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Research Professional Updates

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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.

The Royal Society Newsletter January 17

A new year and a new opportunity for scientists – 2016 was an exceptionally busy year here at the Royal Society. It was a year that saw us launch 5 new grants programmes, including funding for international collaboration, blue skies research and technical innovation. We also increased funding for our early career research fellows and distributed grants under the Global Challenges Research Fund and the Newton Fund. To read the newsletter in full click here

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.

Faculty of Health & Wellbeing Research and Knowledge Exchange newsletter

FHWB newsletter front pageThe first edition of the Faculty of Health & Wellbeing Research and Knowledge Exchange newsletter is available to view online here:

Faculty of Health & Wellbeing RKE newsletter January 2017

We hope that this newsletter will keep you up-to-date with the wide range of activity across the Faculty, inspire you to get involved and celebrate our RKE successes.

We would appreciate your feedback and suggestions to develop the newsletter further.

Prof Eleni Hatzidimitriadou
Head of Research and Enterprise
Faculty of Health and Wellbeing