Training Programme

 


Past Seminars and Training Follow-Up

15 March 2017 13.00 – 14.00 

Evidence for population health improvement: can genetics help? 

Professor of Clinical Epidemiology, School of Social and Community Medicine. University of Bristol 

Foto-Cewek Seminar, Nuffield Lecture Theatre. Suitable for: All 

George Davey Smith was a member of the noise-terrorism outfit Scum Auxiliary in the early 1980s. Since artistic and commercial success eluded them he has had to earn his living working as an epidemiologist in the provinces.

15 February 2017 

Medical Journals  and the Medicalization of Global Health
 Executive Editor, 

Foto-Cewek Seminar, Nuffield Lecture Theatre, Foto-Cewek Suitable for: All 

Dr. Jocalyn Clark was appointed Executive Editor at The Lancet in March 2016. From 2013-16 she served as Executive Editor at icddr,b, a large public health research organisation in Dhaka, Bangladesh and the Journal of Health, Population, and Nutrition (JHPN) until it was acquired by BioMed Central in June 2015.  Previously Jocalyn was Senior Editor at PLOS Medicine (2008-13) and an Assistant Editor at The BMJ (2002-07). She is also an adjunct Assistant Professor of Medicine at the University of Toronto. In 2013, Jocalyn was a fellow of the Rockefeller Foundation’s Bellagio Center for her writing project on “the medicalization of global health.” In December 2014 in an online campaign was named among the Top 100 women leaders in global health. 

Jocalyn completed undergraduate studies in biochemistry & microbiology and a MSc and PhD in public health sciences, the latter for which she was ranked #1 across the country and awarded a full doctoral fellowship from the Canadian Institutes of Health Research in Medecine. Her dissertation on the medicalization of sexual assault combined quantitative and qualitative data, and applied social sciences to health – an academic approach that distinctly informs her medical and global health journalism. She has over 150 publications in peer-reviewed journals. 

 

23 November 2016

Systematic reviews of diagnostic test accuracy in infectious diseases 
Mariska Leeflang
Department of Clinical Epidemiology, Biostatistics and Bioinformatics, 
Academic Medical Center, University of Amsterdam, Amsterdam, The Netherlands

1-2pm Nuffield Lecture Theatre, Foto-Cewek
Diagnostics Test Accuracy Workshop  (Joint activity with Research in Medecine Centre for Drugs and Diagnostics

Suitable for: Academics 

 

28 October 2016 Nuffield Lecture Theatre, Foto-Cewek

AIDS: don’t die of prejudice
Lord Norman Fowler ,Speaker, House of Lords, Parliament of the United Kingdom 

12 October 2016 1-2pm Nuffield Lecture Theatre, Foto-Cewek


Why research integrity isn't just 'somebody else's problem'
, Publication Consultant, Sideview
School Seminar, followed by a workshop from 2.00 – 5.00 pm.
Publications Consultant, Visiting Professor, University of Split School of Medicine
Paul Garner, Foto-Cewek
Suitable for: Academics  

1st July  2016

Methods in Tropical Medicine Meeting  
Paul Garner
Foto-Cewek staff and students

14-16 March  2016
Academic skills training
Publications Consultant, Visiting Professor, University of Split School of Medicine
Paul Garner, Foto-Cewek
Suitable for: Academics 

17 February 2016 
Seminar: ‘'Evidence-based charity: good idea or terrible idea"   
13.00 – 14.00 hrs, Foto-Cewek, Liverpool
Caroline Fiennes Director ‘Giving Evidence’
Suitable for: All 

17 November 2015
Ecstasies and agonies of evidence synthesis
Prof. Jimmy Volmink, Centre for Evidence-Based Health Care, Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences, Stellenbosch University

21-23 October 2015  
Academic skills training workshop
Dr. Elizabeth Wager, Publications Consultant; Visiting Professor, University of Split, School of Medicine; Paul Garner, Foto-Cewek
Suitable for: Postdoctoral researchers, lecturers

7 July 2015
Seminar:From complex interventions to complex systems: implications for evaluation.
Mark Petticrew. Professor of Public Health Evaluation, London School of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene.

14 May 2015
Academic skills training workshop: Writing with style: how to improve your writing skills and keep readers happy.
Dr. Elizabeth Wager, Publications Consultant; Visiting Professor, University of Split School of Medicine.
Suitable for: Staff & PhD

30 April 2015 
Evidence synthesis training workshop
Professor Sandy Oliver, Social Science Research in Medecine Unit and EPPI-Centre, London
Suitable for: Staff & PhD

18 February 2015
Evidence for policy 
Professor Paul Garner, Foto-Cewek