Understanding the Role of the NIHR: An Introduction to the Clinical Research Network

Established by the Department of Health and Social Care to improve the nation’s health and wealth through research Plays a key role in the Government’s strategy for economic growth, attracting investment by the life-sciences industries The NIHR is the research arm of the NHS Watch the Lecture Captured Presentation Download the Presentation

Dr Amy Barrie

Dr Amy Barrie, Senior Clinical Embryologist, has recently been awarded her Phd for her study: ‘Time-lapse systems: incubation and annotation’. Amy was supervised by Prof Jeremy Brown, Dr Garry McDowell and Dr Stephen Troup.

Arts for Wellbeing in Japan

With music and music therapy colleagues from Queen Margaret University, Edinburgh, Philippa Derrington and Nicky Haire and dancer and dance movement psychotherapist Suzi Cunningham, Professor Vicky Karkou presented and performed at the International Congress of Music Therapy in Japan.  The roundtable titled: Encounters on Stage: Exploring Embodied Empathic Improvisation as Performance, part of the Network of Research in Improvisation Concurrent (3.5) was very well […]

Mindful movement and it’s application for people with an obesity problem

This public lecture will reflect on mindfulness practice, dance movement therapy and how this can be applied to different patient groups; including research results and work experience with obesity patients.  Emotional eating will be also be discussed. Indra Majore-Dusele is lecturer at Riga Stradins University, Latvia, and supervisor of the University’s Arts Therapy programme.  For full information on this […]

Concurrent #3

The Postgraduate Medical Institute (PGMI) is delighted to support Concurrent at Tate, an improvisation research network of leading musicians, dancers, visual artists, dance and music psychologists and arts therapists from across the UK. Please join us for three events relating to the ‘Arts for Wellbeing’ research theme,‘Children, Young People and Families’ research theme and the […]

Professor Sally Spencer Inaugural Lecture 02-02-17

Professor Sally Spencer is Director of Clinical Research for the Postgraduate Medical Institute. The lecture, rescheduled from 24th November, will evaluate the development and delivery of health research, relevant to practice and patients across the research cycle. Sally will illustrate this using personal experiences of developing person-centred outcome measures and their measurement in randomised controlled […]

Professor Mary O’Brien Inaugural Lecture 26-01-17

Professor O’Brien joined the Faculty of Health and Social Care at Edge Hill University in 2003.   Following a nursing career which culminated in nine years as a Nurse Specialist for Motor Neurone Disease (MND), and later awarded a Personal Chair as Professor of Palliative and Supportive Care, her presentation will focus on ‘End of Life Care: Getting […]

Together Everyone Achieves More

Gillian Smith, Director at the Royal College of Midwives Scotland, will deliver the next Faculty of Health and Social Care public lecture.  This event is fully supported by the PGMI as part of the Global Midwifery Lecture Series.  For more information and to book click here

PGMI Professor provides art therapies education in Latvia

PGMI Professor Vicky Karkou, Head of the Arts for Wellbeing Research Group, recently presented as a keynote speaker in Latvia, as part of a ten year anniversary for art therapies education. The event took place 10 – 12 November 2016 through an international scientific and practical conference titled Riga Stadins University.  Professor Karkou also facilitated a workshop masterclass, and was […]