BEMC Talks



BEMC Talks consist of a 60-75 minute lecture followed by an interactive discussion session with the speaker and other participants. Please register in advance. BEMC Talks are held on the first Wednesday of each month at 4pm. For now, they are LIVE online and many are also recorded.


  • January 8th
    • Dan Chasman, Boston, USA
    • “Understanding Population-based Migraine through Genome-wide Genetics”
  • February 5th
    • Anders Huitfeldt,Oslo, Norway
    • “A New Approach to the Generalizability of Randomized Trials”
  • March 4th
    • Jan van den Brand, Nijmegen, the Netherlands
    • “Joint Modeling for Dynamic Prediction Models: Examples from Nephrology”
  • April 
    • Canceled due to COVID…
  • May 6th
    • Seyi Soremekun, London, UK
    • “Operationalising Impact Evaluations – lessons learnt the hard way in designing and conducting effective evaluations of public health interventions”
    • On Youtube – click on this link 
  • June 3rd
    • Laure Wynants, Netherlands
    • “A journey through the disorderly world of diagnostic and prognostic models for covid-19”
    • We only have space for 100 participants and the Zoom link will be sent via email.
    • On Youtube – click on this link
  • July 1st
    • IPH Lecture Kathy Rexrode, Boston, USA
    • “Metabolomics of Cardiovascular Disease in Women” 
    • Boston, USA.
    • On Youtube: click on this link
  • August – Summer Break!

  • September 2nd
    • Felicitas Kühne, Hall in Tirol, Austria
    • “Avoiding Potential Biases in Real World Data Analysis by Emulating a Clinical Trial”
    • on Zoom! Sign up here
    • This event is “Live Only”, no Youtube upload after.
  • October 7th
    • Gemma Sharp, Bristol, UK
    • “Mendelian Randomization, Negative Controls,and Sibling
      Comparisons: Triangulating Causal Evidence to Study
      Prenatal Influences on Offspring Health”
  • November 4th
    • Julia Ostermann, Berlin, Germany
    • “Cost Analyses Using Claims Data in the Healthcare System”
  • December 2nd
    • Peter Tennant, Leeds, UK
    • “Resolving Lord’s Paradox and Why Change-scores Don’t Capture Change”


The Details

Want to participate? Register for the event ahead of time- seating is limited!

Where do the talks take place? For the current time- on Zoom!

What is the level? BEMC Talks are designed for an audience having at least some experience with epidemiological methods (intermediate to advanced level).

What is the language? English.

How about credits? Get all the details on our ‘For Students’ page (or click here).


For a list of past events, please visit our Archive.