Research shows that respite provision in the UK tails off as young people reach adulthood

New research by Edge Hill University and its partners has found that young adults living with life-limiting conditions and complex healthcare needs often struggle to access sufficient respite care once they turn 18. Respite care and short breaks provide opportunities for young adults to socialise and develop independence, whilst giving partners, parents and siblings a […]

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‘Arts for Blues’ project from the Research Centre for Arts and Wellbeing is showcased in the New Psychotherapist

Professor Vicky Karkou, Director of the Research Centre for Arts and Wellbeing is featured in the Autumn 2020 edition of New Psychotherapist.  Vicky writes about the project ‘Arts for the Blues’ and supporting NHS staff. The full article “‘Now, more than ever, psychotherapists need to be flexible” can be found on page 31 of the […]

Prestigious NIHR PhD studentship on offer – deadline 9 November

One full-time PhD studentship is available, funded by the NIHR Applied Research Collaboration (ARC) North West Coast and Edge Hill University. The purpose of the NIHR ARC funding is to support applied Health Care, Social Care and/or Public Health research relevant to the needs of the diverse communities served by the NIHR ARC and its […]

HRI Award – call for applications now open!

Deadline 1pm Friday 27th November 2020 2-stage decision process: (a) full application (b) external prioritization. Successful applicants notified by 22nd January 2021 Key criteria: An internal fund led by Edge Hill University staff only Max £20,000 for projects lasting up to 18 months (£20,000 annual fund). Named external co-applicants. Alignment with and support from one […]

WHO presentation and panel discussion recording: Arts and Therapies at the Time of the Pandemic

The Research Centre for Arts and Wellbeing at Edge Hill University, in collaboration with the International Arts Therapies Doctoral Alliance, New York University and the World Health Organisation (WHO) are delighted to share with you presentations and panel discussion recordings from the online summit Arts and Therapies in the Time of the Pandemic. This week […]

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