Category Archives: conference

Dementia 2020 – The next Phase


Dementia 2020 – The Next Phase is an opportunity to consider progress of the Implementation Plan up to 2018 and will assess whether it has achieved the actions included as it moves into phase two. This conference will allow participants hearing from senior leaders from many of the key partner organisations involved in the 2020 Challenge.

For full details click here



UK-US Early Career Research Collaboration Workshop

Saturday 10th–Sunday 11th February 2018 – 136 Irving Street, Cambridge, Massachusetts, USA

The British Academy, in collaboration with the American Academy of Arts & Sciences and the American Philosophical Society, is inviting applications for early career researchers in the humanities and social sciences to attend a research collaboration workshop on the broad theme of violence. The workshop format will enable the exchange of ideas across disciplinary as well as national boundaries with the aim to help create and build exchange, cooperation and partnership between the researchers attending in the short- and long-term.  For more information click here


8th Annual Baby Room Conference 31.3.17 – BOOK NOW!

8th Annual Baby Room Conference 31.3.17 – BOOK NOW!

This annual conference provides time and space to listen, reflect, discuss and debate the education and care of babies and young children from birth to two. It is for anyone whose studies and/or work involve babies’ early learning and development. The day includes presentations by internationally renowned speakers with time to ask questions, to meet new people, to reflect and to browse exhibitors’ stands over refreshments and lunch.

The conference is free for staff and £15 for students – please encourage your students to attend if it is of relevance to them.

Please make all bookings (staff and students) via this link

Alcohol Research UK

Researching with purpose: what is the point of public involvement?  By Jo Cairns

On Wednesday 5th April Alcohol Research UK will be hosting a national conference on public involvement in alcohol research.

Their new Senior Research and Policy Officer, Jo Cairns, describes her journey from conventional academic researcher to someone with a passion for working with the public.  Ror the full article click here

Interprofessional Education: Sharing Research and Practice

Thursday 2nd February 2017 – Augustine Hall

The Faculties of Education and Health & Wellbeing have organised a joint conference designed to inspire you and to extend your lens of professional possibilities. Interprofessional work can challenge assumptions about knowledge and practice and by doing so, it can extend the professional landscape.

Colleagues from the Faculties of Health & Wellbeing and Education have organised presentations and workshops to stimulate fresh thinking and created talking spaces to debate issues about integrated practice in a multidisciplinary arena.

If you would like to attend the conference, please register using the link below.

On registering for the event please select one workshop you would like to attend from each of the two time slots.

Research & Knowledge Exchange Conference

‘Inter-professional Education: Sharing Research and Practice’

Thursday 2nd February, Augustine Hall, 8.30am – 4pm – Put the date in your diaries for this conference, which is being jointly run by the Faculties of Education and Health and Wellbeing. save-the-date-postcard-2-2-17

Expected themes to be covered are:

  • research in practice
  • interconnectedness
  • diverse professionals with a range of different competencies and skills working together so that the collective is stronger than the component parts
  • training student professionals to incorporate the interprofessional mind-set into their identity.