Research briefings

Our research briefings highlight recent research findings and impact on their particular field.  Bournemouth University’s research is world-leading and life-changing.  By working with practitioners, businesses, charities and members of the public, we aim to use our research expertise to provide solutions to real life problems.  Our short briefings are designed to make our research accessible and easily digestible, so that our research findings can quickly be applied – whether to society, culture, public policy, services, the environment or to improve quality of life.

Biodiversity, Environmental Change & Green Economy

Environmental hydro-refugia demonstrated by vegetation vigour in the Okavango Delta, Botswana

The full paper can be read here.

Trophic positioning of meiofauna revealed by stable isotopes and food web analyses

The full paper can be read here.

Communities, Cultures & Conflicts

Lawfare in Hybrid Wars: The 21st Century Warfare 

The full paper can be read here.

Creative, digital and cognitive science

Refining motion capture data in computer games, film production and sport sciences

The full paper can be read here.

Media literacy: The UK’s undead cultural policy

The full paper can be read here

The kaleidoscope of voices: An action research approach to informing institutional e-learning policy

The full paper can be read here.

Locating the ‘third voice’: participatory film making and the everyday in rural India

The full paper can be read here.

Health, Wellbeing & Society

Self-reported sex differences in high-functioning adults with autism: a meta-analysis

The full paper can be read here.

Non-drug based programme to reduce the effects of fatigue in people with Multiple Sclerosis (MS)

The full paper can be read here.

Mii-vitaliSe: a pilot randomised controlled trial of a home gaming system (Nintendo Wii) to increase activity levels, vitality and well-being in people with multiple sclerosis

The full paper can be read here

Understanding Afghan healthcare providers: a study of the culture of care in a Kabul maternity hospital

The full paper can be read here

Inattention, working memory, and goal neglect in a community sample

The full paper can be read here.

Comparing UK and 20 Western countries’ efficiency in reducing adult (55–74) cancer and total mortality rates 1989–2010:  Cause for cautious celebration? A population-based study

The full paper can be read here

It was only a mild concussion: Exploring the description of sports concussion in online news articles

The full paper can be read here.

Leisure, Recreation & Tourism

Technology & Design

Parametric investigations to enhance thermal performance of paraffin through a novel geometrical configuration of shell and tube latent thermal storage system

The full paper can be read here.

Experimental investigations of charging/melting cycles of paraffin in a novel shell and tube with longitudinal fins based heat storage design solution for domestic and industrial applications

The full paper can be read here.

For more information about any of the research mentioned above, please email research@bournemouth.ac.uk.