Populations & Lifelong Health


15 July, 2014 - Health Surveys User Conference

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The annual Health Surveys User Conference (previously known as the Health Surveys User Meeting) this year will be held at UCL. This full-day conference organised by the UK Data Service is free and open to all. The programme will contain a mixture of papers from data producers and researchers as well as presentations based on analysis of the UK health surveys. The meeting will allow users to hear updates from the data producers on the main UK health surveys.

Location: Lecture Theatre 2, Cruciform Building, Gower Street, London, WC1E 6BT

Contact: Dr Jennifer Mindell

Email: j.mindell@ucl.ac.uk

Phone: +44 (0)20 7679 1269

16 July, 2014 - IOE/UCL Research Showcase

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

This half-day meeting will cover the research projects that have already been funded by the IOE/UCL Strategic Partnership, as well as information about the new funding opportunities for research collaboration between IOE and UCL. A drinks reception will follow.

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

Contact: Marion Lowe

Email: m.lowe@ioe.ac.uk


17 July, 2014 - Organising and Writing: Top tips for long documents

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

This seminar, organised by the Institute of Epidemiology & Health Care (IEHC) Early Career Forum, will offer advice to early career researchers on how they can manage the writing of long-documents (e.g. research thesis’s, funding applications etc.).

Location: Room G37/38, Ground Floor, 1-19 Torrington Place, 1-19 Torrington Place, London, WC1E 7HB

Contact: Dr B.H. Stegeman

Email: b.stegeman@ucl.ac.uk

Phone: +44 (0)207 679 1725

18 July, 2014 - Genetics, Genomics and Global Health - Inequalities, Identities and Insecurities

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This one-day, international conference will bring together experts from the fields of policy, research, industry, foundations, journalism, and non-governmental organisations in order to assess how the rise of genetic and genomic challenges has begun to shape to the field of global health, and what new challenges it poses for global health policy.

Location: Conference Centre, University of Sussex, , ,

Contact: Karis Petty

Email: k.petty@sussex.ac.uk


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


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