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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.

28 November 2018   - Olumide
A Domestic Abuse Research Network is to be created, following the successful "Approaches to Reducing Domestic Abuse" Conference held on the 3rd of November 2018 and as part of the ESRC Festival of Social Science. Fifty expressions of interest has been ...
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 ...
23 August 2018   - Olumide
Written by Aisha Howells. In July 2018, 2100 delegates from 100 countries attended the World Social Work, Education and Social Development conference (SWSD) in Dublin. The theme “Environmental and Community Sustainability: Human Solutions in Evolving Societies” focused on the United Nation’s Sustainable ...
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 Dr Peter Cochrane. “Anti-intellectualism has been a constant thread winding its way through our political and cultural life, nurtured by the false notion that democracy means that 'my ignorance is just as good as your knowledge.” Issac AsimovFor ...
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 ...
23 May 2018   - Olumide
Written by Dr Suzanne Nolan. In July 2018, the University of Suffolk will host the Storytelling Conference, a two-day event dedicated to the use of storytelling in research. Narrative methodologies have long been part of the qualitative researchers' toolkit, and we, ...
16 May 2018   - Olumide
Written by Dr Emmanouil (Manos) Georgiadis. The biomedical model of disease traditional medicine supports health by treating illness and its symptoms. However, this curing practice depends on drugs and active pharmaceutical substances, which often costs a lot and carries various ...
3 May 2018   - Olumide
Written by Professor David Collins. I really do not enjoy Saturday evening television.And, yes, thank-you I do understand that this is not generally, how blog posts concerned with research begin. I will get to the meat of all the ...

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