Seminars and Events

Aim:To provide a forum for departmental staff to share and learn about current research developments.



  • To provide an opportunity for speakers (internal and external) to  present work to the department.
  • To provide a space for staff to present research work in progress.
  • To generate and facilitate discussion and sharing of ideas about research substantive topics and methodologies.
  • To critique and develop research in an informal and supportive environment.

Timetable for 2015/2016 Seminars

Date Unit Responsible Day
17th September 2015 E-Health Thursday
19th October 2015 Teaching Monday
19th November 2015 CAPS Thursday
14th December 2015 Mental Health Monday
21st January 2016 Madingley dry run Thursday
15th February 2016 BRHS Monday
17th March 2016 Methodology Thursday
18th April 2016 Priment Monday
19th May 2016 ISL Thursday
20th June 2016 E-Health Monday
21st July 2016 Teaching Thursday
19th September 2016 CAPS Monday
20th October 2016 Mental Health Thursday
21st November 2016 BRHS Monday

Previous Seminars

Evaluating the implementation of HeLP-Diabetes within NHS services Thursday, 24th July 2014 Abstract
How do hospital doctors manage patients with medically unexplained symptoms.  Findings of a qualitative study and implications for medical education. Monday, 16th June 2014 Abstract
An exploration of how older people experience and manage loneliness in later life Tuesday, 4th February 2014 Abstract
Estimating the ‘real life’ effectiveness of statins for primary prevention of cardiovascular disease in people with severe mental illness Thursday, 9th January 2014 Abstract
Physical activity in the elderly: new findings from the British Regional Heart Study Thursday, 12th December 2013 Abstract
 Addressing the evidence-practice gap for complex interventions in primary care: systematic review of reviews  Thursday, 21st November, 2013 Abstract
Development of best practice guidance for retention in randomised trials Thursday, 7th November 2013 Abstract
 Antiretroviral treatment and sexual behaviour and partnership patterns of HIV positive men who have sex with men: implications for HIV prevention.  Thursday, 17th October 2013 Abstract
 Promoting physical activity with older people: findings from the ProAct65+ trial. - Steve Iliffe  Thursday, 19th September 2013 Abstract
 “Illicit drug use and substance misuse treatment recording  in primary care using The Health Improvement Network (THIN).” - Hilary Davies  Thursday, 25th July 2013
 Intercalated BSc- why do we offer them and what do they achieve?  Monday, 8th July 2013 Abstract
 ‘The use of the Internet to Deliver Interventions for Sexual Problems’ - Lorna Hobbs  Friday, 7th June 2013 Abstract
 A prospective cohort study of the course, morbidity and health care use by patients with unexplained physical symptoms in primary care - Kethakie Sumathipala (PhD upgrade) Friday, 24th May 2013 Abstract
Role of the NIHR Research Design and PRIMENT CTU in training and research support - Prof. Irwin Nazareth Monday, 13th May 2013 Abstract
Illness representations and psychological distress in patients with non-cardiac chest pain - Rosie Webster Monday, 22th April 2013 Abstract
"Quality End of Life Care in Dementia: How do Family Carers View Quality" - Nathan Davies Friday, 26th April 2013 Abstract
“Body composition, dietary patterns, cardiovascular disease and mortality in older men” - Janice Atkins Tuesday, 12th March 2013 Abstract
Hazardous drinking in young professional women: their ‘relationship with alcohol' - Ros Watts Thursday, 21st February 2013 Abstract
Implementation of quality indicators in  palliative care study (IMPACT) - Nathan Davies Monday, 18th February 2013 Abstract
Preparing for Madingley 2013 - Various Thursday, 17th January 2013 Abstracts & Speakers
'Bending over Backwards to use Non-Linear Transformations in Prognostic Modelling' - Deborah Stocken Thursday, 13th December 2012  
Cardiovascular ageing and other planned research themes for the British Regional Heart Study - Prof. Goya Wannamethee Thursday, 29th November 2012 Abstract
Developing an online self-management intervention for adults with type 2 diabetes: a review of existing interventions and  the theoretical basis for our new one - Kingshuk Pal (PhD upgrade) Friday, 26th October 2012 Abstract
How can primary care records be used for mental health research?
