Category Archives: conference

Delivering and Maintaining the Highest Standards of Research Integrity in HE

This conference is to be held in London on Wednesday April 26th from 11am – 3.30pm, for more details click here

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#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

Faculty of Health & Wellbeing Lunchtime Research Seminar Series

The title of this seminar is ‘A pilot study to evaluate the use of social media in teaching’, Led by Ann Price on Tuesday 15th November in PRf01.

Lunch from 11.30, presentation 12-1pm and networking and questions 1-1.30pm.

To book a place, please email FHWB.RKEassistant@canterbury.ac.uk or telephone 01227 922976.

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Westminster Higher Education Forum Keynote Seminar

Universities as ‘anchor institutions’ in their local economies: devolution, skills development and supporting entrepreneurship

with

Kevin Richardson, Local Growth Consultant, HEFCE and Jacqui Ward, Director, Cities & Local Growth Unit

and

Andrew Bacon, Enactus UK; Charlie Ball, HECSU; Rowena Burns, Manchester Science Partnerships; Susan Davies, Santander Business Banking; Nick Goldspink, N8 Research Partnership; Professor Ellie Hamilton, Lancaster University; Professor Mike Hinton, High Value Manufacturing Catapult; Gabriel Huntley, University Alliance; Matthew Rhodes, Greater Birmingham and Solihull Local Enterprise Partnership; Professor Tom Rodden, University of Nottingham and Tristan Watson, Ignite Accelerator

Chaired by:

Baroness Hughes of Stretford and Jim McMahon MP, Member, Communities and Local Government Committee  Continue reading Westminster Higher Education Forum Keynote Seminar

Children and Young People’s Mental Health: Promoting Integration and Early Intervention 2016

Thursday 8th December 2016, Manchester Conference Centre.

Confirmed speakers include: 

Jane Case, Northern Hub Manager, YoungMinds (confirmed)
Keynote Address
Dr Vijay Parkash, CAMHS and developmental services clinical director, West London Mental Health NHS Trust (invited)
Lorraine Khan, Associate Director, Children and Young People, Centre for Mental Health (confirmed)
Matt Buttery, Chief Executive Officer, Triple P UK (confirmed)
Matthew Boazman, Chief Officer for Strategy, Birmingham Children’s Hospital NHS Foundation Trust (confirmed)
Harry Golby, Head of Service Improvement, NHS Salford Clinical Commissioning Group (confirmed)
Dr Lesley French, Clinical Director & Head of Psychology, Children and Young People’s Services, Oxleas NHS Foundation Trust (confirmed)
Dr Irene Sclare, Consultant Clinical Psychologist, Project lead, DISCOVER workshop programmes, South London and Maudsley NHS Foundation Trust (confirmed)
Wendy Meredith, Greater Manchester’s Director of Population Health Transformation (confirmed)

For more information click on the link http://bit.ly/2e3HJ1q

Conference News – Dementia: Quality of Care

Wednesday 16th November 2016, Royal National Hotel, London

Quality of Care which has been designed to help you develop a greater understanding of how people with dementia can get the support they need every day of the year, whether that be at home, in residential care, hospital or in the wider community.
for more information please click on the link http://bit.ly/2dUDxAR

Universities as ‘anchor institutions’ in their local economies: devolution, skills development and supporting entrepreneurship

Morning, Thursday, 8th December 2016  – Central Manchester

This seminar will discuss latest thinking on the role of universities in the development of their local economies – and comes in the context of the fast-developing devolution of powers to Mayors and combined authorities in regions across England. Continue reading Universities as ‘anchor institutions’ in their local economies: devolution, skills development and supporting entrepreneurship

Investment in Sport 2016 Conference

Investment programmes & principles – responding to new challenges & opportunities.

The Investment In Sport & Activity conference 2016 will explore the progress of the Sporting Future strategy, the latest Sport England funding announcement and the range of investment opportunities open to the sector that will enhance participation in sport and activity across the UK.

Clink on the link for further information  http://bit.ly/2d1HQel