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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.

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. ...
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 ...
27 April 2018   - Olumide
Written by Dr Tom Vine. I read Dr Peter Cochrane’s blog The Sociology of Things with great interest. With his background in engineering, it is encouraging to see him reach across disciplinary divides and engage with sociology. Indeed, I ...
10 April 2018   - Olumide
Written by Dr Chris Hayre. Dementia is caused when the brain is damaged by diseases, such as Alzheimer’s disease or a series of strokes. There are an estimated 12,800 people with dementia living in Suffolk and that number is expected ...
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 ...
12 March 2018   - Olumide
Written by David James. In this article, I critically reflect on the notion of social mobility. I am interested in social mobility because it links up the grand flow of our own life stories with a social scientific explanation of ...

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