News

  1. CaHRU Newsletter (Summer 2018)
    The latest edition of the CaHRU Newsletter (Summer 2018) was published in July 2018. The newsletter presents the work of the research centre over the previous three months and includes articles from the CaHRU blog covering publications, conferences and funding. The newsletter is written by members of the CaHRU team and produced by Sue Bowler,…
  2. Farewell to international visiting fellow Dr Nadeeka Chandraratne
    Members of the CaHRU team had the opportunity to hear firsthand the experiences and achievements of one of our first international visiting fellows from the University of Colombo during her time at the University of Lincoln, and before she travels back to Sri Lanka later this month. Dr. Nadeeka Chandraratne (pictured) spent the past 18…
  3. Sleep and Health at the UK Parliamentary Office for Science and Technology
    Dr Julie Pattinson and Professor Graham Law from the Community and Health Research Unit (CaHRU) were recently invited and attended the Sleep and Health seminar hosted by the Parliamentary Office of Science and Technology on October 16th 2018. The seminar was held in collaboration with the Nuffield Foundation and invited experts from medicine, research and…
  4. Making a positive difference at the EMDoc Annual Conference
    This year's Annual East Midlands Doctoral Network (EMDoc) Annual Conference which took place at Bishop Grosseteste University focussed on the theme of 'Impact and exchange – making connections beyond the academy'. The event was attended by over 100 doctoral students and it was a great opportunity to see and discuss posters of their work and…
  5. Placebos and sleep
    You may have seen 'The placebo experiment: can my brain cure my body?' recently broadcast on the BBC. This was a fascinating programme in which doctor and broadcaster Dr Michael Mosley, who I met recently at his 'Great Lives' lecture at the University of Lincoln, conducted the largest ever trial to investigate the placebo effect…
  6. CaHRU sleep research cited in UK parliamentary briefings on Sleep and Health
    Research from CaHRU was cited in the recently published parliamentary briefing on Sleep and Health and Sleep and Long-term Health. The briefing was issued as a POSTnote from the Parliamentary Office of Science and Technology and cited CAHRU's work on primary care for insomnia including the Resources for Effective Sleep Treatment (REST) website. Professor Graham Law and…
  7. Continuing to Work with Parliament
    Dr Coral Sirdifield and Dr Rebecca Marples from CaHRU are continuing to engage with parliament and raise awareness of the research that they are doing around healthcare for people on probation. Earlier this month they met with Dr Phillip Lee, MP for Bracknell and former Minister for Youth Justice, Victims, Female Offenders and Offender Health.…
  8. Learning the importance of research impact at the Doctoral Training Alliance summer school
    PhD student Laura Simmons attended the Doctoral Training Alliance Biosciences for Health summer school hosted by the University of Huddersfield on the 24th-26th July. During the 3-day event students took part in a variety of workshops that focused on how individuals can make an impact with their research. The main focus of the summer school…
  9. CaHRU at SAPC Annual Scientific Meeting London 2018
    Professor Siriwardena attended the Society for Academic Primary Care Annual Scientific Meeting which this year was hosted by Barts and the London Queen Mary University of London took place at his alma mater of St Bartholomew's Hospital Medical College, with the main conference sessions at the Guildhall School of Music and the Barbican Centre. The…
  10. How we are making a difference
    CaHRU's research impact has now been captured in a series of stunning infographics created by student intern Beth Warman and accessed via our page 'How we are making a difference'. Beth, after studying a number of impact case studies produced by Professor Niro Siriwardena and the team describing the effect of CaHRU's research on "change…