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DHEZ Seminar Series 2020

Last year we had wonderful speakers from across the digital health / medical technologies spectrum; learning about importance of co-design for digital health, understanding the real-world applications of technology in people’s home in the context of dementia care and post-operative recovery.  Our seminar series provided insights into the work of colleagues working at the forefront of medical technology deployment in the home and the complex research aiming to better understand human-robot interactions.

This year we will be engaging across the university and our community, as an opportunity to share and understand how we at the University of Bradford see the opportunities for research & innovation in digital health and medical technologies.  It is hoped that this series of seminars will showcase our areas of expertise and highlight areas of potential collaboration across the university and with DHEZ.  It is our hope to strengthen multidisciplinary interactions and collaborations.

We are therefore pleased to announce our speakers for 2020.

Make sure you hold the dates in your diaries – further information about registration will be available shortly.

Looking forward to welcoming you to the DHEZ.

DateTimeSpeakerSeminar Title
10 March 2020 13:00-14:00 Professor Anne Graham, Associate Dean (Research & Knowledge Transfer), Faculty of Life Sciences The many approaches to digital health & why we need to work together
12 May 2020 13:00-14:00 Professor Paul Thorning, Director of Open Innovation/CEO CrystecPharma Accelerated approaches to innovation and entrepreneurship in healthcare
9 June 2020 13:00-14:00 Dr Shehla Khalid, Evaluation and Project Improvement Officer, City of Bradford Metropolitan District Council Bradford for Everyone Integartion Programme: reflecting on our experience of building a quality evedince base and community enagagement 
8 September 2020 13:00-14:00 Professor Felician Campean, Associate Dean (Research & Knowledge Transfer), Faculty of Engineering and Informatics  Overview of Advanced Healthcare Research
13 October 2020 13:00-14:00 Dr Jing Li, Associate Dean (Research & Knowledge Transfer), Faculty of Management, Law and Social Sciences Overview of research in sustainable business, economy and societies and their association with health and care
10 November 2020 13:00-14:00 Professor Rebecca Randell, Prof. Digital Innovations in Healthcare, Faculty of Health Studies Health Technologies for Quality & Safety

 

The many approaches to digital health & why we need to work together - 10 March 2020

This seminar outlined the research the University's Faculty of Life Sciences are undertaking in the digital health area.

Speaker: Anne Graham

I am a researcher studying mechanisms important in development of cardiovascular disease. Damage to the lining of blood vessels triggers chronic  inflammation and I am interested in figuring out why.

As Associate Dean of Life Sciences for Research & Knowledge Transfer I provide leadership on Faculty research strategy and work with staff who have responsibility for research on developing initiatives to raise the profile of our diverse research portfolio.

I am also responsible for the co-ordination of the REF submission in 2020. View Anne's profile

Anne Graham, Professor of Biochemistry at the University of Bradford

The many approaches to digital health & why we need to work together

Accelerated approaches to innovation and entrepreneurship in healthcare - 12 May 2020

Professor Paul Thorning presented this session on accelerated approaches to innovation and enterpreneurship in healthcare.

Paul Thorning
Director of Open Innovation, University of Bradford / 
CEO, CrystecPharma

Paul is an Honorary Professor of Innovation and Director of Open Innovation in the Faculty of Life Sciences at the University of Bradford. Paul directs the UK-China Healthtech Open Innovation programme, which has secured over £11m for collaborative research and innovation between UK/EU and Chinese academics, clinicians and companies. Paul is also responsible for the University of Bradford Accelerated Global Entrepreneurship Programme. This programme is designed to take students from first coming up with an idea to establishing a funded business or social enterprise within four months.  The programme also retains and attracts talented overseas graduate entrepreneurs to set up a business or social enterprise in the Yorkshire region.

View Paul's profile.

Paul Thorning

Accelerated approaches to innovation and entrepreneurship in healthcare presentation

Bradford For Everyone Integration Programme - 9 June 2020

Abstract: This seminar will be about sharing our learning of designing and conducting evaluations for different types of community cohesion and integration projects, including our reflections on success and challenges of capturing quality data for evidence base and impact measurement. Our experience of success and challenges of engaging with different types of communities in the district will also be shared.  

Biography: Dr Shehla Khalid is an experienced researcher with expertise in data management and evaluation solutions. Shehla holds a PhD from the University of Bradford, for work exploring user requirements for secondary uses of dementia care data for improving the quality of dementia care (2016).  Shehla also has an MPhil degree in Data Governance (2010) and a Masters degree with distinction in Computing (2009) from Bradford University. Shehla has authored and co-authored in a number of national and international multidisciplinary peer reviewed journals, including Health Informatics and Dementia. Shehla has worked previously in academia, private sector and charities where she successfully managed IT and community based projects, as well as led the designing and development of systems and processes for healthcare data management.  

Shehla is currently working with Bradford Council as the Evaluation and Project Improvement Officer where she is leading the evaluations and overseeing the data monitoring of Bradford For Everyone, a 2.7 million government funded ‘Test and Learn’ programme for improving integration and cohesion in the Bradford District.  Shehla is successfully leading the evaluations for 20 core and 19 small community based projects delivering outcomes for employment, education, social mixing and perceptions of the other.

Shehla Khalid

Bradford For Everyone Integration Programme reflecting on our experience of building a quality evide

Overview of Advanced Healthcare Research - 8 September 2020

This seminar outlined the scope of the Faculty of Engineering and Informatics healthcare research.

Speaker: Professor Felician Campean, Associate Dean (Research & Knowledge Transfer), Faculty of Engineering and Informatics  - View full profile

 

Felician Campean, Associate Dean, Research and Knowledge Transfer at the University of Bradford

Overview of Advanced Healthcare Research

Overview of research in sustainable business, economy and societies and their association with health and care - 13 October 2020

Abstract: This seminar outlines the scope of the Faculty of Management, Law and Social Sciences' research in sustainability business, economy, and societies and how they link with health and care.

Speaker: Dr Jing Li, Associate Dean (Research & Knowledge Transfer), Faculty of Management, Law and Social Sciences - View full profile 

 

Dr Jing Li, Associate Dean (RKT)/Reader (Faculty of Management, Law and Social Sciences) at the University of Bradford

Overview of research in sustainable business, economy and societies and their association with healt

Health Technologies for Quality & Safety

Abstract: The Faculty of Health Studies is establishing a new research group on the topic of Health Technologies for Quality & Safety. The focus of the group’s activities will be: (1) Developing (using co-production approaches) and implementing new healthcare technologies that respond to challenges that health and social care providers face; and (2) Evaluating the impact of new healthcare technologies that are being introduced into health and social care. Rebecca will describe the aims of this group and how it links to other initiatives within the University, as well as introducing some of the research that is already taking place within this theme.

Speaker: Professor Rebecca Randell, Prof. Digital Innovations in Healthcare, Faculty of Health Studies  - View full profile 

Date to be confirmed