Dr Jenni Burt on mixed methods approaches in health services research

The Community and Health Research Unit (CaHRU) and Lincoln Institute for Health (LIH) Seminar was given by Dr Jenni Burt from Cambridge University on 21 November. Jenni is Senior Social Scientist at The Healthcare Improvement Studies (THIS) Institute, where she Continue reading Dr Jenni Burt on mixed methods approaches in health services research

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

Community and Health Research Unit & NHS Health Research Forum, June 2017

The latest CaHRU/NHS Research Forum took place on 7th June 2017 at the University of Lincoln. The Research Forum, which takes place three times a year, is an opportunity for colleagues to showcase their research particularly focussing on studies conducted Continue reading Community and Health Research Unit & NHS Health Research Forum, June 2017

Mental health and stigma: why knowledge about mental illness is important

The mental health charity Mind states that 1 in 4 individuals experience a mental health problem within their lifetime. Some of these individuals may experience mental health stigma, which is often due to negative connotations associated with mental health [1]. Previous Continue reading Mental health and stigma: why knowledge about mental illness is important