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A career that could have been…

In the first of an occasional series of guest blogs, one of our PenCLAHRC colleagues from Plymouth University, Amanda Wanner tells more about what she got up to on her Christmas break. How did you spend your holidays? Hopefully curled up by... Continue Reading →

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#12tweetsofChristmas

...or answers to some of the questions we are asked most often in our Search and Review clinics. We’ve been running fortnightly Search & Review clinics for more than 4 years, providing advice and guidance on systematic review and search... Continue Reading →

Care homes, cake and connections

Jo and a colleague from the PenCLAHRC Implementation Team, Jo Day spent a fascinating day at the Devon Care Kite Mark Residential Care Festive Jamboree. Hosted and co-ordinated by the ever-enthusiastic George Coxon, the day started with an overview of 2016... Continue Reading →

SNAPP

Ruth Garside, our colleague from the European Centre for Environment and Human Health and Alison Bethel, took an exciting and informative trip to the National Centre for Ecological Analysis and Synthesis to participate in a SNAPP workshop. The Science for Nature... Continue Reading →

Nature, Health and Wellbeing…Highlights from #OutdoorsforallUK

Last week Noreen was in London spending a day in the illustrious surroundings of the Great Hall at St Barts Hospital. The ‘Transforming Mental Health and Dementia Provision with the Natural Environment’ conference brought health and social care sectors together... Continue Reading →

#CochraneSeoul: A Gathering of the Guardians of the Evidence Ecosystem

Last week Jo Thompson Coon together with Harriet Hunt from the Exeter Test Group and Linda Long from PenTAG travelled to Seoul in South Korea for the 24th Cochrane Colloquium.  What followed was five action-packed days of thought-provoking plenaries, inspiring long and short... Continue Reading →

Negotiating the challenges of childhood brain injury….our baby steps #CerebraHeadAware

This week we are supporting our colleagues in PenCRU (Peninsula Cerebra Research Unit) in raising awareness of brain injury in children by joining in with #CerebraHeadAware week hosted by UK charity Cerebra. As a research team we have worked with... Continue Reading →

Ready, Steady, PRESS!

Our information specialists, Alison and Morwenna, spend a fair amount of time either teaching search skills, or thinking about how to improve methods of teaching search skills. It’s a tricky art requiring regular changes to the content and delivery depending... Continue Reading →

Communication, communication, communication…

This week Morwenna, Alison, Jo, Kath Maguire and Ruth Garside descended on the Knowledge Spa in Truro along with 13 people who work in, manage, own or provide services to care homes in Cornwall to explore how to identify, understand... Continue Reading →

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