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Fertility 2018: FREE Schools Reproductive Science & Medicine taster session
Invitation to your school to attend a FREE Schools Reproductive Science and Medicine taster session at Fertility 2018 Conference
Everything you need to know about fertility but are afraid to ask!
Friday 5 January 2018
Following the great success and excellent feedback from the British Fertility Society schools event in Newcastle in 2016 and Fertility 2017, an invitation is now open to Year 12 and Year 13 pupils, from all over Liverpool to attend a FREE schools fertility session – to enable students to experience and learn about the basics of reproductive healthcare and life sciences and understand the career opportunities awaiting them.
13.50 Registration for students
14.15 Overview – Reproduction in males
The view from the men’s room-male reproduction and what can go wrong – Kevin McEleny, Consultant Urologist/Andrologist, Newcastle upon Tyne Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust, UK
14.35 Overview – Reproduction in females
Joyce Harper, Embryology, IVF and Reproductive Genetics Group, Institute for Women’s Health, University College London, UK
14.55 Fertility problems – Appliance of science
Sperm catching to embryo hatching – Annemieke Mitchell, Embryologist, UK Career speed dating (refreshments available during this time)
• Animal science
• Reproductive medicine
16.00 Environmental effects of reproduction
Reproduction in a polluted environment: Is there a problem? – Richard Lea, Reader in Reproductive Biology, School of Veterinary Medicine, University of Nottingham, UK
Is male fertility declining?
Allan Pacey, Professor of Andrology, University of Sheffield, UK and Richard Sharpe, Principal Investigator, MRC Centre for Reproductive Health, The University of Edinburgh, UK
16.40 PLENARY SESSION
How to save the Rhino?
Thomas Hildebrandt, Reproduction Management, Leibniz-Institut für Zoo-und Wildtierforschung (IZW), Berlin, Germany
17.10 Questions and answers
17.20 Student session closes
Places are limited, so please register as soon as possible. Register online here
Travel expenses will be reimbursed on the day on provision of valid receipt/s.
Schools wishing to register groups please email [email protected] or phone 020 372 55840.
Terms: Final confirmations of places and numbers per school are confirmed by the Conference Organisers, Profile Productions by email and places per school may be limited. Organisers may also ask to conduct interviews or take photograph therefore they may require parental agreements to be in place prior to the event.
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