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Prevention, Early Intervention and Behaviour Change research meeting

Please join us for our next Prevention, Early Intervention and Behaviour Change research event in June.

  • Tuesday 18th June
  • 10am until 4pm
  • The Frederick Douglass Centre, Newcastle University.

Lunch is included and all are very welcome.

A draft agenda is below:

10:00 – 10:30 Registration and refreshments

10:30 – 10:35 Welcome
Professor Ashley Adamson, Director of the Prevention, Early Intervention and Behaviour Change theme and Professor of Public Health Nutrition.

10:35 – 11:20 Keynote presentation: Dr Guy Pilkington
Dr Guy Pilkington, outgoing chair of the Prevention Board of the North East and North Cumbria Integrated Care Board (ICB).

11:20 – 12:00 Research showcase
Prevention Research Fellows, Dr Mackenzie Fong, Dr Sophia Brady, and Dr Simon Barrett, and Dr Kat Jackson.

12:00 – 12:30 Enhancing prevention research in local government
Claire Batey, NIHR Short Placement Award for Research Collaboration (SPARC) holder, Newcastle Health Determinants Research Collaboration (HDRC)
Dr Louis Goffe, NIHR Advanced Local Authority Fellowship holder, Gateshead HDRC

12:30 – 13:30 Lunch and networking

13:30 – 14:40 Workshops (Please sign up on the day)
Workshops will be run by an academic researcher and practitioner in the field.
• Obesity
• Tobacco and smoking
• Mental health

14:40 – 15:00 Comfort break and refreshments

15:00 – 15:45 Keynote presentation: Alice Wiseman
Alice Wiseman, Director of Public Health for Gateshead Council and Newcastle City Council and Chief Scientific Advisor to Newcastle HDRC and Director of Gateshead HDRC

15:45 – 16:00 Close
Professor Amy O’Donnell, deputy director of the Prevention theme and Professor in Applied Health and Social Care Research.

Please register here