In the early stages of the development of the Scottish Improvement Science Collaborating Centre (SISCC) endeavour I had a conversation with Prof Huw Davies about any previous review work he had been involved in or was aware of that would inform our activities.
Professor Mary Renfrew will be speaking at the Healthcare Improvement Scotland 4th Annual Research Symposium on 17th March 2016, 10am-4pm at the COSLA Conference Centre in Edinburgh.
SISCC Lead for Improvement Science Methods, Professor Bruce Guthrie, played a key role in a recently published study that shows GP funding disadvantages people in deprived areas.
Professor Kevin Rooney, SISCC Lead for Training and Development, has been awarded a Scottish Health Award. He has been awarded in the ‘doctor’ category, which is for individual doctors providing NHS medical care for people in Scotland. The awards ceremony took place on Wednesday 4th November in Edinburgh to “give recognition to those who work […]
Professor Mary Renfrew (SISCC Director) is visiting Kings College London on 5th November to talk about SISCC as part of the King’s Improvement Science Seminar Series. The seminar will explore the need for new evidence in the field of improvement science and will share the lessons learned from the first year of work in the […]
The next in our seminar series will take place on Friday 18th December. The title for the seminar is “Understanding implementation theory, frameworks and models”. We have a great line-up of speakers who will help participants explore and develop an understanding of some of the theory, frameworks and models that relate to improvement /implementation science.
Dr Nicola Gray (SISCC Programme Manager) and Professor Peter Davey (SISCC Lead for Capacity and Capability Research Theme) are travelling to Sicily this week to present at the 7th International Conference of Evidence Based Healthcare Teachers & Developers.
We are inviting applications for a fully funded PhD studentship to explore the topic of research-informed change in the Scottish NHS. The studentship will be hosted jointly by the Universities of Dundee and St Andrews. More details can be viewed on the RURU website.
SISCC Researchers Dr Ania Zubala, Dr Madalina Toma and Dr Sathish Sankarpandi were awarded places at the National Centre for Research Methods (NCRM) Autumn School 2015 for Early Career Researchers: Radical Interdisciplinarity in the social sciences.
The Knowledge into Action at Scale project is now officially underway to develop and evaluate two Massive Open Online Courses (MOOCs) in Care and Compassion and Reducing Inequalities.