Addressing the issue of safer staffing in community care settings: shining the spotlight on doing things differently. – Tuesday 14th March at 12-1pm (lunch & networking from 11.30am)
This session presents the outcomes of participatory research with community nurses that addresses the gaps and challenges in developing a robust way of measuring safe staffing levels on which to base decisions about commissioning of future health and care services for people in or close to their own homes. Continue reading Faculty of Health & Wellbeing lunchtime research seminar series
The first keynote speaker is announced – the deadline for the call for papers is approaching, 20 February 2017. For more information click here
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
This conference is to be held in London on Wednesday April 26th from 11am – 3.30pm, for more details click here
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
The Faculty of Health and Wellbeing lunchtime research seminar series continues next term, and the programme for Spring 2017 is now available.
The seminar series provides a forum to present and discuss research work undertaken by Faculty academics and students. Seminars are open to anyone who has an interest in research in Health and Wellbeing.
Presentations are normally from 12-1pm. Further details of each seminar will be released nearer the time. You can see the topic for each seminar below or download the flyer to keep. Continue reading Faculty of Health & Wellbeing Lunchtime Research Seminar Series – Spring 2017
Working together: people, practice and policy in alcohol research
Wednesday 5th April 2017, Friends House, central London. for more information please click on the link http://bit.ly/2hpHNK4
Improving lives: Supporting Adults with Learning Disabilities – Tuesday 31st January 2017, Manchester.
For more details please click the link http://bit.ly/2fsoqOd
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.
Universities as ‘anchor institutions’ in their local economies: devolution, skills development and supporting entrepreneurship
Kevin Richardson, Local Growth Consultant, HEFCE and Jacqui Ward, Director, Cities & Local Growth Unit
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
Baroness Hughes of Stretford and Jim McMahon MP, Member, Communities and Local Government Committee Continue reading Westminster Higher Education Forum Keynote Seminar