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Building AHP Capacity for Research into Complex Interventions

Heart of the Campus, Collegiate Crescent, Sheffield Hallam University

Friday 4th March 2016 9.15am – 4.00pm

Confirmed Key Speakers

Professor Nadine Foster : NIHR Professor of Musculoskeletal Health in Primary Care, Keele University

Professor Avril Drummond : Professor of Healthcare Research, Faculty of Medicine & Health Sciences, University of Nottingham

Professor Gail Mountain: Professor of Applied Dementia Research, School of Dementia Studies at University of Bradford

Professor Pam Enderby: Emeritus Professor of Community Rehabilitation, University of Sheffield

Jo Cooke:  Programme Manager CLAHRC Yorkshire and Humber

Allied Health Professionals need to engage in research to strengthen the evidence of the professions’ value and impact on patient care. Research is needed into complex interventions that are essential to managing acute and long term conditions, and in enhanced service user and community care. To do this AHPs must overcome the barriers and challenges to developing their research capacity. Showcasing our research and establishing networks and partnerships are key elements in research development.

This event is hosted as a collaboration between Sheffield Hallam University, University of Sheffield, Sheffield Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust, NIHR CLAHRC Yorkshire and Humber and the NIHR CRN Yorkshire and Humber.

Who should come?

  • AHP managers
  • AHP novice and aspiring researchers
  • AHP active researchers

What you will gain from attendance?

  • Consider the value of engaging in research for effective evidence based practice and your CPD.
  • Learn from other how to overcome the barriers and challenges in getting started in research.
  • Learn about the importance of a team approach and how to build that team.
  • Think out of the box – can things be done differently?
  • How to build workforce research capacity building and obtain impact.
  • Identify strategies to support research development in your clinical area.
  • Identify research funding sources and what funders are looking for in applications.
  • Hear about AHP led research projects.
  • Networking, this is essential for the development of research partnerships.

What is the format of the day?

This conference will comprise of  a series of key note presentations, there will be an ‘in conversation’ discussion with leading AHP researchers and an interactive panel discussion with key funders.

There will be opportunities to find out more about the various research organisations and networks that can support the development of AHP research.

If you have a poster of recent AHP research work that you would like to display please send a pdf of your poster to by 29th February 2016 and then bring it with you on the day.

This event is FREE to attend and includes refreshments.

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