Complexity approaches and writing for impact: Professor Alex Clark seminars



Date: 4 December 2017 to 15 December 2017
Cost: Free

Benjamin Meaker Visiting Professorship: Professor Alex Clark, University of Alberta

The University of Bristol's Department of Population Health Sciences has secured a Benjamin Meaker fellowship Professor Alex Clark can visit department. During the two weeks he is here, he will be giving a series of seminars and will be available for one-to-one meetings.

Professor Alex Clark is internationally known for his research, leadership and mentorship. He is Board chair of the International Institute for Qualitative Methodology and Corresponding Editor of the International Journal of Qualitative Methods.

He is a dynamic and in-demand public speaker, has provided numerous workshops and keynote addresses throughout North America, South America, Europe and Australia.

His work into heart disease has guided federal healthcare decisions in the United States and been used in guidelines throughout the world. His innovative work drawing on complexity and realist theory has been published in some of the world’s most prestigious journals, including the British Medical Journal, Annals of Internal Medicine, Heart, the Lancet, Social Science & Medicine, Sociology of Health & Illness, and Journal of Advanced Nursing.

Via EffectiveAcademic.com he is also a well-known presenter and author on academic productivity, career strategy and workplace effectiveness.

Meetings will be of particular interest to those interested in intervention development and evaluation, and complexity theory, and to individuals wanting to increase the impact of their publications.

Professor Alex Clark is internationally known for his research, leadership and mentorship. He is Board chair of the International Institute for Qualitative Methodology and Corresponding Editor of the International Journal of Qualitative Methods.

He is a dynamic and in-demand public speaker, has provided numerous workshops and keynote addresses throughout North America, South America, Europe and Australia.

His work into heart disease has guided federal healthcare decisions in the United States and been used in guidelines throughout the world. His innovative work drawing on complexity and realist theory has been published in some of the world’s most prestigious journals, including the British Medical Journal, Annals of Internal Medicine, Heart, the Lancet, Social Science & Medicine, Sociology of Health & Illness, and Journal of Advanced Nursing.

Via EffectiveAcademic.com he is also a well-known presenter and author on academic productivity, career strategy and workplace effectiveness.

The programme

  • Seminar: complexity and complexity theory in health services research
    4 December 3.30-4.30pm
    Room LG:08, Canynge Hall, University of Bristol
  • Seminar: realism and realist theory in health services research
    6 December 1-4pm
    Room G12, Canynge Hall, University of Bristol
  • Seminar: Thinking qualitatively: an introduction
    11 December 2-3pm
    Room G12, Canynge Hall, University of Bristol
  • Seminar: Present your research better
    12 December 2-3pm
    Room G12, Canynge Hall, University of Bristol
  • Workshop: writing qualitative and mixed method studies for high impact journals
    14 December 1-4pm
    Room G12, Canynge Hall, University of Bristol

All these events are free and open to all University of Bristol staff and students. Email Barbara.Caddick@bristol.ac.uk if you would like to attend the workshop.

Event address: University of Bristol
Canynge Hall
39 Whatley Road
Bristol
BS8 2PS
Contact information: Name: Barbara Caddick
Email: Barbara.Caddick@bristol.ac.uk
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