Friday, 28 April 2017

Dr JanetKelly NMC appointment

Janet Kelly
Janet has been appointed as one of the Chair's for the NMC Conduct and Competent Committee hearings following her successful application.  She has been a registrant panellist for the last 4 years and will now serve as Chair for a further 4 years.

Thursday, 27 April 2017

Simulated case management of home telemonitoring to assess the impact of different alert algorithms on work-load and clinical decisions

Amanda Crundall-Goode
Illapha Cuba Gyllensten, Amanda Crundall-Goode (PhD student in the Faculty), RM Aarts and Kevin Goode have co-authored:

Gylensten IC, Crundall-Goode A, Aarts RM, Goode K (2017) Simulated case-management of home telemonitoring to assess the impact of different alert algorithms on work-laod and clinical decisions BMC Medical Informatics and Decision Making 17(1) doi: 10.1186/s12911-016-0398-9

Tuesday, 25 April 2017

Functional decline in residents living in nursing homes: a systematic review of the literature

Professor Alvisa Palese
Roger Watson, Mark Hayter and Alvisa Palese (PhD student) have co-authored:

Palese A, Menegazzi J, Tullio A, Zigotti M, Hayter M, Watson R (2016) Functional decline in residents living in nursing homes: a systematic review of the literature JAMDA 17, 694-705
Professor Roger Watson
Professor Mark Hayter

Identifying longitudinal sustainable hierarchies in activities of daily living

Professor Roger Watson
Roger Watson, Mark Hayter and Alvisa Palese (PhD student) have co-authored:

Watson R, Palese A, Zuttion R, Ferrario B, Potna S, Hayter M (2017) Identifying longitudinal sustainable hierarchies in activities of daily living Archives of Gerontology and Geriatrics 71, 122-128

Professor Mark Hayter
Professor Alvisa Palese

Thursday, 13 April 2017

The peculiar case of logical positivism and Easter - what's truth got to do with it?

See article by Susanne Vosmer under the Quantitative Unease-Research Column here

Happy Easter from the blogroom

Susanne Vosmer to edit forthcoming edition of Group-Analytic Contexts

Dr Susanne Vosmer, Clinical Psychology is to edit a forthcoming special issue of Group-Analytic Contexts

Our bodies: our groups

Our Bodies: Our Groups

New Readings in Group Analysis (NRGA) Conference 2017
Saturday 1 July 2017, 9:30 AM - 5:00 PM
Institute of Group Analysis, London NW3 5BY
With presentations from Catherine Hayes, Sue Mitchell and Susanne Vosmer
The annual New Reading in Group Analysis conference presents an exciting opportunity for anyone interested in Group Analysis, whether member of the public, IGA trainee or IGA Member, to come together to discuss emerging ideas, visions and applications the field. Over the years, the NRGA conferences have promoted dialogue on many levels; within the Group Analytic field; between Group Analysis and other fields; as well as between the theory and practice of Group Analysis.  It is a forum where both new and old narratives can be heard and discussed, providing an opportunity for reflective and critical thinking while building on the Group Analytic foundations of the field.
This year we have an exciting day planned with three group analysts presenting different papers on aspects of the body and embodied experience in group analysis. The NRGA Committee consists of Vasilli Magalios, Claire Barnes, Julia Borossa, Maddy Loat and Daniel Anderson.
Fees from £49

Hull edited: Special isse of Journal of Popular Romance Studies

Professor Michael Gratzke
Amy Burge and Michael Gratzke (University of Hull) edited Critical Love Studies, a special edition of the Journal of Popular Romance Studies; here is their Editors’ Introduction

Wednesday, 12 April 2017

Advanced Practice team awards nomination

Nicki Credland and the advanced practice team have been chosen as the University representative for the Higher Education Academy Collaborative Award in Teaching Excellence award nomination for 2017

Tuesday, 11 April 2017

Positive Choices conference

Mary Dearing

Three hundred UK and Irish student learning disability nurses celebrated their career choice last week at this exciting, well evaluated two day Conference.

 A “Whirlwind cafĂ©” in Larkin showcased projects with exhibitors in Middleton Hall foyer.  Four local groups performed in “Hull’s got talent” in Middleton Hall before a student party in Johnny Mac’s where renowned inclusive group MiXiT headlined following busking on campus.

 The main Conference included a flash mob of dancers, an address by Professor Jane Cummings, Chief Nursing Officer England, a piece commissioned by the NHS on a current Government initiative, people with learning disabilities and their supporters. 

