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Research Impact

BU’s primary research and new or enhanced practice interventions are changing people’s lives in the UK and overseas. Read more about the impact of our research here.

  • World Social Work Day research seminar

    World Social Work Day research seminar

    Ravages to social welfare, the social protection floor and social work have been rife throughout many countries following the 2007 fiscal crisis and often responded to by the world’s neoliberal... »

  • Understanding Nutrition and Dementia

    Understanding Nutrition and Dementia

    BU is working in partnership with Poole Borough Council, Partners in Care, the Dorset Local Enterprise Partnership and national care homes and private care home organisations in the delivery of... »

  • The Gay and Pleasant Land? Project and RUFUS STONE

    The Gay and Pleasant Land? Project and RUFUS STONE

    The Gay and Pleasant Land? Project is a research project that took place as part of the New Dynamics of Ageing Programme(a unique collaboration between five UK Research Councils—ESRC, EPSRC,... »

  • Service improvement in health and social work

    Service improvement in health and social work

    Researchers at BU’s National Centre for Post Qualifying Social Work (NPQSW) are sharing their successful service improvement programme with important health organisations. Dr Steve Keen from the Centre said: “improving... »

  • Somerset Dementia Collaborative: An Evaluation of a Humanising Care Approach

    Somerset Dementia Collaborative: An Evaluation of a Humanising Care Approach

    In response to the National Dementia Strategy, 2009, funds were allocated from the Somerset Strategic Services Improvement Fund (SSIF) to improve dementia care in Somerset’s general hospitals. The SSIF Dementia... »

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