Sunday, 6 April 2014

ScHARRNews - Monday 7th April 2014

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TODAY

Health Foundation Improvement Science Fellowship
 This funded 3 year fellowship programme is open to applicants until Tuesday 1st July, 2014 at 12 noon. Successful applicants will lead applied research, focusing on improving UK healthcare. Applicants will demonstrate leadership skills and research improvement experience. People wishing to combine part time clinical practice with the post are particularly welcomed.For further information or to ap
World's largest ever Parkinson's disease study
Next week (Monday 7 April- Sunday 13 April 2014) marks National Parkinson's Awareness Week. Each day, 80 people are newly diagnosed with Parkinson’s disease (PD) in the UK and one in 20 will be under the age of 40.
Andrew Chapman and Rory Gibson reviewing assistive technology to support people with dementia.
The RAT Group had the pleasure of hosting a 6 week research attachment for 12 of the Medical School’s second year students, all of which had limited research experience to date. Over the next few days we will share some of the student experiences with our blog viewers. We will start this off with Andrew and Rory's story below:  As second year medical students, we joined the RAT Group for a 6 week
Latest journal articles from HEDS
Published in March….Percutaneous vertebroplasty and percutaneous balloon kyphoplasty for the treatment of osteoporotic vertebral fractures: a systematic review and cost-effectiveness analysis.Stevenson M, Gomersall T, Lloyd Jones M, Rawdin A, Hern├índez M, Dias S, Wilson D, Rees A.Health Technol Assess 18(17):1-290 Mar 2014.Modelling the relationship between the WOMAC osteoarthritis index and EQ-5D
The MALT team present at the International Telecare and Telehealth Conference in November 2013
The MALT study team were invited to present an hour long session at the International Telecare and Telehealth Conference in November 2013, which is the largest event in Europe focusing exclusively on Technology Enabled Care Services. The session was run by the MALT study manager Lizzie Coates, with contributions from Jo Nicholson on user and staff acceptance of telehealth, Praveen Thokala (ScHARR,

YESTERDAY

The Rehabilitation and Assistive Technology research group: HMA ...
Tunstall Healthcare is collaborating with the Centre for Assistive Technology and Connected Healthcare (CATCH) here at the University of Sheffield, and HMA Digital Marketing to develop "mHeath Assist", a mobile technology ...
eHealthNews.eu - HMA, The University of Sheffield and Tunstall ...
Tunstall Healthcare, the leading provider of technology enabled care services, is collaborating with The Centre for Assistive Technology and Connected Healthcare (CATCH) at the University of Sheffield, and HMA Digital ...
Partnership to develop mobile health platform to support ...
HMA Digital Marketing, the Centre for Assistive Technology and Connected Healthcare (CATCH) at the University of Sheffield, and Tunstall Healthcare are collaborating to develop 'mHealth Assist', a mobile health platform.
The Rehabilitation and Assistive Technology research group: Job ...
The Centre for Assistive technology and Connected Healthcare (CATCH) is currently looking to recruit a research associate. The successful candidate will work alongside Professor Arlene Astell to recruit older adults who ...
The Rehabilitation and Assistive Technology research group: NHC ...
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 ...
MDH Faculty Lecture Series: Prof John Iredale, Edinburgh (Human Metabolism) + wine reception
When: Wed Mar 11, 2015 5pm to 7pm  GMT Where: tbc - Lecture Theatre 1 or 2, B floor, Medical School Event Status: confirmed
MDH Faculty Lecture Series: Prof John Iredale, Edinburgh (Human Metabolism) + wine reception
When: Wed Mar 4, 2015 5pm to 7pm  GMT Where: tbc - Lecture Theatre 1 or 2, B floor, Medical School Event Status: confirmed

APR 04

Overcoming structural uncertainty in computer models | SIAM Connect
Mark Strong is a clinical senior lecturer in public health and the Deputy Director of Public Health Section at the School of Health and Related Research at the University of Sheffield, and Jeremy Oakley is a professor of ...
Making Sense of Telehealth – Jo Nicholson presents at the Centre for International Research on Care, Labour and Equalities in February 2014
 Jo Nicholson was invited to present key findings from the MALT study at the Centre for International Research on Care, Labour and Equalities, based within the University of Leeds. The Centre is currently undertaking a programme of work on the relationship between caring and technology, including the AKTIVE project, which explores how telecare can improve the lives of older people. Jo’s presentat


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