The Department of Sport and Exercise Sciences recently collaborated with practitioners, policy makers and researchers at their event ‘Addressing physical activity inequalities through research-policy-practice collaboration’, co-hosted with Country Durham Sport.
This wonderful plaque was installed last week, with a poem by ICU Steps member Diane Bousfield.
Many thanks to Diane, the plaque artist Dr Laura Johnston and the Wolfson Research Institute for Health and Wellbeing for funding this warm welcome to the garden, currently well used by patients, carers and staff.
A new Centre for Philosophy of Epidemiology, Medicine, and Public Health (CPEMPH) has been launched by Professor Alex Broadbent, Professor of Philosophy of Science and a member of the Institute for Medical Humanities.
The 10 Footsteps programme is a 10 hour online training programme for health and social care professionals, delivered by professional and lived experience trainers. The 10 Footsteps training was developed in conjunction with Dr Paul Chazot FBPhS, Durham University’s Wolfson Institute of Health and Wellbeing Pain Challenge Academy, funded by the ESRC (UK). The aim is to enable participants to support people with persistent pain, to develop their confidence and skills in self-management.
Professor Brian Castellani from our Department of Sociology is the Director of InSPIRE, a research consortium focused on the links between air pollution and brain health. Here, together with InSPIRE colleagues Dr Suzanne Bartington (Birmingham University) and Professor Stefan Reis (UK Centre for Ecology and Hydrology), Brian discusses why air quality strategies should include benefits on brain health.