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Health & Social Care Research Seminar Programme

The Division of Health & Social Care Research Seminar Programme hosts regular seminars each term, in addition to featuring guest speakers presenting on a range of related research topics. Our seminars are free and open to the public and all King’s staff, students as well as healthcare professionals are encouraged to attend.

The Division provides a focus for researchers and teachers within medicine, physiotherapy and public health. The Division supports a broad range of leading research activities across King’s College, the Biomedical Research Centre (BRC) and King’s Health Partners, as well as hosting the National Institute of Health Research (NIHR) Research Design Service London (RDS London).

For a full list of Divisional events, please see our Events listing.

Seminars

When: 12:30-13:30 (unless otherwise stated)

Where: 7th Floor Seminar Room, Addison House, Guy’s Campus, London SE1 1UL, Map (unless otherwise stated)
*If you are external to the Division and have difficulty accessing the seminar room, please go to our reception on the 5th Floor

Contact: For further information, please email Dr Peter Lovell or Stephen Walford.

2017 Seminars

 

 Date TitleSpeakerLocation

Wednesday, January 11, 2017

Investigating the impact of neighbourhood risk factors on migrant mental health – a whole population birth cohort study

Dr Peter Schofield, Research Fellow, Division of Health and Social Care Research

7th floor Seminar Room, Addison House

Wednesday, January 25, 2017

Dynamic outcome prediction for acute liver failure

Dr Yanzhong Wang, Senior Lecturer, Division of Health and Social Care Research

7th floor Seminar Room, Addison House

Wednesday, February 8, 2017

Science Gallery at King’s College London (SGL): What can SGL do for research and what can research do for SGL?

Daniel Glaser, Director,  Science Gallery London

Sandwich lunch provided

7th floor Seminar Room, Addison House

Wednesday, February 15, 2017

Learning health systems – early wins

Dr John Robson, Senior Clinical Lecturer, & Dr Kambiz Boomla, Clinical Senior Lecturer, Queen Mary University of London 

Sandwich lunch provided

7th floor Seminar Room, Addison House

Wednesday, February 22, 2017

What makes a winning NIHR Research for Patient Benefit application?

Prof David Armstrong, NIHR RfPB Programme Director

7th floor Seminar Room, Addison House

Wednesday, March 1, 2017

An introduction to the NIHR Statistics Group

Prof Janet Peacock, Head of Statistics Group, & Dr Catey Bunce, Reader, Division of Health and Social Care Research

7th floor Seminar Room, Addison House

Wednesday, March 8, 2017

Looking for the ‘public’ in a study of public health impacts of reduced street lighting

Prof Judy Green, Chair in Sociology of Health, Division of Health and Social Care Research

7th floor Seminar Room, Addison House

Wednesday, March 15, 2017

Health Service Evaluation and the Office of Public Management (OPM) 

Peter Holland, Chief Executive, OPM Group

Sandwich lunch provided

7th floor Seminar Room, Addison House

Wednesday, March 22, 2017

Introduction to research press releases and the media

Dr Hilary Jones, Communications manager, Division of Health and Social Care Research

7th floor Seminar Room, Addison House

Wednesday, March 29, 2017

The development of MBBS curriculum 2020

Dr Anne Stephenson, Reader in Medical Education; Prof Peter Littlejohns, Professor (Honorary Consultant) of Public Health, Division of Health and Social Care Research

