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The University of Southampton
Interdisciplinary Research Excellence

Health to Well'th Event

12:00 - 16:00
27 May 2015
Building 34, Room 3001 Highfield Campus University of Southampton SO17 1BJ

For more information regarding this event, please email Frances Clarke at .

Event details

Rethinking health models to invigorate innovation discovery and quality of life: An opportunity for academics and professionals to network, share research and discuss ways to drive the funding agenda in this area.

All of the presentations are now available to view in the useful downloads section below.

Keynote speakers: Professor Debra Humphris (Imperial College), Professor Ann Blandford (UCL), Professor mc shraefel,  Professor Mark Hanson and Dr Kath Woods-Townsend (University of Southampton)

  • How does the healthy living message become take-up in people’s lives?
  • What is the role of technology?
  • What policies would a government need to facilitate such a change?
  • If reducing the culture of dependence on the NHS is a goal –how do we build on that?

12.00 - Buffet lunch and networking

12.45 - Introduction and framing the context: Professor mc shraefel

12.55 – Professor Mark Hanson (University of Southampton) ‘Health across the life course'

13.10 - Professor Ann Blandford (UCL) ‘A view of the health of people both inside and outside hospital’

13.25 – Professor Debra Humphris ‘Health and wellbeing in the workplace – a view of the health of people who are considered ‘healthy’

13.40 – tea/coffee and an opportunity to network

14.00 – Professor mc shraefel ‘health as a performance management issue: Framing the question of how can we apply our research to finding ways to allow methods that work for people managing an ‘illness’, to also work for people managing their own wellness?’

14.10 – Dr Kath Wood-Townsend: ‘The healthy generation: LifeLab: educating young people for lifelong health'

14.25 - Professor Debra Humphris: ‘Health and Wellbeing: Future'

14.40 - Professor Ann Blandford ‘Designing interactive technologies to support Health both within and at the boundaries of healthcare’

14.55 – Respondents pose their questions: we hear from:

  • Dr Jeremy Speed, Health Improvement Manager, Public Health England South East
  • Dr Margaret Mauchline, Head of Internal Research,Translation & Innovation Division, Public Health England
  • Professor Lucy Yardley, Psychology, University of Southampton
  • Dr Jenny Byrne, Education, University of Southampton

15.30 - Q&A and discussion

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