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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. https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/interprofessional-education-sharing-research-and-practice-tickets-30848249946

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.

#HealthResearchKent – Kent Wide Research Day

On the 13th January 2017, NHS Research & Development Departments from across Kent will be hosting a health research event at Woolf College in the University of Kent.

The Kent-wide Research Day aims to celebrate health research taking place across Kent. The day will feature plenary sessions, presentations and workshops. Lunch and refreshments will be provided.

Staff from the Faculty of Health and Wellbeing will be facilitating workshops, and there will be a Canterbury Christ Church stand in the foyer.

The event is free to attend but there are a limited number of places available.

For more information and to register click here