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UK Society for Behavioural Medicine (UKSBM) Annual Scientific Meeting 2016

UK Society for Behavioural Medicine (UKSBM) Annual Scientific Meeting 2016

1 December 2016 - 2 December 2016   |   09:00 - 17:00   |   Hilton Cardiff   |   £TBA

Complex interventions in a complex world: applications of Behavioural Medicine

Pre-conference workshops: Wednesday 30th November 2016

The Society invites all behavioural and public health researchers, clinical practitioners, epidemiologists, health and clinical psychologists, medical sociologists, health economists, nurses, pharmacists and all other colleagues interested in the field of behavioural medicine to participate in this two day meeting.

We are pleased to confirm our Keynote Speakers:

  • Professor Peter Elwood, Medical Epidemiologist & Honorary Professor, Cardiff University
  • Professor Marcus Munafò, Professor of Biological Psychology, University of Bristol
  • Professor Matt Field, Professor of Psychology, University of Liverpool
  • Professor Paul Aveyard, Professor of Behavioural Medicine, University of Oxford

Please click here to access the full programme

We will be offering 3 pre-conference workshops on Wednesday 30th November 2016, 14.00-17.00 at Cardiff University

How do groups promote behaviour change? Identifying change processes and intervention components important for design, delivery and evaluation of group-based interventions.
Aleksandra Borek, Jane Smith, Charles Abraham, Colin Greaves and Mark Tarrant

Utilising Social Networks for Behaviour Change in Complex Interventions
Dr Ruth Hunter, Dr Jen Badham and Shannon Montgomery

Designing and reporting feasibility/pilot trials of complex interventions
Dr Mark Kelson, Dr Rachel McNamara, Dr Deborah Fitzsimmons, Dr Graham Moore and Dr Jemma Hawkins

Please click here for more information on any of the pre-conference workshops or to register.


Thank you to all those who have submitted to the 2016 12th UKSBM Annual Scientific Meeting.

UKSBM are now inviting submission of late breaking abstracts for this year’s ASM in Cardiff. Please note: abstracts must be of truly late-breaking scientific research for which full data were not available at the time of the original 22nd August 2016 deadline. Abstracts accepted prior to the late-breaking submission deadline are ineligible for consideration.

If you would like to make a submission to be considered for either a standard oral or short oral presentation please visit our online submission system at bit.ly/uksbmlbs2016.

Submissions are accepted until Monday 31st October 2016 at 10am.

Hosted by: South East Wales Trials Unit (SEWTU), Centre for Trials Research, Cardiff University, College of Biomedical & Life Sciences.

South East Wales Trials Unit (SEWTU) is funded by Welsh Government through Health and Care Research Wales.