Royal College of Nursing (RCN) Annual International Nursing Research Conference 2017 5th – 7th April 2017, Oxford

Jane Wray

This three day international research event featured a mix of keynote speakers, concurrent sessions, posters and symposia and was attended by an audience of delegates from all over the world. This years’ keynotes were very much focused on research impacting upon policy and day 2 culminated in a performance by BRIGHTLIGHT Theatre Company of ‘There is a light’ on young people’s perspectives on specialist cancer care.

Quite an act to follow! I did however present my PhD findings on “Newly qualified nurses’ (NQN) perceptions of culturally competent nursing practice (CCNP)” on the Friday lunchtime to a group of nurse researchers and academics. A big thank you to all who attended and asked interesting questions of my work and provided some useful feedback for my PhD viva.

Further details about the conference can be found here or by following the #research2017 hashtag on twitter.

Thursday, 6 April 2017

Positive Choices Conference 2017

Today is day two of the national Learning Disability conference 'Positive Choices' - it is being held at the University of Hull Middleton Hall, the Arts Cafe and the general area was buzzing yesterday and there was a welcome Gala Dinner last night. Deborah Robinson did a welcome address at the dinner last night. The conference continues today (7 April 2017)and they will have distinguished guests on campus. This is a prestigious event for Hull, the dinner was vibrant and a real sense of wow this is Hull last night. There is to be a flash mob today where some Learning Disability children have fund raised with their families £3K so they could be here in Hull for the two days, they performed yesterday and will be going home later today. Dr David Barrett will be doing the opening address today.

The Beech Centre Winners & Finalists of the Annual OD Awards

Congratulations to Douglas Conant – ConantLeadership for the winning article of the year ‘Leaders you can (and must) do better. Here’s how’.
An extremely thought provoking and inspirational article that many managers will identify with, which is based on a leadership career spanning 40 years of experience. A simple diagnostic tool based on 5 questions has led to the Conant leadership model or flywheel that provides continuous improvement through regular reflection.
Some really insightful quotes and observations which is coupled with a useful diagnostic model and a strong emphasis on self-learning. The model offers real hope for any manager that wants to improve and develop their leadership capabilities and embark on a leadership journey of adventure.
‘Leadership is more than a job it’s a craft’
‘By looking inwards first, you can begin to make a real difference in the world around you’
Collecting the award on behalf of Douglas was Professor Julie Jomeen, Interim Dean Faculty of Health Sciences, University of Hull and The Beech Centre’s newly appointed Research Champion.
Douglas R. Conant is a New York Times bestselling author and keynote speaker with over 40 years of leadership experience at world-class global companies. He is Founder and CEO of ConantLeadership, Former CEO of Campbell Soup Company, Chairman of the Kellogg Executive Leadership Institute (KELI) at Northwestern University, Chairman of CECP, and Former Chairman of Avon Products. Doug was named a Top Thought Leader in Trust for 2014, 2015, and 2016 by Trust Across America, a Top 100 Leadership Speaker by Inc. Magazine, a Top 15 Global Leadership Guru, a Leader to Watch by the American Management Association, and a Top 50 Leadership Innovator Changing the Way We Lead. Join the leadership conversation by tweeting Doug at @DougConant or connecting with him on Facebook and LinkedIn.

Wednesday, 5 April 2017

Which interval is most crucial to presentation and survival in gastroesophageal cancer: a systematic review

Amanda Lee, Roger Watson and Sam Khulusi have published:

Lee A, Watson R, Khulusi A (2017) Which interval is most crucial to presentation and survival in gastroesophageal cancer: a systematic review Journal of Advanced Nursing doi: 10.1111/jan.13308

Nature of behaviours that challenge in residents in age care homes

Roger Watson and Esme Moniz-Cook have co-authored:

James IA, Watson R, Whitaker CJ, Stokes G, Hart C, Moniz-Cook E (2017) Nature of behaviours that challenge in residents in age care homes: implications for psychosocial interventions and service development FPOP Bulletin 138, 19-27

Monday, 3 April 2017

Pint of Science - drink while you learn

John Greenman
Professor John Greenman and Dr Barbara Guinn are delivering at Pint of Science. The whole event lasts from 15-17th May but John and Barbara are presenting at Thieving Harry's from 7pm on Wednesday 17th May.
Barbara Guinn