WMHTC Topical Tuesday – ‘The Academy’s work to support the Levelling Up agenda’

05 April 2022


About this event

Date: 5 April 2022

Time: 16:15-17:00

Location: Online – Zoom

Title: The Academy’s work to support the Levelling Up agenda

Guest Speaker:

Rubana Hussain – Regional Engagement Manager, the Academy of Medical Sciences.

Dr James Squire – Head of Policy Development, the Academy of Medical Sciences.


The Academy of Medical Sciences are the independent body in the UK representing the diversity of medical science. Our mission is to advance biomedical and health research and its translation into benefits for society.

Attendees to this event will gain a better insight to the Academy, understanding of regional activities and the key priorities, gain clarity on how to get involved and learn about the challenges and opportunities in advancing medical and health research.

The session will cover:

• An overview of the Academy’s regional strategy.

• Follow up on the “Geographical clusters: a vision for the future” report.

• The Academy’s Levelling-up Agenda.


Academia, Innovation Managers, Industry Experts, Clinicians, NHS providers, Researcher, Patient Groups, Voluntary and Third sector


16:15 – Welcome and Introductions

16:20 – Guest Speaker- Rubana Hussain – Regional Engagement Manager

16:25 – Guest Speaker- James Squires -Interim Head of Policy

16:40 – Q&A / Roundtable

17:00 – Meeting close

We look forward to seeing you there!