Tuesday, 25 February 2014

ScHARRNews - Wednesday 26th February 2014



Evaluating Programmes, Technology and Other Complex Interventions (EPTOCI)
 This two-day course will be running twice this year and aims to introduce the key principles of evaluation of complex interventions and where and why these methods are useful for research in health and social care settings. It will give broad perspectives while focusing on programme and technology evaluations as examples.  Through a mixture of online resources, group workshops and seminars, you w


myWorld. By Tunstall.
myWorld provides people who are not technology savvy with with access to an array of information and the means to connect with others such as friends, family and caregivers. from uk.tunstall.comThe development of myWorld involved service users, carers, family and friends to ensure it was fit for those who are not confident with technology. Some of myWorlds many features are: - Notice board - Messa
Pick your own: Literature reviewing tools
I've just written article for Information Today Europe on five tools for helping you carry out a literature review and manage the multitude of references academics and students now have to juggle. Gone are the days of working in a single location, hunting down papers from journals and scribbling notes on to cigarette packets when you came across something useful.These days students are more likely
Recent Advances in Assistive Technology and Engineering (RAATE) – a UK perspective
http://informahealthcare.comBarnsley Hospital and RAT Group's Simon Judge joint edited a special issue of this journal which has recently been published (editorial can be viewed here).The authors were given the opportunity to exhibit some of the papers from the annual UK assistive technology conference; "Recent Advances in Assistive Technology and Engineering (RAATE). They discuss the broad v
ScHARR Snack Size - Information Overload - Andy Tattersall - 12.30-1pm, Wednesday 5th March, Eric Wilkes Room
Do you feel overwhelmed and distracted by all of the emails, documents, links, Social Media updates, likes, pings, pokes, snapchats? Two things are certain, you are not alone and those distractions are not going to go away. The session will cover strategies to help you address that balance and put you back in control. This is the last session run by myself as I hand over control to the ScHARR Staf
New projects: monitoring synovitis and treat-to-target in rheumatoid arthritis
As well as undertaking appraisals for the NICE Technology Appraisal, Diagnostic Appraisal and Highly Specialised Technology Programmes, ScHARR-TAG undertake work for the National Institute for Health Research HTA Programme.  Two new topics have been allocated to them:Ultrasonography for monitoring of synovitis in rheumatoid arthritisCost-effectiveness of treat-to-target strategies in rheumatoid ar

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Project Tango
 A new piece of technology is being developed and it's aim is to track the surrounding 3D environment in real time. This technology could enable visually impaired people to navigate unfamiliar places, enable people to not get lost in unfamiliar buildings, find a product in a supermarket or even measure the dimensions of your home just by walking around before furniture shopping.If this intrigues y

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