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.
Together with Zayed University in the UAE, the ESOTICS group in Bournemouth University are working on a new project designing future software tools to assist in combatting the problematic use of... »
Globally, use and adoption of FACETS – a group-based face-to-face fatigue management programme for people with multiple sclerosis – continues to rise and we will be detailing this worldwide impact... »
sasimoto/Shutterstock Sam Rowlands, Bournemouth University Reproductive coercive control is where a woman’s decisions about contraception and pregnancy are interfered with. The concept was first described in 2010. We wanted to... »
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. During the last week... »
The team presented the EROGamb project at William Hill Responsible Gambling week (Nov 5th – 7th, 2018). EROGamb project lead, Dr Raian Ali, gave a seminar at William Hill in London, which... »
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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.