NIHR Academy Members’ Conference 2020

Research for Everyone

24 November 2020


23 November 2020

Pre-event optional networking sessions
These sessions are now fully booked
     
10.00 - 11.00   Optional networking
     
13.00 - 14.00   Optional networking
    Select one of the two networking sessions to meet and connect with fellow Academy Members. You will have the opportunity to get to know each other through this interactive session.
     
18.00 - 19.00   Optional interactive activity
    An opportunity to meet and connect with fellow researchers participating in a fun interactive session where you will be in competition with other teams of Academy Members to solve a series of challenges. During the activity, your team will take a virtual globe-trotting trip around the world, visiting 22 countries across 40,000 virtual miles.
     

24 November 2020

09.15   Get yourself ready for the day ahead by joining one of our wellness activities including
yoga, meditation and mindfulness.
     
09.45   Break
     
10.00   Welcome
Professor Dave Jones, Dean for the NIHR Academy
     
10.10   How to get the most from the conference
Dr Lisa Cotterill, CEO, NIHR Academy
     
10.25   Keynote address: Why is it essential for research to be inclusive?
Professor Azhar Farooqi, GP, Chair of Leicester City CGG and Director at the Centre for BME Health
     
10.55   Designing and delivering inclusive research
Case studies and panel discussion

Chair: Dr Lisa Cotterill, CEO, NIHR Academy

Professor Sandra Eldridge, Professor of Biostatistics and Director of the UKCRC Registered Pragmatic Clinical Trials Unit at Barts and The London School of Medicine and Dentistry
Professor Lucy Chappell, NIHR Research Professor, King’s College London
Jill Manthorpe, Professor of Social Work, Director of the NIHR Health & Social Care Workforce Research Unit, Associate Director at NIHR School for Social Care Research
     
11.45   Break
     
12.00   Address and Q&A
Professor Chris Whitty, CMO for England and co-lead for NIHR
     
12.30   Poster competition awards
Dr Louise Wood, Director of Science, Research and Evidence at the Department of Health and Social Care, and co-lead for NIHR
     
12.45   Closing remarks
Dr Lisa Cotterill, CEO, NIHR Academy
     
12.55   Lunch break
An opportunity to network and visit the exhibitors’ booths and poster submissions
     
13.30   Skills sessions
An opportunity to attend one of a series of workshops. Topics include:
  • Resources and toolkits for increasing participation from diverse communities in research
  • Research and Wikipedia: How to increase the visibility, accuracy and accessibility of health and care information on the world’s most popular encyclopaedia
  • Involvement and engagement with adults from marginalised groups
  • Smashing the glass ceiling: Encouraging inclusive participation in clinical academia
  • The integration, development, evaluation and impact of EDI in Research Environments: The ASPIRE model
  • Research with underserved communities: Learnings from a collaboration with Gypsy and Traveller Communities
  • How to facilitate virtual PPI meetings and events
  • Advanced presentation skills: Enhance your impact and influence through your presentations in-person and online
     
14.30   Break
     
14.45   Optional networking session
These sessions are now fully booked
An opportunity to meet and connect with fellow Academy Members

Optional interactive activity
These sessions are now fully booked
A final opportunity to meet and connect with fellow researchers participating in a fun interactive session where you will be in competition with other teams of Academy Members to solve a series of challenges. During the activity, your team will take a virtual globe-trotting trip around the world, visiting 22 countries across 40,000 virtual miles.
     
15.45   Close