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Born in Bradford extends research with £3.5 million funding boost

Born in Bradford extends research with £3.5 million funding boost

Published: Fri 8 July 2016

The landmark Born in Bradford research project, tracking the lives of nearly 14,000 babies born in Bradford, has secured a £3.5 million boost to extend its research.

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Bradford expert helps review national patient safety education and training

Bradford expert helps review national patient safety education and training

Published: Tue 21 Jun 2016

Professor Gerry Armitage from the University of Bradford's Faculty of Health Studies has been working with other renowned health experts to improve patient safety education and training.

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Born in Bradford featured in BBC Radio 4 documentary

Born in Bradford featured in BBC Radio 4 documentary

Published: Tue 24 May 2016

BBC Radio 4 has broadcast a feature on Born in Bradford, one of the biggest and most important medical research studies undertaken in the UK.

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Queen's Anniversary Prize for world-leading work to improve the lives of people living with dementia

Queen's Anniversary Prize for world-leading work to improve the lives of people living with dementia

Published: Fri 26 Feb 2016

The presentation, by the Prince of Wales, was made at a ceremony at Buckingham Palace attended by University Chancellor Kate Swann, Vice-Chancellor Professor Brian Cantor and Professor Murna Downs, Chair in Dementia Studies at the University.

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University of Bradford professor awarded fellowship by the College of Occupational Therapists

University of Bradford professor awarded fellowship by the College of Occupational Therapists

Published: Thu 29 Jan 2016

Professor Gail Mountain, Chair of Applied Dementia Research at the University of Bradford, was announced as one of only three 2016 fellows who were recognised for their exceptional service and outstanding contribution to the profession.

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University of Bradford welcomes next generation of dementia research leaders

University of Bradford welcomes next generation of dementia research leaders

Published: Thur 15 Oct 2015

The University of Bradford's new Doctoral Training Centre has welcomed its first PhD students aiming to become the next generation of dementia research leaders.

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Bradford leads the way in two new dementia studies

Bradford leads the way in two new dementia studies

Published: Tue 14 Jul 2015

Two University of Bradford staff have received prestigious awards for their research projects on improving care for people affected by dementia.

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New Dementia Doctoral Training Centre at the University of Bradford

New Dementia Doctoral Training Centre at the University of Bradford

Published: Thu 5 Feb 2015

Alzheimer's Society has announced the launch of a new dementia-focussed Doctoral Training Centre at the University of Bradford.

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School of Dementia Studies receives million pound funding to help lower hospital admissions

School of Dementia Studies receives million pound funding to help lower hospital admissions

Published: Wed 4 Feb 2015

The School of Dementia Studies, University of Bradford has received £1million to develop and test an intervention that will reduce avoidable hospital admissions from care homes.

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University Professor of Diversity named in New Year Honours list

University Professor of Diversity named in New Year Honours list

Published: Mon 5 Jan 2015

The University of Bradford's Professor of Diversity, Uduak Archibong, has been named in the New Year Honours list 2015.

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The We Love Eating project launched

The We Love Eating project launched

Published: Tue 21 Oct 2014

Families in Bradford are being encouraged to get healthy as part of a European pilot project

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Key health role for University Professor

Published: Thu 31 Jul 2014

The University of Bradford's Professor Mohammed A. Mohammed has recently been announced as the new Deputy Director to the Bradford Institute for Health Research (BIHR). Mohammed, a Professor of Healthcare Quality and Effectiveness at the University, is due to start in his new role on 1 August 2014.

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Born In Bradford group taking part in Europe-wide programme to tackle obesity and bad diet

Born In Bradford group taking part in Europe-wide programme to tackle obesity and bad diet

Published: Mon 16 Jun 2014

The Born In Bradford group has been chosen to deliver a European Commission funded scheme to tackle obesity and bad diet.

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Prof Murna Downs one of the keynote speakers at The 6th International Dementia Care Conference

Prof Murna Downs one of the keynote speakers at The 6th International Dementia Care Conference

Published: Wed 30 Apr 2014

Prof Downs, Head of Bradford Dementia Group, will be speaking about person-centred care: the research evidence.

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The RCN International Research Conference 2015 at the East Midlands Conference Centre, Nottingham, 10-11 March 2015

The RCN International Research Conference 2015 at the East Midlands Conference Centre, Nottingham, 10-11 March 2015

Published: 15/02/2014

The RCN International Research Conference 2015 took place at the East Midlands Conference Centre in Nottingham on 10-11 March 2015 and was attended by one of our PhD students, Jane Wray. Here is her post on the University of Hull's blog about the event:

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NIHR / HEE Clinical Academic Training Programme for Nurses, Midwives and Allied Health Professionals

NIHR / HEE Clinical Academic Training Programme for Nurses, Midwives and Allied Health Professionals

Published: 15/02/2014

The National Institute for Health Research (NIHR) and Health Education England (HEE) are pleased to announce the launch of a further round of the NIHR / HEE Clinical Doctoral Research Fellowship scheme. This scheme, managed by the NIHR Trainees Coordinating Centre, is designed to support nurses, midwives and allied health professionals to develop careers which combine research and continued clinical practice in support of the NHS.

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3.2 Million Euros Awarded for GENOVATE Research

3.2 Million Euros Awarded for GENOVATE Research

Published: Wed 12 Feb 2014

Professor Uduak Archibong has been awarded a research grant of 3.2 million Euros to lead the GENOVATE project.

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Hospice Apprenticeship Project

Hospice Apprenticeship Project

Published: Wed 12 Feb 2014

Sue Ryder's Manorlands received a grant from the Department of Health's 'Third Sector Investment Programme' in 2009 to run a pilot project. The main aim of the Hospice Apprenticeship Project was to increase the number of referrals to end of life care and palliative care services by the local Black Minority Ethnic (BME) community, by improving access and community engagement.

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Researchers receive grant to improve dementia care in care homes

Researchers receive grant to improve dementia care in care homes

Published: Wed 12 Feb 2014

Researchers from the Bradford Dementia Group, University of Bradford, have received £2.4 million of funding from the National Institute for Health Research Health Technology Assessment (NIHR HTA) Programme to conduct a four year national study looking at how the quality of care for people with dementia in care homes can be improved.

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Born in Bradford Research

Born in Bradford Research

Published: Tue 21 Jan 2014

New research, published today in The Lancet, highlights important information for health professionals and parents about the factors which may increase the likelihood of a baby being born with a birth defect.

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Dementia Expert Professor Murna Downs Speaks on BBC Breakfast

Dementia Expert Professor Murna Downs Speaks on BBC Breakfast

Published: Wed 20 Feb 2013

The BBC has reported that an estimated 800,000 people in the UK live with dementia, a condition that can deprive people of their memories and alter their personalities. As the number of people with this condition continues to rise each year, it becomes ever more important to develop ways of dealing with it. The Belgian city of Bruges has created a dementia-friendly community, highlighting them as a pioneer in dealing with dementia.

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