Wednesday, 19 February 2014

Research into ageing across Yorkshire: highlighting our strengths

An event hosted by the Yorkshire Comprehensive Research Network - Ageing Priority Group and the White Rose Doctoral training centre into ageing

  • What research into ageing is taking place in our region?
  • What research is needed?
  • How can we work together to further develop our capacity?
    If these questions interest you then register for the free event on 28th April at Leeds Marriott Hotel via this link.

    Provisional agenda

    9.30 Welcome and coffee and exhibition
    10.00 Welcome to the day and introduction to the network: Professor Gail Mountain

    10.15: Research into later life: the road less travelled: Professor John Young

    10.45 Involving the public/ patients in research
    Involving people with motor neurone disease: Dr Emily Goodall
    Involving people with stroke: Professor Ann Forster
    11.15 Coffee
    11.35 Open mic -how can we promote patient and public involvement?

    11.50 Highlighting our strengths; developing our capacity.  Whistle stop tour of PhD funded study from the White Rose Initiative (Universities of York, Sheffield and Leeds)
    Charlotte Hamilton, Sarah Smith, JiHee Youn, Katie Sworn, Cheryl Craigs

    12.30 Lunch break and participatory activity
    1.30 Recruitment - examples of the issues from funded studies: Kirsty Sprange, University of Sheffield plus one other presenter TBC  

    1.50 Open mic- how can we improve recruitment?
    2.20 Developing our ideas and working with practitioners from health and social care in different settings - examples of studies 
    Using robot companions: practitioners from Sheffield Care Trust (names TBC)
    Care home research: Professor Ann Foster
    Life story research: Dr Kate Gridley

    3.00 Tea break and ideas generation
    3.30 Drawing the agenda together - what are the priorities?
    Question time style panel

    4.00 Close

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