Making a positive difference at the EMDoc Annual Conference

This year’s Annual East Midlands Doctoral Network (EMDoc) Annual Conference which took place at Bishop Grosseteste University focussed on the theme of ‘Impact and exchange – making connections beyond the academy’. The event was attended by over 100 doctoral students Continue reading Making a positive difference at the EMDoc Annual Conference

Placebos and sleep

You may have seen ‘The placebo experiment: can my brain cure my body?‘ recently broadcast on the BBC. This was a fascinating programme in which doctor and broadcaster Dr Michael Mosley, who I met recently at his ‘Great Lives’ lecture Continue reading Placebos and sleep

Learning the importance of research impact at the Doctoral Training Alliance summer school

PhD student Laura Simmons attended the Doctoral Training Alliance Biosciences for Health summer school hosted by the University of Huddersfield on the 24th-26th July. During the 3-day event students took part in a variety of workshops that focused on how Continue reading Learning the importance of research impact at the Doctoral Training Alliance summer school

Improvement Science and Research Methods seminar: Prof Alicia O’Cathain on process evaluation in clinical trials

Professor of Health Services Research at the University of Sheffield, Alicia O’Cathain, who heads the Medical Care Research Unit at ScHARR, gave an outstanding CaHRU/LIH seminar on ‘Using process evaluations alongside randomised controlled trials and other outcome evaluations’ on 23 Continue reading Improvement Science and Research Methods seminar: Prof Alicia O’Cathain on process evaluation in clinical trials

Improvement Science and Research Methods seminar: Introduction to systematic grounded theory

The latest Community and Health Research Unit(CaHRU)/Lincoln Institute for Health (LIH) Improvement Science and Research Methods seminar was given on April 11th 2018 by Dr Julie Pattinson, a research assistant working in CaHRU. Julie’s talk, entitled ‘Introduction to Systematic Grounded Continue reading Improvement Science and Research Methods seminar: Introduction to systematic grounded theory