Thursday, 24 September 2009

Health Services Research Programme Seminars

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6th October

Patient and public involvement in health research design: A review of the evidence.

Dr Jonathan Boote, Research Fellow, Research Design Service for Yorkshire and Humber, ScHARR, University of Sheffield


13th October

Talking to machines: Speech technology in rehabilitation, health and social care.

Professor Mark Hawley, Rehabilitation and Assistive Technology Research Group, Health Services Research, ScHARR, University of Sheffield.

20th October

The relationship between Research Design Services and Clinical Trials Units with examples from our own experience.

Professor Elaine McColl, Director of Newcastle CTU, University of Newcastle.

27th October

Half Term – No Seminar.

3rd November

Recruitment projections and Lasagna's Law: Literature review and qualitative research.

Daniel Hind, Research Fellow, Clinical Trials, Research Unit, HSR, ScHARR, University of Sheffield.

10th November

Rethinking informed consent: Why do patients enter clinical trials?

Dr Clare Relton, Honorary Research Fellow, Public Health, ScHARR, University of Sheffield.

17th November

Watching them grow and knowing you have done that: A qualitative study of well- being and allotment gardening.

Professor Nigel King, University of Huddersfield

24th November

Pilot studies and feasibility studies: Their definitions and uses in practice and policy.

Dr Cindy Cooper, Senior Research Fellow, Clinical Trials Unit, HSR, ScHARR, University of Sheffield.

1st December

Improving care for older people who fall: A programme of research in emergency care.

Professor Helen Snooks, Professor of Health Services Research, Centre for Health Information Research and Evaluation, Institute of Life Science, School of Medicine, Swansea University.

All the seminars will be held on Tuesday lunchtimes, in the Lecture Rooms 1&2 on the First Floor of ScHARR at Regent Court (Regent Street entrance) at 12.30pm. Coffee will be provided and you are welcome to bring your own sandwiches. All staff and students welcome

Seminars organised by Annette Haywood, ScHARR

( For further information please contact Joanne Turner on 0114 222 0751 or e-mail

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