Research with Children at Manchester – Postgraduate Conference 16th Jan 2015

Child Health Research Network  Focusing on the health, education and social needs of children and young people  in conjunction with the Institute of Brain, Behaviour and Mental Health

Friday 16th January 2015 (with Lunch)
9:30am until 4:30pm
Seminar room, G306a&b, Ground Floor, Jean McFarlane Building, Oxford Road, University of Manchester

This one-day conference is designed to bring together all research students in the University working on any aspect of research with babies, children and young people and their lives: .

·         Child development
·         Child health and wellbeing
·         Social care, social work and child protection
·         Sociological/psychological studies
·         Right/ethics
·         Laboratory based research

Research with children is an increasing important focus for research; it takes place in a variety of schools, faculties and institutes across the University and used a range of methodologies.
Postgraduate students come and present your work either a presentation or a poster
You are welcome to attend if you don’t wish to present your work.   Supervisors are welcome to attend too (if we have space).

Keynote speakers:

·         Jonathan Green<http://www.bbmh.manchester.ac.uk/staff/jonathangreen>, Professor of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, Institute of Brain, Behaviour and Mental Health, University of Manchester

·         Dr Judith Hebron<http://staffprofiles.humanities.manchester.ac.uk/Profile.aspx?Id=Judith.Hebron>, Manchester Institute of Education<http://www.seed.manchester.ac.uk/subjects/education/>, School of Environment, Education and Development, University of Manchester.

Why should YOU attend?

·         Ideal opportunity to present your work in a supportive and friendly environment
·         Hear what colleagues are working and gain inspiration from different approaches and methods.
·         Network with students elsewhere in University, share your issues and connect with new colleagues.

Who should attend?

·         University of Manchester Mphil/PhD students from laboratory, theoretical and applied disciplines undertaking research with babies, children and young people in the UK or abroad.
·         From any faculty or clinical setting
·         Including people who have submitted their PhD in 2013/14.

How to submit your work?
Abstracts should be no more than 250 words, with name, department and research title at the top.  If desired, one figure or table and up to four references can be added.    Please indicate which year of study or MPhil.  Please indicate whether you would like to give an oral or poster presentation or are happy with either format.

We will be producing a booklet of abstracts at the conference.

Abstract submission: email to: Professor Elena Lieven (elena.lieven@manchester.ac.uk<mailto:elena.lieven@manchester.ac.uk>) by:  Monday 17th November at 5pm.  Details of acceptance will be emailed by end of November 2014.
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To register for this FREE workshop contact Jane Mann, Secretary – Health Sciences, University of Manchester, Research Deanery, Faculty Medical and Human Sciences jane.mann@manchester.ac.uk<mailto:jane.mann@manchester.ac.uk> Tel: 0161 306 7900

About the child health research network
CHRN, founded in 2004, is an interdisciplinary group of 150+ members from across the University of Manchester, our partner NHS trusts, city council and social care organisations who share expertise and ideas, holding regular workshops and develop new research proposals. More information about the network at: www.ihs.manchester.ac.uk/ResearchNetworks/childhealth/<http://www.ihs.manchester.ac.uk/ResearchNetworks/childhealth/>
To join the network contact Rebecca Jones, Co-ordinator – Health Sciences, University of Manchester, Research Deanery, Faculty Medical and Human Sciences, rebecca.l.jones@manchester.ac.uk<mailto:rebecca.l.jones@manchester.ac.uk> Tel: 0161 275 7657

Find out more about the Institute of Brain Behaviour and Mental Health http://www.bbmh.manchester.ac.uk/

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