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  • How farms can help improve the lives of disadvantaged young people

    How farms can help improve the lives of disadvantaged young people

    [Above image] A visiting farmer tends the animals. Future Roots. By Dr Sarah Hambidge (Post-Doctoral Researcher), Bournemouth University. A couple of years ago, I met Adam (not his real name) at a farm... »

  • Medical research showcase at CoPMRE’s spring Visiting Faculty Day

    Medical research showcase at CoPMRE’s spring Visiting Faculty Day

    The Centre of Postgraduate Medical Research & Education (CoPMRE) recently held its spring Visiting Faculty Day at the Executive Business Centre.  Fourteen posters (VF Programme Spring 2018) were presented showcasing the... »

  • Interactive web-portal prototype – support4nurses

    Interactive web-portal prototype – support4nurses

    Working with our colleagues at Royal Bournemouth and Christchurch Hospital Trust, the Making TRACS to improve nurse retention project team have developed a prototype interactive web portal designed for nurses to... »

  • ADRC at Open Farm Sunday

    ADRC at Open Farm Sunday

    On Sunday 10 June,  the Ageing and Dementia Research Centre’s Joanne Holmes (RNutr) presented at Open Farm Sunday at Littlewood Farm, Frampton to highlight the role of dairy products to fortify... »

  • Game On!: Promoting inclusive gaming for people with dementia.

    Game On!: Promoting inclusive gaming for people with dementia.

    Over the summer, Bournemouth University’s Ageing and Dementia Research Centre (ADRC) are delivering a free, half day workshop that aims to provide practitioners, care home employees and carers with knowledge and... »

  • Interactive web portal development

    Interactive web portal development

    Following on from an initial literature review for the TRACS project, quantitative findings and consultations within RBCH Trust, the team are now progressing to developing an interactive web portal. This... »

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