Lunchtime seminars

Our Research and Evidence Team hosts monthly lunchtime seminars. Find out more information below on our upcoming seminars as well as details and presentations from past seminars.

March 2019

Promoting the traditional Mediterranean diet for cardiovascular risk reduction in the UK: challenges and opportunities.

The Mediterranean diet has recognised health benefits and could provide an appealing and appetising healthy eating intervention in the UK.

In this seminar Dr Angeliki Papadaki will present current research on the Mediterranean diet as a health intervention, share her lessons learned on barriers to adoption, and talk about how these findings could inform interventions to promote the diet in the UK. 

This seminar is fully booked

More details on our Eventbrite page

February 2019

Research on the organisation and delivery of urgent care services.

At our February seminar Dr Sarah Voss, Dr Matthew Booker and Kim Kirby discussed three ongoing and planned research projects led by the Emergency Care Team at UWE. These projects include:

  • Efficient models for GPs working in Emergency Departments (GPED)
  • Investigating the deployment of paramedics in GP services
  • Paramedics identifying people at the end of life.

January 2019

Health Integration Teams (HITs) and their work on public health and community-based support initiatives

In January 2019 we hosted a seminar alongside Bristol Health Partners on Public health and community-based support initiatives: the work of Health Integration Teams (HITs). 

Bristol Health Partners Health Integration Teams (HITs) address pressing health challenges to improve health outcomes across BNSSG. HITs bring together health and care professionals, patients, members of the public, commissioners, local government, third sector organisations and researchers.

This seminar included short presentations and a Q&A panel on:

  • The sexual health improvement programme
  • Healthy urban neighbourhoods
  • Physical activity and social engagement in older adults
  • Support for people with dementia

January 2019 seminar presentation

A compilation of the presentations given at the Research and Evidence lunchtime seminar in January 2019