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17 January, 2017 - UCL Populations & Lifelong Health Domain Symposium - The future health of the public: Towards transdisciplinary research

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This one-day conference, organised by the UCL Populations & Lifelong Health Domain, will showcase transdisciplinary research taking place at UCL in population health. Talks are planned on a diverse range of themes including healthy cities, digital health and antimicrobial resistance. The event will provide an opportunity to hear from funders about their plans for the future funding of transdisciplinary research and there will be time for discussions with funders, users of funded research and plenty of opportunity to network with colleagues and build new collaborations. We are also holding an abstract competition for early career researchers around the session themes (healthy cities, digital health and antimicrobial resistance). The deadline for submitting abstracts is Friday 18 November. We strongly encourage attendance from staff across all of UCL at all career levels.

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

Contact: Jessica Grant

Email: jessica.grant@ucl.ac.uk

Phone: Please email

23 January, 2017 - SLMS Introduction to Information Governance

Time: 13:30:00 - 15:00:00

This event will provide clear guidance on information governance responsibilities and control, how these affect research activities and how the SLMS Information Governance Framework can help researchers meet their legal obligations. UCL staff and students who handle sensitive personal data are eligible to attend. If you have attended this course before or you have up-to-date Information Governance training then you do not need to attend this event. Attendance at this event together with successful completion of an online assessment in Moodle (‘SLMS Information Governance - Assessment of Understanding’) will fulfil your information governance training needs under the SLMS IG Framework. On passing the assessment, a certificate will be issued and your training is recorded on the SLMS IG training register. Training will be valid for one year. To renew you just need to retake and pass the Moodle Assessment of Understanding online.

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

Contact: ISD It for SLMS Training

Email: itforslms-training@ucl.ac.uk

Phone: Please email

25 January, 2017 - Introduction to quality improvement

Time: 09:15:00 - 17:00:00

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. This is an exciting opportunity to learn the key methodology of quality improvement and how to get started. These workshops are open to all Nurses and Allied Health Professionals working within UCLPartners associated Trusts as well as all non-clinical members of staff. This is also open to Postgraduate trainees and those in the Frontier (SASG) programme.

Location: UCLPartners, 3rd Floor, 170 Tottenham Court Road , London, W1T 7HA

Contact: UCLPartners

Email: contact@uclpartners.com

Phone: 020 7679 6633

1 February, 2017 - Drawing on data to transform lives: improving services for vulnerable adolescents

Time: 09:45:00 - 16:30:00

Hosted by UCL Great Ormond Street Institute of Child Health’s Population, Policy and Practice Programme, in partnership with the Children’s Policy Research Unit This event brings together leading researchers and policy makers from the fields of health, education and social care, to show how routinely collected 'big data' can improve services for vulnerable adolescents. We will focus on the public health and individual burden of adolescent vulnerability, including its immediate and far reaching consequences, and on improving and evaluating services for this group of young people - all using routinely collected data.

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

Contact: Dr Chloe Parkin

Email: ich.cpru@ucl.ac.uk

Phone: +44 (0)20 7905 2825

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

24 March, 2017 - LSHTM/UCL World TB Day Symposium

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

On the 24th of March, the world commemorates the day in 1882 when Dr Robert Koch announced his discovery of Mycobacterium Tuberculosis. We take this opportunity each year to highlight contemporary research innovation and future challenges in a one day symposium co-organised by LSHTM and UCL. This year’s meeting will be a day full of talks, discussion and debate around key themes in our fight against TB, with contributions from leaders in the field and young investigators. Activities will cover laboratory, epidemiological and modelling research to end TB. Tickets are free of charge but please register for a place via the link below. Last year’s event was fully booked so early booking is highly recommended.

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

Contact: Caroline Batt

Email: tb@ucl.ac.uk

Phone: +44 (0)20 7905 2702