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Public Health PhD Symposium 2017

The third annual Public Health PhD Symposium is taking place on Friday 14 July with pre-conference workshops on Thursday 13 July.

The aim of the symposium is to bring together postgraduate public health researchers from around the world to present, share, and discuss their projects.

The theme of the symposium is broadly public health and we welcome abstracts on all related topics including substance use, sexual health, physical activity and nutrition, violence, environment and sustainability, inequalities and wellbeing, international public health and innovative methods in health and research.

The keynote speakers are Jim McVeigh, Director of the Public Health Institute, LJMU and Professor David Taylor-Robinson, Professor of Public Health and Policy, Honorary Consultant in Child Public Health Liverpool University.

The conference will be preceded by free workshops on topics including: systematic reviewing, participatory methods, writing a journal article and preparing for viva. Please select your workshop preferences when registering on Eventbrite.

Abstract Submission
We welcome abstracts for both poster presentations and oral presentations. The deadline for abstract submission is Wednesday 31 May.
For more information and to submit an extract visit the webpage.

Conference and workshop registration 
The conference is free of charge. Registration is open to any postgraduate researchers in public health and wider related fields, including European and international researchers.

The conference will be preceded by free workshops on:
  • systematic review
  • participatory methods
  • writing a journal article
  • preparing for viva

Please select your workshop preferences when registering on Eventbrite (please choose one methods based workshop and one personal development workshop).

Please register on Eventbrite here: https://publichealthsymposium2017.eventbrite.co.uk

Registration closes Wednesday 14 June.

For further information or queries, please email: PHISymposium@ljmu.ac.uk