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12 September, 2016 - Research methods course - UCL Department of Infection and Population Health

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The UCL Department of Infection and Population Health are thrilled to advertise their annual Research Methods Course which is run by The Centre for Sexual Health and HIV Research and is taught by leading researchers from UCL. This intensive course is designed for doctors, nurses, healthcare workers and researchers with an interest in Sexual Health, HIV, Infectious Diseases and other medical specialties wishing to develop their research skills. Prior experience in research and statistics is an advantage but not essential. The course aims to teach the following: • Principles of formulating a research question and designing a project; • Qualitative, quantitative, biostatistical and epidemiological research methods; • A practical guide to research governance, ethical approval and good practice in research; • How to critically appraise scientific literature; • Presenting at conferences and getting papers published. To register an interest, please email Lydia Clinton.

Location: UCL Centre for Sexual Health and HIV Research, Bloomsbury, London,

Contact: Lydia Clinton

Email: l.clinton@ucl.ac.uk

Phone: +44 (0)20 3108 2084

5 October, 2016 - Signaling Cygnets- Athena SWAN sharing knowledge and practice

Time: 10:00:00 - 16:00:00

UCL Great Ormond Street Institute of Child Health and the UCL Elizabeth Garrett Anderson Institute for Women’s Health are hosting a one day meeting on Wednesday 5th October to share experience and good practice, and to learn about new developments relating to Athena SWAN. Colleagues from within and outside UCL are invited to attend to expand their knowledge and pick up useful tips on how to meet Athena SWAN principles. The programme will include a presentation from the Equality Challenge Unit and short presentations from speakers across UCL Faculties who have recent experience of applying for a gold award and invited external speakers with similar experience. It promises to be a fascinating and worthwhile day. Places are limited so book early to avoid disappointment via the Eventbrite page.

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

Contact: Candice Lewis

Email: candice.lewis@ucl.ac.uk

Phone: Please email

12 October, 2016 - Reducing alcohol consumption: guidelines, local government and smartphone apps

Time: 16:30:00 - 18:30:00

An NIHR School for Public Health Research and UCL Centre for Behaviour Change event Join us for an event that will bring together researchers and practitioners in the field of excessive alcohol consumption reduction. Hear about the latest research evidence and research evidence gaps, and join the debate in the networking reception. Confirmed speakers include: Prof. Bernie Hannigan (PHE) Dr John Holmes (ScHARR) Prof. Matt Hickmann (University of Bristol) Dr Jamie Brown (UCL) Dr Gautam Mehta (UCLH) Prof. Eileen Kaner (FUSE) Schedule: 16:30 Entry and registration 17:00 Presentations and discussion 18:30 Networking reception Registration for this event is free with places allocated on a first come first served basis. Registration details will be announced in September. To express your interest email k.groot@ucl.ac.uk.

Location: UCL Great Ormond Street Institute of Child Health, 30 Guilford Street, London, WC1N 1EH

Contact: Karen Groot

Email: k.groot@ucl.ac.uk

Phone: Please email

12 October, 2016 - UCL RoAR (Replacement of Animals in Research) Forum

Time: 14:00:00 - 17:00:00

We are delighted to announce RoAR (Replacement of Animals in Research) - the UCL forum for promoting innovative, cross-disciplinary technologies to replace animals in research, within the 3Rs initiatives at UCL. RoAR's mission • Serve as a platform for collaborations across diverse UCL groups, including Biosciences, Engineering and Computational Biology, for creative approaches to alternative technologies • Foster relationships with NC3Rs, grant awarding bodies and UK Industry. • Maintain awareness and highlight achievements, within the 3R UCL initiatives. This will be our first cross-disciplinary workshop for staff from across SLMS and BEAMS. This forum is your chance to see the progress being made, exchange ideas with colleagues and help make real progress in the replacement of Animals in Research. The event is free to attend but advance registration in essential. NB: the event is open to UCL staff and researchers from SLMS and BEAMS only, from post-doc upwards.

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Contact: Candice Lewis

Email: candice.lewis@ucl.ac.uk

Phone:

3 November, 2016 - UCL Ageing Event – cultivating research connections across the University

Time: 13:30:00 - 18:00:00

This is a half-day event aimed primarily at UCL staff from postdoctoral research associates to senior lecturers who work on ageing research in a wide variety of disciplines, including epidemiology, bioscience, neuroscience, engineering, economics and infection and immunity. UCL has significant strength in ageing research, however, key researchers at UCL that work on ageing are unfamiliar with other scientists who work in different age-related disciplines. This is a missed opportunity, especially given the increased focus on lifelong health and wellbeing in the Government’s current priorities for research funding. The purpose of this meeting is therefore to enable more junior UCL researchers working on all aspects of ageing to network and to encourage new collaborations.

Location: UCL Main Quad Pavilion, Gower Street , London, WC1E 6BT

Contact: Jessica Grant

Email: jessica.grant@ucl.ac.uk

Phone: Please email

8 November, 2016 - UCL Infection, Immunology and Inflammation (III) Symposium 2016

Time: 09:00:00 - 18:00:00

This event, organised by the UCL Personalised Medicine Domain and held in partnership with UCLPartners, will bring researchers together from across UCL, Queen Mary University of London (QMUL) and beyond, enabling cross-disciplinary interaction and encouraging new collaborations. Eminent speakers from UCL and QMUL will present their ground-breaking work and answer your questions. We are also holding an abstract competition for early career researchers (see definition below) in both the basic and clinical sciences. Abstracts must be submitted using the Eventbrite registration link. The deadline for submitting abstracts is Friday 30 September. Let us know you’ve reserved your place or tell us what you’re most looking forward to seeing at the event by tweeting us @UCL_SLMS using the hashtag #UCLIIIsym

Location: UCL Institute of Education, 20 Bedford Way, London, WC1H 0AL

Contact: Jessica Grant

Email: jessica.grant@ucl.ac.uk

Phone: Please email

22 February, 2017 - 3rd Digital Behaviour Change Conference 2017

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The UCL Centre for Behaviour Change, in collaboration with the UCL Institute for Digital Health, is delighted to confirm its third behaviour change conference. World-renowned academic experts will be joining key members of the public health and technology sectors for insightful seminars, panel discussions and more across a variety of topics. We will be welcoming submissions for talks, poster sessions, workshops and technology demonstrations from July. More information coming soon!

Location: Senate House, Malet Street, London, WX1E 7HU

Contact: UCL Centre for Behaviour Change

Email: behaviourchange@ucl.ac.uk

Phone: Please email