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20 January, 2017 - #LearnHack 3.0

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

A Hackathon for UCL coders and creators on improving the quality and accessibility of education. It doesn’t matter on your background or discipline bring your yourself and your ideas and work in teams to help revolutionise the way people learn.

Location: BASE King's Cross (UCL), 103c Camley Street, London, N1C 4PF

Contact: Oli Pinch

Email: oli.pinch@ucl.ac.uk

Phone: Please email

23 January, 2017 - Early Careers Network event – “thriving and surviving in academia"

Time: 17:15:00 - 19:00:00

This event will include a networking drinks reception and a short presentation/panel session to give early career researchers advice on “thriving and surviving” in academia. Organised by the UCL Populations & Lifelong Health Domain Early Career Network (ECN). Speakers include Professor Eric Brunner, Professor of Social and Biological Epidemiology; Dr Abi Fisher, Lecturer in Physical Activity and Health; and Professor George Ploubidis, Professor of Population Health and Statistics. This event is aimed at ‘early career’ researchers working on population health - post-docs, PhD students, research fellows, junior lecturers etc. It will provide a great opportunity for interaction and networking with the speakers, the Early Careers Network Committee, and researchers from across the Domain. There will also be a suggestion box which will provide attendees with the chance to influence the network’s future events and express how the Early Careers Network could help them.

Location: UCL Main Quad Pavilion, Wilkins Building, Gower St, London, WC1E 6BT

Contact: David Bann

Email: david.bann@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

13 February, 2017 - Consulting Skills: Career Development Training for UCL PhD Researchers

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

This intensive course, run in partnership with UCL Innovation and Enterprise and the UCL Doctoral School, is fully-funded and represents a unique opportunity for a UCL PhD Researcher to begin to sketch out their career roadmap and develop a set of transferable business-related skills The importance of building enterprise and transferable skills early into Researcher’s careers never been greater and this course will encourage participants to take their own development to the next level. Participants will learn about the consultancy cycle from UCLC, work in teams to solve real business problems and undertake key-skills sessions from a select group of experienced trainers. Work in teams of Researchers to create a strategic approach to solving a real business dilemma. Visit the business’ premises, gather context and background and construct a plan of action that will come together as the week progresses.

Location: BASE KX - UCL Innovation and Enterprise, 103c Camley Street, London, N1C 4PF

Contact: Oli Pinch

Email: oli.pinch@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

22 February, 2017 - Early intervention to reduce the risk of child maltreatment: results of a randomised trial of a nurse-led group intervention

Time: 16:00:00 - 17:00:00

Speaker: Professor Jacqueline Barnes - Institute for the Study of Children, Families and Social Issues, Birkbeck

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Contact: Berni Courtney

Email: b.courtney@ucl.ac.uk

Phone: Please email

22 February, 2017 - Workshop - Preparing Collaborative Horizon 2020 grants for April 2017 to June 2017 deadlines’

Time: 14:00:00 - 16:00:00

UCL European Research and Innovation Office (ERIO) is holding a workshop to provide UCL’s research community with information and advice on how to prepare Horizon 2020 Collaborative proposals with deadlines between April 11th 2017 and June 7th 2017. This includes both single and two stage applications. The workshop will NOT cover guidance on ERC or MSCA fellowship applications. A selection of call topics which may be of interest are: Health. Deadline April 11th 2017: SC1-PM-03-2017: Diagnostic characterisation of rare diseases, SC1-PM-11-2017: Clinical Research on regenerative medicine, SC1-PM-20-2017: Methods research for improved health economics, SC1-HCO-07-2017: Global Alliance for Chronic Diseases prevention & Management of mental disorders For further information regarding the workshop, and to register your interest (please state which call topic you are interested in), please contact Dr Juliet A. Ellis (juliet.ellis@ucl.ac.uk).

Location: Room 712 (7th Floor), Maple House, 149 Tottenham Court Road, London, W1T 7NF

Contact: Dr Juliet A. Ellis

Email: juliet.ellis@ucl.ac.uk

Phone: Please email

8 March, 2017 - Accelerating Access to Personalised Medicine

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

Join us for an exciting series of talks and discussions that will bring together clinicians and academics to explore the opportunities for precision medicine, the issues that inhibit these being realised and what we need to do to change this for the benefit of patients. This event is organised in partnership with the Centre for the Advancement of Sustainable Medical Innovation (CASMI), NIHR University College London Hospitals Biomedical Research Centre, the UCL Personalised Medicine Domain, and the Healthcare Values Partnership.

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

Contact: Lalita John

Email: l.john@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

5 June, 2017 - The immunology of TB

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

Speaker: Prof Ajit Lalvani (Imperial College London). Host: Dr Mahdad Noursadeghi (m.noursadeghi@ucl.ac.uk). Please contact the host if you wish to meet the speaker after the seminar. Post-talk refreshments: Café meeting room 1. Part of the UCL Division of Infection & Immunity external speaker programme

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Contact: Dr Mahdad Noursadeghi

Email: m.noursadeghi@ucl.ac.uk

Phone: Please email