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

Chronic pain is a huge health challenge. It is the biggest reason people in the UK see their GP.

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Bringing Meaning and Authenticity to Collaboration

In this Academic Seminar, Professor Nicola Wilson shares her passion and insights for collaboration, built up over the course of her career. From her earliest experiences of building collaborative relationships to create new referral pathways, through navigating the geopolitical landscape of trans-European research collaboration and into more recent years of interdisciplinary and interorganisational collaboration, she will share anecdotes and her insights

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

This talk will consider how the research of DISC and the outreach work of Basis have contributed to a rethink of the official infant sleep safety guidance in the UK to accommodate the needs of culturally diverse families and acknowledge the benefits to mothers and babies of sleeping together while providing information about hazards to avoid.

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Public Lecture: What your headache says about you

Most of us get a headache at one time or another. Some of us experience severe, even debilitating pain. But why do we experience headache? And what clues can be found in how we live our lives that can enable us to fight back or even stop them from happening at all?

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Public Lecture: Changing bodies:how visual media drive body ideals across development and cultures

Body weight and shape ideals are highly variable across time periods and across cultures, and laboratory research shows that our preferences are flexible. Visual media – both traditional and new social media forms – exert particular influence on conceptions of body attractiveness.

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Predictors of depression among people with long-term conditions

Depression is common among people with long-term conditions (LTCs), and is linked with worse physical outcomes. However, depression in the context of LTCs is not well understood and standard treatments are not always effective.

 

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Electronic Tools for the Assessment and Rehabilitation of Post-Stroke Visual Impairments

Stroke is a prevalent and disabling neurological condition, and visual perceptual impairments including partial loss of the visual field, or difficulties recognising objects or faces, and are a relatively common consequence.

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"Running towards the bullets”: Moral injury in Critical Care Nursing in the Covid-19 Pandemic

The Covid-19 pandemic has left indelible marks on us all. Psychological and physiological scars that run deep, some that might never heal. For those working on the front line, particularly in healthcare, life has been especially challenging (Maben and Bridges, 2020) with unprecedented strain being placed on healthcare professionals around the globe (WHO, 2020).

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Interdisciplinarity and Research Culture

In this Keynote, Professor Jane Macnaughton, Deputy Pro-vice-chancellor for Research discusses Interdisciplinary Research, its benefits and its challenges and how we hope to change research culture here at Durham University. 

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