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Friday, January 09, 2015

NW England: UCLAN - Postgraduate Student Conference 2015 Designing and Delivering Research to Inform Clinical Practice

School of Health
Monday 26th January 2015 
9am to 4pm Adelphi Conference Room

A series of short talks to stimulate and inform those contemplating, planning and undertaking research

Supporting UCLan’s postgraduate students

8.30 Registration. 9.00 Start.  

9.00 – Welcome by Professor Tim Thornton, Professor of Philosophy and Mental Health. Why do we need different research methods?  Chair: Professor Caroline Watkins, UCLan School of Health Director of Research.  

9.20 – Dr Louise Connell, NIHR Career Development Research Fellow. Developing a health research career.  

9.40 – 10.20 Session 1 - Systematically reviewing the evidence.  
• Dr Stephanie Jones, Senior Research Fellow & Colette Miller, Research Assistant. Searching the literature to explore what impact training health professionals has on patient outcome. 
• Dr Gill Thomson, Senior Research Fellow Maternal and Infant Nutrition and Nurture Unit (MAINN). Metasynthesis – why and how we do it. 

10.20 - 10.30 Questions 

BREAK – 10.30– 11.00 (30 minutes tea/coffee/networking) 

11.00 – 12.00 Session 2 - Clinical Trials and complex interventions. 
• Dr Chris Sutton, Principal Lecturer and Associate Director Lancashire Clinical Trials Unit. The role of feasibility trials in the development and evaluation of complex interventions. 
• Dr Michael Leathley, Post Doctoral Research Fellow/Principal Lecturer (Research). Health economics in feasibility trials. 
• Dr Lois Thomas, Reader in Health Services Research. What do process evaluations contribute to trials of complex interventions?  An example from the ICONS: Identifying Continence OptioNs after Stroke Trial.  

12.00– 12.20 Questions  

LUNCH 12.20 until 13.20 networking. Sandwich lunch provided  

13.20 Chair: TBC  13.20 – 14.20 Session 3 - Implementation science and service user involvement. 
• Dr Rob Monks, Senior Lecturer and John Billington. Experienced-based co-design. 
• Dr Mick McKeown, Principal Lecturer, Centre for Mental Health and Wellbeing. & Fiona Jones, Community Futures.  Activism, action and alliances: meaningful involvement in research.  

14.20 – 15.00 Session 4 Qualitative research to answer health and social care questions. 
• Dr Janine Arnott, Research Fellow, Children’s, Families and Transitions. Data collection from children. 
• Prof Soo Downe, How qualitative research can influence national and global policy in maternal and child health.  

15.00 – 15.20 Questions  

15.20 – Dr Alexis Holden, Head of UCLan Funding Development and Support. ‘UCLan Research and Innovation Office (RIO) – How can we help you?’  

15.40 – Final session - TBC.  

16.00 CLOSE

You must register to attend. 
To check on remaining places and register contact Research Support Team on 
rsenquiries AT uclan.ac.uk 

Adelphi Building, Preston (Adelphi Conference Room, UCLan's Adelphi Building, Adelphi Street, Preston, PR1 7AY) (map)

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