Human metabolism and how it impacts on obesity is this week’s free public lecture by biochemical researcher Dr Richie Porter, in the Biomedical Frontiers series from 6.30pm tonight in the School of Biochemistry Immunology, Trinity Biomedical Sciences Institute, Pearse St, Dublin.
Clinical psychologist and author Dr Tony Bates, pictured above, will speak about loss and Prof Tom Inglis will read from the book he wrote after the death of his wife, Aileen, on Thursday in the Alexander Hotel, just off Merrion Square, Dublin. The free event runs from 5.30pm to 8.30pm. See bereaved.ie.
St Patrick’s University Hospital in Dublin 8 will host a free mental health information evening, Caring for the Carer this evening from 6.30-7.30pm.
Living With Psoriasis is the theme of the Psoriasis Association of Ireland national conference, from 10am-3.30pm on Saturday in the Sheraton Hotel, Athlone. Admission €10/€5. See psoriasisireland.ie
John Lonergan, former Governor of Mountjoy Prison, will give the Children in Hospital Ireland annual lecture at 7pm on Monday, November 5th in the Royal College of Surgeons, St Stephen’s Green, Dublin. See childreninhospital.ie
Broadcaster and author of Living With Loss, Christy Kenneally, will lead an evening on bereavement, grief and loss at 7.30pm on Thursday, November 8th in Devere Hall, Aras na Mac Leinn, University College Cork (UCC). The free event is organised by the student counselling and chaplaincy service at UCC. Email bereavement
To mark World Prematurity Day on November 17th, the Obstetrics Neonatal teams from the National Maternity Hospital Holles Street will host a free public information lecture on premature birth in the hospital’s boardroom on Friday, November 16th at 5.30pm. Email firstname.lastname@example.org or Tel 01 637 3372.