7th floor Seminar Room, Addison House

Wednesday, April 19, 2017, 12:15 - 13:15

An introduction to the King's Centre for Global Health & Health Partnerships

Mr Andy Leather, Director, King's Centre for Global Health

Sandwich lunch provided from 12:00

Function room, Henriette Raphael House

Wednesday, April 26, 2017

Beyond behaviour: anthropological approaches to antimicrobial resistance

Dr Clare Chandler, Director of the Antimicrobial Resistance Centre, LSHTM

Sandwich lunch provided

7th floor Seminar Room, Addison House

Wednesday, May 3, 2017, 12:30 - 14:00

Divisional Postgraduate Symposia 

Speakers: Elise Crayton, Samah Alageel, Nisha Hazra & Clemence Pinel

Sandwich lunch provided

7th floor Seminar Room, Addison House

Wednesday, May 10, 2017, 12:30 - 14:00

Divisional Postgraduate Symposia 

Speakers: Marion Fahey, Emma Rezel, Khurshid Choudhry & Alisi Mekatoa 

Sandwich lunch provided

7th floor Seminar Room, Addison House

Wednesday, May 17, 2017, 12:30 - 14:00

Divisional Postgraduate Symposia 

Speakers: Eleanor Bowen-Jones, Laura Meade, Sharmani Barnard & Martine Nurek

Sandwich lunch provided

7th floor Seminar Room, Addison House

Wednesday, May 24, 2017, 12:30 - 14:00

Divisional Postgraduate Symposia

Speakers: Mark McGlinchey, Philip Corran, Tom Round & Sarah Roberts-Lewis

Sandwich lunch provided

7th floor Seminar Room, Addison House

Wednesday, June 14, 2017

Access to general practice in England: challenges and opportunities

Dr Tom Cowling, Research Associate, Department of Primary Care and Public Health, Imperial College London

Sandwich lunch provided

7th floor Seminar Room, Addison House

 

2016 Seminars
 Date TitleSpeakerLocation

Tuesday, January 19, 2016
Note: 16:00-17:00

Citizen participation in knowledge production and policy in development aid


 

Professor David Mosse, Professor of Social Anthropology and Head of the Department of Anthropology and Sociology at SOAS, University of London 7th floor Seminar Room, Addison House

Wednesday, February 3, 2016
Note: 13:00-14:00

Early career researchers - integrating teaching opportunities in the Division Dr Kalwant Sidhu, Lecturer in Postgraduate Medical  Education, Division of Health and Social Care Research, KCL 6th floor Seminar Room, Addison House
Wednesday, February 17, 2016 Obesity in primary care:  research using electronic health records
Dr Helen Booth, Research Associate, Division of Health and Social Care Research, KCL 6th floor Seminar Room, Addison House
Wednesday, March 23, 2016 How you can use patient reported outcome measures to improve health care quality
Professor David Parkin, Professor of Health Economics, Division of Health and Social Care Research, KCL 7th floor Seminar Room, Addison House
Wednesday, March 30, 2016 How to communicate statistics 
Professor Janet Peacock, Professor of Medical Statistics, Division of Health and Social Care Research, KCL 7th floor Seminar Room, Addison House
Wednesday, April 6, 2016 Undergraduate educational research - Divisional showcase
Dr Kerry Boardman, Dr Ann Wylie, Dr Russell Hearn & Ruth Sugden 7th floor Seminar Room, Addison House

Wednesday, April 20, 2016
Note:13:00-14:00

The NIHR Public Health Research Programme

Professor Martin White, Director of Research, MRC Epidemiology Unit, Cambridge, and Director of the NIHR Public Health Research Programme.

Sandwich lunch provided

7th floor Seminar Room, Addison House
Wednesday, April 27, 2016 Air pollution and public health: emerging hazards & improved understanding of risk Professor Frank Kelly, Professor of Environmental Health and Director of the Environmental Research Group, KCL 7th floor Seminar Room, Addison House
Wednesday, May 4, 2016
Note: 12:00-13:20
Presentations from PhD Students

Nisha Hazra, Nonso Igwesi-Chidobe, Samah Alageel, Alisi Mekatoa 

Sandwich lunch provided

7th floor Seminar Room, Addison House
Wednesday, May 11, 2016
Note: 12:00-13:20
Presentations from PhD Students

Eloise Radcliffe, Clemence Pinel, Marius Terblanche, Paula Alves

Sandwich lunch provided

7th floor Seminar Room, Addison House
Wednesday, May 18, 2016
Note: 12:00-13:20
Presentations from PhD Students

Elise Crayton, Diana Silva, Mercy Ofuya and Maria Kordowicz

Sandwich lunch provided

7th floor Seminar Room, Addison House
Wednesday, May 25, 2016
Note: 12:00-13:40
Presentations from PhD Students

Ion Lascurain Aguirrebena, Martine Nurek, Marion Fahey, Jude Partridge and Khurshid Choudhry

Sandwich lunch provided

7th floor Seminar Room, Addison House
Wednesday, June 8, 2016
Does the engagement of clinicians and organisations in research improve healthcare performance? Dr Annette Boaz, Professor in Health Care Research, Centre for Health and Social Care Research, Kingston University London  7th floor Seminar Room, Addison House
Wednesday, June 15, 2016
Grant applications - Divisional process and support Professor Cath Sackley, Dr Peter Lovell, Chris Jones 7th floor Seminar Room, Addison House
Wednesday, June 22, 2016

