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September 2020

Seminar – Health as an asset: estimating the causal effects of health conditions and health behaviours on social and economic outcomes using Mendelian randomization

September 15, 2020 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Online United Kingdom

All are invited to the CEDAR/MRC Epidemiology Seminar: Health as an asset: estimating the causal effects of health conditions and health behaviours on social and economic outcomes using Mendelian randomization Dr Laura Howe, MRC Integrative Epidemiology Unit at the University of Bristol Watch a recording of this seminar and download the slides as a PDF. Abstract A vast body of literature describes the social determinants of health, identifying stark inequalities in many health conditions and health related behaviours. But relationships…

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February 2021

Seminar – Road User Charging: what does existing evidence tell us?

February 23 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Online United Kingdom

All are invited to the CEDAR/MRC Epidemiology Seminar with: Road User Charging – what does existing evidence tell us? Dr Anthony Laverty, Imperial College London. Watch a recording of this seminar and download the slides as a PDF. Abstract The UK treasury has confirmed that it is actively considering introducing a national Road User Charging (RUC) scheme. This would involve charging motorists directly for their use of roads and have potential major impacts on transport behaviours and health. Although detailed…

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March 2021

Seminar – From a pragmatic weight management intervention to bariatric surgery

March 23 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Online United Kingdom

All are invited to the CEDAR/MRC Epidemiology Seminar: From a pragmatic weight management intervention to bariatric surgery Dr Helen Parretti, University of East Anglia. This seminar will be broadcast live online, please register in advance for this meeting: https://mrc-epid.zoom.us/meeting/register/tJAkcuCvrzouG9O_jSAFbhMqJOqO1uDbHgUI Please use your institutional email address for registration (if possible) and complete your registration at least 30 minutes prior to the seminar so that you will receive the confirmation email/access link before the seminar (your registration will be manually checked and…

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Cambridge Festival 2021 – Involving people in telehealth research during the COVID-19 pandemic

March 30 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Online United Kingdom
Free

Involving people in telehealth research during the COVID-19 pandemic - The challenges of scale, engagement and inclusivity Watch a recording of this event on our YouTube channel Advances in online platforms, devices and smartphone technology create opportunities for researchers to continue research and engage with study participants whilst maintaining COVID-19 physical distancing rules. In this Cambridge Festival 2021 event MRC Epidemiology Unit scientists Dr Kirsten Rennie and Dr Rebecca Richards will discuss how telehealth approaches are transforming how we are…

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