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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
Yorkshire and the Humber
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Yorkshire and the Humber
Bras to aid breast cancer patients
Professor Heidi Probst was instrumental in the development of a specially designed bra to improve treatment…
Cancer treatment breakthrough
A potentially revolutionary cancer treatment is being developed at the University of Huddersfield.
Developing a vaccine for life-threatening disease
Researchers at the University of Leeds are developing a cheaper and safer way of making vaccines, opening up…
Discovery of new cancer treatment
A pioneering therapy, first discovered at the University of Sheffield, is helping to treat cancer patients a…
Economic research to inform spending and investment
Research into the effectiveness of our health services is helping guide major spending decisions.
First use of penicillin as a therapy
The first documented use of penicillin as a therapy was in Sheffield in 1930.
Improving lives affected by dementia
The development of person-centred research is influencing policy and practice in dementia care worldwide.
Improving mental health in schools
The number of children and young people suffering from mental health issues has surged in recent years, crea…
Improving the mental health of new mothers
Pregnant women and new parents are getting the best possible mental health care.
Measuring Antarctic ice melting
The rate at which ice is melting in the Antarctic is now known thanks to University of Leeds research.
New centre for the city's most disadvantaged community
New Wortley Community Centre provides opportunities and services for the local community.
Personalised health advice to tackle obesity
With seven in 10 adults classified as overweight or obese, the East Riding of Yorkshire has one of the highe…
Providing affordable mental health services
Professor Lynne Gabriel has paved the way in providing accessible and affordable, psychological therapy serv…
Specially-designed bra to improve breast cancer treatment
Professor Heidi Probst was instrumental in the development of a specially designed bra to make radiotherapy…
The development of degree apprenticeships
Degree apprenticeships are opening up new opportunities for employers and employees in the region.
Tracking progression of Parkinson’s disease
Professor Stephen Smith and his team are developing medical devices to accurately measure the progression of…
Using gaming to tackle abuse against women
One in three women and girls will be subjected to sexual or physical violence in their lifetime. None in…
Using theatre to work with female prisoners
The Prison Partnership works to give a voice and pathway to one of the most silenced groups in society.
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