Costs and outcomes of increasing access to bariatric surgery

Professor Martin Gulliford, Professor of Public Health, Division of Health and Social Care Research, KCL

7th floor Seminar Room, Addison House
Wednesday, July 13, 2016 New framework for defining feasibility and pilot studies Professor Sandra Eldridge, Professor of Biostatistics; Director, Pragmatic Clinical Trials Unit; Joint Centre Lead, Blizard Institute, QMUL 7th floor Seminar Room, Addison House

CANCELLED 
Wednesday, July 27, 2016

But why does(n’t) it work? Process evaluation within RCTs of complex interventions Eleanor Stevens, Division of Health and Social Care Research, KCL 7th floor Seminar Room, Addison House
Wednesday, September 7, 2016 NIHR CRN joint research presentation Dr Paul Wallace, NIHR CRN Specialty Cluster co-Lead and UCL Emeritus Professor of Primary Care; and Dr Philip Evans, National Speciality Lead for Primary Care and Cluster Lead CRN National Specialty Hub C, KCL. 7th floor Seminar Room, Addison House
Wednesday, September 21, 2016 Learning from CORE Measurement: Reflections on Two Decades of Data

Dr Mark Ashworth: studying psychometrics
Professor John Mellor-Clark (Birmingham City University): Learning from CORE Measurement: Reflections on Two Decades of Data
Melissa Harper (WHO, Geneva): Use of PSYCHLOPS in WHO randomised trials

7th floor Seminar Room, Addison House
Wednesday, September 28, 2016 Evaluating the effectiveness of digital interventions Prof John Powell, Nuffield Department of Primary Care Health Sciences, University of Oxford 7th floor Seminar Room, Addison House

Wednesday, October 5, 2016
Note: 13:00 to 14:00

The burden of illness

Professor John Newton, Chief Knowledge Officer, Public Health England 
Sandwich lunch provided from 12:30

Function Room, Ground Floor, Henriette Raphael Building, Guy's Campus
Wednesday, October 12, 2016 The Antibiotic Debate Dr Mark AshworthDr Patrick White and Professor David Armstrong (Division of Health and Social Care Research), and Dr Jonathan Edgeworth (Department of Infectious Diseases) at KCL 7th floor Seminar Room, Addison House 
Wednesday, October 19, 2016 Translating Research into Teaching The KUMEC team 7th floor Seminar Room, Addison House 
Wednesday, November 2, 2016 cancelled    
Wednesday, November 9, 2016 Child health improvement through health services, systems, and policy research Dr Ingrid Wolfe, Clinical Senior Lecturer, Department of Primary Care & Public Health Sciences, KCL and Director of the Evelina London Child Health Partnership.
Abdu Mohiddin, Consultant in Public Health, Lambeth
7th floor Seminar Room, Addison House 
Wednesday, November 16, 2016 Evaluation of maternal and early years policies using natural experiment approaches

Ruth Dundas, Senior Investigator Scientist, MRC/CSO Social and Public Health Sciences Unit, University of Glasgow
Sandwich lunch provided from 12:15

7th floor Seminar Room, Addison House 
Wednesday, November 23, 2016 Choosing wisely to wind back the harms of too much medicine

Dr Aseem Malhotra, Honorary Consultant Cardiologist, Frimley Park Hospital NHS Foundation Trust

Sandwich lunch provided from 12:15

7th floor Seminar Room, Addison House 
Wednesday, November 30, 2016 Mathematics and models in medicine - the geometry of healthcare Prof Stephen Smye, Director of the NIHR Comprehensive Clinical Research Network and Director of the NIHR CLAHRC for Leeds, Bradford and York 7th floor Seminar Room, Addison House 
Wednesday, December 7, 2016 The impact of education on patient care, satisfaction and quality improvement

Miss Diana Hamilton-Fairley, Consultant, Guy's and St Thomas' NHS Foundation Trust

*CANCELLED*

7th floor Seminar Room, Addison House 
Wednesday, December 14, 2016 Real world data require methods to deal with imperfect data

