Populations & Lifelong Health

Events

16 February, 2016 - Frontiers in digital health: big data difficulties

Time: 15:00:00 - 16:00:00

Applications of machine learning and artificial intelligence offer huge hope to healthcare. But there are also challenges. Hugh will address some of these - specifically the challenges of teaching using misinformation, and then, briefly, societal issues to implementation.

Location: B15, Anatomy Building, Gower Street, London, WC1E 6BT

Contact: Dr Delmiro Fernandez-Reyes

Email: delmiro.fernandez-reyes@ucl.ac.uk

Phone: +44 (0)20 7679 5326

16 February, 2016 - UCL Division of Infection & Immunity internal speaker programme

Time: 13:00:00 - 14:00:00

Speakers: Dr Carolina Ferreira - ‘TRIMming innate responses against gene therapy vectors’; and Mr Richard Miles - ‘A novel function for the HIV-1 restriction factor MxB’. Please note: Due to a new central UCL policy. All PhD students are now required to sign into each internal seminar to keep a track of attendance records and engagement.

Location: Chadwick LT, Chadwick Building, Gower St, London, WC1E 6BT

Contact: Jason Coyne

Email: j.coyne@ucl.ac.uk

Phone: Please email

17 February, 2016 - Multiple psychosocial stressors in the home environment, childhood obesity and social emotional development over the first decade of life in the Millennium Cohort Study

Time: 12:00:00 - 13:00:00

Part of the UCL Research Department of Epidemiology & Public Health '1pm' Seminar Series. Speakers: Ms Hanna Creese, PhD student. All are welcome. The 1pm seminars are given by the department’s research groups and PhD students. Visitors from outside the department are requested to notify the seminar organisers if they wish to attend.

Location: G37 & G38, 1-19 Torrington Place, , , WC1E 7HB

Contact: Emily Poole

Email: e.poole@ucl.ac.uk

Phone: Please email

22 February, 2016 - Conference on retroviruses and opportunistic infections (CROI) 2016

Time: -

This annual conference brings together top basic, translational, and clinical researchers from around the world to share the latest studies, important developments, and best research methods in the ongoing battle against HIV/AIDS and related infectious diseases. CROI is a global model of collaborative science and the premier international venue for bridging basic and clinical investigation into clinical practice in the field of HIV and related viruses. Webcasts, abstracts, electronic posters, and other electronic resources from CROI 2016 will be available online via webcast.

Location: Hynes Convention Center, , Boston,

Contact: Info

Email: CROIinfo@iasusa.org

Phone: (415) 544-9400

22 February, 2016 - Fun & games: digital learning, training and rehabilitation

Time: 15:00:00 - 19:00:00

This event will celebrate the increasing popularity of serious games, apps for training, learning and rehabilitation. However, how do we know if they actually work? This event will feature senior keynote speakers outlining the challenges of assessment of series games for health and a panel discussing future directions of games technologies from educational, clinical and computer science perspectives. Hands on showcase will present demos developed at UCL/ UCLP, at industry or start-ups. Part of UCL's Festival for Digital Health.

Location: Main Quad Pavilion, Wilkins Building, Gower St, London, WC1E 6BT

Contact: Patty Kostkova

Email: p.kostkova@ucl.ac.uk

Phone: Please email

22 February, 2016 - RecommendMe: launch evening and audience ‘tryathon’

Time: 18:00:00 - 19:30:00

RecommendMe, an innovative digital platform, targets and tailors services to support healthy ageing. It provides a unique solution to a growing problem amongst ageing populations in the UK and other developed countries; social isolation and physical inactivity amongst older adults. RecommendMe can offer personalised recommendations based on factors that include physical, mental and social capacity, personal interests, geographical location and the activities undertaken by their peer group. Come along and meet the award-winning team as they present their new platform, and then get hands-on with the RecommendME 'tryathon' stations.

