School of Health Sciences

Research paper published in British Journal of Occupational Therapy

Dr Josh Cameron has had a research paper published in May’s edition of BJOT. Please see link below: Return-to-work support for employees with mental health problems: Identifying and responding to key challenges of sick leave Josh Cameron, Gaynor Sadlo, Angie Hart, and Carl Walker

Research sabbatical

Dr Josh Cameron, Principal Lecturer in Occupational Therapy has been successful in his application for a University research sabbatical. This will begin in November 2016 and finish 6 months later at the end of April 2017. He is committed to using the bulk of this time to analyse and write up findings from the Imagine Project which…

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Staff successes

Professor ANN MOORE was awarded a CBE for services to physiotherapy. Ann retired from the School of Health Sciences (formerly School of Health Professions) last year. She is currently Emeritus Professor with the University of Brighton. She has been research lead for the Chartered Society of Physiotherapy since December 2007. Ann has published extensively in…

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Department of Health visit

HELEN WALKER, Deputy Director, Equity and Community Development, Department of Health (DoH) visited on 17th June. The visit was co-hosted by School of Health Science (SHS) researchers and colleagues from Sussex Recovery College with a focus on resilience. This included the Building Resilience and Wellness Recovery course and resilience projects linked to boingboing resilience research and…

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Congratulations to Ann Moore, CBE

I am delighted that Professor Ann Moore was awarded a CBE for services to  physiotherapy. Ann retired from the School of Health Sciences (formerly School of Health Professions) last year. She is currently Emeritus Professor with the University of Brighton. Ann was Chair of the National Association for Educators in Practice (NAEP) from 2007 to 2012 and is now…

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Prince Harry tries out university project

Prince Harry tried his hand at a university led research project as he helped launch a campaign to end the stigma surrounding mental health. Source: Prince Harry tries out university project

AHRC research networking grant

Dr Adrian WILSON (senior lecturer in history at Leeds University) and Dr Tania MCINTOSH have been awarded a £30,000 AHRC research networking grant. This is to build inter-disciplinary network to explore ‘The risks of child-birth in historical perspective’. We will be running 3 research conferences/workshops (1 in Brighton, 1 in London, and 1 in Leeds)…

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Successful EC tender on HIV and community health workers with the Centre for Health Research (CHR)

Led by Dr Nigel SHERRIFF with Professor Jörg HUBER, Alex POL-LARD, Dr Carrie LLEWELYN and research support from Glynis FLOOD, the team will be working on a new 3 year research project (2016-2109) to con-duct, analyse, and develop training from, two pan-European surveys. The first behavioural survey focuses on HIV/AIDS and associated infections and the…

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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/

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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