Health Services Research Summer School 2019

8th July – 12th July 2019


We are now accepting bookings for our 2019 Health Services Research Summer School, to book your place visit our online shop.

What does the Summer School have to offer for you?

  • The Summer School offers participants a unique opportunity to gain access to internationally renowned experts in a range of topic areas, including complex interventions and their evaluation (including clinical trials); realist synthesis and evaluation; health economics, implementation, social care research, public health, ageing and dementia, primary care, language awareness and the service user perspective.
  • The opportunity to present your research in the form of a 10 minute presentation (powerpoint, oral or poster) and further 5 minutes of questions from other delegates. Prizes awarded for the best presentations!
  • CPD hours
  • A certificate of attendance
  • A summer school dinner with delegates and session leads
  • Refreshments




Summer School Provisional Programme 2019 (May be subject to change)

Sunday 7/7/19

Monday 8/7/19

Tuesday 9/7/19

Wednesday 10/7/19

Thursday 11/7/19

Friday 12/7/19


09.00 Getting to know each other!


09.30 Welcome to Bangor

Professor Christopher R. Burton


10 -11.30

Dementia Services Development Centre

Professor Gill Windle/Dr Kat Algar-Scaife/Dr Catherine McLeod


11.30 Break



Intergenerational research and Dementia Champions

Dr Catrin Hedd Jones

8.30am-9.30am Individual programme/protocol development meetings


09.30 -11am

Presentation session 2


11am Break



Trials/NWORTH Bangor Trials Unit

Professor Paul Brocklehurst/Dr Zoe Hoare


8am-9am Individual programme/protocol development meetings


09.00 -11am Building your research ambitions

Professor Chris Burton


11am Break



Postgraduate Research Clinic

Dr Sion Williams


8.30-9.30am Individual programme/

protocol development meetings


09.30 - 11am

Health Economics Research Programme/CHEME

Professor Rhiannon Tudor-Edwards

Dr Nathan Bray


11am Break


11.30 -1pm

Pharmacology HTA & Appraisal

Dr Eifiona Wood

8.30am-9.30am Individual programme/protocol development meetings



South Asia Self Harm Initiative project SASHI Dr Anne Krayer


11am Break


11.30 Presentation session 4





Lunch 1-2pm

Lunch 1-2pm

Lunch 12.30-1.30pm

Lunch 1-2pm


Lunch 12.30-1.30pm


4 -6pm Welcome meeting


Lynne Williams & Rebecca Henderson


Management Centre, Bangor

LL57 2DG



2pm  Service Users Perspectives and Experiences Research

Dr Sion Williams


3pm-3.30pm Break


3.30-5pm Compassion in Dementia

Sean Page/Ian Davies Abbott


5pm Welcome Reception/Presentation session 1



Language Awareness Methodology

Dr Llinos Spencer/Beryl Cooledge


3.30pm Break



Social Care Research

Dr Diane Seddon

Dr Gill Toms


Realist Methodology

Professor Christopher R. Burton, Dr Lynne Williams


3pm Break


3.30 pm Primary Care Research Centre


5pm Presentation session 3


See Social Events Programme


The pathway to success: bringing your research plan together

Professor Rhiannon Tudor Edwards


3pm Evaluation

Presentation of certificates

Farewell reception