Key Dates

21 July 2013
On site registration opens

Further key dates

Education & Teaching

Accompanying persons and delegates will find much to explore in the City of Bristol, the character of which has been significantly shaped by its history of maritime


Welcome & overview - Tune up your Teaching: Trends, Tips and Tasters


The main venue for the Teaching Workshop is the University of Bristol Medical Sciences Building.  University accommodation in single study bedrooms, all with en-suite facilities, will be available in


Members of the programme committee include:

Rob Carroll (USA; Co-chair)
Jon Kibble (USA; Co-chair)
Maria José Alves da Rocha (Brazil)
Mangala Gunatilake (Sri Lanka)
Charlotte Haigh (UK)



Scientific programme

A draft scientific programme, including social activities, can be downloaded here.

Plenary lectures 


There will be a Welcome Reception at the University of Bristol on the evening of Thursday, 18 July.  On the evening of 19 July we will visit At-Bristol, an award-winning interactive science ce


Competency‐based education in physiology: A global perspective


Monday 22 July, 1415 - 1615
Teaching and research in physiology in Sub-Saharan Africa - achievements and challenges

Prof Olusoga A Sofola, BSc, MSc, MB.BS (Lagos), PhD (Leeds) teaches physiology at the College of Medicine of the University of Lagos, Nigeria, since 1973.

Monday 22 July, 16.30 - 17.15

Using technology to improve millennial students’ learning

In the new millennium, teaching of Physiology encounters new challenges. System‐based teaching has emerged as a trend in the new waves of medical education reform.

Monday 22 July, 0930 - 1130


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