Fuse International Conference on Knowledge Exchange in Public Health - “Evidence to Impact in Public Health”

27–28 April 2016, Newcastle-Gateshead, United Kingdom

The conference will explore the debate surrounding what counts as 'evidence' and whether impact can be created in relation to public health and well-being. 

Key note speakers include Dr Claudia Stein, Director of the Division of Information, Evidence, Research and Innovation at WHO/Europe, Professor Hans van Oers, of Tilburg University, Professor John Lavis of McMaster University in Canada and Dr Bev Holmes of the Michael Smith Foundation, Canada. 

The international speakers will join Professor Rosemary Rushmer, from the organizing institution Fuse: the Centre for Translational Research in Public Health, who is based at Teesside University's Health and Social Care Institute.

Presentations will include a variety of topics on the impact of evidence, information and research from End of Life Care Strategy to data visualization and engaging communities with research and evidence.

WHO/Europe has granted co-sponsorship to this conference.