BMMS Science Day Launch



Posted by Jeremy Windsor on Jun 18, 2019

We are delighted to announce that the inaugural British Mountain Medicine Society's Science Day will take place on Wednesday 13th November 2019. The event will take place at the Bamford Institute, right in the heart of the UK's Peak District. The day will feature talks, discussions and poster presentations from researchers, young and old, on a wide range of mountain medicine topics. 

To round off a fascinating day there will be an evening talk by Dr Mike Gill. Our guest of honour was a 22-year-old medical student in 1959 when he followed up on a newspaper statement that Sir Edmund Hillary was looking to recruit climbers for his next Himalayan expedition. As a climber, photographer, doctor and writer, Mike was closely involved in many of Hillary's subsequent expeditions. This wealth of experience led to the writing of, "Edmund Hillary: A Biography" and will be the subject of what promises to be a fascinating talk!

Details of how to present your poster or give a talk will be announced shortly.

The cost for the day will be £90 (£70 for BMMS members). 

The fee includes lunch, dinner and a signed copy of Mike Gill's, "Edmund Hillary: A Biography". 

We are currently working with sponsors to arrange discounted places for those on a low wage. 

Booking details can be found here.


2 thoughts on “BMMS Science Day Launch

Tom G commented 4 weeks ago
MR doctor. Interested in further info
Emily Thompson commented 4 weeks ago
Due to expedition in Kyrgyzstan and while not an expedition medic (qualified mountain rescue casualty carer only) I’m interested in this subject area. Please send me further details of this event.

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