Back Building Capacity in Social Care Research in London and the South-East

Date: 12 July, 10am-12:30pm
Location: Online event, booking


Session one: 10.00-11.00

1. How is the NIHR building capacity in social care research? Dr Mike Clarke, Programme Manager, NIHR School for Social Care Research

2. My research journey: a practitioner’s perspective; Matthew Bushell, Adults Services Team Manager, Kent County Council

3. How can the NIHR Research Design Service support me? Professor Jorg Huber, Director, NIHR RDS South-East and Dr Martin Stevens, Social Care Lead, RDS London

Session two: 11.10-12.00

4. What regional support exists for social care practitioners who want to undertake research? An overview of the new NIHR funded Social Care Partnerships in London and the South-East; Professor Annette Boaz, Lead, London Social Care Partnership, Professor of Health and Social Care Policy, London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine and Ann-Marie Towers, Lead of Kent Social Care Partnership, Reader in Social Care, University of Kent, Collaborator, RDS South-East

5. How are the NIHR Applied Research Collaborations (ARCs) supporting social care research? Professor Julien Forder, Social Care Theme Lead, ARC KSS, National Priorities Lead - Adult Social Care and Social Work, NIHR ARC

6. How can the NIHR Clinical Research Network (CRN) support my study? Becky Dilley, Research Delivery Manager - Primary Care, Public Health and Health Services Research and Social Care for CRN Kent, Surrey and Sussex and Sandra O’Sullivan, Research Delivery Manager - Primary Care, CRN North-West London.