CHAD Research Seminar Wednesday October 30th

The latest CHAD Research Seminar will take place on Wednesday October 30th. The presenters are: Mike Oliver: Does taking meaningful lunch breaks at work make a difference to your psychosocial health? Sophia Fedorowicz: Suicide Prevention: An Expert by Experience Perspective. The seminar will take place in Ashley Building, LT011, Leek Road Campus, Staffordshire University, Stoke-on-Trent,…

Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACEs) Conference

The Centre for Health and Development (CHAD) at Staffordshire University are delighted to be hosting an Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACEs) Conference, in partnership with Stoke-on-Trent City Council and the Office of the Police and Crime Commissioner Staffordshire. The conference will take place on Wednesday, 20 November 2019 from 13:30 to 19:00 in LT003, Ashley Building,…

Home Is Where the Health Is – Inaugural Professorial Lecture

  The Inaugural Professorial Lecture, Home Is Where the Health Is, by Professor Chris Gidlow, Professor of Applied Health Research, took place at 6pm on Tuesday September 10th in the Science Centre Lecture Theatre, Staffordshire University, Leek Road, University Quarter, Stoke-on-Trent. Christopher Gidlow presented to a full room for his inaugural Professorial lecture, Home is where…

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2nd Annual Health and Inequalities Conference

CHAD 2nd Annual Health and Inequalities Conference, Economic, Environmental and Health Inequalities in a Time of Austerity The Centre for Health and Development (CHAD) at Staffordshire University and the Faculty of Public Health (FPH) held a hugely successful 2nd Annual Health and Inequalities Conference at the University on Wednesday 26th June, 2019. Given the current…

CHAD Research Seminar Wednesday June 5th

The latest CHAD Research Seminar will take place on Wednesday June 5th. Please note the change of venue, the seminar will now take place in Ashley Building, LT010. The presenters are: Dr Yanping Niu: The meaning and experiences of spirituality and spiritual care among people from Chinese backgrounds in England: A grounded theory investigation. Stephanie…

CHAD Research Seminar Wednesday May 1st

On Wednesday May 1st we were delighted to welcome over 50 delegates to the third research seminar in our 2019 series of CHAD seminars, which focused on self-harm in young people. Self-harm is a common issue in young people. Lifetime prevalence rates of self-harm in the UK has been estimated at around 18%, but data…

CHAD Research Seminar Wednesday February 13th

After a gap while CHAD reorganised, the first CHAD Seminar took place on Wednesday 13th February, with two of our doctoral students showcasing their research. The seminar was well attended by staff, students and members of local authorities. The two of doctoral students presenting were: Trish Darby: Natural Environments and Health Adam Boughey: Attitudes to…

CHAD the Story So Far

Two years have passed since the official launch of the Centre of Health and Development and CHAD is changing. In August of this year CHAD was adopted and supported as a mainstream Staffordshire University research centre, whilst continuing to maintain and develop links with external partners to operate as a collaborative research centre. In the past…

Having a Voice – the Challenges of Homelessness

We are delighted that we have a journal article published in the Journal of Integrated Care, based on the City centre rough sleeping and street activity in Stoke-on-Trent research. The title of the paper is ‘Having a voice: a collaborative research project exploring the challenges and assets of people experiencing homelessness’. Sitting within our ‘health…