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  • Qualitative research collection finished-onto the next stage!

    Qualitative research collection finished-onto the next stage!

    The team have just finished conducting interviews and focus groups with nurses from Royal Bournemouth & Christchurch Hospitals. It was very hard to recruit nurses as they were so busy,... »

  • Research Photography Competition: prize giving

    Research Photography Competition: prize giving

    Thank you to everyone who entered or voted for an image in this year’s Research Photography Competition.  Hundreds of staff, students and members of the public have helped to select... »

  • Fertility Control – An Interdisciplinary Approach

    Fertility Control – An Interdisciplinary Approach

    Professor Sam Rowlands (FHSS)* and Jeffrey Wale (FMC)** have today published a paper ‘Sterilisations at delivery or after childbirth: Addressing continuing abuses in the consent process’ in the international journal,... »

  • SURE: book your free ticket

    SURE: book your free ticket

    The SURE (Showcasing Undergraduate Research Excellence) conference is returning for its fourth year, taking place on 20 March. Over 90 submissions have been received on a wide range of subjects, including discrimination and... »

  • Research photography competition voting is live!

    Research photography competition voting is live!

    This year’s Research Photography Competition has focused on the theme of place – perhaps the place the research was carried out, a place which inspired research or a location that... »

  • Active Ageing Pathway Evaluation Update: January 2019

    Active Ageing Pathway Evaluation Update: January 2019

    On Wednesday 30th January, as part of the Active Ageing Pathway Evaluation, Andy Powell of BUCRU attended Active Dorset’s first Wellbeing Event of 2019, at Lighthouse, Poole. Wellbeing Events form... »

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