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Durham University

Wolfson Research Institute for Health and Wellbeing

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Thursday 14 July 2011

SPIRE Seminar - 'How do phenomena diagnosed as mental illness impact upon personal identity?'

12:00pm to 2:00pm, Room D110, Ebsworth Building, Queen's Campus, Durham University, Stockton on Tees, TS17 6BH


We take pleasure in inviting you to join us for the SPIRE (Support and Partnership for Ideas, Research and Empowerment) seminar.

Title: 'How do phenomena diagnosed as mental illness impact upon personal identity?'

Speaker: Dr. Ray Wainwright, Research and User Representative

Date and time: 14th July 2011 from 12 noon till 2.00 pm with lunch provided

Venue: Room D110, Ebsworth Building, Queens Campus, Durham University, Stockton on Tees

Please confirm attendance for catering purposes to :-

Val Heard
R&D Administrator
Research & Development Office
Tees, Esk & Wear Valleys NHS Foundation Trust
TAD Centre
Ormesby Road

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Tuesday 12 July 2011

Wolfson Workshop - 'Item Response Theory': Applications and Measurement Theory

12:00pm to 4:30pm, D112, Ebsworth Building, Queen's Campus, Stockton-on-Tees

Places are now full

The second Wolfson Workshop will be run by:

  • Dr Paul Tiffin, Clinical Senior Lecturer, Mental Health Research Group, School of Medicine & Health
  • Professor Rob Coe, Professor of Education and Director of the Centre for Evaluation and Monitoring (CEM) 

With an introduction by:

  • Rebecca Perrett, Research & Development Manager, Wolfson Research Institute

The aim of the workshop is an introduction to theory and application.  The workshop is particularly appropriate for Wolfson Fellows, Post Graduate and Post Doctoral Researchers in:  Education, Health, Biomedical, Psychology and Social Sciences who handle quantitative data.


12:00pm - 1:00pm  Arrival, buffet lunch (D114, Ebsworth)

1:00pm - 2.30pm    Workshop Part 1 (D112, Ebsworth)

2:30pm - 3:00pm    Break - Tea/Coffee refreshments available (D114)

3:00pm - 4:30pm    Workshop Part 2 (D112)

4:30pm                    Close



Places are now full, if you wish to put your name down on a holding list please contact There is no charge for this event.  

Future Wolfson Workshops 2011

25 October 2011

Topic:  Participatory Action Research

Run by:  Professor Rachel Pain, Department of Geography

              Dr Kate Hampshire, Department of Anthropology

              Dr Helen Close, School of Medicine & Health

Date to be set

Topic:  Humanities and Health

Run by:  Professor Martyn Evans, Department of Philosophy

              Professor Jane Mcnaughton, School of Medicine & Health

              Dr Sarah Atkinson, Department of Geography


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Monday 4 July 2011

Wolfson Research Institute - Coffee Morning

10:30am to 11:00am, Wolfson Research Institute, The Street

Wolfson Research Institute Monthly Coffee Morning will be held on Monday 4 July 2011 at 10.30am in the Wolfson Street.

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