SPHeRE Events

SPHeRE Network Seminar with Prof Cathal Walsh – 7th December

The purpose, value and limitations of mathematical models in the COVID-19 pandemic: Perspectives from an Irish Epidemiological Modelling Advisory Group member                   Cathal Walsh is Professor of Statistics at the University of Limerick since 2014. He has been working in Medical Statistics […]

SPHeRE Network Winter Seminar 2021 – 6th December

Early Career Researchers: Making a Difference During the Pandemic?               Prof Molly Byrne is Professor of Health Psychology in the School of Psychology at NUI Galway. She is Director of the Health Behaviour Change Research Group. Within this group, she and her team apply […]

SPHeRE Network Autumn Seminar 2021

  Decades of research and trillions of Euro of investment have led to significant advances for most people affected by cancer.  However, is there a gulf between the emerging biological understanding of different cancers and the opportunities to make new advances by learning from those with a lived experience of […]

SPHeRE Network Summer Seminar: Health Inequalities: Time for a Re-Think?

Health Inequalities: Time for a Re-think?     Registration is now closed for the seminar. Please contact sphere@ucc.ie with any questions.     Dr John Ford is a Clinical Lecturer in Public Health at the University of Cambridge. In his current post, he spends 50% of his time undertaking research […]

SPHeRE Network Autumn Seminar 2020

Adapting Research in a Pandemic Date: Friday 2nd October 2020 Time:  2pm – 3.30pm Venue: Online Keynote Speakers: Dr Sheena Mc Hugh, UCC Dr Annette Burns, Institute of Public Health Dr Frank Moriarty, RCSI

SPHeRE Network Winter Seminar 2019

Statins for Primary Prevention of Cardiovascular Disease: An Example of Overuse and Low-Value Care?   Delivered by Dr Paula Byrne — NUIG SPHeRE Alumnus and Health Services Researcher, Health Technology Assessment (HTA), HIQA Light lunch served at 12.30pm followed by talk from 1-2pm Tuesday, 3rd December 2019 Foster Place, Trinity College […]

SPHeRE Network Autumn Seminar 2019

Using Data to Inform Policy and Practice in Ireland: The Role of HIQA   Delivered by Dr Máirín Ryan, HIQA Time: 2pm – 3pm Date: Friday, 4th October 2019 Location: Regents Hall, Trinity College Dublin

2018 Seminar Series: Prof Linda Collins

Date: 19 April 2018 Introduction to the multiphase optimization strategy (MOST) for building more effective, efficient, economical, and scalable interventions Presenter:  Prof. Linda M. Collins, The Pennsylvania State University, United States; Fulbright Specialist at the Health Behaviour Change Research Group, National University of Ireland, Galway Attendance is free, but Registration […]

2018 Spring Seminar: Prof Paul Cairney ‘The Politics of Evidence Based Policy-Making’

Date: 26 February, 2018 Professor Paul Cairney, Professor of Politics and Public Policy, University of Stirling, Scotland, will present the 2018 SPHeRE Spring Seminar, entitled ‘The Politics of Evidence-Based Policy-Making’. Attendance is free, but Registration is required as we expect a full house. Please go to https://form.jotform.com/80222253477958 to register. Location: Albert […]