Researchers who wish to study extra about therapeutic footwear for folks with diabetes are being invited to participate in a free two-day workshop at Staffordshire College.
Staffordshire College is partnering with PFH Non-public Hochschule Göttingen, College of utilized sciences in Germany, to host the British Council funded workshop at Staffordshire College’s Stoke-on-Trent campus.
Going down on Tuesday 27 and Wednesday 28 June 2022, the workshop is open to researchers and lecturers at recognised analysis establishments within the UK or Germany with an curiosity in therapeutic footwear. The place purposes are profitable, journey and lodging prices shall be lined.
Diabetic foot illness is a substantial public well being downside; folks with diabetes mellitus are six occasions extra prone to bear an amputation than folks with out diabetes. Roughly 85% of amputations are preceded by an ulcer and therapeutic footwear is critical to scale back ulcers and allow sufferers to proceed with their on a regular basis lives.
Dr Aoife Healy, the UK lead for the workshop, defined “Inside the Centre for Biomechanics and Rehabilitation Applied sciences at Staffordshire College we now have intensive experience in diabetic foot problems, which is a rising difficulty globally, and this workshop is a superb alternative to convey collectively early profession researchers from varied background with the intention of creating new analysis hyperlinks and to develop analysis capability inside this space to enhance the lives of individuals with diabetes. We’re additionally wanting to develop a partnership with Professor Braatz and his staff at PFH Non-public Hochschule Göttingen.”
The workshop will embrace lectures and shows, networking and profession improvement periods, and a problem prize. One of many goals is to determine a community of researchers from a spread of backgrounds who’re keen about enhancing the entry to and high quality of therapeutic footwear for folks with diabetes. Contributors shall be supported to work collectively on future tasks which can have a worldwide impression to scale back mortality and morbidity and enhance the standard of life for folks with diabetes.
Professor Frank Braatz, the German lead for the workshop, added “We’re trying ahead to the workshop and I’m positive that many joint venture concepts and tasks will emerge from this assembly with dedicated younger scientists.”
Anybody eager to take part within the workshop is inspired to finish the appliance kind here by 5pm BST Fri 27 Could 2022.
Contributors are (1) required to carry a analysis or educational place at a recognised analysis establishment within the UK or Germany; (2) anticipated to have a PhD or equal analysis expertise; and (3) anticipated to have analysis expertise in/or are enthusiastic about researching therapeutic footwear for folks with Diabetes Mellitus. For extra particulars contact Dr Aoife Healy (firstname.lastname@example.org) or Professor Frank Braatz (email@example.com)
Assembly the Challenges of Offering Therapeutic Footwear for Folks with Diabetes Mellitus is supported by a Researcher Hyperlinks Problem Grants UK-Germany Public Well being workshops grant from the British Council. The Researcher Hyperlinks Problem Grants UK-Germany Public Well being workshops grants help interdisciplinary collaboration actions between the UK and Germany within the subject of public well being.
Researcher Hyperlinks Problem Grants UK-Germany Public Well being workshops is a part of a wider British Council programme known as Going World Partnerships, which builds stronger, extra inclusive, internationally related larger schooling and TVET techniques.
For extra data, please go to www.britishcouncil.org/going-global-partnerships.
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