Congratulations to colleagues from the School of Nursing and Midwifery for their involvement in a recent prestigious Wellcome Investigator Award to study the recent sharp decline in youth drinking in England and internationally. Professor Penny Curtis and Dr Hannah Fairbrother were responsible for the qualitative element of the project along with Dr Katie Ellis who led on the impact statement
The prestigious award (£607,801) has been awarded to Dr John Holmes, Senior Research Fellow in the ScHARR Alcohol Research Group. John will use secondary analysis of survey data and new qualitative research to characterise the decline and develop explanations for why it is happening. John will also work with stakeholders to develop advocacy and policy responses.
Congratulations to all our colleagues.
Dr Sharron Hinchliff - School of Nursing and Midwifery
Wednesday 11 October, 5.45pm
Sex, intimacy and older adults
We are delighted to announce Dr Sharron Hinchliff will be sharing her work with brand new audiences at Sheffield's Off the Shelf festival of words.
Running from 7-28 October 2018, Off the Shelf is one of the largest and most accessible literary festivals in the UK, curated jointly by our University and Sheffield Hallam University.
Every year, the festival brings some of the biggest names in literature and the arts to Sheffield and we’re excited to see so many of our University’s experts on the programme.
A research project to develop health care promotion materials focussing on intimacy and sexuality in the third age.
Dr Sharron Hinchliff and Dr Tony Ryan of the School of Nursing and Midwifery are working with a group of European educational and medical experts under the leadership of the University College of Health Science in Slovenj Gradec, Slovenia to develop health care promotional materials focussing on intimacy and sexuality in older age.
New Energy Poverty publication from the European Parliament is published, with contributions from University of Sheffield School of Nursing and Midwifery staff.
Research undertaken at, or led by, the School of Nursing & Midwifery at the University of Sheffield have developed two new approaches to work with older people and carers
Project looking at factors influencing older people keeping warm.
A research project between the Centre for the Study of Childhood and Youth (CSCY) and Eureka Children’s Museum.