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Departmental Seminars

The Department aims to provide a forum for departmental staff to share and learn about current research developments

Current Seminars

We run Departmental seminars to: 

  • To provide an opportunity for speakers (internal and external) to  present work to the department.
  • To provide a space for staff to present research work in progress.
  • To generate and facilitate discussion and sharing of ideas about research substantive topics and methodologies.
  • To critique and develop research in an informal and supportive environment.

Timetable for 2022/23 Seminars

DateTimeSpeaker       Title
Thursday 1st December2pmRebecca Jaya Sudhir

To Explore and Evaluate The Role Healthcare Teams have in facilitating patient uptake and engagement with digital health interventions.

Monday 12th December12pmNarin AkerTBC
Tuesday 10th January1pmGhada Bin SuwayyidThe feasibility and acceptability of using smartphone physical activity apps for menopausal symptoms: exploring perceptions and experiences of midlife women in Saudi Arabia 
Monday 30th January12pmRachael FrostTBC
Thursday 9th February1pmJohn MitchellTBC
Monday 27th February12pmJessie WangTBC
Wednesday 8th March1pmSiti Watiqah SamsuddinTBC
Monday 27th March1pmCini BhanuTBC
Monday 24th April1pmClaudio Di Lorito TBC

 

Past Seminars

  

 

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PRIMENT Seminars
PhD Upgrade Seminars

None pending

GP Tutors Annual Conference 2020

'Teaching and Learning with Patients'

Date:   Friday 12th March 2021

Venue: Royal College of Physicians, 11 Saint Andrews Place Regent's Park, London NW1 4LE

Please visit our conference website or contact pcphmeded@ucl.ac.uk

Seminars 2016-17

Timetable for 2016/2017 Seminars

DateUnit ResponsibleTitleDay
19th September 2016 Teaching Patient and public engagement in UK medical education (or the rocky road to a Doctorate in Education)Monday 
20th October 2016 CAPS The aftermath of the Liverpool Care Pathway - developing heuristics (rules-of-thumb) for practitioners making end of life decisions for people with dementiaThursday 
21st November 2016BRHSPhysical activity: patterns and promotion across the lifespanMonday
16th January 2017Infection Sexual health promotion research at Public Health EnglandMonday
6th March 2017PhD UpgradeMissed opportunities for the diagnosis of malaria in Primary CareMonday
15th March 2017PhD UpgradeThe public health potential of currently available mobile health applications for increasing physical activityWednesday
4th May 2017Clinical Epidemiology and Electronic Health Records ResearchCommunicating risks and evidence to patients in a clear and balanced wayThursday
20th June 2017External speakerFacilitating sexual health discussions in primary care with older Australians: Health practitioner perspectivesTuesday
3rd July 2017External speakerOpen access compliance Monday 
21st July 2017 CAPSChallenges in delivering Innovative interventions for dementiaFriday
31st July 2017Health Improvement TBCMonday 
16th August 2017E-HealthDevelopment of a model of service delivery to standardise anterior cruciate ligament rehabilitation in the NHS and testing the feasibility of an E-Health intervention to support delivery of this modelWednesday 
Seminars 17-18

Aim:To provide a forum for departmental staff to share and learn about current research developments.

Objectives:

  • To provide an opportunity for speakers (internal and external) to  present work to the department.
  • To provide a space for staff to present research work in progress.
  • To generate and facilitate discussion and sharing of ideas about research substantive topics and methodologies.
  • To critique and develop research in an informal and supportive environment.

Timetable for 2017/2018 Seminars

DateUnit ResponsibleTitleDay
 21st September 2017 TeachingThinking about teaching. The UCL Peer Dialogue Scheme

 
Thursday
16th October 2017 Mental Health Doctors as Patients': Exploring the barriers and facilitators to help seeing for mental health problems by GPs and improving access to supportMonday 
20th November 2017 BRHS "From weight loss to tooth loss": new research avenues in the British Regional Heart Study to improve cardiovascular ageingThursday 
18th January 2018 E-Health Harnessing resources from the internet to maximise outcomes from GP consultations (HaRI): a qualitative studyThursday
29th January 2018CAPS How should we manage frailer older people with depression and anxiety?Monday 
20th February 2018External speakerMobile health intervention increases inhaled corticosteroid adherence in adolescents with asthmaTuesday
15th March 2018Health ImprovementA participatory evaluation of Integrated Care in East LondonThursday
16th April 2018 Teaching Facilitators and barriers to teaching undergraduate medical students in primary care: The GPs' perspectiveMonday
10th May 2018Mental HealthA randomised feasibility study of specialist physiotherapy for functional motor disorderThursday 
22nd May 2018External SpeakerMuch ado about gender: disease prevention and management in the #metoo eraTuesday
18th June 2018External Speakerehealth - using social media as a tool for knowledge translation in dementia preventionMonday
23rd July 2018External Speaker Improving the BioPsychoSocial Health of community-dwelling older adults in 'Active Aging' Interventions: From Theory to Implementation ScienceMonday
20th September 2018External SpeakerTackling social determinants in health care organizations: lessons from The Upstream Lab Thursday
19th November 2018InfectionWhat is the impact of offering financial incentives to give long acting reversible contraception (LARC) advice in general practice? An interrupted time series study using electronic health records.Monday
Seminars 18/19

Aim:To provide a forum for departmental staff to share and learn about current research developments.

