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ScHARR Mini Master Class in Health Research #14 - Nikki Totton - Evaluating the trade-off between benefits and risks in treatment decisions

All treatments have both benefits and risks which need to be considered when clinicians and patients are making treatment decisions. Randomised controlled trials are considered the best method to…

From  Andy Tattersall on October 15th, 2021 0 likes 2 plays 0  

ScHARR Mini Master Class in Health Research - Supporting a mentally healthy NHS workforce - Dr Emily Wood

There are over 100,000 vacancies in the NHS, meaning 1 in 12 jobs are unfilled. Half of staff report working unpaid overtime and 1 in 8 left the NHS in 2018. Chronic understaffing and long hours…

From  Andy Tattersall on July 21st, 2021 0 likes 16 plays 0  

Measuring and Valuing Health for Children and Adolescents - Dr Philip Powell and Dr Donna Rowen

Measuring and Valuing Health for Children and AdolescentsHealthcare treatments and vaccinations can be expensive, but healthcare systems have limited budgets. The allocation of these budgets requires…

From  Andy Tattersall on June 16th, 2021 0 likes 13 plays 0  

ScHARR Mini Master Class in Health Research # 11 - Dr Sam Caton

AbstractDiets rich in plant-based foods confer benefits for planetary and human health. Despite this, adults and children do not consume the recommended daily amount of vegetables. This presentation…

From  Andy Tattersall on May 13th, 2021 0 likes 20 plays 0  

Politics, people and protection in a post-pandemic world

In this event, chaired by Emeritus Professor Marie Kinsey, our panel of experts reflect on the impact of the past year, identify the key public health lessons that have been learnt and address how…

From  Jonathon Hooton on April 28th, 2021 0 likes 60 plays 0  

Sheffield Insights - Dr Niluka Wijekoon

Meet Master of European Public Health graduate, Dr Niluka Wijekoon.Niluka’s talk ‘Starting a global career in the Public Health Sector’ focuses on her expansive clinical and public…

From  Nick Kennard on April 26th, 2021 0 likes 27 plays 0  

The Factors associated with Student Mental Health - Reviewing the Evidence

This is a recording of our monthly online masterclass by our health research experts based in The School of Health and Related Research (ScHARR) at The University of Sheffield as we explore topics in…

From  Andy Tattersall on April 23rd, 2021 0 likes 44 plays 0  

ScHARR Mini Master Class in Health Research 9 - Professor Steven Julious

AbstractClinical research is expensive. For this reason there is a design to undertake studies as efficiently as possible whilst maintaining scientific standards. This presentation will first define…

From  Andy Tattersall on March 18th, 2021 0 likes 21 plays 0  

ScHARR Mini Master Class in Health Research #8 Dr Liz Croot and guests - Doing Research with People with Learning Disabilities

People with learning disabilities have poorer health and shorter life expectancy, differences that are, to some degree, avoidable.About this EventPeople with learning disabilities have poorer health…

From  Andy Tattersall on February 24th, 2021 0 likes 16 plays 0  

'Undergraduate study to postgraduate study at Sheffield' by Joe Shipman

Joe Shipman realised in his second year of BA Sociology study at the University of Sheffield that he wanted to launch a career in social work. After researching postgraduate courses in the subject,…

From  Jennifer Scott on February 4th, 2021 0 likes 33 plays 0  

ScHARR Mini MasterClass in Health Research #7 - Professor Stephen Walters - The ABCs of RCTs

The ABC of RCTs This talk will emphasise the importance of randomised clinical trials in evaluating alternative treatments or interventions. The rationale for, and methods of, randomising patients…

From  Andy Tattersall on January 20th, 2021 0 likes 97 plays 0  

Master Class 1 , Measuring the impact of QI: reflections from evaluating a major programme

Connecting to integrate QI and evaluation practiceThis event is the first in a series of master classes and virtual study groups that aim to provide insight and learning about the practice of QI …

From  John Richmond on January 18th, 2021 0 likes 20 plays 0  

Intersectionality and health explained

Research has shown us that gender, ethnicity and social class have a strong impact on our health, yet the simple fact is that no one is just a man or woman, or just black or white, or just…

From  Jennifer Scott on November 19th, 2020 0 likes 90 plays 0  

ScHARR Mini Masterclass in Health Research #5 - Dr Andrew Booth - Question of WHO, not IF? Real Impact with Qualitative Systematic Reviews

Achieving impact is a core tenet of health services research and health technology assessment, extending far beyond the narrow definitions of impact promoted by journal impact factors (IFs) or by…

From  Andy Tattersall on November 9th, 2020 0 likes 93 plays 0  

Mental Health at University - Sports Committee

Sports Committee have spoken out about their experiences with mental health, coping with those issues, and how you can reach out for support. You can access a range of mental health support and our…

From  Student Communications on November 9th, 2020 0 likes 92 plays 0  

ScHARR Mini Master Class in Health Research - Everyday things that shape our actions: The influence of the environment on health behaviour - Dr Emma Hock

The environments in which we live have changed to make our lives easier. An increase in labour-saving devices and easy access to high energy-dense food has negatively impacted on population health,…

From  Andy Tattersall on October 14th, 2020 0 likes 84 plays 0