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Upcoming Events

Collaboration to Drive your Innovation at iCentrum on December 4

WMAHSN Economic Summit at Birmingham Conference and Events Centre on December 5 (free)

Science Shorts: Looking Up: How we see further with Colin Hutcheson at the Birmingham & Midland Institute on December 12 (£)

Orla Murphy Jaguar Land Rover gives the BCS/IET/IMA Christmas Lecture at Coventry University on December 13 (free)

Crossing the bridge to get widescale adoption of technology enabled care services in health and social care settings by WMAHSN at thestudio on January 25 (free)

Global Sustainable Development: Climate Realism Lecture at The Oculus, Warwick University on February 19 (free)

EPS Distinguished Lecture by David Phillips at the University of Birmingham on March 6 (free)

Art & Science Festival at University of Birmingham from March 12-18 (free)

Visit and Lecture by IMechE to International Digital Laboratory Warwick Manufacturing Group on April 10 (free)

SMALP Meeting on Overcoming Bottlenecks in Membrane Biology with Tim Dafforn and Michael Overduin in Banff on April 11

Med-Tech Innovation Expo at Ricoh Arena, Coventry on April 25 (free)

Movers & Shakers: Huw Rhys Lewis, Urban Growth Company on Regenerating and Investing in the West Midlands at the Macdonald Burlington Hotel on May 3 (££)

Global Supply Chain Debate at WMG, University of Warwick on May 8

edie Live at NEC, Birmingham from May 22-23 (free)

COPD11 Conference at the International Convention Centre Birmingham June 20-21 (£££)

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Cancer Understanding It Handling It by Philip Johnson

This highly recommended book is written for the cancer patient, and provides clarity on what is going on when cancer intrudes into your life. It is written by Philip Johnson, Professor of Translational Oncology at the University of Liverpool and The Clatterbridge Cancer Centre NHS Foundation Trust.