Objectives:

To provide an opportunity for speakers (internal and external) to  present work to the department. To provide a space for staff to present research work in progress. To generate and facilitate discussion and sharing of ideas about research substantive topics and methodologies. To critique and develop research in an informal and supportive environment.

 

Timetable for 2018/2019 Seminars

DateUnit ResponsibleTitleDay
 19th November 2018Infection What is the impact of offering financial incentives to give long acting reversible contraception (LARC) advice in general practice? An interrupted time series study using electronic health recordsMonday
26th March 2019ExternalThe HVP vaccination crisis in Denmark Tuesday
22nd May 2019CAPSHow can we better support nutrition in frail older people? Exploring the views and practices of older people at risk of malnutrition, carers, primary care and community health professionals.Wednesday
1st July 2019Health ImprovementOn-line consulting in general practicel policy, practice and evidenceMonday

 

Seminars 19/20

Aim: To provide a forum for departmental staff to share and learn about current research developments.

Objectives:

To provide an opportunity for speakers (internal and external) to  present work to the department. To provide a space for staff to present research work in progress. To generate and facilitate discussion and sharing of ideas about research substantive topics and methodologies. To critique and develop research in an informal and supportive environment.

Timetable for 2019/20 Seminars

DateUnit ResponsibleTitleDay

30th September 2019

Teaching Research Group

A Realist Review of Delegated Home Visits in General Practice: Task Shifting, Sharing, Mixing and Delegating

Monday 

21st November 2019Clinical EpidemiologyHandling Missing Data in Interrupted Time Series Analysis and Time Trends in Incidence and Prevalence of Type 2 Diabetes in the UK in the Past Decade: A Retrospective Cohort StudyThursday
10th January 2020PCPH 

Madingley 2020 Rehearsals - An opportunity to practice your timed presentations and receive constructive colleague feedback

Friday
14th January 2020
 
Guest Speaker -- Tony Dowell Complexity and Implementation Science, and their application to healthcare problems and health service delivery Tuesday
11th February 2020Infections - Guest Speaker -- Dr Natalie EdelmenDerivation of a Clinical Prediction Rule to target sexual health inveventions to women attending General PracticeTuesday
9th March 2020RDS

Do you have a research idea or question you would like to turn into a fully developed funding proposal?

Monday
23rd March 2020Guest Speaker - Sarah ThomasSPCR Impact Seminar - POSTPONEDMonday
11th May 2020Holly Smith - PhD UpgradeThe care and mental health of women after child birthMonday
19th May 2020Guest Speaker - Christina McMahon

UCL Research Data Repository: Archiving data and other research outputs at UCL

Tuesday
27th May HEART Group - Caroline ClarkeCosting implementation of major system change: case study using reconfigurations of specialist cancer surgery in London, in the RESPECT-21 mixed-methods study (including basic health economics primer)Wednesday
3rd JuneAmy Kerin, Angela Gichane, Louise Marston, Sara ThompsonA Step Change From Walking to RunningWednesday
12th JuneDr Ping-Jen Chen PhD Upgrade

Effects of home healthcare on healthcare utilization for people with dementia: a large database approach

Friday
30th JuneKayla Beare and Kingshuk PalSouth African womxn’s constructions of sexual consent and Diabetes and pre-diabetes: trends in diagnosis in the UK in the last decade, a retrospective cohort studyTuesday
8th JulyAyesha Ahmed and Brendan HallamCardiovascular health and stroke in older British men: prospective findings from the British Regional Heart Study and How are people with Mild Cognitive Impairment or Subjective Memory complaints managed in primary care? A systematic reviewWednesday
24th JulyMelvyn Jones and Paula Gomes AlvesThe chest xray for diagnosing covid pneumonia - a very old tool for a very new disease and From a qualitative study to a cartoon: a co-production project to disseminate research findingsFriday
Seminars 20/21

Aim: To provide a forum for departmental staff to share and learn about current research developments.

Objectives:

  • To provide an opportunity for speakers (internal and external) to  present work to the department.
  • To provide a space for staff to present research work in progress.
  • To generate and facilitate discussion and sharing of ideas about research substantive topics and methodologies.
  • To critique and develop research in an informal and supportive environment.

