SECOND HEALTH RESEARCH WITH REAL IMPACT CONFERENCE with @clahrc_nwc

SECOND HEALTH RESEARCH WITH REAL IMPACT CONFERENCE

DATE: 24th and 25th June 2015

VENUE: Westleigh Conference Centre, Preston

Do you have an interest in evidence synthesis and/or the best ways of implementing research findings into practice?

DAY 1: HOW EVIDENCE SYNTHESIS CAN HAVE A REAL IMPACT (Wednesday 24th June):

This exciting international programme will provide clinicians and academics with an update of evidence synthesis techniques (qualitative, quantitative, overviews and mixed methods) relevant to today’s foremost  health challenges.  The day supports major policy initiatives including the Research and Development Strategy (NHS England, 2015) and Developing the Role of the Clinical Academic Researcher in the Nursing, Midwifery and Allied Health Professions (Department of Health, 2012).  The afternoon will include masterclasses by international experts in realist evaluation and synthesis (Dr Justin Jagosh) and user involvement in systematic reviews (Dr Alex Pollock).

Speakers include:

Professor Jennie Popay, Professor of Sociology and Public Health, Lancaster University

Professor Soo Downe, Professor in Midwifery Studies, UCLan

Dr Alex Pollock, Research Fellow, Nursing, Midwifery and Allied Health Professions Research Unit, Glasgow Caledonian University.

Dr Claire Glenton, Norwegian Knowledge Centre for the Health Services & Cochrane Effective Practice & Organisation of Care Group, Oslo

Dr Justin Jagosh , Senior Research Fellow, Centre for Advancement in Realist Evaluation and Synthesis (CARES), University of Liverpool

Dr Maree Hackett, Reader in Epidemiology, The University of Sydney & UCLan

DAY 2: IMPLEMENTING CHANGE IN PRACTICE – (Thursday 25th June):

Would you like to learn more about how to introduce and sustain evidence-based change in practice?  IF YES, please join our nationally and internationally renowned speakers to learn more and debate how to do this better!

Speakers include:

Dr Henna Hasson, Senior Researcher, Karolinska Institute, Sweden

Professor Kate Seers, Director, RCN Research Institute, University of Warwick

Professor Christopher Burton, Improvement Science Fellow, Health Foundation

Attend either one or both days.

If you would like to book a place at the conference please contact the Research Support Team at rsenquiries@uclan.ac.uk

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