DEMEC Masterclass: Wed. 29th November 2017 , Manchester

Edge Hill University, St James’, 79 Oxford St, Manchester M1 6EG Directions 9am Registration for 9.30am start to 3.30pm Max – 30 delegates FREE EVENT including lunch & refreshments Attendance certificate will be provided Booking form: BOOK HERE ‘HEE (NW) is delighted to support this important investigation into how best to support the improvement of […]

Featured author | Cochrane Airways

Lambert Felix is a Research Associate at the Postgraduate Medical Institute at Edge Hill University. He also works part-time with the Cochrane Pregnancy and Childbirth review group based at the University of Liverpool. He is a distance learning tutor for the module ‘Reporting and reviewing clinical trials,’ delivered by the London School of Hygiene & […]

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 […]

PGMI Themes Research Institute Thematic Awards (RITAs)

The application process for Research Institute Thematic Awards (RITA) funding is now open.  Available specifically to support bids involving interdisciplinary activities based within the research institutes, I4P, ICE, and the PGMI, a maximum of £25,000 will be awarded per bid. For specific information on PGMI themes please click here For more information on the RITAs visit the Research Support […]