Monday, 24 February 2014

AHPRN event - March 2014

The Cumbria and Lancashire Allied Health Professions Research Network (AHPRN) is holding its next event at the University of Cumbria, Lancaster on Tuesday 18th March 2014, 1 - 4.30 pm.

This will be an interactive session including:
  • Structured networking session
  • Experience Based Co-Design – presented by Helen Baxter
  • Introduction to Realist Research Paradigm
  • National and Local updates
For further information please email us. Please ensure you put 'Cumbria & Lancs AHPRN' in the subject line of all emails.

Monday, 10 February 2014

Physiotherapy UK Conference 2014

The Physiotherapy UK Conference 2014 will take place in Birmingham on 10-11 October, and the CSP is now recruiting potential reviewers of platform and poster abstracts.

If you would like to volunteer as an expert reviewer, please complete our online questionnaire. The deadline for responses to the questionnaire is Friday 14 February and successful volunteers should be notified by 24 February.

The review process will begin on 18 March, and reviews must be completed and returned to the CSP by 1 April. All volunteer reviewers must commit to meet this deadline.

The overarching theme of PTUK 2014 is 'Older people - Living longer, living well'. The four main strands will be Musculoskeletal, Neurology, Community rehabilitation, and Learning and development.

The number of abstracts sent to reviewers will depend on their area of expertise and the number of submissions received; however, it is anticipated that no reviewer will receive more than 20 abstracts.

For further information about the conference, please click here.

If you have any questions, please contact Imogen Scott Plummer.

Tuesday, 4 February 2014

Let's Talk Research

Are you a nurse, midwife, pharmacist or allied health professional? Do you work in research & development or lead a clinical team? Are you based in the North West of England?

NHS Research & Development North West's Annual Conference entitled 'Let's Talk Research' will enable you to:
  • Share clinically focused research and best practice in supporting cultures of research and innovation
  • Develop your research skills and expertise
  • Increase your understanding of issues central to the NHS research and innovation agendas
  • Learn about innovative ways to get involved in and support research
The event takes place at Reebok Stadium, Bolton, on 24 & 25 September.

Abstracts are invited that:
  • Present findings of completed clinically focused research projects which may have been undertaken as part of a Master's or PhD or as part of clinical practice
  • Present work undertaken within organisations or teams within the NHS to promote a culture of research and innovation.
Abstract submission is now open. The final deadline for submitting is Monday, 31 March, 5pm.

For further details and downloadable forms please click here.