East of England
East Anglia was one of the original Anglo-Saxon heptarchy kingdoms, defined in the 9th century and later administered from Ely Cathedral. It is a diverse region comprising wetlands, coastal marshes and large areas devoted to arable farming.
The region is largely flat although there are low, rolling hills in Norfolk & Suffolk. The Broads form a network of waterways stretching from Norwich to the coast.
Silicon Fen has been the British hub for computer science over the last 30 years, initiated by entrepreneurs such as Chris Curry (of Acorn Computers) and Sir Clive Sinclair, and promoted by the establishment of several science parks. IT development has been centred on Cambridge (pictured), where the University celebrated its 800th anniversary in 2009.
The East Anglian Urologists' (EAU) meeting is held annually. The meeting, which includes the Patrick Doyle Trainees' Prize & The Michael Handley Ashken Memorial Lecture, takes place in December each year ... read more.
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Local Champions for Medical Schools in this Region
Consultant Urologists in this region who have been designated to advise students on all aspects
of urology and, in particular, to provide help with the annual essay competition are listed below
||Consultant Lead / Hospital
|University of Cambridge School of Clinical Medicine
||Mr Samih Al-Hayek
Addenbrooke's Hospital, Cambridge
|Norwich Medical School
||Mr Stuart Irving
Norfolk & Norwich University Hospital