Archives: 2013

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BU physiotherapy lecturer develops new interactive wobbleboard

A physiotherapy lecturer at Bournemouth University (BU) has created a new interactive wobbleboard that will allow clinicians to better measure improvements in patients’ balance. The SMARTwobble, created by BU’s Dr… »

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School of Applied Sciences – Human Remains Collections

Bournemouth University School of Applied Sciences and Archaeology department curates a wide range of skeletal collections from archaeological sites across Europe.  Most of our collections comprise human remains uncovered during… »

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CEMP report to European Commission / UNESCO

Julian McDougall’s report on media and information education in the UK was presented at the Sorbonne in December and Julian is now on the drafting committee for a European declaration… »

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Eye Movements and Dyslexia

BU’s Dr Julie Kirkby is researching eye-movements during reading, to better understand childhood dyslexia. Dyslexia is a common developmental disorder, affecting the reading ability of 100 children in 1000, but… »

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BUDI delivers education on Dementia

By Dr. Rick Fisher (Acting Associate Director – Education) The National Dementia Strategy reinforces the need for a skilled and competent dementia care workforce. BUDI team members have a significant… »

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Humanising Care Publications

BU academic staff have published a range of publications on different aspects and examples of the humanising care philosophy.

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The Spirit of 13

The film of the Spirit of 13 screening and forum with Ken Loach and contributors to The Spirit of ’45, is now online.   The event, hosted by the British… »

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FACETS programme

Fatigue affects the majority of people with MS and differs markedly from the sort of tiredness experienced by the general population. It can stop those affected from working, socialising and… »

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Humanisation and the nursing curricula

Humanising care philosophy underpins the pre-registration nursing curriculum commencing Sept 2013. This was commended by the professional body at approval as being very fitting given the current healthcare climate. In… »

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Funded Research: Humanising Health and Social Care

Burdett Trust for Nursing Grant: Humanising Services: A new transferable leadership strategy for improving ‘what matters to older people’ to enhance dignity in care. In collaboration with Bournemouth University, Professor… »

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Bangkok conference “a big success”

Speakers and delegates from 10 mainly Asian countries voted the 1st International Corporate and Marketing Communication in Asia Conference, held in Bangkok on November 18-19, “a big success” The FIF-supported… »

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Humanising Care

The Francis report heralds an overdue wake-up call that something is missing in current health and social care practice. Professor Les Todres, a psychologist who developed the humanising care approach… »

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Sebastien Doubinsky Narrative Research Group Talk

On Wednesday 4 December 2013 at 3pm in TAG01, Sebastien Doubinsky from the University of Aarhus in Denmark will present a paper on the fiction of Michael Moorcock and William… »

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