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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
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A new font to help dyslexic people
A font designed to help adult dyslexic readers was developed by Dr Rob Hillier, a graphic artist, while work…
Cancer detection dogs
Specially trained dogs who are able to “sniff out” cancer could soon help clinicians to diagnose potenti…
Creation of Vision Loss Expert Group
The Vision Loss Expert Group (VLEG) carries out important global research into blindness and MSVI (moderate…
Helping pregnant women in prison
Research conducted by Dr Laura Abbott at the University of Hertfordshire has highlighted significant risks t…
Increasing organ donation amongst BAME communities
Black and Asian and minority ethnic (BAME) communities make up 11% of the UK population but 30% of the kidne…
Innovative medical therapies
Professor Tony Young OBE Director of Medical Innovation at Anglia Ruskin University, Professor Tony Young…
Minimising the side effects of breast cancer treatment
Treatments for breast cancer have improved dramatically in recent years but the side effects from radiothera…
Nano membrane toilet
The Nano membrane toilet, created at Cranfield University, is making waves across the world.
Preventing the spread of tumours
When Dr Darrell Green was in high school, his best friend Ben Morley developed knee pain. His parents and do…
Promoting social mobility
The Open University offers life-changing learning at any age, to anyone from any background.
Protecting children from child exploitation
Pioneering research into child sexual exploitation is better protecting children.
Research to increase major food crops
Crops are growing faster than ever and their yield is up by almost half thanks to research.
Sequencing genome breakthrough
Cures to diseases have been developed after researchers helped reveal the mysteries of DNA.
Supporting the Samaritans in East Anglia
Two students have produced an advertising campaign for Samaritans to raise awareness of mental health support.
Supporting young victims of online abuse
Research has led to greater support for professionals dealing with young victims of online sexual abuse.
Tracking climate change
Global warming research is helping develop weather patterns dating back hundreds of years.
Treating people exposed to chemical agents
People exposed to chemical agents are benefiting from discoveries made at the University of Hertfordshire.
Using the outdoors to support veterans with PTSD
A programme developed by the University of Essex is changing the lives of military veterans by helping them…
Wellbeing project to boost students’ mental health
A project to address isolation and mental health issues at university has been developed by the University o…
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