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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 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.

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 ...
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 ...
14 March 2018   - Katie
The Internet Watch Foundation (IWF): Removal of Child Sexual Abuse Material Online. Date: 21th March 2018, 1:00pm-2.00pm. Venue: Waterfront Building, Room W116, University of Suffolk. Bringing together students, staff and multi-agency practitioners to raise awareness of Child Sexual Abuse material ...