Fuse Knowledge Exchange Seminar Series 2014

Fuse is pleased to announce a series of seminars for 2014 on knowledge exchange. The Centre has been successful in securing the services of distinguished speakers with both a national and international perspective, covering the opportunities and challenges involved in undertaking research on knowledge exchange and working closely with research users in the research process. The seminars will be an opportunity to engage in debate as well as to hear current thinking. These seminars are likely to be of most interest to those people with an interest in translational research and complexity in public health research.

Dates for your diary:

Thursday 30th January 2014, 12.00-13.00
Location: Seminar Room, Wolfson Building, Durham University, Queen's Campus, Stockton
Speaker: Dr Tiago Moreira, Reader in Sociology, School of Applied Social Sciences at Durham University
Title: Health care rationing: uncertainty, difference and complexity

Further details can be found at: Health care rationing: uncertainty, difference and complexity

Tuesday 4th March 2014, 12.00-13.00
Location: Mea House Auditorium, Ellison Place Northumbria University City Campus
Speaker: Professor Chris Drinkwater, emeritus Professor of Primary Care Development at Northumbria University and Chair of Ways to Wellness project.
Title: Social prescribing for long term conditions: a public health issue

Further details can be found at Social prescribing for long term conditions: a public health issue

Thursday 8th May 2014, 14:00-16:00
Location: Centre for Enterprise, Teesside University
Speaker: Alison Hadley OBE, Director - Teenage Pregnancy Knowledge Exchange, University of Bedfordshire
Title: Teenage Pregnancy: building on progress

Further details can be found at: Teenage Pregnancy: building on progress

Thursday 3rd July 2014, 13:30-14:30 (TBC)
Location: Baddiley-Clarke Seminar Room, Richardson Road, Newcastle University
Speaker: Dr Sharmila Jandial, Consultant Paediatric Rheumatologist, Great North Children's Hospital
Title: Delay in accessing care for children with arthritis - does it matter?

Further details can be found at: Delay in accessing care for children with arthritis - does it matter?

Thursday 4th September 2014, 14:00-15:00
Location: Teesside University, Darlington Campus
Speaker: Sue Dopson, Rhodes Trust Professor of Organisational Behaviour and Associate Dean for Faculty at Saïd Business School Title: Exploring Evidence based Management in the Field: Management Knowledge(s) in Health Care Organisations

Further details can be found at: Exploring Evidence based Management in the Field

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Fuse Knowledge Exchange Seminar Series 2013

Monday 29th April 2013, 14.00-15.00
Location: D2.11 Teesside University Darlington Campus
Speaker: Dr Crispin Coombs, Programme Director MSc Management & Senior Lecturer in Information Systems, Loughborough University
Title: Abandoning knowledge and behaviours - Healthcare managers' experiences of unlearning

Further details can be found at: Abandoning knowledge and behaviours - Healthcare managers' experiences of unlearning

Tuesday 5th February 2013, 16.15-17.15
Location: Centre for Enterprise, Teesside University, Middlesbrough
Speaker: Dr Sarah Morton, Co-Director (Communication and Knowledge Exchange), Centre for Research on Families and Relationships, University of Edinburgh
Title: Assessing research impact: Issues, challenges and ways forward

Further details can be found at: Assessing research impact: Issues, challenges and ways forward

Thursday 13th June 2013, 14.00-15.00
Location: Queens Campus Stockton - Room D12 Ebsworth Building
Speaker: Jacky Swan, Professor of Organisational Behaviour, Warwick Business School, University of Warwick
Title: Mind the Gap: The Use of Evidence in Commissioning Decisions

Further details can be found at: Mind the Gap: The Use of Evidence in Commissioning Decisions

Wednesday 25th September 2013, 12.00-13.00
Location: 2.22 Beehive, Old Library Building, Newcastle University
Speaker: To be confirmed John Ovretveit, Director of Research, Professor of Health Improvement, Implementation and Evaluation, Medical Management Centre, The Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden.
Title: Implementation research and the dark end of the translational spectrum

Further details can be found at: Implementation research and the dark end of the translational spectrum

Unfortunately this seminar was cancelled.

Thursday 12th December 2013, 14.00-15.00
Location: Sunderland University - room 102 Priestman Building
Speaker: Rosemary Rushmer, Professor in Knowledge Exchange & Public Health at Teesside University, and her team (Mandy Cheetham, Peter Van Der Graaf and Karen McCabe)
Title: NIHR:HS&DR: How is 'evidence' used in the planning and commissioning of alcohol-related public interventions - what 'evidence' counts

Please note this is a change to the scheduled speaker Professor Ruth McDonald.

Further details can be found at: How is evidence used in licensing decisions and to reduce alcohol consumption in pregnancy?

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Fuse Knowledge Exchange Seminar Series 2012

Thursday 8th March 2012
Speaker: Dr Katherine Smith, Lecturer, Global Public Health Unit, University of Edinburgh
Title: Understanding the Influence of Evidence in Public Health Policy: What can we learn from the 'tobacco wars'?

Further details can be found at: Understanding the Influence of Evidence in Public Health Policy: What can we learn from the 'tobacco wars'?

Tuesday 24th April 2012
Speaker: Mima Cattan, Professor in Public Health at Northumbria University
Title: Mental health promotion – exchanging ideas, developing research and practice with our Nordic colleagues

Further details can be found at: Mental health promotion – exchanging ideas, developing research and practice with our Nordic colleagues

Wednesday 13th June 2012, 14.00 - 15.00 (refreshements from 13.30)
Location: Room 2.11, Teesside University Darlington Campus
Speaker: Sandra Nutley, Professor of Public Policy and Management at the University of St Andrews and an Associate of the University of Edinburgh Business School
Title: How research influences policy and practice: What the evidence says and what this means for KE practice

Further details can be found at: How research influences policy and practice: What the evidence says and what this means for KE practice

Wednesday 12th December 2012, 14.00 - 15.00
Location: Gateway 4, University of Sunderland City Campus
Speaker: Dr Vicky Ward (Lecturer, Academic unit of primary care, Leeds University)
Title: Facilitating knowledge exchange in health care teams: the art of being ‘constructively clueless’

Further details can be found at: Facilitating knowledge exchange in health care teams: the art of being ‘constructively clueless’