Location: G06 Sir Ambrose Fleming Lecture Theatre, Roberts Building, Malet Place, London, WC1E 7JE

Contact: Michael Reade

Email: m.reade@ucl.ac.uk

Phone: Please email

24 February, 2016 - 2nd Behaviour Change conference: digital health and wellbeing

Time: 09:30:00 - 09:30:00

The UCL Centre for Behaviour Change is delighted to announce its second Behaviour Change conference, 'Digital Health and Wellbeing'. The conference will be hosted in association with the new UCL Institute of Digital Health. It will be a unique 2-day event that brings the science of behaviour change, health, and technology expertise across disciplines to all those interested in developing and evaluating digital interventions and products. *Conference Registration is now open - book now!*

Location: Senate House, Malet Place Gower Street , London, WC1E 7HU

Contact: Dr Stephanie Lietz

Email: behaviourchange@ucl.ac.uk

Phone: 020 7679 1627

25 February, 2016 - Webinar: introduction to CLOSER discovery

Time: 13:30:00 - 14:30:00

CLOSER Discovery is an online resource that enables researchers to view and appraise data from eight leading UK longitudinal studies. Users will be able to search by keyword, or browse by topic. Each search will provide a summary of the data available, how they were collected (including questions and protocols), and allow you to filter by study, topic and life stage. This webinar will give attendees the opportunity to find out more about the beta website, what is next in development, as well as ask the CLOSER technical team questions. Registered delegates will receive detailed joining instructions closer to the date on how to join the webinar session.

Location: , , ,

Contact: Ryan Bradshaw

Email: r.bradshaw@ioe.ac.uk

Phone: Please email

29 February, 2016 - Self-care, shared care: rethinking the management of long-term conditions

Time: 14:00:00 - 18:00:00

With new technologies (patient-controlled electronic health records, unprecedented access to health information, wearables and sensors for monitoring, novel digital interventions, etc.) there are great new opportunities for prevention and for managing long-term conditions. There is also a financial push: as more becomes possible, it will be necessary to manage more care outside clinical settings, with people taking greater responsibility for their own and their families’ health. These changes present new challenges: in re-thinking the role of the patient, of their family and friends, of the clinician and the system of care, and in reviewing what is and should be possible using digital technologies. In this event, we will present ongoing research into digitally-enabled approaches to supporting self-care and shared care. Part of UCL's Festival for Digital Health.

Location: Ground floor seminar room, London Knowledge Lab, 23-29 Emerald Street , London, WC1N 3QS

Contact: Ann Blandford

Email: a.blandford@ucl.ac.uk

Phone: Please email

1 March, 2016 - #DataSavesLives: using health data to improve public health

Time: 09:30:00 - 17:00:00

Join our showcase of world-class research and other events including interactive demonstrations, workshops and discussions. The aim is to stimulate interest and debate in new frontiers in health informatics and its application by highlighting key areas where research has had a pivotal influence on understanding the causes and development of disease, drug safety monitoring and health policy evaluation through our research using electronic health records. We will also showcase novel methods in health informatics and opportunities for training and collaboration. There will be an opportunity to network. Sessions include: - Opportunities and challenges of Big data in healthcare research - Big data saves lives: examples from the Farr Institute - Use of digital health data from a clinician and public perspective - Data science and analytics - Visualising health care data - Patients and the Public Informing electronic health record research. Part of UCL's Festival for Digital Health.

Location: Farr Institute Seminar rooms, UCL Farr Institute, 222 Euston Road, London, NW1 2DA

Contact: Nathalie Fitzpatrick

Email: n.fitzpatrick@ucl.ac.uk

Phone: +44 (0)20 7679 5326

1 March, 2016 - UCL Research Department of Epidemiology & Public Health '1pm' seminar series

Time: 13:00:00 - 14:00:00

Speakers: Researchers from the Leonard Cheshire Disability and Inclusive Development Centre. All are welcome. The 1pm seminars are given by the department’s research groups and PhD students. Visitors from outside the department are requested to notify the seminar organisers if they wish to attend.

