Welsh Government

Research with Impact

Health and Care Research Wales conference 2016

Presentations and photographs from the conference held on 13 October 2016 at the SWALEC stadium, Cardiff.

Professor Jonathan Bisson, Director of Health and Care Research Wales

Welcome from the Chair
Professor Jonathan Bisson, Director of Health and Care Research Wales

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Rebecca Evans AM, Minister Social Services and Public Health

Professor Jenny Kitzinger, Director of Research: Impact and Engagement, JOMEC, Cardiff University
Interdisciplinary social science research: dialogue with policy-makers, practitioners and “real people”

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André Tomlin, Managing Director, Minervation Ltd, National Elf Service
New ways to engage with research

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Professor Steve Jones, Emeritus Professor of Human Genetics, University College London
Science and policy: trying to influence the BBC

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Professor Malcolm Mason, Professor of Cancer Studies, Cardiff University
Evolution and revolution in cancer care: reflections on 30 years of clinical research

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Award winners

Photography competition 

Wendy Scrase (BCUHB) with “Handling Age Well”

Up close category winner: Wendy Scrase (BCUHB) with “Handling Age Well”

Grace McCutchan, (PhD student funded by Tenovus Cancer Care) with “Seeing my cells”

Having an impact category winner: Grace McCutchan, (PhD student funded by Tenovus Cancer Care) with “Seeing my cells” see more here: http://www.primecentre.wales/news.php 

Barbara Moore, Health and Care Research Wales with “Research improving all our tomorrows”

Connecting category winner: Barbara Moore, Health and Care Research Wales with “Research improving all our tomorrows”

Lewis Waggett, (BCUHB) with “Why we do research”

Everyone’s different category winner & photo of the year winner: Lewis Waggett, (BCUHB) with “Why we do research”

A spoonful of medicine

Special mention for artistic merit: Michele Davies (BCUHB) with “A spoonful of medicine”

Magazine name

@Research Wales - The Health and Care Research Wales magazine

Lisa Seale, Senior R&D manager from Hywel Dda University Health Board with the winning name…  @ResearchWales

 

Best interactive stand

Voted by the delegates at the conference

Dr Laura Bunting, research manager, BRAIN unit

The BRAIN unit, manned by research manager Dr Laura Bunting