Welcome to the August 2018 edition of HAWKEYE,
IHW's monthly newsletter
Dates for our diaries: training and events
IHW events and meetings
- 12 Sep 2018: IHW new building staff engagement session
- 20 Sep 2018: MRC/CSO SPHSU seminar: Professor Graham Hart
- 25 Sep 2018: IHW cross theme seminar
- 28 Sep 2018: Inaugural lecture by Professor Emma McIntosh
- 03 Oct 2018: World's Biggest Coffee Morning for Macmillan Cancer Support
- 24 Oct 2018: Inaugural lecture by Professor Hamish McLeod
- 01 Nov 2018: Maurice Bloch Lecture: "SelfBACK"
- 13 Dec 2019: Inaugural lecture by Professor Neil Hawkins
- Various dates: IHW maternity and paternity coffee mornings | IHW new staff coffee mornings
- Various dates: MRC/CSO Milestone Year Seminar Series
Save the date
- 01 Feb 2019 (early evening):
Family-friendly IHW Burns supper and ceilidh
- 23 May 2019 (morning):
"Out of sight, out of mind?" Invisible disabilities in the work and study environment: raising awareness, reducing stigma, starting conversations
Gannochy Seminar Room, Wolfson Medical School Building
Find out more or volunteer to contribute
- 03 to 05 Sep 2018: Evidence synthesis for health technology assessment
- 01 to 05 Oct 2018: Decision analytic modelling methods for economic evaluation
- Sep to Nov 2018: Evening CPD for primary care professionals (child health, COPD, young adults' mental health)
Information about externally-organised events involving IHW staff is available here
Quote of the month
"It is impossible to live without failing at something unless you live so cautiously that you might as well not have lived at all - in which case, you fail by default." JK Rowling
People and projects
Wed, 14 Mar 2018 13:54:00 GMT
A new University of Glasgow MOOC (Massive Open Online Course), "Research impact: making a difference", developed by MVLS with policy contribution from IHW, is accessible to all via the FutureLearn site.
Tue, 15 May 2018 15:06:00 BST
Knowledge exchange and public engagement
How can we do better?
Wed, 16 May 2018 12:18:00 BST
Is there an event or activity you'd like us to organise? A change to a process, practice, or to the IHW culture? Something we could be doing better or differently? Add something to our e-suggestions box (anonymously if you wish) and let us know your thoughts and ideas.
Athena SWAN, equality, diversity and inclusion
Wed, 02 May 2018 17:15:00 BST
THIS MONTH: absence of women on shortlists for university principal positions - the toxic environment created by competitiveness in HE - office workers spend less time outdoors than prisoners - six things working women should pretend they can't do.
Staff and student noticeboard [internal access only]
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28 AprSMaRteN, in partnership with Vitae, is conducting research into the impact of COVID-19 on the working lives of doctoral researchers and research staff, with the aim of providing insights to enable the sector to better support early career researchers
27 AprStaff and students can now access a list of tips, advice and sources of support to help them cope in the current circumstances
21 AugFind out what action has been taken in response to your comments and suggestions
06 FebWorking group chairs and other staff responsible for putting together IHW Athena SWAN reports should now use a standardised template
18 FebDid you know... Sending fewer emails can help the planet as well as making mailboxes less cluttered and distracting
18 FebTwo externally-organised sessions are running in March 2020 aimed at early career dementia researchers which may be of interest to some in IHW
Submit a story
Wed, 02 May 2018 17:27:00 BST
HAWKEYE is your opportunity to promote your research, teaching, awards, and other achievements, and publicise your events. Submissions are welcome from all IHW staff and students. The deadline for items to appear in the next edition is the third Monday in the month.