Health and Human Sciences taster session

This taster session gives you an insight into studying Health and Human Sciences at university.

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Introduction to inequalities in health in the UK and inequalities in COVID-19: ‘Led by the science’ - Introduction to the role of evidence in the health sciences

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    When: Tuesday 11 May 2021, 3:45pm - 5:00pm

    Spaces available: 120

    Age group: Year 12, BTEC

    This one-hour taster session will provide a short overview of the Health and Human Sciences BMedSci. We'll then use the case study of the Coronavirus pandemic to introduce participants to some of the key elements of our degree.

    First, we'll consider the role of evidence in health sciences in our 'Led by the Science' focus. Second, we'll begin to explore inequalities in health in the UK and in relation to Covid-19 in particular. There will be opportunities to interact throughout and we'll finish with a further opportunity for discussion and questions.

    By the end of the session, participants will:

    1. Known the key elements of the Health and Human Sciences BMedSci
    2. Appreciate of the role of evidence in the health sciences
    3. Understand what is meant by health inequality

    Please note, this is a repeat of the taster session which took place in July 2020.


    Schedule 

    Time Activity
    3:45pm Students join, get settled
    4:00pm Overview of the BMedSci in Health and Human Sciences
    4:20pm Introduction to inequalities in health in the UK and inequalities in COVID-19, ‘Led by the science’ - Introduction to the role of evidence in the health sciences
    4:40pm Questions and Answers
    5:00pm Close

    We look forward to meeting you!

    For informal enquiries please email tasterdays@sheffield.ac.uk

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