Archives: 2018

All posts listed below (newest first).

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Understanding the origins of modern-day broadcasting

Over the last twenty-five years, Bournemouth University (BU) has built up a wealth of expertise in the area of media history. Not only has this knowledge helped to better understand… »

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Mothers, midwives and post-natal ‘blood’ loss

‘Blood’ loss after childbirth is a normal occurrence for women, due to the separation of the placenta. Excessive blood loss within the first 24 hours is known as primary post-partum… »

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The effects of emotional processing on physical health

Almost every day, we face and overcome any number of small stresses and difficulties which mostly have no effect on our overall wellbeing. However, every now and again we experience… »

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Plastic pollution: could we clean up the ocean with technology?

Our oceans are threatened by three major challenges: climate change, overfishing and pollution. Plastic pollution is of growing concern, and has gained international attention from governments, media and large sections… »

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Virtual Avebury in the news

BU’s Virtual Avebury project was in the news this week, on radio and online. The team are in the middle of a 3 month public engagement phase of the project at the Barn Gallery… »

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How culture influences children’s development

By Dr Ching-Yu Huang, Bournemouth University. From educational toys to governmental guidelines and detailed nursery progress reports, there are lots of resources available to help parents track and facilitate their children’s… »

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Anthill Podcast 27: Confidence

By Annabel Bligh, The Conversation; Gemma Ware, The Conversation, and Holly Squire, The Conversation Includes interview with BU’s Professor Keith Brown discussing confidence artists in financial scamming. [31:50 – 36:38] This… »

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Testing times ahead

Professor Roger Brownsword and Jeffrey Wale from the Centre for Conflict, Rule of Law and Society have published two research outputs concerning the regulation of prenatal testing. The first is an article ‘Testing… »

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ADRC attend 4th EU Falls Festival, Manchester, UK

Dr Samuel Nyman and Yolanda Barrado-Martín from the Psychology Department and Ageing and Dementia Research Centre (ADRC) attended the 4th EU Falls Festival in Manchester on 2nd and 3rd July 2018…. »

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