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Impact Case Studies

BU’s primary research and new or enhanced practice interventions are changing people’s lives. Read more about the impact of our research here.

  • Advisory Board meet to discuss Dementia-Friendly Design Guidelines

    People with dementia often find it more difficult to understand and navigate built environments. Dementia-friendly environments compensate for impairments to maximise independence and quality of life. Within the Ageing and... »

  • Learning the Italian way

    Learning the Italian way

      Last week we were on a study visit to Italy and were lucky enough to visit and meet Italian colleagues from four regions who are doing some pretty innovative... »

  • The Gay and Pleasant Land? Project and RUFUS STONE

    The Gay and Pleasant Land? Project and RUFUS STONE

    The Gay and Pleasant Land? Project is a research project that took place as part of the New Dynamics of Ageing Programme(a unique collaboration between five UK Research Councils—ESRC, EPSRC,... »

  • Shared Care KTP

    Knowledge Transfer Partnership, or KTP, is a graduate scheme funded by the Technology Strategy Board (TSB), allowing graduates to gain employment as ‘project managers’ of an applied research or consultation... »

  • Promoting understanding of sexuality and ageing: enhancing voice through co-production with older lesbian and gay people

    Promoting understanding of sexuality and ageing: enhancing voice through co-production with older lesbian and gay people

    Research at BU has made a significant contribution to public debate and health and social care practice with older LGBT people. Work includes two films, a textbook for care professionals, events and training sessions with health and social care agencies and a ‘Methods to Diversity’ tool.

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Public Engagement

We involve and interact with our research users and general public through events, workshops, lectures and other collaborative opportunities. Public engagement informs our research and shares our knowledge.

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Research projects attached to this theme

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