Tue, 25 Apr 2017 08:21:00 BST
Health in All Policies (HiAP) is an approach to policies that systematically and explicitly takes into account the health implications of the decisions we make; targets the key social determinants of health; looks for synergies between health and other core objectives and the work we do with partners; and tries to avoid causing harm with the aim of improving the health of the population and reducing inequity.
Thu, 13 Apr 2017 14:49:00 BST
Drawing heavily on the work of GPs at the Deep End, Professor Graham Watt will discuss the future of general practice in the face of looming multi-morbidity and an increasingly fragmented NHS. 27 Apr, 7pm in the Yudowitz Lecture Theatre, Wolfson Medical School
Thu, 30 Mar 2017 11:22:00 BST
here is considerable evidence that mindfulness-based interventions help in the treatment of psychological and emotional distress. Young men in prison are known to experience difficulties in these areas.
Tue, 28 Mar 2017 15:59:00 BST
Tue, 14 Mar 2017 11:06:00 GMT
Often it is difficult to obtain a patient perspective before a study has been funded but this meeting gives the opportunity to involve patients and carers in the development of a research proposal, including study design and patient materials.
Fri, 24 Feb 2017 15:14:00 GMT
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Wed, 18 Jan 2017 13:24:00 GMT
Join us for a series of talks from leading speakers in the Arts and Sciences who will introduce you to the Big Data challenges and opportunities associated with their subjects. Speakers will discuss the challenges and opportunities associated with the data deluge.
Fri, 02 Dec 2016 13:53:00 GMT
Professor Sir Alex Markham and Ms Kate Laws from the Lister Institute of Preventive Medicine will be visiting the Institute of Health and Wellbeing on 18 January 2017. Every year the Lister Institute award five research fellowships of £200k each to researchers in any area of medical research.
Mon, 21 Nov 2016 16:41:00 GMT
In October, Professor Frances Mair, flew to Melbourne to give the Keynote at the Australian Disease Management Association (ADMA) 12th Annual National Conference on "Person Centred Healthcare: Achievements & Challenges".
Thu, 27 Oct 2016 14:50:00 BST
There is a plethora of technologies for helping people manage their health and wellbeing: from self-care of chronic conditions (e.g. renal disease, diabetes) and palliative care at end of life through to supporting people in developing mindfulness practices or managing weight or exercise.
Mon, 10 Oct 2016 13:34:00 BST
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The next event of the Glasgow local group of the RSS (jointly hosted with the RSS Environmental Statistics Section and the Boyd Orr Centre for Population and Ecosystem Health) will take place on Thursday 6th October
Fri, 08 Jul 2016 12:35:00 BST
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The next meeting of the Kettle Club will take place at 5.15 pm for a 5.30 pm start and 6.30 pm finish on Thursday 2nd June, at General Practice and Primary Care, House 2, 1 Horselethill Road (straight up Observatory Road, opposite Hillhead Library on Byres Road)
Thu, 28 Apr 2016 16:15:00 BST
This is an introductory seminar for researchers who are thinking of using administrative data in the future. The seminar will focus on administrative data about individuals that could be considered personal data.
Tue, 12 Apr 2016 09:51:00 BST
Though the emotional and physical impact of social research on qualitative researchers are rarely discussed or written about, the experience, affect, and impact of such things on researchers are very real.
Thu, 31 Mar 2016 13:39:00 BST
Tue, 16 Feb 2016 09:59:00 GMT
A key element of Athena SWAN is induction of new employees. In the last two years we have worked to improve Institute induction procedures, including running two highly rated induction training workshops for line managers last February.
Wed, 10 Feb 2016 12:45:00 GMT
What is it? The Three Minute Thesis (3MT®) is an academic competition developed by The University of Queensland (UQ), Australia for research students. Research higher degree (PhD and MPhil/ MRes etc.) students have three minutes to present a compelling oration on their thesis topic and its significance.
