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Overcoming Inequalities: addressing barriers to extending working lives 5 April 9.30 – 15.30 | London

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Overcoming Inequalities

This one-day conference for policy makers, hosted by the ILC-UK, will showcase new research findings from the renEWL research consortium led by Professor Jenny Head (UCL Institute of Epidemiology and Health Care) and the Uncertain Futures research consortium led by Professor Sarah Vickerstaff, University of Kent. The conference will examine the current barriers to extending working lives: health inequalities, work place practice, and the policy barriers that government, business and civil society can work collectively to address.

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NIHR Senior Investigator appointments announced

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Fifty new Senior Investigators have been appointed to the National Institute of Health Research (NIHR) College of Senior Investigators for 2017. 

IEHC 3 Minute Thesis competition winners

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The Institute held it's annual 3 minute thesis competition on Friday 24th March in the Galton Lecture Theatre on 1-19 Torrington Place. 

Beacon Bursary Award

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The UCL Public Engagement Unit has announced the awardees in the latest round of Beacon Bursaries. These awards are available to UCL staff and postgraduate research students looking to connect their research or teaching with people outside UCL.

Success for the PCPH educational group at the SAPC regional conference

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Two members of the Primary Care and Population Health educational group (Institute of Epidemiology and Health Care) were awarded prizes at the recent SAPC (Society of Academic Primary Care) regional conference held at the University of Cambridge this January.

Launch of UCL's Research Department of Behaviour Science and Health 

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Behaviour Science and Health

The Research Department of Behavioural Science and Health (www.ucl.ac.uk/bsh) is launched on 20th March.  Part of the Institute of Epidemiology and Health Care (IEHC), this new research department (led by Professor Andrew Steptoe) reflects the importance of behavioural sciences to the Faculty of Population Health Sciences, and brings together the Health Behaviour Research Centre and the Psychobiology Group.

Street Mobility Conference 2017

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Euston Road Underpass

Held in the Wellcome Collection Building, UCL’s Street Mobility and Network Accessibility Project conference marked the end of a three-year multi-faculty collaboration and the launch of the project’s main output, a toolkit to assess community severance

UCL Health and Society Summer School: Social Determinants of Health - 3rd to 7th July 2017

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This one week non-residential summer school organised by EPH provides an in-depth assessment of the social determinants of health from a global research, policy and governance perspective. Professor Sir Michael Marmot will open the summer school with a presentation on the social determinants of health and close the week with a discussion on national and international policy development. For further information please visit the UCL Health and Society summer school: Social Determinants of Health website

Poster Competition Winners - Research Department of Epidemiology and Public Health

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The Research Department of Epidemiology and Public Health held their annual PhD poster competition on Thursday 2nd March 2017.  

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