Events

Politics, post-truth and Covid-19
Professor Trish Greenhalgh

Thursday 14 January, 12-1pm

Trish Greenhalgh is Professor of Primary Care Health Sciences and Fellow of Green Templeton College at the University of Oxford. She studied Medical, Social and Political Sciences at Cambridge and Clinical Medicine at Oxford before training first as a diabetologist and later as an academic general practitioner. She has a doctorate in diabetes care and an MBA in Higher Education Management. She leads a programme of research at the interface between the social sciences and medicine, working across primary and secondary care.

Her work seeks to celebrate and retain the traditional and the humanistic aspects of medicine and healthcare while also embracing the unparalleled opportunities of contemporary science and technology to improve health outcomes and relieve suffering. Three particular interests are the health needs and illness narratives of minority and disadvantaged groups; the introduction of technology-based innovations in healthcare; and the complex links (philosophical and empirical) between research, policy and practice.

Trish is the author of over 400 peer-reviewed publications and 16 textbooks. She was awarded the OBE for Services to Medicine by Her Majesty the Queen in 2001 and made a Fellow of the UK Academy of Medical Sciences in 2014. She is also a Fellow of the UK Royal College of Physicians, Royal College of General Practitioners, Faculty of Clinical Informatics and Faculty of Public Health.

Recording  of the session: will be available as soon as possible

Applying for Health Related Research Funding

Friday 29 January, 12-2pm – This event has been postponed

This event is for internal Edge Hill University staff only.

This workshop is an introductory session to a planned series focusing on the development of strong research funding applications to funders of health research. They will be delivered by senior researchers, who will share their experiences of success and failure, to help increase your chances of success. This first session will highlight key features of successful applications and some of the common pitfalls. Future sessions will focus on specific aspects of applications including, meeting the brief, developing a strong team, patient and public involvement, presenting a strong rationale and accurate costing, supported by shared examples from past applications. Presenters include Prof Ella Pereira (FAS), Prof Lucy Bray (FHSCM), Prof Sally Spencer (FHSCM), Prof Stuart Fairclough (FAS) and Prof Jeremy Brown (FAS), facilitated by Dr Andy Levy. A range of research funders will be discussed in the workshops, including MRC, NIHR, HEE and health related charities.

Registration: this event is FREE but please email to book your place
healthresearchinstitute@edgehill.ac.uk

Venue: Online a secure link will be distributed following registration

 

The Health Research Institute runs a range of internal and external events, these are usually posted on this page and on our Twitter feed @edgehill_hri.

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