Monday, 4 January 2016

ScHARRNews - January 2016

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Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) HealthTracker™ Project
The Tracking  ADHD Cohort – Sheffield (TrAC-S) Project aims to implement a web-based HealthTracker™ system for monitoring ADHD in children and young people in Sheffield. Patients, parents, teachers and clinicians will be able to enter information online, simplifying the process of obtaining treatment outcome data that can be used in long-term observational studies. The use of animated questionnair
Women's experiences of ovulation testing: A qualitative analysis
Author(s):Jones, G. | Carlton, J. | Weddell, S. | Johnson, S. | Ledger, W.L.Publication year: 2015Journal / Book title: Reproductive HealthAccess all results for your search in Scopus


Join the Team
There are presently vacancies for an IT Assistant, Research Finance Assistant, and a Research Assistant. For more information please see the ScHARR Vacancies page
Research Assistant | Faculty of Medicine, Dentistry and Health
Faculty: Faculty of Medicine, Dentistry and Health. Department: Section of Public Health, School of Health and Related Research. Salary: Grade 6 £25,023 to £26,537 per annum pro-rata. Closing Date: 22nd January 2016.
EUNetHTA Therapeutic medical devices methods guideline
Well not a full set of methods, but a review of specific challenges as compared to an assessment of medicinal products. The aim of this guideline is to identify those areas where specific HTA methods may be required and to propose best-practice solutions for these problems.  8 recommendations were made and are available here.
Happy 4th Birthday blog!
Huge thanks to everybody who has read and contributed to this blog over the past 4 years. Over the past year, the blog has evolved and is now more inclusive of things that happen outside of the University of Sheffield, the number of people that follow our blog has risen and for this, we are very grateful. Fingers crossed we will have even more readers by year 5!

DEC 30 2015

CATCH project wins Sheffield Smart Lab support - The Assistive and ...
Earlier this year, the Sheffield Smart Lab initiative – a partnership between Sheffield City Council, Amey and Centre of Excellence for Cities by Ferrovial Services – invited entrepreneurs and start-up businesses to submit innovative ideas that would help to address two different challenges: how to energise the city centre and how to ... Rehabilitation and Assistive Technology Research - RRG - Hea
Targeting men could be key to beating TB
By Dr Richard White, Reader in Infectious Disease Modelling, London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine and Dr Peter Dodd, School of Health and Related Research, University of Sheffield. Tuberculosis (TB) has been ...

DEC 29 2015

Sheffield Professor scoops lifetime achievement award for work into ...
A Sheffield professor of Medical Oncology and Consultant at Weston Park Hospital has been awarded a lifetime achievement award for his contributions to the research and treatment of breast cancer. Professor Robert ...

DEC 26 2015

Active Buildings: modelling physical activity and movement in office ...
Other researchers from the School of Health and Related Research (ScHARR) at the University of Sheffield, and the University of Liverpool were members of the advisory board. Health benefits of regular participation in ...