A window on suffering: using qualitative research to study practices surrounding palliative sedation for refractory symptoms

Professor Jane Seymour Sue Ryder Care Professor of Palliative and End of Life Studies, University of Nottingham. Tuesday 1 November 2011, 12.30pm – 2pm Qualitative Research Forum Open Meeting Large Seminar Room, IPH Forvie Site   A significant minority of dying people experience refractory symptoms or extreme distress unresponsive to conventional therapies: sedation may be […]

Population health – methods and challenges Conference

Call For Papers  ICC, Birmingham, 24th – 26th April 2012 Organised by the MRC Population Health Sciences Network and the UKCRC Centres of Excellence in Public Health. The focus of the meeting is on the big challenges facing translational research in population health, with topics including: • Natural experiments and RCTs of complex population level […]

The Nutrition Games – The Forum, Norwich

EPIC-Norfolk, Saturday, 20 August 2011 The Atrium 9am – 5pm A study looking at the links between diet, lifestyle and health – the nutrition games. Come and meet the study team to play your nutritional cards right; balance the leaning tower of pizza; and enjoy a ‘trolley dash’ through the EPIC supermarket, all whilst learning about […]