Wednesday, 18 February 2015

ScHARRNews - February 7th - February 13th 2015

FEB 13


Making a Career - Postgraduate study at ScHARR
Making a Career - Postgraduate study at ScHARR Robert Akparibo, a public health researcher and teacher working in ScHARR, talks about what it's like to work at the School of Health and Related Research. From: scharr Views: 46 1 ratings Time: 04:10 More in Education
Pioneering Indian research centre launched to find solutions to excessive use of antibiotics
Nearly £7 million will be invested by the UK, through the MRC and the Newton Fund, and India through the DBT, to develop three major global research centres using high quality research teams – including scientists from the University of Sheffield.
Ghrelin O Acyl Transferase (GOAT) as a novel metabolic regulatory enzyme
Author(s):Khatib, M.N. | Gaidhane, S. | Gaidhane, A.M. | Simkhada, P. | Zahiruddin, Q.S.Publication year: 2015Journal / Book title: Journal of Clinical and Diagnostic ResearchAccess all results for your search in Scopus
Seminar: Applying Relationships Science to Contemporary Interventions
Applying Relationships Science to Contemporary Interventions - 4th Event will be in MarchDr Abi Millings of CATCH and her collaborators at the Universities of East Anglia, Bristol, Southampton, and Sussex are getting ready for the 4th event in the ESRC funded Seminar Series Applying Relationships Science to Contemporary Interventions. The event, themed around Technologically Enabled Interventions
HEDS Teaching restarts
A new semester has just started, with HEDS running 11 modules across four Masters degree courses.  On the MSc Health Economics and Decision Modelling we have:HAR694 Valuing the Benefits of Health Care HAR670 Medical Statistics & Evidence Synthesis HAR671 Operational Research Techniques in Health Resource Allocation HAR672 Advanced Simulation MethodsOn the MSc Economic and Health Economics, HAR
New mums offered shopping vouchers to help improve breastfeeding - University of Sheffield News
The StarNew mums offered shopping vouchers to help improve breastfeedingUniversity of Sheffield NewsPrincipal investigator Dr Clare Relton, from the University of Sheffield's School of Health and Related Research (ScHARR), said: “Lots of women want to breastfeed their babies, but breastfeeding takes effort and mums need to be supported. The feedback ...Voucher incentives for region's breastfeeding

FEB 12

HERG Virtual Research Seminars
The HERG virtual research seminar is a web-based meeting for PhD students and early career researchers in health economics based at universities and research institutes. It provides the opportunity to share knowledge and ideas with colleagues with no travel time or costs, and to extend a research network and develop new collaborations. The meetings encourage high quality, constructive academic fee
NTF funding secured for palliative care ICT mobile platform
Debbie Fitzsimmons, Sue Mawson, Steve Ariss and colleagues from St. Luke’s Hospice and Sensory Technologies (UK) have secured £250,000 from the NHS England Nursing Technology Fund to finance the implementation of a new ICT mobile platform for community-based palliative care specialists at St. Luke’s Hospice. This implementation will enable delivery of the first stage of their Enhanced Community Pa

FEB 11

ScHARR Seminar Series
When: Tue Jun 30, 2015 4:30am to 5:30am  PDTReplaces event originally scheduled for: Tue Jun 30, 2015 4:30am Where: Pemberton LT Event Status: confirmed Event Description: Rachel O'Hara ~ TBC
ScHARR Seminar Series
When: Tue Jun 23, 2015 4:30am to 5:30am  PDTReplaces event originally scheduled for: Tue Jun 23, 2015 4:30am Where: Pemberton LT Event Status: confirmed Event Description: Claire Craig ~ TBC
ScHARR Seminar Series
When: Tue Jun 9, 2015 4:30am to 5:30am  PDTReplaces event originally scheduled for: Tue Jun 9, 2015 4:30am Where: Pemberton LT Event Status: confirmed Event Description: Hannah Lambie-Mumford, SPERI (Uni of Shef) ~ Food banks in the UK
ScHARR Seminar Series
When: Tue Jun 16, 2015 4:30am to 5:30am  PDTReplaces event originally scheduled for: Tue Jun 16, 2015 4:30am Where: Pemberton LT Event Status: confirmed Event Description: Louisa Ells, University of Teeside/Public Health England ~ Measuring up obesity from policy to research
ScHARR Seminar Series
When: Tue Jun 2, 2015 4:30am to 5:30am  PDTReplaces event originally scheduled for: Tue Jun 2, 2015 4:30am Where: Pemberton Lecture Theatre Event Status: confirmed Event Description: TBC
ScHARR Seminar Series
When: Tue May 12, 2015 4:30am to 5:30am  PDTReplaces event originally scheduled for: Tue May 12, 2015 4:30am Where: Pemberton Lecture Theatre Event Status: confirmed Event Description: Anna Madill ~ Researching erotic subcultures online: conducting surveys and interviews on intimate topics
ScHARR Seminar Series
When: Tue Apr 28, 2015 4:30am to 5:30am  PDTReplaces event originally scheduled for: Tue Apr 28, 2015 4:30am Where: Pemberton Lecture Theatre Event Status: confirmed Event Description: TBC
ScHARR Seminar Series
When: Tue Apr 14, 2015 4:30am to 5:30am  PDTReplaces event originally scheduled for: Tue Apr 14, 2015 4:30am Where: Pemberton Lecture Theatre Event Status: confirmed Event Description: Jon Minton, University of Glasgow ~ Demographic ghost hunting using shaded contour maps: migration, mortality and double-counting in Europe
New mums offered shopping vouchers to help improve breastfeeding - University of Sheffield News
New mums offered shopping vouchers to help improve breastfeedingUniversity of Sheffield NewsPrincipal investigator Dr Clare Relton, from the University of Sheffield's School of Health and Related Research (ScHARR), said: “Lots of women want to breastfeed their babies, but breastfeeding takes effort and mums need to be supported. The feedback ...
New free online course on Measuring and Valuing Health
New free online course on Measuring and Valuing Health starts on Monday 16th February. More details, trailer and sign up here https://www.futurelearn.com/courses/valuing-health  #FLValuingHealth
Voucher incentives for region's breastfeeding mums - The Star
The StarVoucher incentives for region's breastfeeding mumsThe StarPrincipal investigator Dr Clare Relton, from the University of Sheffield's School of Health and Related Research, said: “Lots of women want to breastfeed their babies, but breastfeeding takes effort and mums need to be supported. “The feedback we ...
Vouchers for breastfeeding trial widens reach across the region - Yorkshire Post
Yorkshire PostVouchers for breastfeeding trial widens reach across the regionYorkshire Post“Lots of women want to breastfeed their babies, but breastfeeding takes effort and mums need to be supported,” said Dr Clare Relton, the University of Sheffield's principal investigator at the school of health and related research. The announcement of ...
CLAHRC YH e-Repository Launch
The Collaboration for Applied Health Research and Care Yorkshire and Humber (CLAHRC YH) has launched it's e-Repository; a "one stop shop for practical tools that may help you share and implement research findings."The e-Repository is a collection of research tools developed by researchers that aim to address the problems we, as researchers, often encounter when trying to translate resear

