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Genetics expert welcomes ruling on gene editing

Commenting on the decision by the regulator, the Human Fertilisation and Embryology Authority (HFEA), Professor Griffin said it demonstrated that the UK now ‘leads the world’ in both the science and social science of research into early human development. Professor … Continue reading

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BILD – Active Support and Positive Behaviour Support Conference

BILD are holding a Conference on 18 March 2016 in Leeds. Active support and positive behaviour support implemented well will both create the right conditions to improve the quality of life experienced by people with learning disabilities and their carers. … Continue reading

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Learning Disability Services 2016 Workshop Series

Making Research Count These CPD certified workshops explore aspects of working with people with learning disabilities.  The speakers will present current research with a practice focus leaving time for lively discussion and debate. Dr Jill Bradshaw & Lisa Richardson will … Continue reading

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“let’s talk about domestic violence” A free event for women with learning disabilities

The Tizard Centre are running a free event including workshops, videos and speakers all concentrating on the subject of domestic violence focusing on women with learning disabilities. This is being held at the Rochester Corn Exchange on Monday 22 February 2016 1300 … Continue reading

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Leverhulme Trust PhD Studentship 2016

Applications are invited for a Leverhulme Trust 3 year PhD studentship, on the project: Imagining the self in fictional worlds: evidence from Autism Spectrum Disorder (see also www.kent.ac.uk/psychology/research/ark/). The studentship will be undertaken under the supervision of Dr Heather Ferguson … Continue reading

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ERC PhD Studentship 2016

Applications are invited for a European Research Council (ERC) 3 year PhD studentship, on the project: Tracking the cognitive basis of social communication across the life-span (see www.kent.ac.uk/psychology/CogSoCoAGE/). The studentship will be undertaken under the supervision of Dr Heather Ferguson … Continue reading

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Forensic Psychology Evening Course

Forensic Psychology is the study of the psychology of crime and criminal behaviour. Over ten weeks join some of the UK’s leading experts in forensic psychology and go beyond what you see on the TV shows to learn about the … Continue reading

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Quality of life in family carers of people with dementia

Congratulations to Dr Anna Brown, who has been awarded £108,223 by the Alzheimer’s Society for a project entitled “C-DEMQOL Measurement of Quality of Life in Family Carers of People with Dementia”.

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Call for abstracts – 2016 ICCHNR Symposium 15-16 Sept.

2016 International Collaboration for Community Health Nursing Research (ICCHNR) Symposium “Changing populations, changing needs: Directions & models for community orientated primary care” 15 & 16 September 2016, University of Kent, Canterbury, UK Abstract submissions are now open Registration will open 1 March 2016 CHSS is … Continue reading

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CHSS to host International Symposium

2016 International Collaboration for Community Health Nursing Research (ICCHNR) Symposium: “Changing populations, changing needs: Directions & models for community orientated primary care ” Thursday 15th & Friday 16th September 2016, University of Kent, Canterbury, UK CHSS are delighted to be hosting the … Continue reading

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