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WMS Health Sciences Seminars

At a Glance
Date: Thursdays during term time
Time: 12.30pm-1.30pm
Location: GLT3, Warwick Medical School
Open To: Staff, students, alumni and the general public
Cost: Free - no need to register
Summary: A series of seminars from Warwick Medical School's Division of Health Sciences.

A series of seminars from Warwick Medical School's Division of Health Sciences. These seminars are open to everyone and take place in GLT3. The next events are:


Understanding the outcomes of multi-centre clinical trials: A qualitative study of health professional experiences and views

26 April: Presented by Dr Julia Lawton, Centre for Population Health Sciences, University of Edinburgh.


Capabilities and ICECAP: An innovative approach to economic evaluation in health care.

3 May: Presented by Professor Jo Coast, School of Health and Population Sciences, University of Birmingham.

Mendelian randomization: genetic variants to determine casual inference from the epigenome to drugs

10 May: Presented by Professor Debbie Lawlor, School of Social and Community Medicine, University of Bristol.

Clinical Trials in resource-limited countries: Design and Operational Challenges

17 May: Presented by Dr Trudie Lang, Nuffield Department of Clinical Medicine, University of Oxford.


Ethnic inequalities in health: The role of social and economic inequalities

7 June: Presented by Professor James Nazroo, School of Social Sciences, University of Manchester.

Inferring behviour through activity monitoring: a biomedical engineering perspective.

14 June: Presented by Professor Christopher James. Institute of Digial Healthcare, Warwick Manufacturing Group.

Approaches for developing compostite measures for health care provider organisations

21 June: Presented by Professors Alan Cohen, Michael Shwartz and Erol Pekoz. Health Policy Institute, University of Boston.

Issues faced by a statisician on a NICE appraisal committee.

28 June: Presented by Professor Michael Campbell, School of Health and Related Reseach, University of Sheffield.


The ethics and acceptability of personal incentives to change health behaviours. What we know and what we do not know?

5 July: Presented by Professor Richard Ashcroft, School of Law Queen Mary University, London.

Challenges of conducting emergency medicine research.

12 July: Presented by Professor Gavin Perkins, Warwick Medical School.

For more information, contact Sallyann Edwards by email at Sallyann dot Edwards at warwick dot ac dot uk.