Health, Wellbeing & Society
Our research touches upon every stage of the human life-span, from birth to death. By linking health and social care, we are able to focus on people’s quality of life. We make a difference by changing people’s lives through our research and delivering new and improved ways of treating and caring for patients.
Researchers work across a range of health and social care disciplines, including nursing, midwifery, clinical research, professional practice and development. Read about the latest news, projects and research developments in this theme here.
Dr Anastasios (Tasos) Theofilou, Bournemouth University and Evangelos Kontopantelis, University of Manchester The English Premier League (EPL) is the most successful football league in the world and one of the... »
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,... »
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... »
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,... »
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... »
Centres and groups aligned to this theme.
Visit our Staff Profile Pages to view more information about staff members active within this theme.
I now have valid testing to back-up the fact that I am poor at face recognition, so I feel my difficulties are recognized as an actual condition
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BU’s primary research and new or enhanced practice interventions are changing people’s lives in the UK and overseas. Read more about the impact of our research here.
In the last few weeks, members and a PhD Student from the Ageing and Dementia Research Centre (ADRC) have attended the 9th National Dementia Care Awards 2018, Brighton Following the Dementia Congress, on the... »
In the last few weeks, members and a PhD Student from the Ageing and Dementia Research Centre (ADRC) have attended the 13th Annual UK Dementia Congress, Brighton Prof Jane Murphy, Dr Michele Board, Dr... »
In the last few weeks, members and a PhD Student from the Ageing and Dementia Research Centre (ADRC) have attended the 28th Alzheimer Europe Conference, Barcelona (Spain) Prof Jane Murphy, Dr Michele Board... »
Dr Mel Hughes was invited to present at Imperial College London’s Patient Public Involvement (PPI) network this week to talk on the theme of inclusivity in PPI. The PIER partnership... »
Prof Jane Murphy and Dr Michelle Heward from the Ageing and Dementia Research Centre (ADRC) were invited to join Health Education England (HEE) to showcase the Dementia Education and Learning Through Simulation 2 (DEALTS... »
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.
BU has a vibrant postgraduate community and members of BU’s Graduate School work across a range of disciplines. Research degrees and doctoral opportunities are listed on the Graduate School web pages. Learn more about our current postgraduate researchers and their projects in this section.