Populations & Lifelong Health

Events

4 August, 2014 - Centre for Behaviour Change Summer School

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

This course has been developed and is led by world-renowned experts in the field, including Professor Susan Michie and Professor Robert West. The course will introduce the principles of behaviour change and demonstrate how these can be applied to a range of practical problems, from supporting change amongst patients and health professionals to planning and supporting change in organisations and communities. More information:

Location: Roberts Building, Malet Place, London, WC1E 7JE

Contact: UCL Centre for Behaviour Change

Email: behaviourchange@ucl.ac.uk

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2 September, 2014 - Institute of Clinical Trials and Methodology Launch Event

Time: 14:00:00 - 18:30:00

On 2nd September 2014 an event will be held to launch the Institute, showcasing current work and sharing how the ICTM can support all trials across UCL in the future. The meeting will run from 14:00 to 17:00 and be followed by a drinks reception. The Provost, the Vice-Provost, Health and the Dean of FPHS will speak briefly, with Professor Max Parmar (ICTM Director) and the leading trials experts at UCL providing the main content for the afternoon. A detailed agenda and further information will be circulated nearer the time.

Location: Kennedy Lecture Theatre, Institute Of Child Health, 30 Guilford St, , WC1N 1EH

Contact: Katie Canada-Chwieroth

Email: k.canada@ucl.ac.uk

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3 September, 2014 - Early Careers Network Launch

Time: 15:00:00 - 17:00:00

The UCL Populations & Lifelong Health Early Careers Network will launch with this career development and networking event on Wednesday 3 September. The launch will include information, inspiring talks and lively discussion about the opportunities and challenges facing PhD students, post-docs, research fellows, lecturers and beyond, working on population health. A range of 'case studies' from researchers at different stages of their career will also be presented (speaker details to follow) and there will be a networking drinks reception in the Roberts Foyer, providing a great opportunity for interaction and networking with the speakers, the ECN Committee and researchers from across the Populations & Lifelong Health Domain. An interactive 'quiz' will also provide attendees with the chance influence future events and express how the Network could help them.

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

Contact: Sadie Boniface

Email: s.boniface@ucl.ac.uk

Phone: +44 (0)20 3108 3142 (ext: 53142)

8 September, 2014 - Otto Wolff Lecture

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

Organised by UCL Institute of Child Health

Save the date for this Otto Wolff Lecture, which will be given by Professor Dame Sally Davies (Chief Medical Officer & Chief Scientific Adviser, Department of Health). Registration details to follow shortly. About the Otto Wolff Lectures Together, Great Ormond Street Hospital for Children (GOSH) and the UCL Institute of Child Health (UCL ICH) are one of the largest and most famous paediatric centres in the world and our Lecture series reflects this status by show-casing world-class clinical and scientific presentations. The series also recognises one of the great GOSH/ICH Clinical Professors of Paediatrics, Otto Wolff, who maintained an active interest in Paediatrics and attended many of the sessions until his death at the age of 90, in April 2010. The Otto Wolff Lectures are held in the Kennedy Lecture Theatre at the UCL Institute of Child Health, normally on the 2nd Monday of each month at 1.00pm with tea/coffee and cake available beforehand from 12.40pm.

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

Contact: Ash Kotecha

Email: a.kotecha@ucl.ac.uk

Phone:

11 September, 2014 - ESRC Seminar Series: Obesity, Food and Physical Activity

Time: 13:45:00 - 17:30:00

'Tackling obesity is one of the most complex problems we face as a society. This seminar faces the problem head on by bringing together expert speakers from a wide range of backgrounds for what will be an energetic and thought-provoking afternoon. Delegates will have a rare opportunity to take part in a truly multi-disciplinary discussion.' Professor Gabriel Scally, Director, WHO Collaborating Centre for Healthy Urban Environments, University of the West of England, Bristol. The Economic and Social Research Council (ESRC) awarded funding for a series of seminars centered around past, current and future policy and research in behaviour change. This is the second seminar. The series is organised by Bristol Social Marketing Centre at UWE, in conjunction with partners from Capita, City University London, National Institute for Clinical Excellence (NICE), On Target Consulting, University College London, University of Bath, University of Exeter, and the University of Manchester.

Location: The Mercer Suite, The Royal Society, 6-9 Carlton House Terrace, London, SW1Y 5AG

Contact: Amy Beardmore

Email: Amy2.Beardmore@uwe.ac.uk

Phone: +44 (0)117 32 87153