31 October 2018
9:30 am - 5:30 pm

Health Inequalities Research Network Conference 2018

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by Health Inequalities Research Network

The second Health Inequalities Research Network (HERON) Conference will be held on 31st October 2018 in London, at the Coin St Neighbourhood Centre.

HERON is an international public engagement network funded by the Wellcome Trust and aimed at people involved in action and research to tackle inequalities in health and health service use. It brings together people from the community, local charities, public health researchers and health practitioners with a vision of having a collaborative approach to research in the community.

HERON 2018 will include presentations, workshops, discussion, art and more on the theme of ‘current and future directions in health equality research and action’from researchers, community organisations, and healthcare representatives. The conference will take a future-orientated perspective to explore how we can learn from present research and tackle inequalities through future research and action. For more information, see the HERON website.

The event will include presentations on the following themes – click here to submit an oral or poster presentation:

  • Discrimination and health or health service use

  • Intersectional approaches in health equality research and action

  • Marginalised social status and health

  • Young people’s health

  • Future directions in health equalities research

Also, workshops will be hosted in parallel on the following topics – click here to apply to host a workshop:

  • The role of research and advocacy, potentials and pitfalls

  • Current thinking in health inequality theories

  • Community based participatory research/young people’s participatory action research

  • The future of health inequalities intervention design and evaluation

***The deadline for submissions to present or host a workshop is 16th July 2018***

We look forward to seeing you there.

The HERON team

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31 October 2018
from 9:30 am to 5:30 pm


Coin Street Neighbourhood Centre
Stamford Street, London SE1 9NH, UK

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Health Inequalities Research Network


0208 411 5887

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