Category Archives: Knowledge Exchange

Higher Education Academy Update

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The highly anticipated Bell Review from Universities UK and GuildHE has recently been released containing a range of recommendations for the 10 ‘core’ sector agencies. A joint statement has been released by the Equality Challenge Unit, the HEA and the Leadership Foundation for Higher Education.  To view the full article click here.

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Diabetes and WELLbeing (DWELL)

CCCU project Diabetes and WELLbeing (DWELL) features amongst the 25 recently awarded Interreg projects. A new section on approved projects is now available on the Interreg 2 Seas website. Click here to explore the 2 Seas projects and here for specific details of our project.

DWELL is an empowerment programme enabling patients with type 2 diabetes to access tailored support giving them mechanisms to control their condition & improve their wellbeing.

The project will deliver:

  • A cross-border training programme, which will benefit staff and patients
  • A 12-week programme to support patients in their life-style changes
  • A patient-led support network that will provide patient benefit after the project ends
  • An evaluation process to benefit future staff and patients

 

CCCU project lead is Professor Eleni Hatzidimitriadou. See more details on our webpages

 

Interprofessional Education: Sharing Research and Practice

Thursday 2nd February 2017 – Augustine Hall

The Faculties of Education and Health & Wellbeing have organised a joint conference designed to inspire you and to extend your lens of professional possibilities. Interprofessional work can challenge assumptions about knowledge and practice and by doing so, it can extend the professional landscape.

Colleagues from the Faculties of Health & Wellbeing and Education have organised presentations and workshops to stimulate fresh thinking and created talking spaces to debate issues about integrated practice in a multidisciplinary arena.

If you would like to attend the conference, please register using the link below. https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/interprofessional-education-sharing-research-and-practice-tickets-30848249946

On registering for the event please select one workshop you would like to attend from each of the two time slots.

The Royal Society Newsletter January 17

A new year and a new opportunity for scientists – 2016 was an exceptionally busy year here at the Royal Society. It was a year that saw us launch 5 new grants programmes, including funding for international collaboration, blue skies research and technical innovation. We also increased funding for our early career research fellows and distributed grants under the Global Challenges Research Fund and the Newton Fund. To read the newsletter in full click here

Research & Knowledge Exchange Conference

‘Inter-professional Education: Sharing Research and Practice’

Thursday 2nd February, Augustine Hall, 8.30am – 4pm – Put the date in your diaries for this conference, which is being jointly run by the Faculties of Education and Health and Wellbeing. save-the-date-postcard-2-2-17

Expected themes to be covered are:

  • research in practice
  • interconnectedness
  • diverse professionals with a range of different competencies and skills working together so that the collective is stronger than the component parts
  • training student professionals to incorporate the interprofessional mind-set into their identity.

Alcohol Research UK publishes its Annual Review for 2015/16

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The Annual Review includes some key highlights from the independent study of the organisations grant making over the last 30 years and shows the many ways in which the £24 million investment in alcohol research has helped to shape the alcohol harm reduction field.

to read the review please click on the link http://bit.ly/2eo1QuJ