Timetable for 20/21 seminars

DateUnit responsibleTitleDay
22nd SeptemberAnne BroeScreening of links between prescription drug use in pregnancy and congenital malformationsTuesday
30th SeptemberRachael Hunter A case study of an economic evaluation of a prison based intervention to address common mental health problems, Engager, compared to usual careWednesday
2 November 2020
 
Ellie Jones and Bethan Lapwood (MSc students)

Ellie - "‘Emergency contraception – understanding women's experiences, views and concerns"

Bethan - To explore how and why fertility tracking apps are used for contraception

Monday
10 November 2020John BarberFacilitators and barriers to teaching undergraduate medical students in general practice: Presentation of research and discussion regarding implications for the virtual teaching environment.Tuesday
18 November 2020Lene Wulf Krogsgaard & Olaoluwa OyawoyeHPV vaccination and suspected adverse events. The role of infection in close proximity to vaccination.Wednesday
26 November 2020Harry GoodfellowSupported remote rehabilitation post Covid-19: development, deployment and evaluation of a digitally enabled rehabilitation programme for patients with long covid.Thursday
7 December 2020Rini Veeravalli (PhD upgrade)Developing EHR-based phenotype risk scores to identify undiagnosed rare genetic diseasesMonday
11 December 2020Ayesha Ahmed (PHD upgrade)Primary Prevention of Stroke: Risk Factor Associations and Stroke Risk Assessment in Older Adults and Ethnic MinoritiesFriday
15 December 2020Annabelle SouthPrimary Prevention of Stroke: Risk Factor Associations and Stroke Risk Assessment in Older Adults and Ethnic MinoritiesTuesday
8 January 2021Alaa Alghamdi (PhD upgrade)Primary Healthcare in Saudi Arabia – Improving Appropriate EngagementFriday 
12 January 2021Brendan Hallam (PhD upgrade)STAND & PREVENT – Dementia: Using electronic health records to underSTAND and optimise PREVENTion strategies for DEMENTIA in UK primary careTuesday
20 January 2021Dan Lewer"COVID-19 among people experiencing homelessness - research and policy"Wednesday 
2 February 2021Sadie Lawes Wickwar & Irene PetersonCOVID Mass testingTuesday
10 February 2021Manuj SharmaAn overview of Public Health and Specialty Public Health Training in the UK : perspectives from a registrar in training Wednesday
18 February 2021Saffanah Alturkistani (PhD upgrade)Providing Arabic online health information to consumers in Saudi ArabiaThursday 
1st March 2021Nur Adbul RahmanClinical reasoning teaching and learning in the undergraduate to primary care medical educationMonday
9th March 2021Mary Chen XiaorongMy experience of engaging and developing theory/theoretical concepts in researchTuesday
17th  MarchLaura HorsfallNur Wednesday 
25th  MarchCini Bhanu (PhD upgrade)Understanding hypotensive burden: use & safety of medications with blood pressure lowering effects in older peopleThursday
12th  AprilKaran MehtaDevelopment and validation of risk prediction algorithms for all-cause mortality in Type 2 Diabetes. Monday
28th AprilRoaa Al-BedaeryProtocol: A realist evaluation of undergraduate medical teaching with remote (telephone and video) consultations in primary care  Passcode: V6Z*F.?8Wednesday
17 May Jane WilcockForward with dementia: a co-produced personalised resource with a focus on the first 12 months following a dementia diagnosis for people living with dementia, informal carers and health & social care professionals Passcode: H1ahS%=dMonday
25 MayMelissa Cabecinha

Identifying the PrEP Gap: An exploration of health equity in the HIV Pre-Exposure Prophylaxis Care Continuum Passcode: 7K4e@*41

Presentation slides

Tuesday
2 JuneJessica Rees (TBC)Dementia rarely travels alone- physical health care planning for people with dementia  Passcode: @X+L5?28Wednesday
9 JuneLaura Horsfall & NouraIdentifying causal relationships between routine blood tests and lung cancer  Passcode: 7A0jRD!*Wednesday
28 JuneJulia BaileyCreative Assignments for Learning: Sexual Health Posters  Passcode: +hfp6@g7Monday
6 JulyDanielle Nimmons & Caitlin BawnDanielle Nimmons - Developing Educational Leadership Skills as an Early Career Academic. Caitlin Bawn - eHealth for family planning in Botswana: acceptability and feasibility.Tuesday
14 JulyRemco TuijtFindings from HEARD: health care experiences of people living with dementia and their carers during COVID-19Wednesday

 

Seminars 21/22

Aim: To provide a forum for departmental staff to share and learn about current research developments.