Monday, 24th September 2012 Abstract
What can NoCLoR can do for you? An introduction to the North Central London Research Consortium. Monday, 16th July 2012 Abstract
Assessing 'performances' in GP consultations: cultural and linguistic factors in the GP licensing exam - Celia Roberts and Sarah Atkins Thursday, 5th July 2012 Abstract
Does Manflu Exist?  Are gender differences in consultation rates real? - Gareth James, Yingying Wang and Nick Freemantle Thursday, 21st June 2012  Abstract
UK ethnic differences in type 2 diabetes and cardiovascular disease: studying their origins in childhood - Peter Whincup Monday, 14th May 2012 Abstract
The Electronic Prescription Service Release 2 (EPSR2): impact on interactions in the consultation - Fiona Stevenson Thursday, 10th May 2012 Abstract
Professor Paul Wallace’s Festschrift Friday, 30th March 2012 Invitation &
Outline of the PRIMENT Clinical Trials Unit - Prof. Irwin Nazareth Monday, 19th March 2012
The effect of exercise on behavioural and psychological symptoms in dementia: a review of the literature using a rapid critical interpretive approach - Dr Ingela Thuné-Boyle Thursday, 16th February 2012 Abstract
'Working with words: exploring possiblities for textual analysis' - Dr Sophie Park and Dr Ann Griffin Monday, 30th January 2012 Abstract
Presentations for SAPC Madingley 2012 Monday, 16th January 2012 Abstracts & Speakers
Early Intervention in First Episode Schizophrenia – EDEN, Super EDEN, GUIDANCE - Prof. Nick Freemantle
Thursday, 15th December 2011
Is the new genetics fulfilling its promise? A perspective on cardiovascular disease" - Prof. Richard Morris
Thursday, 17th November 2011
The Sexunzipped website for sexual wellbeing for young people: early results of a pilot online RCT
Monday, 17th October 2011 
Start2quit: A randomised trial to increase the uptake of NHS Stop Smoking Services using personal targeted risk information and taster sessions
Monday, 19 September 2011 Abstract
Who joins an exercise promotion trial run through general practice? Monday, 18 July 2011 Abstract
The Hunting of the Snark: a 30 year voyage into cardiovascular disease with the British Regional Heart Study." - Prof. Goya Wannamethee Monday, 27 June 2011 Abstract
Is weekend hospitalisation associated with an additional risk of death? A prognostic model derived from over 14 million hospitalisations in the National Health Service in England in 2009/10. Monday, 27 June 2011 Abstract
The research - teaching  nexus – rumour or reality: implications for academic primary care Thursday, 16 June 2011 Abstract
Developing and implementing an undergraduate IPL module focused on patient Chronic Care Self Management Thursday, 26 May 2011 Abstract
Physical activity and risk of CVD and diabetes in older adults.  Update from the British Regional Heart Study. Monday, 9 May 2011 Abstract
Developing, evaluating and implementing a web-based self-management programme for people with Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus: An NIHR Programme Grant Thursday, 14 April 2011 Abstract
Early quantitative and qualitative results from the ProCEED trial Monday, 21 March 2011 Abstract
Evaluation of Exercise on Individuals with Dementia and their Carers: A Randomized Controlled Trial Thursday, 17 February 2011 Abstract
Annual iBSc Research Seminar Monday, 17 January 2011 Abstract
Degrees of certainty: revisiting the concept of uncertainty in undergraduate medical education

Monday, 6 December 2010
The integration of refugee healthcare professionals in the NHS: the experience of GP trainees in London
Thursday, 2 December 2010
Sexual Health Interventions on the Internet Monday, 1 November 2010 Abstract
GMC Fitness to practise procedures - everything you wanted to know but were afraid to ask Monday, 18 October 2010 Abstract

Previous Conferences

Conference Title (past)
GP Tutors  Annual Conference 2014 - Creating Space for Learning
 Friday, 7th March 2014
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GP Tutors' Annual Conference 2013 - GP Teaching: New directions in Assessment & Technology  Friday, 26th April 2013 More info
GP Tutors' Annual Conference 2012 - Exploring Communication in Teaching & Practice  Thursday, 22nd March 2012
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GP Tutors' Annual Conference 2011 - Teaching in the New NHS  Friday, 1st April 2011
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