The Faculty of Health & Wellbeing Lunchtime Seminar Series restarts

Tuesday 18th October – The first seminar of the year will be delivered by Nick Ewbank, in partnership with the Sidney De Haan Research Centre for Arts and Health.  Nick will be speaking on: Cultural Engagement for Wellbeing.

The seminar format will comprise a formal presentation and questions from 12:00 until 13:00 with a light lunch being provided from 11:30, and half hour scheduled from 13:00 to offer an opportunity to network should people have time to stay on. 

The presentation will cover the background to the Wellcome Trust Seed Award research project including the policy context and the members of the multi-disciplinary team. It will outline the elements of ongoing research currently taking place (including a literature review; analysis of health and cultural engagement data and work to develop a conceptual framework linking aesthetics and healthcare) and set out preliminary proposals for the large scale Wellcome Trust Collaborative Award application being planned for 2017.

Colleagues wishing to attend should please email

Other lunchtime seminar dates for your diaries:

8th November 2016 Xiaomei Lu Institute for Medical Science Cord Blood Stem Cell in Health and Diseases
15th November 2016 Ann Price School of Nursing A pilot study to evaluate the use of social media in teaching
29th November 2016 Sue Gibson, Sue Soan, Judy Durrant, Gayle Le Moine, Lorna Hughes FHWB & Faculty of Education Taking on the challenge of breaking down barriers
20th December 2016 Eve Hutton Allied Health Professions Support needs of parents and carers of children with physical disabilities



About CCCU Research Development

Research Development (RD) is part of the Department of Enterprise, Employability and Research Development. RD is responsible for ensuring that Research and Enterprise is of the highest quality and meets all required internal and external standards, including managing the institutional submission to the Research Excellence Framework (REF). RD leads on development and implementation of the institutional research and enterprise integrity policies, processes and best practice. It also hosts the institutional Staff Researcher Development Programme and the Early Career Researcher Programme SPARC, and is responsible for the annual Research Internship programme. RD provides strategic and targeted support for academic staff to seek and secure funding for their research and innovation activities. This includes identification of core funding opportunities and support for proposal development, alongside strategic advice and support for faculties to develop their research portfolio and capacity.

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