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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 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.

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 ...
15 May 2018   - Olumide
Written by Dr Rachel Grenfell-Essam. Dementia is a growing problem. In 2015, it was estimated there were over 46 million people with dementia worldwide, and this figure is estimated to reach 131.5 million by 2050 (Prince et al., 2015). It is crucial that effective, but ...
9 May 2018   - Olumide
Written by Teresa Sofia Pereira Dias de Castro. In 2014, I undertook an international research internship during my PhD at the University of Suffolk (at the time it was known as University Campus Suffolk) under the supervision of Professor Emma Bond. ...
21 March 2018   - Olumide
There is growing attention across a range of disciplines to storytelling. As a research design method, storytelling can help make sense of complex interconnected aspects of life events. In some settings, storytelling can be a flexible tool for narrative knowing ...
8 March 2018   - Olumide
Written by Mark Manning. One of the greatest joys of my life has been flying gliders and light aircraft and, in that respect, I considered myself to be a ‘competent doer’. One day, someone suggested that I should become an ...
19 February 2018   - Katie
Written by Katie Tyrrell. As a relatively new researcher at the University of Suffolk, I was asked to write about my experiences of not only attending but also speaking at my first international conference. So as I need somewhere to ...