Monday, 24 February 2014

ScHARRNews - Monday 24th and Tuesday 25th January 2014



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
Top award for ScHARR lecturer helping to improve global health research.
A ScHARR lecturer who is helping to improve the quality of health research in low income countries has been recognised with an international award for excellence in his field. Dr Padam Simkhada, senior lecturer in International Health at ScHARR, was awarded the CEA Award of Global Health Research for his contribution to the field of global research at a special ceremony at the Mahatma Gandi Univer
Recents CEAs
Twice each month – although there has been somewhat of a hiatus - the CEA Registry Blog lists recently published cost utility studies and associated papers.  29 papers were listed this time. Here's a few in our areas of research interest:Obach D, Deuffic-Burban S, Esmat G, et al. Effectiveness and cost-effectiveness of immediate vs. delayed treatment of HCV-infected patients in a country with limi

FEB 23

Use of generic and condition-specific measures of health-related quality of life in NICE decision-making: A systematic review, statistical modelling and survey
Author(s):Longworth, L. | Yang, Y. | Young, T. | Mulhern, B. | Hernández Alava, M. | Mukuria, C. | Rowen, D. | Tosh, J. | Tsuchiya, A. | Evans, P. | Devianee Keetharuth, A. | Brazier, J.Publication year: 2014Journal / Book title: Health Technology AssessmentAccess all results for your search in Scopus
Communication for people with impaired speech: an interview with ...
Mark is Director of the Centre for Assistive Technology and Connected Healthcare (CATCH) at the university. He leads a number of projects funded by the National Institute for Health Research and Technology Strategy Board, and leads the ...

FEB 22

The cost-effectiveness of multi-component interventions to prevent delirium in older people undergoing surgical repair of hip fracture
Author(s):Akunne, A. | Davis, S. | Westby, M. | Young, J.Publication year: 2014Journal / Book title: European Journal of Orthopaedic Surgery and TraumatologyAccess all results for your search in Scopus

FEB 21

The acute effects of physical activity on cigarette cravings: Exploration of potential moderators, mediators and physical activity attributes using individual participant data (IPD) meta-analyses
Author(s):Haasova, M. | Warren, F.C. | Ussher, M. | Janse Van Rensburg, K. | Faulkner, G. | Cropley, M. | Byron-Daniel, J. | Everson-Hock, E.S. | Oh, H. | Taylor, A.H.Publication year: 2014Journal / Book title: PsychopharmacologyAccess all results for your search in Scopus
ScHARR Bite Size at UCISA Conference - Changing Landscapes
This week I was lucky to attend and present at the UCISA one day conference hosted by the University of Sheffield at the excellent Edge conference centre. I didn't know much about UCISA when I was asked to submit an ...
Occupational competence strategies in old age: A mixed-methods comparison between hispanic women with different levels of daily participation
Author(s):Orellano, E.M. | Mountain, G. | Varas, N. | Labault, N.Publication year: 2014Journal / Book title: OTJR Occupation, Participation and HealthAccess all results for your search in Scopus
Estimation of own and cross price elasticities of alcohol demand in the UK-A pseudo-panel approach using the Living Costs and Food Survey 2001-2009
Author(s):Meng, Y. | Brennan, A. | Purshouse, R. | Hill-McManus, D. | Angus, C. | Holmes, J. | Meier, P.S.Publication year: 2014Journal / Book title: Journal of Health EconomicsAccess all results for your search in Scopus
Cost-effectiveness of cilostazol, naftidrofuryl oxalate, and pentoxifylline for the treatment of intermittent claudication in people with peripheral arterial disease
Author(s):Meng, Y. | Squires, H. | Stevens, J.W. | Simpson, E. | Harnan, S. | Thomas, S. | Michaels, J. | Stansby, G. | O'Donnell, M.E.Publication year: 2014Journal / Book title: AngiologyAccess all results for your search in Scopus
NHC Assistive Technology in Housing Event: Redesigning delivery models for life and living
Researchers from the Centre for Assistive Technology and Connected Healthcare (CATCH) and the University of Sheffield (UoS) will be delivering a workshop at Northern Housing Consortium’s event– ‘Assistive Technology in Housing: Redesigning delivery models for life and living’. The event will be held at the York racecourse on the 27th February, 2014. Workshops will cover how the housing sector can

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