The Society for Social Medicine & Population Health and International Epidemiology Association (IEA) annual scientific meeting will take place in Cork, Ireland from 4-6 September.
CLOSER will run a workshop as part of this year’s Society for Social Medicine & Population health and International Epidemiology Association (IEA) conference. It will take place on Thursday 5 September from 14:45 – 16:15 .
The session, Longitudinal cross-study research: opportunities, obstacles and the role of data harmonisation will be facilitated by Prof Rebecca Hardy, Dr Dara O’Neil, Dr Jane Maddock and Dr Meg Fluharty.
The workshop will offer an introduction to cross-study research of relevance to researchers from across a wide range of health-related disciplines. The workshop will provide instruction on data harmonisation and explore its importance to undertaking comparative research, using research case studies, practical tasks and group discussions. The learning objectives of this workshop are to provide participants with the motivation and knowledge to start exploring research issues across different contexts and data sources. The workshop will ensure they understand the hurdles that can be encountered in the harmonisation of data and thereby equip them to prepare in advance for such challenges.
What is the SSM/IEA 63rd Annual Scientific Meeting?
A three-day academic and professional conference with a mix of high quality, peer reviewed oral presentations, posters and workshops and ample opportunity for networking. Three keynote lectures will be delivered by SSM Cochrane Lecture, by Margaret Whitehead (Professor of Public Health, University of Liverpool), SSM Pemberton Lecture by Kenneth Rothman (Distinguished Fellow from the Research Triangle Institute) and IEA Keynote Lecture by Valerie Beral (Professor of Epidemiology and Co-Director, Cancer Epidemiology Unit at University of Oxford)