Spotlight on Breastfeeding Research 2018

Institute of Nursing and Health Research

You are warmly invited to join us for the second annual Spotlight on Breastfeeding Research event on Friday 9th November 2018 in the Loughview Suite (Block 8, Level ‘H’) Ulster University, Jordanstown

8.30am to 9amRegistration, tea and coffee
9am to 9.15amIntroduction - Professor Marlene Sinclair
9.15am to 9.30am

Dr Nicola Armstrong

Breastfeeding Work Strand and research funding

9.30am to 9.45am

Dr Maria Healy

'Breastfeeding help and support' is what women want from their postnatal care

Pre-doctoral research

9.45am to 10am

Laura Hutchinson Funder: DfE

Breastfeeding and epilepsy

10am to 10.15am

Tea and coffee

Guest speaker

10.15am to 10.30am

Adele Patton: Founder BFNI Facebook Group

BFNI research support

Pre-doctoral research

10.30am to 10.45am

Sharon Guille Funder: DfE

Nipple pain and medication

International research

10.45am to 11amTBC
11.15am to 11.30am

Dr Lesley Dornan

Breastfeeding Practices in Myanmar

Guest speaker

11.30am to 12pm

Dr Clare Relton: Senior Research Fellow, The University of Sheffield

'Valuing Breast Feeding: testing financial incentives for breast feeding within the complex UK Infant Feeding system'

12.15pm to 12.25pm

Seána Talbot

'Implementing research in the community – update from Saol Ur Sure Start and NCT'

12.25pm to 12.35pm

Janet Calvert

Breastfeeding Strategy Interim Review

12.35pm to 12.45pm

Dr Diana Gossrau-Breen

Update on Breastfeeding Research at the Public Health Agency

12.45pm to 12.55pm

Dr Joanna Purdy

‘Breastfeeding on the island of Ireland’

12.55pm to 1pm

Professor Marlene Sinclair

Closing remarks

1pm to 2pmLunch
2pm to 4pmClosed Session

Meeting of Breastfeeding Strategy Implementation Steering Group Chair: Dr Nicola Armstrong


Jordanstown campus location info

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Ulster University
Shore Road
Co. Antrim
BT37 0QB

T: 028 7012 3456

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Event info

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09:00AM to 02:00PM

Loughview Suite (Block 8, Level ‘H’)

Professor Marlene Sinclair

+44 28 9036 8118