Invited Keynote Speaker: Marie Curie Foundation Workshop on Ethnicity and End of Life (Palliative) Care – Connaught Rooms, London, 10th April 2013.
‘The future of musculoskeletal health – a facilitated debate & discussion’ (Chair) – at Workshop: Ethnicity, Rheumatology & Musculoskeletal Health (British Society of Rheumatology special interest group), Leicester, Friday 7th December 2012.
Creator/editor, Wikipedia page “ethnicity and health” (originally 2008, revived 2012)
“Achieving Effect for Health & Ethnicity Research” Keynote Speaker, Launch of the ‘West Scotland Health & Ethnicity Network’, University of Glasgow / Scottish NHS, August 2012.
“Communication in cross-cultural cancer care” Nursing Times (nursingtimes.net) 10 August 2012 - http://www.nursingtimes.net/nursing-practice/clinical-zones/cancer/communication-in-cross-cultural-cancer-care/5048153.article?blocktitle=This-Week's-Practice&contentID=4386
Keynote speaker: the (2nd) Barbara Burford Lecture 'From Tolerance to Celebration: being Positive about Diversity', Making Diversity Interventions Count (annual international conference), Centre for Diversity, University of Bradford - 21st June 2012:
Chair/Discussant: DMU Care & Compassion Debate on multifaith care – May 2012.
‘Communication in cross-cultural cancer care’: Expert Commentary for NHS Evidence Eyes on Evidence April 2012.
Contributor, Industry & Parliament Trust workshop, Health Inequalities, House of Commons, London April 2012: (Chatham House rule) – see http://www.ipt.org.uk/IPTComment/IPTBlog/tabid/139/EntryId/89/Policy-Event-Report-Access-for-all-to-Healthcare.aspx
“Four minute lecture” on Diversity and Health, ‘Speakers Step’, Royal visit to DMU Leicester, 8 March 2012.
Workshop Chair: Racism as a public health issue: exploring how we bring the focus back on racial/ethnic inequalities and also begin to develop the concept of intersectionality in understanding and working with inequalities in the context of public health. Afiya Trust Round Table on Public Health and Race Equality, Manchester Jan 2012.
Challenges of Researching Diversity in a European Context: CfID Diversity Challenge Seminar Bradford 19 Jan 2012.
Poster (co-author) poster: Smoking cessation interventions in ethnic minority groups, UK Society for Behavioural Medicine Annual Meeting, Stirling Dec 2011, and also at ADEGS Jan 2012 (annual meeting of the University Departments of General Practice in Scotland) with Cecile Wabnitz, JingJing Liu, Emma Davidson, Aziz Sheikh, Raj Bhopal, Martin White & Gina Netto: also accepted as ‘Behaviour Change in Ethnic Minority Groups - A systematic review of adapted interventions for smoking cessation’ (Wabnitz C, Liu JJ, Davidson E, Bhopal RS, White M, Johnson MRD, Netto G, Sheikh A) for Poster presentation at the IPCRG World Conference, Edinburgh 2012.
Poster presentation: PS12 “The clinical trial ‘Straightjacket’: disservices to minority groups and health inequalities research” (A Szczepura, R Bivins, H Bradby, LF Chiu, N Dogra, K Hawthorne, M Johnson, I Santamaria); Society for Social Medicine Annual Conference, Warwick University Sept 2011.
Presentation (co-author): ‘Evaluation of a ‘Pharmacy First’ Minor Ailment Scheme’ ‘Real world’ experiences of community pharmacists, GPs and practice staff’ (Peter Rivers, Lakhani N, Johnson MRD) Royal Pharmaceutical Society Annual Conference, Sept 2011).
and Sight Loss: Joining the dots VISION 2020 UK Annual Vision Strategy Conference (RNIB) June 2011 London: QE2 Conference Centre: Plenary Stream presentation (invited).
Ethnicity and Vision - Equity in Practice (Low Vision subgroup, Vision2020, 2011 Conference, Sandwell) - Keynote Speaker: “Vision Impairment and Equality” March 2011.
Conferences and Seminars Organised
‘IDEA’ Workshop series, University of Warwick Institute of Advanced Studies, March – June 2011 (Ethnicity Health & Clinical Trials, with Prof Roberta Bivins & Prof Ala Szczepura) Interdisciplinary Development of Ethnicity and Research/Learning/Teaching 12 March, 16 April, June.
Appearance and Diversity Workshop, Appearance Research Consortium, Birmingham 16 July 2009.
Ethnicity and End of Life Care – Consultation Event for General Medical Council, Leicester 15 July 2009.
Cultural Competence in Health & Social Research: Emic & Etic Perspectives (My View or Their View), Seminar 5: ESRC series 'Understanding & Tackling Ethnic Inequalities in Health'. Leicester, 24th April 2006.
Our Vision Too – Workshop on improving access of Visually Impaired people from Black and Minority Ethnic Groups to appropriate services; Thomas Pocklington Trust / Housing Corporation – RNIB, Birmingham, February 2005.
EUMIDON - ESF International Workshop on Minority Migrants and Human Tissue Donation / Transplantation; Birmingham, September 2004 http://www.esf.org/generic/1925/03017Report.pdf