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Welcome to the Suffolk Research Blog

The Suffolk Research Blog is a space for all research-active staff and anyone else interested in maximising research impact in any discipline to share their current work. 

Our research makes a real difference to people’s lives and influences policy and society as well as informing the teaching that we deliver. The blog will showcase news, research events, good practice, and the latest research at the University of Suffolk.

If you would like to contribute or have ideas for the blog please contact Olumide Adisa at o.adisa@uos.ac.uk. We warmly welcome research-focused contributions.

The views and opinions expressed in this blog are those of the authors and do not necessarily reflect those of the University of Suffolk.

The Suffolk Research Blog has been supported by the University of Suffolk Foundation Board.

30 June 2019   - Olumide
Written by Prof Emma Bond, Prof Andy Phippen, and Katie Tyrrell. University responsibilities for online safeguarding are only recently becoming recognised across the sector, even though more general safeguarding responsibilities have been long established. The launch of the Universities UK (...
27 March 2019   - Olumide
Written by Katie Tyrrell and Dr Olumide Adisa. Postgraduate student mental health is increasingly at the forefront of media and higher education discourse. Across the UK, many universities have taken up strategies to support students’ mental health, and rightly so, ...
14 March 2019   - Olumide
Written by Granville Sutton. Edited by Adam Devine.After ten-years selling cars, I wanted to embark upon a more meaningful career, one that would enable me to directly engage with social issues that I cared about. Supporting offenders out of ...
14 December 2018   - Olumide
Written by Andreea Tocca, Dr Olumide Adisa, and Katie Tyrell. The University of Suffolk was selected to take part in this year’s Festival of Social Science, run by the Economic and Social Research Council (ESRC). Now in its sixteenth ...
19 November 2018   - Olumide
Written by Katie Tyrrell, and Sarah Ali, Student Digital Ambassador. Technology is facilitating changes in our interactions with one another, enabling the strengthening of offline connections and building social capital (Steinfield et al., 2008; Subrahmanyam et al., 2008), however the internet also ...
24 October 2018   - Olumide
Written by Professor Penny Cavenagh. Doing a PhD for me was one of the most arduous, exhilarating, frustrating, and rewarding experiences of my life.The whole gamut of emotions was tested along a spectrum ranging from despair to euphoria. At ...
4 September 2018   - Olumide
Written by Professor Mark Reed (introduction by Dr Olumide Adisa). As a new academic year begins, it seems like the perfect time to curate an overdue blog on writing a strong impact summary for research projects.I have chosen this ...
28 June 2018   - Olumide
Written by Craig Martin. Often students and academics contact us in the Department of Learning Services to ask what we can do to support researchers, either for a PhD, dissertation project or personal academic research. In this blog, I hope ...
7 June 2018   - Olumide
Written by Kelly-Marie Taylor, Vanessa Rawlings, and Katie Tyrrell. Recently we welcomed the return of our colleague Teresa Sofia Castro from Portugal to share her postdoctoral journey. She first visited Ipswich in 2014 as part of her PhD in children and ...

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