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Wolfson Palliative Care Research Centre hosts Statistical Masterclass by visiting researcher
(Pictured: Professor Miriam Johnson, Dr Christina Ramsenthaler, and Professor Fliss Murtagh)
We were delighted to welcome Dr Christina Ramsenthaler to the Wolfson Palliative Care Research Centre on 11 and 12 May 2023, for a Statistical Masterclass and project-based statistical workshops.
Christina is a Senior Lecturer from ZHAW Zurich University of Applied Sciences in Switzerland, who has specific expertise in psychometrics, as well as in statistics and methods, as related to palliative care. This was a great two days, and everyone valued the Masterclass and workshops very much.
Sapporo Conference for Palliative and Supportive Care in Cancer (SCPSC), Japan
(Pictured: Joseph at the final Speakers Dinner with Dr Kunihiko Ishitani, conference organiser and President of The International Research Society of the SCPSC)
We were delighted to have representation at the recent Sapporo Conference for Palliative and Supportive Care in Cancer, Japan. Dr Joseph Clark attended to give his invited lecture titled ‘Global palliative care development: Promoting access to services and essential medicines, through understanding of international policy and processes’.
Joseph said, “This was a unique conference and a great experience to visit Japan and share a stage with many leading figures in palliative care internationally. I am grateful to the organisers for the opportunity and generous hospitality.”
SSIP best poster prize
(Pictured left to right: Dr Dane Vishnubala (Phase II Lead), Hannah Watson, and Arabella Lloyd (winner of best oral prize))
We are delighted that Medicine student Hannah Watson – who worked with Professor Fliss Murtagh for her Scholarship and Special Interest programme (SSIP) this year – was winner of the poster prize at the 2023 Hull York Medical School - Year 4 SSIP conference on 28 April 2023.
Hannah’s project was on ‘Understanding the relationship between breathlessness and anxiety: a secondary analysis of outcomes data reported by patients receiving palliative care’.
Hannah said, ““I was delighted to win the SSIP poster award, particularly since there were so many excellent projects at the conference! My SSIP was a great learning experience. I hope that other students enjoyed their projects and are inspired to do further research.”