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Medicine Lecture Series



About the Lecture Series

Gresham College are hosting a medicine lecture series from November 2023 - 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.


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.


Previous lectures from this series

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.





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