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7 ways universities are supporting and improving mental health
Helping and supporting the NHS
Supporting those with dementia, Alzheimer’s and Parkinson’s
Welsh University Stories
London University Stories
Using the arts to improve health and wellbeing
East of England
Yorkshire and the Humber
3-D printed synthetic organs to train surgeons
From clothes that can ease the crippling symptoms of Raynaud’s disease to synthetic tissue that mimics liv…
Building houses from plastic bottles
Sand-filled plastic bottles are being used to build homes in Nigeria.
Campaign to Raise Awareness of Mental Health in Higher Education
The campaign to Raise Awareness of Mental Health in Higher Education (@ramhhe) has reached millions of stude…
Development of MRI scanner
Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI) was first developed at the University of Nottingham.
Development of the living wage
Research has helped the Living Wage Commission determine the hourly rate needed to cover living costs.
Discovery of genetic fingerprinting
A professor in Leicester's Department of Genetics discovered genetic fingerprinting.
Identifying and preventing diabetes
Approximately 2.5 million people in the UK have Type 2 diabetes, with many more in a so-called “pre-diabet…
Improving kidney dialysis treatment
A Derby-based project to personalise kidney dialysis could improve the lives of thousands of people worldwid…
Improving our well-being through nature
Research has shown wellbeing and conservation habits can be influenced by our relationship with nature.
Improving the accuracy of cancer treatment for children
It is estimated that one in two people living in the UK will be diagnosed with cancer. Currently, around 40…
Maintaining high NHS standards
The clinical skills of nurses and midwives are being assessed to ensure care is the best it can be.
Motorsport to help veterans
The University of Northampton’s occupational therapy team are helping wounded service personnel get back i…
Opportunities in parasports for disabilities
For more than 15 years Loughborough University’s Peter Harrison Centre for Disability Sport has helped to…
Relieving the pressures on the NHS through better training
Ambulance staff are being trained to improve pre-hospital care for patients.
Research into digital technology and gambling addiction
Strategies initiated at Nottingham Trent University are helping tackle digital and gambling addiction.
Supporting cancer patients through volunteering
De Montfort University has used partnerships across the charity sector to offer students volunteering opport…
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