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Health Research with Real Impact

15th May 2013

The School of Health delivered an innovative event designed to develop and promote research with the potential to have real impact on health outcomes.

UCLan has made a number of key strategic international appointments, and collaborations with leading health researchers from across the world. They came together to outline their programmes of research. These included:

Professor Kinta Beaver, Professor of Cancer Nursing, School of Health, UCLan, UK
Keynote Presentation: Managing Knowledge (.ppt 3.23MB)

Professor Arvid Lundervold, Department of Biomedicine, University of Bergen, Norway; Quantitative Medical Imaging in Health Research - Impact on the Study of Cognitive Aging (.pdf 17.4MB)

Professor Thomas Hack, Faculty of Nursing, University of Manitoba, Canada & UCLan, UK;
Moving Psychosocial Interventions from Evidence to Practice: Consultation Recordings in Oncology (.ppt 1.19MB)

Professor Janice Eng, Professor of Physical Therapy, University of British Columbia, Canada;
Translating Knowledge and Beyond in Spinal Cord Injury Rehabilitation (.ppt 13.7MB)

Professor Dr Sabine Hahn, Director Institute of Nursing, Bern University of Applied Sciences, Switzerland & UCLan, UK;
Expertise in Clinical Aggression: Knowledge Transfer, from Research to Best Practice (.ppt 7.15MB)

Professor Soo Downe OBE, Professor in Midwifery Studies, School of Health, UCLan, UK;
Keynote Presentation: Managing Complexity (.ppt 6.01MB)

Associate Professor Maree Hackett, Faculty of Medicine, University of Sydney, Australia & UCLan, UK;
Managing Depression after Stroke (.pdf 869KB)

Dr Renée Flacking, School of Health and Social Studies, Dalarna University, Sweden & UCLan, UK;
The Influence of Space and Place on Parent-Baby Relationship and Feeding in Neonatal Intensive Care Units in Sweden and England (.ppt 3.20MB)

Associate Professor Blake Poland, Dalla Lana School of Public Health, University of Toronto, Canada;
Research On, With, and For Emerging Social Movements: Building Capacity to Respond to Emerging Threats (.ppt 5.97MB)

Dr Koen Putman, Faculty of Medicine and Pharmacy, Faculty of Physical Education and Physical Therapy, Vrije University Brussels, Belgium & UCLan, UK;
International Comparative Research in Health Care: A Straightforward Exercise? (.ppt 2.14MB)