Location: G37 & G38, 1-19 Torrington Place, , , WC1E 7HB

Contact: Emily Poole

Email: e.poole@ucl.ac.uk

Phone: Please email

7 March, 2016 - Resilience in early old age: defining “risk”

Time: 13:00:00 - 14:00:00

Part of the UCL Research Department of Epidemiology & Public Health '1pm' Seminar Series. Speaker: Mr Sol Richardson, PhD student. All are welcome. The 1pm seminars are given by the department’s research groups and PhD students. Visitors from outside the department are requested to notify the seminar organisers if they wish to attend.

Location: G37 & G38, 1-19 Torrington Place, , , WC1E 7HB

Contact: Emily Poole

Email: e.poole@ucl.ac.uk

Phone: Please email

8 March, 2016 - Lunch Hour Lectures: reproduction without sex: what does technology have to offer?

Time: 13:15:00 - 13:55:00

The first IVF baby was born in 1978. Since then, technology has advanced so that IVF success rates are higher than natural conception, and it is now possible to check the chromosomes of the embryonic genome using next generation sequencing. Is genome editing the next logical step?

Location: Darwin Lecture Theatre, Darwin Building, access via Malet Place, London, WC1E 6BT

Contact: Sonia Abrams

Email: events@ucl.ac.uk

Phone: +44 (0)203 108 3840

9 March, 2016 - ECN event - grantsmanship mentoring for early career researchers

Time: 09:00:00 - 17:00:00

UCL Populations & Lifelong Health Domain Early Career Network event. At this mentoring workshop, early career researchers will get the chance to present and receive feedback on a two-page outline grant or fellowship proposal. On the day, ECRs will deliver a 3 min presentation. Senior academic mentors will then ask questions about the proposal and provide constructive feedback. The mentoring sessions will run for 3 hours and early career researchers will be able to sit in throughout in order that they can learn from their peers and vice versa. ECRs must submit their proposal two weeks in advance, which will then be passed on to senior academic mentors. There are only 12 places on the mentoring workshop, your place will be reserved once you have sent your two page research proposal.

Location: Suite 1A Meeting Room 1, Maple House, 149 Tottenham Court Rd, London, W1T 7NF

Contact: Rob Aldridge

Email: r.aldridge@ucl.ac.uk

Phone: Please email

9 March, 2016 - Open Access for early career researchers

Time: 14:00:00 - 15:00:00

Join UCL Press and De Gruyter Open to discuss open access for early career and PhD researchers. This session will cover the benefits of publishing in open access early in a researcher’s career, in addition to the different models that exist. Speakers will include Dr. Chris Penfold, Commissioning Editor for UCL Press, and Emily Poznanski, Product Manager (Open Access Books) for De Gruyter Open.

Location: H O Schild Pharmacology Lecture Theatre , Medical Sciences and Anatomy Building, Gower Street, London, WC1E 6BT

Contact: Alison Major

Email:

Phone: Please email

10 March, 2016 - ECN event - public engagement and media relations at UCL

Time: 10:20:00 - 12:40:00

Public engagement and media relations are important aspects of the research process, and often a requirement for successful funding applications. But where do you start? This event, organised by the UCL Populations & Lifelong Health Domain Early Career Network (ECN), will provide an introduction to the these topics for early career researchers, both in terms of the resources available to researchers within UCL, as well as the perspectives of those outside academia (e.g. journalists, charities). There will be opportunity for questions throughout, and the event will conclude with a panel discussion.

Location: UCL Grant Museum of Zoology, Rockefeller Building, 21 University Street, London, WC1E 6DE

Contact: Ewan Carr

Email: ewan.carr@ucl.ac.uk

Phone: Please email

11 March, 2016 - NEETs and long term health in the ONS Longitudinal Study

Time: 12:00:00 -

Part of the UCL Research Department of Epidemiology & Public Health '1pm' Seminar Series. Speaker: Ms Wei Xun, PhD student. All are welcome. The 1pm seminars are given by the department’s research groups and PhD students. Visitors from outside the department are requested to notify the seminar organisers if they wish to attend.

