Monthly Archives: November 2013

NEWS: NIHR Annual Report ’12/ ’13 released

The NIHR Annual Report for 2012/2013 is now published. The report is in a new format with four main sections illustrating the work carried out by the NIHR in the last year. The four sections are: Section 1: Patients and the public … Continue reading

SEMINAR: Telling policy stories: an ethnographic study of the use of evidence in policy-making in the UK

SPHR@L Seminar Series NIHR School for Public Health Research @ LSHTM Telling policy stories: an ethnographic study of the use of evidence in policy-making in the UK Speaker: Professor Alex Stevens (University of Kent) Download the abstract Read the seminar blog … Continue reading

BLOG: Be wary of policy-makers bearing evidence

Be wary of policy-makers bearing evidence The use of evidence in policy-making is subject to systematic bias, argues Professor Alex Stevens, who observed behind the scenes in a Whitehall government department How do civil servants use evidence in their everyday … Continue reading

World Diabetes Day – 100 Campaign

Today, November 14th, in recognition of World Diabetes Day, learn more about a new global advocacy campaign started by London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine Alumni aiming to achieve 100% access to insulin by the 100th anniversary of the … Continue reading

Call for papers: deadline approaching!

In case you missed our call for papers over the summer, there’s still time to submit your paper on ‘the science and practice of people-centred health systems’ for publication in a special supplement for the Third Global Symposium on Health Systems Research. … Continue reading

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