Category Archives: Faculty of Health and Society
Antony Bounds discusses ‘Decolonisation and Federation in the West Indes, 1945-62’ at his PhD Transfer Seminar tomorrow, Thursday 14th February. The event will be located in the Learning Hub LH017, Waterside Campus at 6pm.
If you are interested in attending future events, Antony’s seminar is part of a wider History seminar programme, which can be viewed here:
Any enquiries can be directed to Matthew McCormack
(Professor of History)
The Centre for Health Sciences and Services is pleased to be hosting a seminar by Dr Ann Lykkegaard Sørensen from University College Northern Denmark, on medication safety in psychiatry. This seminar will take place on 14th November at 12 noon. For more details and to book a place, please see the flyer
For those who will be attending from outside of the University, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org if you would like to book a parking space. Please note that all visitors must be signed in and have a pass to access the seminar room. Please can all visitors meet at Senate reception no later than 11.45am. Alison will meet you there and take you to the seminar. Please can you pass this on to colleagues who you think may be interested in attending.
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Charlotte Brookes, Postgraduate Researcher in Sports, Exercise and Life Science, is presenting her Transfer Seminar on 21st September at 9:30am in the Learning Hub, room LH318.
Her research is on the Genetic Predisposition to Achilles Tendinopathy. All welcome.
We are currently in the process of implementing a Current Research Information System, named Pure, which will become the new platform that you engage with to upload your research outputs… And a whole lot more!
As part of this process, whilst the public facing side of NECTAR will remain, your use of it will come to an end!
I realise how busy you are with Waterside… So in a bid to make this an easier transition, from the 1st of August please do NOT put any items into NECTAR.
If you have a journal article or conference proceeding with an ISSN number that is accepted for publication from the 1st of August until Pure is launched, please email it to email@example.com and our team will ensure it is uploaded to meet HEFCE’s open access requirments for the REF (Research Excellence Framework). Please email as soon as it is accepted to allow our team adequate time to meet these requirements.
If you have any other research outputs accepted or published during this time, please hold on to them until Pure is launched! (Expected to launch late October).
Don’t be alarmed… Training will be given in how to use Pure – which is a much more user friendly platform than NECTAR in due course.
If you have any questions or concerns relating to this please email firstname.lastname@example.org
The Research Support team will be wandering over to Waterside on the 1st of August… Our calendars are always up to date and open to all… So feel free to invite us to meetings at locations of your choice!
Head of Research Support
All staff who conduct research and postgraduate researchers are invited to submit an abstract for the first joint Graduate School and Faculty Research Conference, which will be held on 20th and 21st June 2018. The conference offers a chance for researchers to present a paper, a poster or win a 3-minute thesis prize (PGRs only). The deadline for abstracts has been extended to Thursday 26th April.
If you are an offsite postgraduate researcher you can submit a poster or recorded 3-Minute Thesis. Please see the call for papers for offsite students.
Please see the original Hub post for more information.
Our Research team from the Computing Department and Moulton College are developing a sensor to detect lameness in sheep. Associate Professor Dr. Ali Al-Sherbaz will be appearing on the BBC One – The One Show tonight at 7pm. Tune in to find out more about this research, how this infection costs UK farming about £80m/yr and whether the solution could lie in a ‘Fitbit’ for sheep.
All staff have access to Yammer… Kind of like facebook for work… In order to give Researcher’s at our University a dedicated space for interaction, helpful files, presentations, links etc, a Research Support group has been created, including information on the REF and RDM. Feel free to join & access these resources! (https://www.yammer.com (log in with your Uni username and password)).
Paula Bowles; Criminology – Faculty of Health and Society, will be holding the following seminar
Thursday 21st September, 14.00-14.45, Park Campus, S138
“Patriotism is not enough”: Reframing the criminal ex-serviceman
The narrative of the dangerous and criminal ex-serviceman is well established. In such accounts, men go to war, (the fortunate ones) return home disillusioned and angry and erupt into violence. Such travails are explained through the rhetoric of patriotism and heroism as soldiers “falling” into crime. Attempts are then made to pathologise their violent behaviour through Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (with or without a medical diagnosis). The problem, as this thesis seeks to demonstrate is, despite recent attempts to demonstrate the overrepresentation of ex-servicemen in prison, there is no empirical data to support such a narrative.
 ‘Patriotism is not enough. I must have no bitterness or hatred for anyone’ (Edith Cavell, 1915 inscribed beneath her memorial, St. Martin’s Place, London).