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Category: Health

How can knowledge and practice work in partnership to create a healthier society?

Michael Chang - Health

On this World Health Day, I would like to highlight and celebrate those professionals working at the interface of environment and public health to make health their everyday business. More than ever, in research and in practice, we are recognising and having a better understanding of the fact that our health and wellbeing is influenced

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Autism and Technology: Placing autistic people at the centre of research (or how we can move closer to this)

Nigel Newbutt - Education, Health

The field of autism and technology, or put another way technology used to help support autistic groups and individuals, is a field that has existed for over 40 years.  Over this period of time the field of research has grown and diversified in many ways.  Researchers first started looking at multimedia applications in the 1970’s

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Creating participatory video with communities

Professor Paul Cooke - Education, Health

Prof. Paul Cooke is Centenary Chair at the Centre for World Cinemas and Digital Cultures at University of Leeds, and Principal Investigator of Changing The Story. In this short blog, he outlines how his previous work in using participatory video with young people has led to the development of the Changing the Story project, sharing

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What impact has Towards Maturity’s Health Check research had on Learning & Development?

Health

Towards Maturity’s expert analysts have been championing the development of the L&D industry since 2003, driving insights that deliver real impact. To date over 6,500 learning leaders from around the globe have participated in their annual benchmark, now known as the Towards Maturity Health Check, which sees them contributing strategic intelligence to help analyse, activate and accelerate within organisations.

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Revelations About Hans Asperger: Are We Now Going to Get Rid of the Asperger Label?

Carol Povey - Equality, Health

Carol Povey is the Director of the Centre for Autism at the National Autistic Society. The Centre aims to raise the standard of support and services for autistic people, while providing a supportive community for those with autism and their families. In light of recent news about Hans Asperger, she discusses how these discoveries may impact on people with Asperger’s and the service user communities.

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Not really a dirty word: human rights for a real world impact on our health

Dr Theo Gavrielides - Health

Dr Theo Gavrielides, Editor-in-Chief of International Journal of Human Rights in Healthcare, believes that human rights can act as levers that can lift even the most powerful obstacles in the pursuit of dignity and justice, and argues that research can inform, support and, ultimately, greatly improve the delivery of care services.

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