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Eight Members of the WMS Community Secure Warwick Institute of Engagement Fellowships

We are pleased to share news that eight members of the WMS community have secured Fellowships with the University's Institute of Engagement.


Co-production of knowledge: the future - BMJ

Wed 17 Feb 2021, 14:05 | Tags: HS_SSSH HealthSciences HS_PET HS_MHWB HS_Rehab HS_Ethics

Congratulations to Professor Felicity Boardman

Congratulations to Professor Felicity Boardman who has been made a Foundation Fellow of the Warwick Institute of Engagement.


Congratulations to Professor Sophie Staniszewska

Congratulations to Professor Sophie Staniszewska who has been made a Foundation Fellow of the Warwick Institute of Engagement. Sophie says becoming a Foundation Fellow creates 'a great link for us and a chance to further embed involvement and engagement in our teaching and research'.


‘COVID-19 control measures choking rural, slum dwellers’. Professor Frances Griffiths

Sci Dev Net (26.11.2020) ‘COVID-19 control measures choking rural, slum dwellers’. Professor Frances Griffiths, the study’s co-author and a professor at the UK-based Warwick Medical School, tells SciDev.Net that slum dwellers were already disadvantaged by unreliable water supply, poor provision of toilets and makeshift housing in the slum communities and there is a danger of them being deprived further by COVID-19 control restrictions.

Wed 02 Dec 2020, 13:56 | Tags: HS_SSSH

Thank you

Thank you to some MBChB unsung heroes who have been keeping things running by providing large numbers of training sessions to equip teachers in GP, in the community and at WMS for online working; Sue Davies, Catherine Bennett, Imogen Davis, Cath Fenn, Clare Blackburn and Jan Cooper. The wheels would have fallen off without you!

Wed 02 Dec 2020, 13:55 | Tags: HS_SSSH

PhD Congratulations

Ines Kander, who has been awarded a PhD in Health Sciences for their PhD on ‘Care Pathways in Traumatic Brain Injury’. Ines was supervised by Diane Playford in the division of Health Sciences and Sudakshina Lahiri

Thu 19 Nov 2020, 11:48 | Tags: HS_SSSH

Academic Promotions

Congratulations to the following colleagues in SSSH on their recent promotions which will be effective from 1 June 2020:

Catherine Bennett – Reader
Kirstie Haywood – Reader
Felicity Boardman – Professor
David Davies – Professor
Lanre Sorinola – Professor

Well done to all.

Tue 07 Apr 2020, 12:52 | Tags: HS_SSSH HealthSciences

Congratulations to Sophie Staniszewka

Grant successes

Congratulations to Sophie Staniszewka for her successful grant, Developing high quality commissioning of PPIE in NIHR of £40,698.

Tue 07 Apr 2020, 12:42 | Tags: HS_SSSH HealthSciences

PhD Congratulations to Nathan Pearson

Nathan Pearson has been awarded a PhD in Health Sciences for his PhD on ‘Improving the Assessment of Fatigue in Axial Spondyloarthritis: improving patient outcomes’. Nathan was supervised by Kirstie Haywood, Jon Packham and Liz Tutton in the Division of Health Sciences.

Wed 29 Jan 2020, 12:23 | Tags: HS_SSSH HealthSciences

Congratulations to Professor Colin Macdougall - National Teaching Fellowship 2019

Congratulations to Professor Colin Macdougall (Warwick Medical School), who is honoured with a prestigious National Teaching Fellowship award at graduation this week.

Tue 28 Jan 2020, 09:55 | Tags: HS_SSSH HealthSciences

Congratulations to Lise Worthen-Chaudhari - PhD awarded

 

PhD student awarded

Congratulations to Lise Worthen-Chaudhari, who has been awarded a PhD (by Published Works) in Health Sciences for her PhD on ‘Neurorehabilitation: Skill Learning After Neurotrauma'. Lise was supervised by Prof Diane Playford in the Division of Health Sciences.

Wed 08 Jan 2020, 12:00 | Tags: HS_SSSH HealthSciences

Imagining Futures is being exhibited as part of the British Science Festival - Felicity Boardman

I:DNA

I:DNA, which highlights the findings of Felicity Boardman's research project, Imagining Futures is being exhibited as part of the British Science Festival. The research explores the perspectives of people living with genetic conditions and their attitudes towards genetic screening. The installation uses spoken word, song, a large double helix structure and screens to communicate the findings of the research in an innovative and engaging way.