Dr Robert Verheij, Research Coordinator, Netherlands Institute for Health Services Research

7th floor Seminar Room, Addison House 
2014-15 Seminars
 Date TitleSpeakerLocation
17 June 2015 Clinical commissioning and new models of care Sir Sam Everington OBE 6th floor Seminar Room, Capital House
27 May 2015 Presentations from PhD Students
Dana Maki
Nonso Igwesi-Chidobe
Melissa Galea-Holmes
Marius Terblanche
6th floor Seminar Room, Capital House
20 May 2015 Presentations from PhD Students
Elise Crayton
Marion Fahey
Samah Alageel
Nisha Hazra
6th floor Seminar Room, Capital House
06 May 2015 Presentations from PhD Students
Mercy Ofuya
Alisi Mekatoa
Elizabeth Taylor
Martine Nurek
6th floor Seminar Room, Capital House
29 April 2015 Presentations from PhD Students

Joana Vasconcelos
Siobhan Crichton
Fowzia Ibrahim
Diana Silva

6th floor Seminar Room, Capital House
22 April 215 The Clinical Record Interactive Search (CRIS) system at IoPPN
Professor Robert Stewart, Professor of Psychiatric Epidemiology & Clinical Informatics, and Dr Gayan Perera, Post Doctoral Research Worker 6th floor Seminar Room, Capital House
15 April 2015 Association between the use of primary care urgent cancer referral pathways and cancer survival: a national cohort study Dr Tom Round, Clinical Research Fellow, KCL and Professor Henrik Moller, Professor and Director of Cancer Epidemiology and Population health in King's Health Partners 6th floor Seminar Room, Capital House
04 March 2015 Drug Registers in Rheumatic Disease
Dr James Galloway, Clinical Lecturer and Honorary Consultant, KCH. 6th floor Seminar Room, Capital House

03 March 2015

1-2pm

Statistical Literacy: What to do when faced with numbers Dr Jenny Freeman, Associate Professor of Medical Statistics, University of Leeds 6th floor Seminar Room, Capital House
28 January 2015 Open Access - What researchers need to know
Helen Cargill, KCL 6th floor Seminar Room, Capital House
17 December 2014 Evaluating the impact of immunisation strategies in Australia: case studies on invasive meningococcal serogroup C disease and hepatitis A
Professor Glenda Lawrence, Visiting Academic, School of Public Health, University of New South Wales, Australia. 6th floor Seminar Room, Capital House
10 December 2014 Lambeth DataNet - a Departmental Resource
Dr Mark Ashworth, KCL 6th floor Seminar Room, Capital House
26 November 2014 A Patient-Centred Approach to Biomarkers of Tolerance
Dr Irene Rebollo-Mesa, Senior Lecturer in Trials, King's CTU
and 
Dr Jean Harrington, Research Fellow in the Social Science of Transplantation
6th floor Seminar Room, Capital House
19 November 2014 Health Inequalities: an NHS England Perspective

Ruth Passman 
Deputy Director Equality and Health Inequalities, NHS England

6th floor Seminar Room, Capital House
15 October 2014 Do GP networks improve quality and innovation? Or is it just the money?
Sally Hull
Clinical Reader in Primary Care Development, QMUL
6th floor Seminar Room, Capital House
08 October 2014 Psychiatric morbidity in French general practice - prevalence, detection and management, and an evaluation of the effect  of the change of role to 'medecin traitant' ('gatekeeper')

Joanna Norton
Senior Researcher, Montpellier University
Anthony Mann
Emeritus Professor of Primary Care Psychiatry, IoP
Dr Mark Ashworth
Clinical Senior Lecturer, KCH

6th floor Seminar Room. Capital House
11 September 2014 New Hampshire Birth Cohort Study
Professor Margaret Karagas, Professor of Community & Family Medicine in Epidemiology, Dartmouth College, New Hampshire, Unites States. 6th floor Seminar Room, Capital House
2013-14 Seminars
 Date TitleSpeakerLocation
23 July 2014 Critical Illness Data Sciences - using data and technology to understand complex systems
Marius Terblanche 6th floor Seminar Room, Capital House
03 July 2014 Evidence based rehabilitation Professor Catherine Sackley 6th floor Seminar Room, Capital House
25 June 2014 Two cluster randomised trials using electronic health records Dr Alex Dregan 6th floor Seminar Room, Capital House
28 May 2014 The usefulness of biomarkers through clinical and public health research examples. Professor Toby Prevost 6th floor Seminar Room, Capital House
30 April 2014 Making continuous outcomes clinically meaningful. Professor Janet Peacock 6th floor Seminar Room, Capital House
26 March 2014

Health Service Expenditure.
KCL: the Nicholson Challenge.
Austerity - changing the narrative.

