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Working in collaboration with others can be witnessed in all domains of human and animal interaction. From humans playing World of Warcraft online and making scientific discoveries, to the ‘hunting as a pack’ behaviours demonstrated in the animal kingdom, the success to be harnessed through collaboration is recognised, but sometimes misunderstood.
20 October 2021
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Online - Zoom Participants wishing to ask questions can do so via zoom chat
For over twenty years research at DISC (formerly the Parent-Infant Sleep Lab) has been influencing infant sleep guidance in the UK that is spreading around the world.
03 November 2021
Online - Zoom
Participants wishing to ask questions can do so via zoom chat.
The first Research Conversation addresses issues of Work and Health and Wellbeing aimed at increasing our knowledge and understanding of how work and the workplace can have an impact on people’s health and wellbeing. The participants of this research conversation are invited to identify and discuss ‘burning’ work and health and wellbeing problems.
17 November 2021
12:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Zoom - Link to be sent on 12th November
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?
01 December 2021
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.
02 February 2022
Online - Zoom Participants wishing to ask questions can do so via zoom chat.
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.
16 February 2022
Per section 58 of the Offences Against the Person Act 1861 (OAPA) it is a criminal offence in England and Wales for an individual to attempt to procure the miscarriage of a pregnant woman, with the intention of so doing Miscarriage was not defined in the OAPA, but was interpreted in R (on the application of Smeaton)  to mean the ‘ending of an established pregnancy.’
16 March 2022
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.
06 April 2022
12:00 PM - 1:01 PM
This public lecture explores the modern female cultural history of cancer in the Arab world through a creative and critical engagement with real-life testimonies and literary and critical figures in Arab writing.
11 May 2022