Monthly Archives: February 2014

Project to develop new intelligent avatar to support UK’s aging population

The University of Kent is taking a leading role in a ground-breaking project to support the UK’s aging population through the use of responsive and interactive avatars. Kent’s Centre for Child Protection is heading a consortium of partners developing a … Continue reading

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Kent strengthens relationship with national health research body

The University of Kent has strengthened its relationship with the National Institute for Health Research (NIHR) following the appointment of Dr David Wilkinson as the new Director of NIHR’s Research Design Service (RDS) South East. Dr Wilkinson, of the University’s … Continue reading

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February 2014 Stakeholder Briefing

Mark Devlin Appointed as Interim Chair   Health Education Kent, Surrey and Sussex (HE KSS) is delighted to welcome back Mark Devlin, Chief Executive of Medway NHS Foundation Trust as its Interim Chair. Mark was instrumental as our Interim Chair … Continue reading

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Anti-vaccine conspiracy theories may have ‘detrimental consequences’ for children’s health

A belief in anti-vaccine conspiracy theories may have significant and detrimental consequences for children’s health, new research from the University of Kent has shown. Researchers Daniel Jolley and Dr Karen Douglas, of the University’s School of Psychology, surveyed 89 parents about … Continue reading

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Kent’s Respiratory Clinic to support GB Boxing

The University of Kent’s dedicated Respiratory Clinic has been selected to screen the entire GB Boxing team. Following the success of work undertaken by Dr John Dickinson from the University’s School of Sport and Exercise Science in advance of the … Continue reading

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