News

  1. CaHRU at Trent Regional SAPC, Nottingham, March 2019
    CaHRU was well represented at the recent annual Trent Regional SAPC Conference which this year was held at East Midlands Conference Centre, Nottingham on 19 March 2019 . The core of the morning session were the two parallel sessions. Dr Zahid Asghar presented his work on the performance of candidates with dyslexia in the MRCGP…
  2. CaHRU PhD student Laura Simmons wins Best Presentation Award at the Postgraduate Research Showcase 2019
    CaHRU and Lincoln Institute for Health PhD student Laura Simmons presented and won an award for her research into understanding sickness absence in the ambulance service at the annual Postgraduate Research Showcase 2019 on 20th February 2019. The conference was hosted by the Doctoral School at the University of Lincoln and provided postgraduate researchers an…
  3. Laura Simmons presents at the Division of Occupational Psychology Annual Conference 2019
    CaHRU and Lincoln Institute for Health PhD student Laura Simmons presented her research into sickness absence in the ambulance service at the British Psychological Society’s Division of Occupational Psychology Annual Conference on the 11th January 2019. The 2019 theme for the conference was ‘Thriving at Work’ and was held at the Crowne Plaza in Chester.…
  4. CaHRU Newsletter (Winter 2018-19)
    The latest edition of the CaHRU Newsletter (Winter 2018-19) was published in March 2019. The newsletter presents the work of the research centre over the previous three months and includes articles from the CaHRU blog covering publications, conferences and funding. The newsletter is written by members of the CaHRU team and produced by Sue Bowler,…
  5. Greg Whitley gives CaHRU/LIH seminar on Systematic Mixed Studies Reviews
    The latest CaHRU and LIH Improvement Science and Research Methods seminar was given on February 19th 2018 by Gregory Whitley, a PhD student working in CaHRU. Greg’s talk, entitled ‘Systematic Mixed Studies Reviews’, focused on the science behind reviewing and synthesizing quantitative, qualitative and mixed methods papers together. Greg started his talk by describing what…
  6. Dr Joseph Akanuwe presents at Cancer Research UK (CRUK) Early Diagnosis Conference
    Dr Joseph Akanuwe attended and presented a poster on cancer risk assessment tools at the 5th Biennial Early Diagnosis Research Conference from 11th to 13th February 2019 at the Hilton Birmingham Metropole. The theme for the conference was, ‘10 years 0n: accelerating early diagnosis into practice’. In both the opening and closing remarks, Sara Hiom…
  7. Major ambulance trial of GTN in hyperacute stroke (RIGHT2) published in The Lancet
    A major trial of transdermal glyceryl trinitrate (GTN) in early stroke was published this month in the major medical journal, The Lancet. The trial, Prehospital transdermal glyceryl trinitrate in patients with ultra-acute presumed stroke (RIGHT-2): an ambulance-based, randomised, sham-controlled, blinded, phase 3 trial' sought to find out whether GTN, a nitric acid donor, improved outcomes when…
  8. CaHRU attends opening of new Guillain-Barre charity national headquarters
    Prof Niro Siriwardena was invited to attend the Guillain-Barré & Associated Inflammatory Neuropathies (GAIN) charity grand opening of their new premises, Glennys Sanders House, in Sleaford, Lincolnshire on 26 January 2019. The new centre was opened by Glennys Sanders herself who founded the charity from her house, supported by her husband, following being affected by…
  9. CaHRU/LIH seminar: Arwel Jones & Hayley Robinson on The Behaviour Change Wheel
    In the latest Research Methods and Implementation Science seminar from CaHRU and the Lincoln Institute for Health (LIH) which took place on 22 January 2019, Dr Arwel Jones and Hayley Robinson from the LIH presented on The Behaviour Change Wheel. In their talk they described how the Behaviour Change Wheel is used in the context…
  10. CaHRU engaging with patients and public in research
    Over the past year we have continued to engage with patients and the public in our research studies which remains important and essential to our work. This enables our research to focus on what is important for patients, and we include the public in development, design, conduct and dissemination of our research studies. Over the…