Continuing Professional Development

Implementation Science: a practical introduction to translating evidence into practice (12-13 Feb 2015)


Implementation Science is the scientific study of methods for promoting the transfer of research findings into routine healthcare. This two-day course is designed for postgraduate researchers and healthcare providers with an academic interest in changing healthcare practice. As an attendee you will have the opportunity to develop you knowledge and skills in implementation science and directly apply these to your on-going or planned research.

The course will be facilitated by local and international experts in the field, including Prof Jeremy Grimshaw, Prof Per Nilsen, Dr Siw Carlfjord, and will be convened by Dr Tracy Finch and Dr Justin Presseau. Course fees will be £300+VAT. For additional information, please see the attached pdf file.

Please contact either Sarah Beverley or Justin Presseau to register your interest.

Qualitative Interviewing in Health Research: from design to publication two day workshop

Following the great success of last year’s event the Institute of Health & Society at Newcastle University will again be running two day workshop to introduce researchers to the processes and practices of qualitative interviewing in applied health research. The workshop will be facilitated by experienced qualitative researchers: Prof. Catherine Exley, Dr Katie Brittain and Dr Tim Rapley. This interactive workshop will take researchers, new to qualitative interviewing, through all stages of the design, conduct and analysis.

There will be lots of opportunities to discuss your own work or ideas, and to hear from other researchers about their experiences. The workshop will take place on 10 and 11th June 2015 at Newcastle University. The fee for attending the workshop is £360. To receive further information or to register your interest in attending the workshop please contact:


Public Health, Health Services Research, Primary Health Care and Global Health - Short Courses


Places are available to non-degree students on some modules from our public health suite of programmes. There are modules in topics across public health, health services research primary health care and global health.

These modules will be of interest to health professionals and health service managers who wish to extend their understanding of research methods or to develop skills and knowledge relevant to improving health and health care.

Individual module attendance fees are £435 per 10 credit module.  

Please contact the course administrator for availability, timings and timetabling.