Categories: social sciences
Major new mental health study inspired by lived experience
Experts at Northumbria University are supporting a £1 million research study, funded by the National Institute for Health and Care Research (NIHR), which aims to improve the outcomes and experiences of those being discharged from mental health hospitals.
Northumbria leads £220,000 study into social care provision
A new study led by researchers at Northumbria University will document and analyse the experiences of young disabled adults who employ Personal Assistants to help with their care and support needs.
Project explores Covid-19 changes to police interview techniques
A new research project is to examine what difference the use of telephone or video calls, as opposed to face to face participation, has on the fairness and effectiveness of police interviews, carried out with witnesses, victims and suspects of crime.
Voluntary action and Covid-19 – new research will explore lessons learnt and recommendations for UK recovery
Experts from across academia and the voluntary sector are to carry out a major research project into the role of voluntary action in the Covid-19 pandemic – exploring the challenges, what worked well and making recommendations to inform planning for future crises.
Experiences of Covid-19 volunteers told through interactive map
The experiences of volunteers from the international Red Cross and Red Crescent movement working through the Covid-19 pandemic have been mapped by a team including academics from Northumbria University.
The ‘Mapping COVID volunteers’ experience and insights’ project gives a unique understanding of the response to Coronavirus by volunteers in different countries and the way the pandemic has impa
Northumbria University part of £3.9m national collaboration to support academic engagement with public policy
Northumbria University has joined forces with UCL and the Universities of Cambridge, Manchester and Nottingham, as well as Parliament, Government and policy organisations, in a project to explore ways of improving academic-policy engagement.
EXPERT COMMENT - Women leaders and coronavirus: look beyond stereotypes to find the secret of their success
Professor Kate Maclean of Northumbria University’s Centre for International Development, discusses the success of women leaders in handling COVID 19.