Monday, 13 January 2014

ScHARR News - Tuesday 14th January 2014


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NICE processes reviewed
NICE has undertaken a review of the Guides to the multiple (MTA) and single (STA) Technology Appraisals processes. The document is a guide for all organisations and individuals involved in a technology appraisal and describes the full processes of Technology Appraisal.  The draft guide is now open for consultation until Friday 28 March 2014, 5.00pm.The main changes are highlighted in the draft document and appear to be focused around topic selection and reviews.  However, the section on flexible pricing is not highlighted despite it being based around the new Pharmaceutical Price Regulation Sc
New article on EBLIP and active learning
                                           Photo Mark Brannan                                                                                            A couple of years ago I had the good fortune to be able to run a Continuing Education Course at the EAHIL conference in Turkey.  My idea was to explore how we use educational theory and other evidence in preparing to teach. I was also interested in exploring the hypothesis that if this preparation, this engagement with evidence was undertaken using active learning methods, it would be
White Rose Dementia Collaboration
RAT Group's Professor Gail Mountain and colleagues from Leeds and York have been successful in their application to the White Rose University Consortium for a collaboration on dementia, cognition and care with a focus on non-pharmacological interventions. The aim is to extend current capacity in dementia research working towards a virtual centre of excellence. They intend to work with individuals living with dementia and other non-academic stakeholders. Activities are envisaged to commence at the beginning of February this year.


ScHARR Snack Size - Research Data Management - Laurian Williamson - 12.30-1pm - Thursday 23rd January - Lecture Rooms 1&2 Regent Court
The 2014 series of ScHARR Snack Size sessions kicks off with Laurian Williamson and Research Data Management.Being an effective researcher means knowing how to look after your research data at all stages of your research project and beyond. Research data is a valuable output of your research and increasingly research funder's, your institution and learned societies have expectations around data ma

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