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Qualitative research for ethnicity and health

This workshop, led by two qualitative research experts, Dr Sarah Salway and Dr Robert Akparibo, will help to enhance researcher’s expertise to produce ethically inclusive research to address ethnic health disparities in research and health care. To find out more, including how to register, see the event poster.

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ETUI takes part in cooperation programme between academic research and trade unions in Argentina

In Argentina the national council for scientific and technical research (CONICET) is seeking to promote cooperation between academic research and social movements, in particular the trade unions. Within this framework, a cooperation programme was concluded with the Belgian national scientific research fund FNRS in the context of which the ETUI received an invitation to present […]

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Third European trade union workshop on osychosocial risks at work

On 2 and 3 September, the ETUI held in Malta, with the kind partnership of the ForUM Confederation of Maltese Unions, the 3rd European Trade Union Workshop on Psychosocial Risks at Work. A link to the summary of the work shop and on going out puts can be found here : Link

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Musculoskeletal disorders: a major challenge for occupational risk prevention in Europe

Musculoskeletal disorders (MSDs) pose the most widespread occupational health problem in the European Union. Their high incidence bears witness to the intensification of working conditions that is affecting growing numbers of employees in industry and services. This policy brief looks at the work-related causes behind musculoskeletal disorders and formulates policy recommendations for the prevention of […]

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The Older People’s Diabetes Network Conference

The 3rd National Conference hosted by the Older People’s Diabetes Network is taking place on Friday 13th November at Aston University and is targeting anyone with an interest in research in older people and diabetes. Latest research in this area and sharing of good practice will form part of this conference. For more information please […]

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Special guest seminar from Professor Jason Allen.

Prof Allen is Research Program Leader, Clinical Exercise Science, Institute of Sport, Exercise and Active Living (ISEAL) Director, Clinical Exercise Science and Rehabilitation, College of Sport and Exercise Science Victoria University, Australia. The title of his presentation is: “Vascular Health, Physical Function and PAD: N-O* options but to exercise?” The seminar will take place at […]

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Ultra Precision

Bottom up and Top down Approaches An Overview of Diamond Light Source Presented by Dr Peter Docker Friday 25th September 2015, 12:30-1:30 Jennings Council Chamber, Hazlerigg Building The Diamond Light Source is the UK National Particle Accelerator, a £500m facility in Oxfordshire. This presentation will detail some of the many challenges faced at Diamond, […]

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NIHR CLAHRC East Midlands Newsletter

The simplest way to stay informed about NIHR CLAHRC East Midlands’ work, news and announcements, events and training opportunities is via our monthly e-newsletter. Broadly, our CLAHRC covers mental health, preventing and managing chronic disease, older people and stroke survivors, and implementing research evidence. Please forward this on to any colleagues who may be interested […]

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LIIPS Measurement for Improvement workshop

LIIPS is holding a Measurement for Improvement workshop on Thursday 30 July 2015, from 1.30 to 4.30pm, in central Leicester This workshop is about measurement for improvement in quality. Quality has six dimensions: Safety, person centeredness, equity, efficiency, effectiveness and timeliness. We cannot know what to improve or track improvement against an intervention unless we […]

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CLAHRC Capacity development and training programmes

A number of training opportunities are available • Getting your message across: communicating.  26th of  June -Nottingham • Quality improvement techniques to enable the translation of evidence into practice. 29th of June -Leicester • What is implementation research? 30th June -Leicester • Introduction to research methods (quantitative and qualitative). 2nd of July -Nottingham • Critical appraisal skills.  […]

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