Dr Mark Ashworth
Professor David Parkin
Professor Paul McCrone
6th floor Seminar Room, Capital House
19 March 2014 Presentations from PhD students on their research. Elizabeth Taylor, Ion Lascurian, Chinonso Igwesi-Chidobe and Eloise Radcliffe 6th floor Seminar Room, Capital House
12 March 2014 Presentations from PhD students on their research. Raghdah Farhan, Khurshid Choudhry and Siobhan Crichton 6th floor Seminar Room, Capital House
26 February 2014 Pharmacotherapy for the secondary prevention of stroke. Dr Abdel Douiri 6th floor Seminar Room, Capital House
19 February 2014 Presentations from PhD students on their research. Fowzia Ibrahim, Martine Nurek, Maria Kordowicz and Melissa Galea Holmes 6th floor Seminar Room, Capital House
29 January 2014 Divisional Update. Professor Charles Wolfe 6th floor Seminar Room, Capital House
22 January 2014 Presentations from PhD students on their research. Helen Booth, Judith Partridge and Mercy Ofuya 6th floor Seminar Room, Capital House
11 December 2013 Normalising organ donation: insights from the DonaTE programme Professor Myfanwy Morgan, King's College London 6th floor Seminar Room, Capital House
27 November 2013 Why doctors make good addicts and bad patients Dr Clare Gerada, Partner, Hurley Group and Chair of Council, Royal College of General Practitioners Rooms 2 & 3, NIHR Biomedical Research Centre, 16th floor, Tower Wing, Guy's Hospital
20 November 2013 Does mode of ventilation in very premature babies affect lung function at age 11-14?
Results of the United Kingdom Oscillation Study follow-up
Professor Janet Peacock and Jessica Lo, King's College London 6th floor Seminar Room, Capital House
13 November 2013 Nurse staffing and the conundrum of compassion Professor Anne Marie Rafferty, Department of Adult Nursing, FNSNM, King's College London Rooms 2 & 3, NIHR Biomedical Research Centre, 16th floor, Tower Wing, Guy's Hospital
23 October 2013

Are physical therapies effective in chronic musculoskeletal conditions?

Effectiveness of Rocker Sole Shoes in the Management of Chronic Low Back Pain" and "Upper Limb exercise for people with Rheumatoid Arthritis

Sian MacRae and Victoria Manning, Department of Psychological Medicine, IoP, King's College London 6th floor Seminar Room, Capital House
16 October 2013 What's in a database? The development of a database of all general practices in England as a research resource Dr Mark Ashworth, King's College London
6th floor Seminar Room, Capital House
09 October 2013 Funding Research: personal reflections Professor David Armstrong, King's College London 6th floor Seminar Room, Capital House
25 September 2013

Primary Care in Brazil’s Public Health System" and  "A comparison of quality indicators used in the UK and in Brazil to assess Sexual and Reproductive Health in Primary Care

Presentation

Dr Mariana Arantes Nasser, University of Sao Paulo Medical School, Brazil

6th floor Seminar Room, Capital House
2012-13 Seminars
 DateTitleSpeaker

12 June 2013,
12:30-13:30

Setting standards for health and social care Professor Gillian Leng - King's College London, and Directorate Coordinator, National Institute for Health and Clinical Excellence
24 April 2013, 12:30-13:30 Molecular and clinical epidemiology of prostate cancer using nationwide Swedish database Dr Mieke Van Hemelrijck - Division of Cancer Studies, King's College London

10 April 2013,
13:00-14:00

A randomised controlled trial of two approaches for diagnostic support for primary care

Dr Olga Kostopoulou - King's College London

27 March 2013,
12:30-13:30

Making eligibility criteria for clinical trials computable - an ECLECTIC approach

Dr Richard Bache - King's College London

27 February 2013,

12:30-13:30

Primary care and clinical practice research data link

Professor Brendan Delaney - King's College London

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