Location: G37 & G38, 1-19 Torrington Place, , , WC1E 7HB

Contact: Emily Poole

Email: e.poole@ucl.ac.uk

Phone: Please email

14 March, 2016 - Mental health research at the Institute of Child Health and Great Ormond Street Hospital – research into practice

Time: 13:00:00 - 17:00:00

Mental ill-health affects 1 in 10 children and 80% of adult mental illness starts before age 18. In the population of children with physical illness, rates of mental illness are up to seven-times higher. Chair: Professor Roz Shafran. The event is free to attend but pre-registration is required to secure a place. Please register your attendance via the doodle link or email ICH Developmental Neurosciences Programme to reserve your place at this unique event.

Location: Kennedy Lecture Theatre, UCL Institute of Child Health, 30 Guilford Street, London, WC1N 1EH

Contact: ICH Developmental Neurosciences Programme

Email: ICH.DN.Programme@ucl.ac.uk

Phone: Please email

17 March, 2016 - UCLPartners introduction to quality improvement

Time: 09:30:00 - 16:30:00

UCLPartners is committed to supporting our partners to build communities who have the capability to deliver improvement across the partnership. This one day session is aimed at anyone interested in learning about the methodology and models UCLPartners use to support quality improvement work, covering all the basics necessary to understand and participate in QI initiatives. The session aim is to deliver a package including all the basics necessary to understand and participate in Quality Improvement initiatives. Open to all UCLPartners and partner organisation employees, and all UCLPartners postgraduate trainees and those in the Frontier (SASG) programme

Location: TBC, , ,

Contact: Rachana Bhatt

Email: Rachana.bhatt@uclpartners.com

Phone: Please email

23 March, 2016 - UCL & LSHTM TB Symposium

Time: 09:00:00 - 17:00:00

Organised by UCL Population Health

The UCL-TB and London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine's annual TB symposium has gained a reputation as one of the most important events in the field of tuberculosis. The symposium will be the launch of a journal series in collaboration with Biomedical Central and will cover four main themes: * Transmission * Diagnostics/Treatment * Drug resistance * Immune correlates

Location: John Snow Lecture Theatre, LSHTM, Keppel Street, London, WC1E 7HT

Contact: Kim Morgan

Email: tb@ucl.ac.uk

Phone: +44 (0)20 3108 2090

5 April, 2016 - UCL Research Department of Epidemiology & Public Health '1pm' seminar series

Time: 13:00:00 - 14:00:00

Speakers: Researchers from the Institute for Health Equity. All are welcome. The 1pm seminars are given by the department’s research groups and PhD students. Visitors from outside the department are requested to notify the seminar organisers if they wish to attend.

Location: G37 & G38, 1-19 Torrington Place, , , WC1E 7HB

Contact: Emily Poole

Email: e.poole@ucl.ac.uk

Phone: Please email

27 April, 2016 - Third fuse international conference on knowledge exchange in public health: evidence to impact in public health

Time: -

What counts as ‘evidence’ and whether we can ‘create impact’ are contested issues. This conference will aim to explore these debates in relation to the field of public health and wellbeing. Registration will open at the beginning of October, early-bird rates until 31 January 2016.

Location: Hilton Hotel, , Newcastle Gateshead,

Contact: Laura Ritson at Fuse

Email: Laura.Ritson@newcastle.ac.uk

Phone: Please email

22 June, 2016 - UCLPartners introduction to quality improvement

Time: 09:30:00 - 16:30:00

UCLPartners is committed to supporting our partners to build communities who have the capability to deliver improvement across the partnership. This one day session is aimed at anyone interested in learning about the methodology and models UCLPartners use to support quality improvement work, covering all the basics necessary to understand and participate in QI initiatives. The session aim is to deliver a package including all the basics necessary to understand and participate in Quality Improvement initiatives. Open to all UCLPartners and partner organisation employees, and all UCLPartners postgraduate trainees and those in the Frontier (SASG) programme

Location: TBC, , ,

Contact: Rachana Bhatt

Email: Rachana.bhatt@uclpartners.com

Phone: Please email