Wed, 17 Feb 2016 08:24:00 GMT
Mon, 16 Nov 2015 09:08:00 GMT
In 1845, with Queen Victoria on the throne and the British Empire in full flight, Sir John Franklin led an expedition to find a 'North-West Passage' from the Atlantic to the Pacific through the Arctic seas off northern Canada. All communication with the expedition was lost and one of the largest ever search-and-rescue operations was launched.
Fri, 01 May 2015 09:13:00 BST
Tue, 20 Jan 2015 12:29:00 GMT
We warmly invite you to join us in Kigali at the ‘Global Perspectives on Mental Wellbeing’ knowledge exchange event/summer school which will explore ways of promoting reciprocal learning about mental wellbeing between the Global North and the Global South.
Fri, 16 Jan 2015 15:25:00 GMT
Professor Maroeska Rovers Professor in evidence-based surgery, Radboudumc, the Netherlands will deliver a talk - In order to maintain future sustainability of our healthcare system, we need to ensure that surgical innovations are affordable, effective, and of value for the patient.
Wed, 25 Mar 2015 09:24:00 GMT
The last few years have seen an explosion of innovative data visualisations, particularly those that are interactive and delivered online. These have the potential to make our work have much greater impact but are a mystery to most statisticians. I will describe how I learned about these: how to design them and how to make them.
Thu, 05 Mar 2015 11:47:00 GMT
Chris Underhill is a global expert in the delivery of health and rehabilitation systems to very poor people. A serial social entrepreneur his latest organisation, BasicNeeds, concerns the delivery of a holistic model to mentally ill people and people with epilepsy in the poorest communities of the world.
Mon, 12 Jan 2015 11:01:00 GMT
This meeting is organised by GCU and the European Joint Programme Initiative on Determinant of Diet and Physical activity and aims at developing a consensus framework of the determinants of sedentary behaviour and identify societal systems that influence sitting behaviour. The objective is to enable harmonisation and prioritise research
Fri, 23 Jan 2015 14:56:00 GMT
The first two books in the series 'Issues in Neuropsychology' (Series Editor, Prof Jon Evans) have been published with graduates of the MSc Clinical Neuropsychology programme as Editors. Dr Brian O'Neill is co-editor of ‘Assistive Technology for Cognition’, and Dr Jenny Svanberg is co-editor of ‘Alcohol and the Adult Brain’. A seminar and reception to celebrate the launch will be held on February 20th
Thu, 15 May 2014 13:23:00 BST
Professor Rich Mitchell is talking at the Pint of Science festival on evening of Monday 19 May. The festival is part of Public Engagement and Knowledge Exchange. The title is - Tree-sons to be cheerful: your brain and body on nature. Being in, even just seeing natural environments is a drug that can make us heal quicker, stay healthy and be happy. What happens when your brain and body is on nature? What does this mean for your health and for public health?
Fri, 23 May 2014 15:13:00 BST
As part of Glasgow Science Festival, the University of Glasgow is hosting a series of FREE evening debates inspired by the Commonwealth Games, hosted by BBC Scotland’s John Beattie. Join us for lively discussions with a variety of experts and the opportunity to ask those burning questions.
Mon, 19 May 2014 13:29:00 BST
17 June 2014, Summary: Scotland has some of the best administrative data in the world (e.g. health, social care, housing, education and criminal justice). However, these data are not being fully exploited: to ensure our social policies are designed to respond to multiple disadvantage; our public services are as efficient as possible; and that these data are mobilised to support economic growth.
Wed, 30 Apr 2014 15:08:00 BST
Course dates: 30 April - 2 May 2014. Health Economics and Health Technology Assessment (HEHTA) are running a course on Systematic review and meta-Analysis of direct, indirect and mixed treatment evidence.
Sociology, Social Policy and Social Science at University of Glasgow Learning from REF2014 and planning ahead Half-day workshop
Fri, 14 Mar 2014 08:37:00 GMT
Workshop Date 12 May: The idea for this event emerged firstly out of discussions with the internal REF reading group involved in the preparation of our Social Policy submission last year. The reviewers shared a common view that:...
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