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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 the Suffolk Research Blog Team at research@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.

10 December 2019   - Olumide
Written by Sian Cook. According to the UK Consumer Digital Index 2019 (CDI) approximately 11.9 million adults, 22% of the UK population, lack essential digital skills needed to benefit from the digital world (see Figure 1). A further 6 million adults (11%) cannot turn on a ...
10 December 2019   - Sue
Written by Jennifer Coe and Dr Rachel Grenfell-Essam. We are excited to announce that the University of Suffolk has recently launched a new student journal – the Journal of Suffolk Student Research.What is the Journal of Suffolk Student Research?The ...
19 November 2019   - Olumide
Written by Dr Katherine Allen. Photo credits: Sadie/University of SuffolkAs a freshly appointed staff member, attending the ‘Safety Nets Re-imagined’ conference on the 5 November 2019 was, in equal measures, an inspiring, energising and sobering introduction to my new role.Before ...
19 October 2019   - Olumide
Written by Dr Paul Andell. Concerns regarding the exploitation of vulnerable young people across the country have recently been reported in the UK national press. These reports are predicated by empirical research studies indicating real changes to drug dealing networks ...
8 September 2019   - Adam
Written by Kevin De KeijzerAcute and chronic enhancement of athletic ability is central to the success of many elite sports performance departments. Often, the differences between desired sporting outcomes and failure are marginal, with physical preparation playing a key role, ...
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 (...
10 June 2019   - Olumide
Written by Ian Piddington. It is a very long time since I carried out any real academic research. In the dim and distant past of 1985, pre- internet and with primary and secondary material hard to reach, my dissertation considered the ‘...
21 May 2019   - Adam
Written by Dr Olumide Adisa and Fiona Costello. Edited by Adam Devine. We begin with Maria’s story (real names have been changed)…Maria has lived in the East of England for the last 4 years moving here from Portugal with ...
16 May 2019   - Adam
Written by Professor Peter Cochrane.Human progress over the past 50 years has arguably eclipsed all that has gone before in terms of discovery, creativity, knowledge, understanding and physical capabilities to create and build almost anything. Even more remarkable is that ...

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