School of Health Sciences

Resilience Workshop – Occupational Therapy

Two SHS occupational therapy lecturers delivered a lively workshop entitled ‘Resilience for ourselves and our clients’ to approximately 50 occupational therapists at their South East regional study day at the College of Occupational Therapists headquarters in London on 13th July.

Sustainability Symposium

The Sustainability Special Interest Group recently held their annual symposium with a wide range of university staff and students presenting and attending who came from the local area, other UK cities, Sweden and Turkey.

College of Occupational Therapists (COT) Conference

Four of the Occupational Therapy team are attending the College of Occupational Therapists (COT) conference at the end of June. Dr Josh Cameron, Principal Lecturer, is doing a seminar session is entitled: Building resilience for mental health recovery: a Recovery College collaboration. The co-authors are Sussex Partnership Trust OTs Mair Reardon and Anna Kemp; Peer Trainers:…

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Crowd behaviour talk

Chris COCKING did a talk on 27th April 2016 on applying his research on crowd behaviour to safe event management at Bucks New University for a series arranged by the Cabinet Office Emergency Planning College. Details are here: http://www.epcresilience.com/services/educate/training-courses/applied-crowd-psychology/

Physiotherapy students assist Brighton Marathon runners

On Sunday 17th April, 13 current physiotherapy students, 2 former students who are now qualified physio’s and Colin Paterson (Senior Lecturer) provided massage support to Breast Cancer Care and the MS Society charities for their 280 runners at the Brighton Marathon. This was a great opportunity for the physio students to gain experience in this…

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Centre for Health Research (CHR) celebration of research event

There is a first rate “line-up” of speakers, including the Vice-Chancellor, Professor Debra Humphris; Dr Will Farr from the Sussex Community NHS Foundation Trust; the Head of School, Professor Paula Kersten; Professor Kate Galvin; 20 staff presentations (oral and poster presentations), and welcome addresses from Dr Kay de Vries and Professor Phil Ashworth. Also, there…

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