Lecture: Edward Jenner's Legacy

Thursday 26 January, 7.30pm

***Please note that this lecture is now fully booked. Any cancellations will show on the booking link, so it is worth clicking on the 'Book Now' to check availability.***

We're delighted to welcome Chief Medical Officer, Professor Chris Whitty, for this special talk to coincide with the 200th anniversary of the death of Gloucestershire-born Edward Jenner.

Here, Professor Chris Whitty will discuss Jenner’s legacy and the wider impact that vaccines have had on global health, using a range of examples from the last 200 years. The Revd Steve Godsell, Priest in Charge at Berkeley Benefice, will act as compere.

This talk will be aimed at those with a particular interest in science, medicine and healthcare, but all are very welcome.

Please note that you will need a pre-booked ticket for this lecture. Tickets are free, and can be booked in advanced by clicking 'Book Now'.

Special Event
January 26, 2023
Opening times
Thursday 26 January 7.30pm
Nave 12 College GreenGloucesterGL1 2LX
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