FEB 10

NHS offers more mums vouchers if they breastfeed - Yorkshire Post
Yorkshire PostNHS offers more mums vouchers if they breastfeedYorkshire Post“Lots of women want to breastfeed their babies, but breastfeeding takes effort and mums need to be supported,” said Dr Clare Relton, the University of Sheffield's principal investigator at the school of health and related research. The announcement of ...
Latest journal articles from HEDS
Published in January….Measuring quality of life in children with speech and language difficulties: a systematic review of existing approaches.Gomersall T, Spencer S, Basarir H, Tsuchiya A, Clegg J, Sutton A, Dickinson KInt J Lang Commun Disord 29 Jan 2015 Impact of prehospital transfer strategies in major trauma and head injury: Systematic review, meta-analysis, and recommendations for study desig
Fancy a SHINDIG?
SHINDIG is a forum in Sheffield, that meets 4 times a year and aims to provide opportunities for people living with dementia, as well as their family and carers with various opportunities to share their ideas and opinions on services and recent developments. The group is jointly organised with the Sheffield Alzheimer's Society and Sheffield Health and Social Care NHS Foundation Trust. The group is

FEB 09

How to avoid bogus health information on the web
By Andy Tattersall, University of Sheffield Health is one of the biggest topics searched for on the web, yet despite its importance a large portion of this information is inaccurate, anecdotal or biased. According to Pew Research, 72% of internet users in the US search for health information. In the UK, the Office for National Statistics said that 43% of users searched for health information in 20
HEDS Seminars
After Rachel kicked off the Spring Programme last month, the rest of the programme is now confirmed as:Thur. 12th February – Sabine Grimm, ScHARR Estimating the impact of health technology implementation on cost-effectiveness and value of information analysisTues. 3rd March – Dr Paul Mitchell, King College of London (KCL)Years of Sufficient Capability (YSC) as an outcome measure for economic evalu
OxFAB! The online study looks into the strategies people use to lose weight
The NIHR CLAHRC Oxford is funding an online study (The online Oxford Food and Activity Behaviours, OxFAB) that aims to find out what strategies people use to manage their weight. They want to distinguish between what health professionals tell people to do when they want to lose weight and what they actually do. You can find out more about this study by clicking here.

FEB 07

Announcement of NCE Competition Results - Canada News Centre
CATCH (Centre for Assistive Technology and Connected Healthcare), University of Sheffield; Centre de recherche de l'Institut universitaire de gĂ©riatrie de MontrĂ©al; Centre for Education and Research on Aging and Health, ...
The validation of a computer-based food record for older adults: the Novel Assessment of Nutrition and Ageing (NANA) method
Author(s):Timon, C.M. | Astell, A.J. | Hwang, F. | Adlam, T.D. | Smith, T. | Maclean, L. | Spurr, D. | Forster, S.E. | Williams, E.A.Publication year: 2015Journal / Book title: British Journal of NutritionAccess all results for your search in Scopus
Comparison of nottingham prognostic index and adjuvant online prognostic tools in young women with breast cancer: Review of a single-institution experience
Author(s):Hearne, B.J. | Teare, M.D. | Butt, M. | Donaldson, L.Publication year: 2015Journal / Book title: BMJ OpenAccess all results for your search in Scopus

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