When: Saturday 1 October – Sunday 2 October 2016
The weekend is open to academics from training centres all over the UK. Subsidised attendance cost per individual is £75 which covers food and accommodation for Saturday night.Programme
Day 1: Saturday 1 October
|10:00–11:00||Registration with tea and coffee|
|11:00–11:30||Welcome and introduction (Dr. William Van’t Hoff/ Dr. Kate Oulton/Professor Neil Sebire)|
|11.30–12.00||Keynote lecture I: The importance of academic paediatrics to child health – Professor Terence Stephenson, Professor of Paediatrics, UCL, Chair of General Medical Council|
|12:00–12:30||Keynote lecture II: The importance of academic training for nursing and AHPs working with children and young people – Dr. Shelley Dolan, Chief Nurse at The Royal Marsden Hospital|
Practical session I: Planning your research project workshop I
(ASTHMA example – 15 minute talks, 5 mins questions for each perspective).
Asthma is a common, serious childhood disorder and an important cause of morbidity and mortality. This session will demonstrate the depth and breadth of research in this field and allow delegates to gain a broad understanding of research methods and opportunities.
Chair: Jonathan Grigg, Professor of Paediatric Respiratory and Environmental Medicine at Queen Mary, University of London
Practical session II: Planning your research project workshop II
|17:30–19:00||Break before dinner|
|19:00||Dinner and networking event|
Day 2: Sunday 2 October
Practical session III: Realistic Decisions – A practical grounding for the ethical analysis of research involving children (Professor Faith Gibson and Dr Joe Brierley)
After a brief plenary session in which Professor Gibson and Dr Brierley will introduce some key ethical principles, delegates in their assigned groups will assess and prepare a submission to the Ethics Group (Delegate panel, Dr Davies and Dr Brierley – Chairs).
Each submission will be presented in 5–6 minutes to the Ethics Group by one or two delegates from each group. Some delegates, instead of preparing the Ethics application, will be selected to sit on the Ethics Group, assuming key roles.
Break-out session for medics (Professor Jonathan Grigg, Dr Karin Straathof and Dr Jonathan Fisher)
Parallel session: Meet the Mentor – sign up to speak to any of the facilitators present at the weekend for individual advice and mentorship
|12:30–13:00||Plenary Lecture: Dr Jack Kreindler: ‘The brave new world of machine intelligence in medicine’|
|13:00–13:15||Closing remarks and evaluation|