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The Paediatric Neuroimaging Group are very excited to hosting a 3-day event at the Cheltenham Science Festival...... Let’s talk about infant pain!

Treating and measuring pain in infants generates public interest and challenges medical assumptions. We will give audiences the opportunity to see how the human infant brain develops and interacts with the outside world. Working with a graphical print artist we will present a series of life-size infant and adult brain models that audiences can handle and interact with.These models will reveal the dramatic structural changes that occur in the human brain throughout early development.

A life-size interactive sculpture will also be on display, demonstrating how adults and infants experience pain, and we will also use augmented reality to allow participants to see how our brain responds to events in our external environment.

An animated film about infant brain imaging will reveal how you can better understand what happens in a baby’s brain when they are experiencing pain.

Forthcoming events

IIC 2022 - Hot Topics In Infection And Immunity In Children

Thursday, 30 June 2022 to Saturday, 02 July 2022 @ St Catherine's College Manor Road Oxford

IIC – The ESPID-Oxford Course is a residential training course covering topics in paediatric infection for paediatric infectious diseases trainees and trainers, and for all those who manage children with infections. This will be the 19th edition of the course.

Virtual Influenza Update Training

Wednesday, 21 September 2022, 10am to 12.30pm

This training is for general practice nurses and other health professionals who as part of their role already administer and promote / advise about influenza vaccines. The training will cover the theory of the influenza programme. ** Please note the local logistics of delivering the 2022/23 influenza programme will NOT be addressed **