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Incorporating Cancer Risk Information into General Practice – Lunchtime Seminar

Institute of Health and Wellbeing April Lunchtime Seminar: Incorporating Cancer Risk Information into General Practice: The first steps from a sandpit idea

Presenter: Dr Juliet Usher-Smith MA, MB BCHir, PhD, MRCGP, Clinical Senior Research Associate, Cancer Research UK/BUPA Foundation Cancer Prevention Fellow

When: Wednesday 12th April, 1:00 – 2:00pm

Where: Sulgrave S029, Park Campus, University of Northampton, Boughton Green Rd, Northampton, NN2 7AL

For further information and to book a place please follow the link:

A sandwich lunch will be provided.  If you have any specific dietary requirements, please email by Monday 10th April

Invitation to attend a presentation on Health and Development

Submitted by Dr. Faith Tucker

All are invited to attend a presentation on Health and Development from speaker Sonia Coates. The session is part of GEO2006 Geography and Development.

Speaker: Sonia Coates (UoN alumni)
Date and time: Thursday 9th March, 2017, 4-6pm
Venue: MB8 (Avenue Campus)

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Workshop on public involvement in health and social care

Submitted by Dr Michelle Pyer

A workshop on effective public involvement, organised by the School of Health, is to be opened out to all research students and early career researchers.  The session is running on Wednesday December 2nd from 2-4 in PY101 and aims to provide an introduction to the principles, concepts and methods for effective public involvement (PI), participation and engagement. The workshop is to be facilitated by Paula Wray, Public Involvement Programme Lead for the National Institute of Health Research Collaboration for Leadership in Applied Health Research and Care East Midlands (NIHR CLAHRC EM).  Read the rest of this entry

Institute of Health and Wellbeing April research seminar

Submitted by Ruth Hughes-Rowlands

The Institute of Health and Wellbeing’s April research seminar is University College of Northern Jutlands’ Department of Nursing Research Strategy and Initiatives, presented by Jonna Froelich (University College of Northern Denmark).

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Sport & Exercise Research Seminar

The 4th Sport & Exercise Research Seminar will take place at 1pm on Wednesday 31st October in Cottesbrooke 318.

The particular session is a joint venture with the MOPS (Molecular, Microbial and Physiological Sciences) research group and has one presentation taking place:

‘The effects of Isometric Exercise Training on Artery Dimensions and Blood Flow in Middle-aged Men’
Dr. Tony Baross – Senior Lecturer, Sport, Exercise & Life Sciences

 More details about the talk, including a link to Tony’s related journal article, can be found below. Do circulate this on to students/colleagues who you think may be interested in the seminar. Read the rest of this entry