Objectives:

  • To provide an opportunity for speakers (internal and external) to present work to the department.
  • To provide a space for staff to present research work in progress.
  • To generate and facilitate discussion and sharing of ideas about research substantive topics and methodologies.
  • To critique and develop research in an informal and supportive environment.

Timetable for 21/22 seminars

Date

Unit 

responsible

Title Day
13 SeptemberMegan ArmstrongThe development and implementation of a facilitated self-management toolkit for people with Parkinson’s Passcode: bB@XR7e   Monday
21st September Cini BhanuPolicy Engagement & Impaction Fellowship: getting research to policymakers Passcode: 4?EL8th^Tuesday
29th September 2021Juan Carlos Bazo AlvarezDefining common mental health conditions within primary care data: a validation study with a mixed qualitative and quantitative approach Passcode: 9i.WKy=mWednesday
7th October 2021Clare MurphyThe WRISK Project: understanding and improving the communication of risk relating to pregnancyThursday
18th October 2021Iris Van Der ScheerDiscussion of mental health concerns in GP consultations: a qualitative studyMonday
26th October 2021Shelley Campbell & Tasmin RookesRemote Research with Older ParticipantsTuesday
30th November 2021Amrit Sanghera & Abhinav KumarDo people with diabetes get less chest pain during a myocardial infarction: a systematic reviewTuesday
15th December 2021Kara Smythe

Wednesday
18th January 2022Julia BaileyWhat can qualitative research bring to the table? Passcode: p?FLK@3cTuesday
26th January 2022Rachael Frost
Green Fronts: Urban front gardening for public health
Wednesday
3rd February 2022Shoba PoduvalDiverse voices: increasing ethnic minority representation in health research at UCL Passcode: g&5zLGy!Thursday 
8th February 2022James WilsonUCL's new Electronic Research Notebook service Passcode: vn!q1&7yTuesday
14th February 2022Sarah Armstrong'Students' and tutors' experiences of remote 'student-led' consultations'. Passcode: 5u#AB+0@Monday
28th February 2022Nikki & AgalyaExploring UK medical students’ experiences of participation in undergraduate medical education activities during the crisis of COVID-19: Lessons to inform future inclusivity based on responses to an online survey.  Passcode: 8T&Z^Eu3Monday
21st March 2022Joe RosanthalInnovations in GP teachingMonday
29th March 2022Thomas Whitney"It's not a big deal" Reframing same-sex serodiscordant intimacy in the era of treatment as prevention Passcode: XKR9p5.jTuesday
21st April 2022Jennifer JonesARAPAHO – Work in ProgressThursday
24th May 2022Rafael Gafoor & Elaine HunterCBT for Derealisation-Depersonalisation Disorder – Results of a non-randomised crossover longitudinal study Passcode: Vu#L^rz7 Presentation slidesTuesday
1st June 2022Juan Carlos Bazo AlvarezDepression and anxiety diagnosis and symptoms associated with falls, fragility fractures and all-cause mortality in the older population: results from a cohort study with UK primary care data. Passcode: QaM=7rR1Wednesday
13th June 2022Julia Bailey, Mayra Salazar Volkmann & Haoyue GuoMoving towards decolonising a curriculum: the UCL Gender, Sexuality and Sexual Health module Passcode: S6+9qPCp Presentation slidesMonday
21st June 2022Shyam GokaniSystematic review of economic evaluations of diagnostic modalities and interventions in childhood obstructive sleep disordered breathing  Passcode: wUu8Xv^$Tuesday
29th June 2022Emily OwenCommunity Pharmacy and General Practice collaborative and integrated working: a realist review. Passcode: 5kDN..AEWednesday
19th July 2022Melissa CabecinhaA brief introduction to medical science policy- experiences from a 3 month internship at the Academy of Medical Sciences. Tuesday
27th July 2022Takahiro ItayaAssociation between pre-diagnostic prescription patterns of Parkinson’s disease (PD) and the incidence of PD in primary care. Passcode: IzQa#J65Wednesday

 

Seminars 22/23

Aim: To provide a forum for departmental staff to share and learn about current research developments.

Objectives:

  • To provide an opportunity for speakers (internal and external) to present work to the department.
  • To provide a space for staff to present research work in progress.
  • To generate and facilitate discussion and sharing of ideas about research substantive topics and methodologies.
  • To critique and develop research in an informal and supportive environment.
DateUnit responsibleTitleDay
5th OctoberAlice GuoUnderstanding the role of telemedicine in primary care access by older Chinese migrants in the UK. Passcode: 4T?^M1J*Wednesday
17th OctoberAnnabelle SouthShow RESPECT: Sharing results with participants in a clinical trialMonday
14th NovemberLuisa PettigrewWhat impact have inspections had on the quality of general practice?Monday