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The social impact of authoritative parenting

January 21 2016

Professor Lynn McDonald discusses the role of families in modern society and how they can be empowered to improve children’s academic performance

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Researching cancer using social media

January 20 2016

Senior Lecturer in Natural Sciences Dr Britta Stordal is harnessing the power of social media to gather information on cancer incidence among the population of the UK

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Understanding the stress of life events

November 10 2015

Research Fellow Ruth Spence is examining how people deal with negative situations, and the different degrees of stress caused by significant life events

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The QUEST study: understanding suicidal thoughts

September 10 2015

Senior Lecturer in Psychology Dr Lisa Marzano shares findings from the QUEST study, and how it’s helping organisations like the Samaritans gain a deeper understanding of suicide

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Child poverty: one pathway to adult depression

July 15 2015

Professor Antonia Bifulco and Research Fellow Ruth Spence share findings on how child poverty leads to higher incidence of emotional issues in later life

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How NHS working culture rips us all off

June 02 2015

Senior Lecturer in HRM Elizabeth Cotton looks at the reality of working for the NHS from the perspective of the employees on the front-line

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Intimate partner violence among adolescents

May 21 2015

Research Associate Mia Scally considers the issues facing young people trapped in abusive and violent relationships, such as isolation and lack of social support

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Why do some people develop depression?

May 01 2015

Research Fellow Dr Zola Mannie sheds light on scientific research investigating possible causes of depression, particularly those involving neurobiological compounds

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Violence intervention through hospital A&E

April 08 2015

Research Assistant Yael Ilan-Clarke explores methods for reducing violent incidents in hospital Accident and Emergency wards

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