‘‘Knotty Issues in Multi-disciplinary Research in Ageing”

Centre for Ageing and Biographical Studies (CABS) and Centre for Policy on Ageing (CPA) Seminar 

The Open University, 1-11 Hawley Crescent, Camden, London, NW1 8NP 

This latest seminar from the Centre for Policy on Ageing (CABS) at The Open University and the Centre for Policy on Ageing (CPA) looks at the issues involved in Multi/Inter-disciplinary research. 
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CFP: Theorising Personal Medical Devices: New Perspectives, Cambridge

CALL FOR PAPERS: Theorising Personal Medical Devices: New Perspectives 
Post-doctoral Suite, 16 Mill Lane, University of Cambridge, Cambridge 

Fuelled by the accelerating pace of technological development and a general shift to personalised, patient-led medicine alongside the growing Quantified Self and Big Data movements, the emerging field of personal medical devices is one which is advancing rapidly across multiple domains and disciplines - so rapidly that conceptual and empirical understandings of personal medical devices, and their clinical, social and philosophical implications, often lag behind new developments and interventions. Personal medical devices - devices that are attached to, worn by, interacted with, or carried by individuals for the purposes of generating biomedical data and/or carrying out medical interventions with/on the person concerned - have become increasingly significant in clinical and extra-clinical contexts owing to a range of factors including the growth of multimorbidity and chronic disease in ageing populations and the increasing sophistication and miniaturisation of personal devices themselves. 
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PhD Studentship: Optimising breast cancer follow-up care: a mixed methods study

Three year, full-time PhD Studentship in the Faculty of Health and Life Sciences, Oxford Brookes University 

Title: Optimising breast cancer follow-up care: a mixed methods study of supported early discharge 
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Call for written evidence on hearing loss

The ILC-UK has launched a Commission seeking to address the significant and growing problem of hearing loss in the UK. Six million people in the UK experience hearing loss at a level where they would benefit from wearing a hearing aid and this is set to increase to 10 million by 2037.
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The University of Nottingham Centre for Evidence Based Healthcare is pleased to announce dates for its 2014 Systematic Review Training Programmes: -

1.     Systematic reviews of qualitative evidence; 3 days; September 3rd-5th (£500)
2.     Systematic review of quantitative evidence; 3 days; September 10th-12th (£500)
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Child & Family Health: Community health professionals shaping the future

Friday 20th June
Ibis Earl's Court,  London

Website: www.neilstewartassociates.com/sh314

The next Child and Family Health forum takes place in London on Friday 20 June 2014.

For all community nurses, including health visitors, school nurses, district nurses, community nursery nurses and nurse educators, this professional development programme will explore issues of concern around health disparities and health inequalities and how they adversely affect the health and wellbeing of children, young people and their families.
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Invitation to Health and Wellbeing in the Criminal Justice System Event

The team of prison researchers at the Centre for Criminology & Sociology at Royal Holloway University of London wish to invite you to the upcoming ESRC-funded event:

Health in the Criminal Justice System
Friday 4th July 2014
Senate House, Malet St, London WC1E 7HU
(opposite The British Museum)
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