Involvement Matters

  • Fri 23 Nov 18

    11:30 - 17:00

  • Colchester Campus

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  • Event organiser

    Health and Social Care, School of

Do you look after somebody with health needs, seen a health or social care practitioner, been to hospital, have an   illness or disability?  We are looking for people just like you to work with us. By attending this conference you can get involved with influencing learning and teaching, recruiting the right students,  assessing students and actively getting involved in research within a university setting.  You can do as little or as much as you want.

Join us for a free half day conference on 23rd November 2018 organised by the School of Health and Social Care in collaboration with Shaping Our Lives. 


Schedule of the Day
11:30-12:00         Registration
12:00-12:10         Introduction and welcome from Dr Danny Taggart and Becki Meakin
12:10-12:30         Keynote Address Professor Peter Beresford 
12:30-13:30         Lunch
13:30-15:00         Presentations from people involved at the University of Essex:  Mary Kennedy, Professor Fiona Nolan, Colchester and Southend Service User Reference Group (SURG) members
15:00-15:30         Tea
15:30-16:30         Meet the Team Chance to meet other people involved and speak with course leaders and to sign up to the SURG at Colchester or Southend. 
16:30-16:45         Award ceremony by Vikki-Jo Scott 
16:45-17:00         Close- the day  will close with a poem by Suzi


Book your place via Eventbrite or email us: surg@essex.ac.uk

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