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The Wolfson Research Institute are delighted to announce a public lecture series covering topics from our Challenge Academies. Please keep checking this page as more dates will be added, save the dates and most importantly please spread the word to colleagues, friends, community groups and members of the public who may find these events interesting. 

All events will be online via zoom and we will be using to put questions to our speakers. 

This public lecture series will be complimented by an academic seminar series. 


6th October 2021

Skills for all: Primary care and community-based chronic pain self-management 

Dr Paul Chazot, Director of Pain Academy, Durham University and Dr Frances Cole, GP and pain rehabilitation specialist

3rd November 2021

Changing baby sleep conversations in the UK – the role of Durham Infancy & Sleep Centre (DISC), and the Baby Sleep Info Source (Basis)

Professor Helen Ball, Professor of Anthropology and Director of the University's Durham Infancy & Sleep Centre

1st December 2021

What your headache says about you

Professor Amanda Ellison, Director of the Wolfson Research Institute for Health and Wellbeing and Professor of Psychology, Durham University