Healthy Ageing

CHAD Healthy Ageing Seminar

We are delighted that the CHAD seminar series has now launched! The first seminar of 2016 took place on Wednesday 19th October 2016. The topic was ‘Healthy Ageing’ and we heard about two studies that focused on alcohol use in retirement, and ageing without children respectively. Our two speakers were Fiona McCormack, Research Officer at…

CHAD Launch

CHAD Launch Featured in Signal Radio Article

In an article published on 20th September 2016 the CHAD Launch was featured in an article published on the website of local radio station Signal. A new research centre has been launched at Staffordshire University, focused on improving the health of people in the county. The Centre for Health and Development (CHAD) is the result of…

Sir Michael Marmot CHAD Launch interview

CHAD Launch Interview with Sir Michael Marmot

The CHAD launch took place on September 19th 2016 listen to the launch interview with the keynote speaker, Professor Sir Michael Marmot who chaired the WHO Commission on Social Determinants of Health (2005-8). The British Government appointed him to conduct a review of social determinants and health inequalities, the resulting Marmot Review and its recommendations…

CHAD Launch and Michael Marmot Keynote Lecture

CHAD Launch: we are delighted to announce the launch of the Centre for Health and Development, which will take place on September 19th 2016. CHAD is a unique collaboration between Staffordshire University, Stoke-on-Trent City Council and Staffordshire County Council. CHAD is a University-wide collaborative research centre developing the science and practice of health equity. We are committed…

Workshop – Refining research ideas and funding applications

On Thursday 14th April, the Centre for Health and Development (CHAD) organised a workshop called Refining research ideas and funding applications. Held in Staffordshire University’s Ashley Centre in Stoke-on-Trent, the purpose of the event was to refine topics and questions for research, and discuss sources of funding. Over 50 enthusiastic delegates spent much of the afternoon…