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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
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Using the arts to improve health and wellbeing
East of England
Yorkshire and the Humber
A new app to tackle loneliness among older people
The UK is in the grip of a loneliness epidemic, particularly among older people. According to Age UK, 3.9 mi…
Cutting the rate of stillborn births
The number of preventable stillborn babies across Manchester has fallen by 20% since 2011. This is as result…
Dance classes for stroke patients
The About Being project offers stroke survivors in Carlisle weekly dance and movement sessions to support an…
Development of the computer
Groundbreaking developments in computer technology have benefited billions of people.
Health benefits of playing tennis
Liverpool Hope academics are conducting ground-breaking research into the health benefits of playing tennis.…
Helping police officers respond to people with mental health issues
In England, between 20% and 40% of all police encounters are associated with a person experiencing some form…
Improving energy efficiency
Energy efficiency is being improved, with the aim of helping people save money on bills.
Improving local oral health
The University’s School of Dentistry is having a big impact on the local community.
Making hospitals less frightening for children
A team from Edge Hill University worked directly with children and their parents to improve their experience…
Measuring social impact of Everton FC
Everton's development foundation 'Everton in the Community' has a big impact, which Hope are measuring.
Research has played a key role in the development and introduction of the rotavirus vaccine.
Tackling social inequalities in health
For over 30 years, Professor Dame Margaret Whitehead and her colleagues in Liverpool have been pioneering re…
The Intergenerational Café: bringing the old and young together
The Intergenerational Café is a programme that sees older people pass on traditional skills to young people.
Transforming professional development in the workplace
People from a wide variety of backgrounds are being supported to gain, or enhance, their qualifications.
Understanding male domestic violence
A light has been shone onto the previously little-known issue of male domestic violence in the UK.
Using sport to improve the mental health of young people
Tackling the Blues is a sports programme for young people experiencing mental health problems.
Using the arts to transform health and wellbeing
For more than 30 years, Arts for Health at Manchester Metropolitan University has been leading the way in de…
Village life transformed with online network
Wray in Lancashire was the first village in the UK to benefit from wifi broadband thanks to Lancaster.
Virtual reality to train paramedics
Paramedics are set to be trained to carry out life-saving procedures using virtual reality technology develo…
VR project to demystify the family court process for children
Children going through family court proceedings are often vulnerable and find the experience very challengin…
Widening access to literature and creativity
The Manchester Children's Book Festival brings literature to children, schools and families.
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