Usher Institute of Population Health Sciences and Informatics

Events 2017

A selection of events in 2017 in the Usher Institute.


Andrew Morris giving Usher Institute Seminar
Details of seminars and events relevant to Usher Institute staff and students.

Lessons from major cardiovascular outcome trials

Professor Marc Pfeffer
Professor Marc Pfeffer, Dazu Professor of Medicine at Harvard Medical School. Senior Physician, Cardiovascular Division, Brigham and Women’s Hospital, Boston.

Richard Scott Lecture 2017 | Professor John Campbell

John Campbell, Professor of General Practice and Primary Care, University of Exeter | Patient experience research: an illustrious past, but time to call it a day?

Meta-Research Short Course Sept 2017 - Registration now open

The purpose of this course is for students to understand the principles of meta-research and to develop skills in relation to research synthesis, meta-analysis and assessment of bias in biomedical research. It is aimed at those working in clinical and preclinical research.

Introducing the New Meta-ethnography Reporting Guidance: What it is & How to use it

FREE WEBINAR | This online session introduces the new meta-ethnography reporting guidance produced by the 2 year NIHR funded eMERGE project. The session provides an overview of why this reporting guidance is needed, what format it takes and how to use it.

Usher Institute Annual Lecture and Showcase

Dr David Blumenthal, Professor of Medicine, Harvard
Managing High-Need High-Cost Patients: A Universal Challenge | Dr David Blumenthal Professor of Medicine, Harvard University

Health and Brexit Conference

Society of Social Medicine conference | Advancing knowledge for population health after Brexit.

Edinburgh International Science Festival: Scientists have your data!

Mhairi Aitken and Carol Porteous discuss data at the science festival.

Distinguished Speakers Seminar - Realistic Health: Applying the Principles...

Catherine Calderwood CMO
Dr Catherine Calderwood, Chief Medical Officer for Scotland.

IHDP Guest Lecture - Data to drive intelligence and improve patient outcomes

Sir Harpal S Kumar MA MEng MBA DSc (Hon), Chief Executive Officer of Cancer Research UK

Distinguished Speakers Seminar - Linkage of 'big data' in population health research: panacea?

Professor Jill Pell, the Henry Mechan Professor of Public Health and Director of the Institute of Health and Wellbeing at the University of Glasgow, will be presenting.

Launch of the AXA Chair in Medical Informatics and Life Course Epidemiology

Join us for the formal launch of Professor Helen Colhoun's research programme, and to hear about other research on and with linked health data at the University of Edinburgh