About the Lecture Series
Gresham College are hosting a medicine lecture series from November2023 - May 2024.
The lecture series will explore how we can effectively response to nuclear or chemical incidents, earthquakes and floods, to minimise health risks. All lectures will be hosted by Professor Chris Whitty from London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine.
Reducing Harms After Nuclear, Radiological and Chemical Incidents
Tuesday 28th November 2023, 18:00 BST
Professor Chris Whitty will discuss simple measures which can be enforced in order to reduced the health effects caused by nuclear and radiological events.
Health after Earthquakes, Volcanoes, Tsunamis
Tuesday 20th February 2024, 18:00 BST
Professor Chris Whitty will explore the health impacts of earthquakes, volcanoes and tsunamis and discuss how we can minimise these risks.
Health after Extreme Cold, Heat, Storms and Floods
Tuesday 14th May 2024, 18:00 BST
Professor Chris Whitty will explore how extreme weather can cause harm to our health and discuss how we can minimise these risks.