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Kingston University design expert unveils new guide highlighting ways sensory rooms can improve dementia care

Kingston University design expert unveils new guide highlighting ways sensory rooms can improve dementia care

Academic experts from Kingston University and the University of Southampton have joined forces to produce a new guide packed with advice about the ways rooms designed to stimulate people's senses can be used to boost dementia care.

Professor Mark Fielder's reddit AMA - Questions on Ebola, antibiotic resistance and how to pursue a career in microbiology

Professor Mark Fielder's reddit AMA - Questions on Ebola, antibiotic resistance and how to pursue a career in microbiology

Medical microbiologist Mark Fielder took to reddit to answer questions on the spread of infectious diseases, antibiotic resistance and Ebola. The AMA session garnered a huge response from the reddit science community.

Applications open for AHRC doctoral studentships 2014/15

Applications open for AHRC doctoral studentships 2014/15

Full and part-time Arts and Humanities Research Council (AHRC) funding available for postgraduate research degrees. Application deadline 7 February 2015.

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Research seminar: The biopsychosocial characteristics associated with self-management and self-efficacy for individuals in the longer term after stroke

Research seminar: The biopsychosocial characteristics associated with self-management and self-efficacy for individuals in the longer term after stroke
Thursday 30 October 2014

Physiotherapist and Lecturer, Dr Ayfer Kahraman, will look into the biopsychosocial factors associated with adult stroke survivors.

Towards a critical vitalism

Towards a critical vitalism
Thursday 30 October 2014

With Frédéric Worms (ENS, Paris)

The Neue Marx-Lektüre: putting the critique of political economy  back into the critique of society

The Neue Marx-Lektüre: putting the critique of political economy back into the critique of society
Thursday 6 November 2014

With Riccardo Bellofiore (University of Bergamo) and Tommaso Redolfi Riva

Seminar: Flock Theory – a new approach to the study of innovation

Seminar: Flock Theory – a new approach to the study of innovation
Wednesday 12 November 2014

Flock theory, derived from avian ecology, is presented as a model for understanding the underlying processes involved in corporate entrepreneurship that goes beyond network and systems theories, to investigate more fundamental processes.

Research seminar: The evaluation of radiology workstation design using eye-tracking and video assisted observations of situated workplace studies

Research seminar: The evaluation of radiology workstation design using eye-tracking and video assisted observations of situated workplace studies
Thursday 13 November 2014

Clinical Specialist Radiographer & Senior Lecturer, Simon Rickaby, will describe the development and testing of a semi-naturalistic observational technique for the evaluation of radiology workstations and the associated decision making workflows that contribute towards radiologist's fatigue.

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