Tuesday, 21 January 2014

ScHARR News - Thursday 16th - Tuesday 21st January 2014


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Sheffield Alcohol Research Group job
The University of Sheffield is looking to recruit a Senior Researcher (Grade 9 - Senior Lecturer/Associate Professor scale, £47,787 to £53,765 per annum) to contribute to the strategic development of the Sheffield Alcohol Research Group in ScHARR (http://www.sheffield.ac.uk/scharr/sections/ph/research/alpol.html).The Sheffield Alcohol Research Group is a multidisciplinary team working across both the Public Health section and the Health Economics and Decision Science section in ScHARR. Our work programme includes collaborations with leading universities and has made impactful contributions to
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The PGR Conference Apprach
RAT Group's Sarah Smith was on the Faculty's Postgraduate Committee who organised a conference at the University of Sheffield for all research students in Medicine, Dentistry and Health. The idea of the conference was to emphasise how to make the most of a PhD experience both during the PhD and after the Viva. The event also gave the students a chance to explain their research to people outside their research field and to share their research with each other. This was written up in the Doctoral Times which can be viewed here.Image from Doctoral Times, University of Sheffield.


ScHARR seminar series
The programme for the ScHARR seminar series for Spring 2014 is now complete. The seminars are held fortnightly on Tuesday lunchtimes (12.30-13.30) in the Pemberton Room, Regent Court.Tues 28th Jan 2014 – Nick Allum, Department of Sociology, University of Essex Public attitudes to complementary and alternative medicine in BritainTues 4th Feb 2014 (LT 1&2) – Sue Kesterton, Centre for Sport and E
Responsiveness was similar between direct and mapped SF-6D in colorectal cancer patients who declined
Author(s):Wong, C.K.H. | Mulhern, B. | Wan, Y.-F. | Lam, C.L.K.Publication year: 2014Journal / Book title: Journal of Clinical EpidemiologyAccess all results for your search in Scopus

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Sheffield University Learning and Teaching Conference - From MOOC Student to MOOC Tutor
Last week myself and Claire Beecroft delivered a presentation at the University of Sheffield's own Learning and Teaching Conference. The conference is held every year in January and this year's theme was based on the use of technology in teaching. We delivered a session in parallel with two other ScHARR colleagues, e-Learning lead Chris Blackmore and university teacher Katie Powell on the MOOCs we
Gig Review: audio feedback workshop at Sheffield Hallam University!
On Tuesday IR's Claire Beecroft attended a workshop on audio feedback at Sheffield Hallam University, so it seems only appropriate therefore that we provide audio feedback on the audio feedback workshop (click below to listen!):
RAT Group Members Present at Sheffield Institute for Translational Neuroscience's Dementia Forum
Three members of the RAT group presented at the Sheffield Institute for Translational Neuroscience's (SiTraN) Dementia Forum on the 10th January, 2014. Professor Gail Mountain presented lessons learnt from psychosocial research to date. She drew on her experience from a number of research projects to speak passionatly about the need to ensure that research into dementia is truly ethical and effect

JAN 16

A case study of binary outcome data extraction across three systematic reviews of hip arthroplasty: Errors and differences of selection
Author(s):Carroll, C. | Scope, A. | Kaltenthaler, E.Publication year: 2013Journal / Book title: BMC Research NotesAccess all results for your search in Scopus
MDH: Prof Patrick Maxwell (Cambridge) - Faculty Lecture Series
When: Mon Jun 16, 2014 5pm to 6:30pm  BST Where: Student Union Auditorium Event Status: confirmed Event Description: As part of the Medical School Annual Research Meeting
EUNetHTA rapid assessment pilot published
The 2nd pilot using the HTA Core Model for Rapid Relative Effectiveness Assessment Assessment is now available.  The technology assessed is renal denervation systems for treatment-resistant hypertension.From the EUNetHTA site:“The intervention involves the destruction of efferent sympathetic nerves and afferent nerves within the wall of the renal arteries to reduce sympathetic nerve traffic, there

JAN 15

New study to explore an intervention to help reduce weight in people with ... - University of Sheffield News
University of Sheffield NewsNew study to explore an intervention to help reduce weight in people with ...University of Sheffield NewsThe project is led by Professor Richard Holt at the University of Southampton , in collaboration with researchers from the School of Health and Related Research (ScHARR) at the University of Sheffield and co-investigators including University of ...
Professor Gail Mountain Spoke at Parliament
RAT Group's Professor Gail Mountain attended a working group convened by Paul Burstow MP regarding Lib Dem strategy development for the ageing population. Gail gave evidence to support the importance of participation by older people through good design, opportunities for citizenship and interventions to promote and sustain participation. Other speakers were Sue Adams from Care and Repair England a
Solving weight gain among schizophrenics - The Star
The StarSolving weight gain among schizophrenicsThe StarResearchers from Sheffield University's School of Health and Related Research will put a group of schizophrenia sufferers on a set programme which emphasises the importance of diet and exercise in reducing their weight and improving quality of life.

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