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CASCADE EVENT: NIHR Call for Prevention and Treatment of Obesity

  Tuesday, 09 Feb 2016 | Events/Workshops

The NIHR has issued a call for research into the evaluation of interventions or services for the prevention and treatment of obesity in adults and children. Issues of particular importance for this call include the prevention of type 2 diabetes and increasing levels of physical activity.

The NIHR will formally launch this call at an event in London on 19th January, 2016. For those unable to attend this event, Research Design Service East Midlands (RDS EM) will cascade information delivered at the launch locally.

Time: 12:30 - 3:15 pm
Venue: The Boardroom, Nottingham Health Science Partners, C Floor, Queens Medial Centre, Nottingham
To register a place emailrds-eastmidlands@nottingham.ac.uk 

Programme
12.00–12.30: Room open for lunch – there will be tea and coffee available. Please bring your own sandwiches.
12.30–1.30:  Information about the Prevention and Treatment of Obesity Call 
                      Including the case for research and examples of previously funded research in this area.
1.30 – 2.30:  What makes a good NIHR application and including how the RDS can help and support available
2.30 – 2.45:  Refreshments Break
2.45 – 3.15:  Concluding comments & questions