Cardiff the Capital City of Wales. Please click on the PDF in the Resource section at the top right of this page for travel information to reach Cardiff and the Vale Hotel by airplane, train or car.

Registration

The registration package will include accommodation at the Vale Hotel Resort (www.vale-hotel.com) from Sunday 10th June to Friday 15th June 2007. It will also include all meals and access to the Health Club facilities. The registration fee also includes a special conference banquet held on the evening of Thursday 14th June.

The deadline for the travel grants has closed. The summer schools is now fully subscribed. However, please contact us if you wish to be added to our waiting list (if a place becomes available, we will notify you).

Location: Vale Hotel, Hensol, near Cardiff, UK

Contact

Name:Dr mark Gumbleton

Other information

Open To: Public

Sponsors

Sponsored by: European Science Foundation, Cardiff University (UK), University of Lisbon (Pt), University of Barcelona (Esp), University Swansea (UK)