HSRUK Newsletter, September 2017
Save the date: HSRUK Conference 2018
4 – 5 July 2018
Following the success of our 10th HSRUK Symposium, where the HSR Community gathered in Nottingham for two days to exchange a great wealth of knowledge on health service innovation, evidence and improvement; the HSRUK team are pleased to announce the dates for our event in 2018: The Health Services Research UK Conference will take place on the 4-5 July 2018 in Nottingham.
Join us, and an international audience of over 300 delegates at this important event in the HSR calendar!
10th Health Services & Policy Research Conference
1 – 3 November 2017
Gold Coast, Australia
The 10th Health Services and Policy Research Conference will be held at Surfers Paradise Marriott Resort & Spa, Gold Coast Queensland on Wed 1st –Fri 3rd November 2017.
The theme is ‘Shifting Priorities: balancing acute and primary care services’ and it’s topical.
The conference will focus on current and future priorities for resources in acute and primary care, in order to achieve a sustainable and functional system into the future. The conference will bring us back to the basics of health services research – examining the structures and processes for the organisation and delivery of healthcare services to society – as we look to build a sustainable, future-ready, and patient focused health care system.
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CLAHRC Care Homes Research day
23 November 2017
Friends House, Euston, London
This cross-CLAHRC research event will showcase what CLAHRCs have achieved in care home* research to date and will foster learning from the variety of regional research that has national application and significance.
The event will provide a platform for developing collaborations with care homes that can address the differences in how health and social care (and independent providers) are organised; to explore the implementation of evidence; and to look at how CLAHRCs can support research capacity building with care homes.
Applying Discrete Choice Experiments in Health Economics: Theoretical and Practical Issues.
15 – 17 November 2017
Jury’s Inn, Aberdeen
This course is aimed at those interested in applying DCEs in health economics. We focus on the practical and theoretical issues raised when applying the technique. The course includes practical, computer-based group work sessions that allow participants to gain first hands-on experience with the conduct and analysis of DCEs. No prior knowledge of DCEs is required to follow the course. Knowledge of regression methods is needed.
A limited number of places remain available. If you are interested in attending this workshop, please click here for further information and registration details. The workshop will be a yearly event, if you are unable to attend this year, however may be interested in attending in future years, please email Alison.email@example.com to be added to the mailing list.
PhD Studentship in Epidemiology/Applied Quantitative Health Research using population cohorts of Ageing in the UK and USA
A funded PhD studentship (UK/EU) in epidemiology and public health is being offered at Newcastle University – start date: January 2018.
The PhD offers exciting opportunities to develop and apply methodological skills in epidemiology/ applied quantitative health research as well as to work with leading national and international collaborators. The studentship will suit someone keen to advance core, transferable and methodological research skills in applied quantitative health research. Publications and presenting at national and international conferences will be key outputs of the PhD.
Start date and duration
Application closing date
31 October 2017
Research Assistant in HEHTA
Full time for two years
HEHTA are looking to appoint a researcher to make a leading contribution to the project: Developing a Type 2 Diabetes Policy Model and a web-based decision aid “dashboard” (CSO funded 2-year project).
Specifically, the post holder will conduct, manage and publish research in the area of diabetes policy modelling as well as assist in managing and directing this complex and challenging project.
Click here for further details and to apply.