Tue 17 Sep 2019, 14:06 | Tags: HS_SSSH HealthSciences

Congratulations to Dr Debbi Marais, who has recently gained recognition as a Principal Fellow of the Higher Education Academy (HEA/Advance HE)

Congratulations to Dr Debbi Marais, who has recently gained recognition as a Principal Fellow of the Higher Education Academy (HEA/Advance HE) through the Warwick Academic and Professional Pathway for Experienced Staff.

All HEA Fellows have, through their applications, demonstrated a personal commitment to learning and teaching in higher education. Further information can be found here.

Wed 14 Aug 2019, 12:31 | Tags: HS_SSSH HealthSciences

Prof Colin Macdougall awarded National Teaching Fellowship

Congratulations to Professor Colin Macdougall, who has been awarded a prestigious National Teaching Fellowship by AdvanceHE.

Tue 06 Aug 2019, 09:04 | Tags: news HS_SSSH HealthSciences

Catholic Universe

Catholic Universe featured comments by Dr Mark-Alexander Sujan discussing the moral dilemma sparked by autonomous machines.

Wed 26 Jun 2019, 12:19 | Tags: HS_SSSH

Higher Education Academy fellows

Congratulations to the following colleagues in the SSSH Unit, who have recently gained recognition as HEA Fellows through the Warwick Academic and Professional Pathway for Experienced Staff.

  • Kate Seers, Senior Fellow of the Higher Education Academy
  • Colin Macdougall, Principal Fellow of the Higher Education Academy
Wed 19 Jun 2019, 12:20 | Tags: HS_SSSH

Dr Gregory Moorlock on the motivations behind organ donations

Le Temps featured an article about the record numbers of kidney donations in Israel which includes comments from Dr Gregory Moorlock on the motivations behind organ donations.

Wed 27 Mar 2019, 12:09 | Tags: HS_SSSH HealthSciences

Congratulations to the following colleagues on their recent promotions, which will be effective from 1 June 2019: Anne-Marie Slowther, Professor & Debbi Marais, Reader

Wed 27 Mar 2019, 12:03 | Tags: HS_SSSH

Congratulations to Tamas Revesz, who has been awarded his PhD

 Tamas Revesz

Congratulations to Tamas Revesz, who has been awarded the degree of PhD by Published Work in Health Sciences for his work on ‘The Many Faces of Two Closely Related Tauopathies: Progressive Supranuclear Palsy and Corticobasal Degeneration’. Tamas was supervised by Diane Playford in the Division of Health Sciences.

Thu 21 Mar 2019, 10:35 | Tags: HS_SSSH HealthSciences

Dr Felicity Boardman Associate Professor interview on BBC Cov and Warwickshire

Dr Felicity Boardman, Associate Professor was interviewed on BBC Coventry and Warwickshire this morning about predictive genetic testing.

Wed 27 Feb 2019, 11:27 | Tags: news HS_SSSH HealthSciences HS_Ethics

Hannah Andrews, awarded the Degree of Doctor of Philosophy in Nursing for her PhD

Hannah Andrews, who has been awarded the Degree of Doctor of Philosophy in Nursing for her PhD on ‘The Experience of Self-Care and Self-Compassion in Nursing’. Hannah was supervised by Kate Seers and Stephanie Tierney in the Division of Health Sciences.

Thu 17 Jan 2019, 08:38 | Tags: HS_SSSH HealthSciences

This week's press coverage

The BBC featured an article in which Professor Franco Cappuccio discusses salt’s effect on the body.

WKZO, Channel NewsAsia and others featured comments by Dr Joanna Garstang on sudden infant death syndrome (SIDS) in an article discussing the safest bedding for infants.

Eurofresh Distribution reported that simply moving where fresh fruit and vegetables are placed in a shop can increase their sales, according to WMS research. The article includes comments by Dr Oyinlola Oyebode.

Education Executive featured an article about mental wellbeing at work which includes comments from Professor Sarah Stewart-Brown.

WIRED UK included comments by Dr Michelle Miller on the link between sleep quality and physical health.


Prof Sophie Staniszewska in the news

BioMed Central featured an article about patient peer review in academic journals which mentions that Professor Sophie Staniszewska is part of the patient reviewer survey team.

Tue 25 Sep 2018, 11:32 | Tags: HS_SSSH

Well done to Dr Lucy Hammond and Dr Debbi Marais

International Networking for Health Education conference

Well done to Lucy Hammond, Alyson Quinn and Debbi Marais, who delivered a symposium on ‘Addressing challenges to enhancing the student experience for part-time professional learners in healthcare’ at the AdvanceHE 29th International Networking for Healthcare Education conference in Cambridge last week, which was very well received.

Wed 12 Sep 2018, 13:00 | Tags: HS_SSSH

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