CHAD Developing Links with Potential Japanese Partners

CHAD developing links with potential Japanese partners, Dr Peter Kevern (Associate Director and lead for Healthy Living) recently presented on the work of CHAD at a Symposium on ‘Healthy and Active Ageing’ hosted by the London office of the Japan Agency for Medical research and Development (AMED) in April. AMED is the Japanese equivalent of…

BIG Community Conversation

The BIG Community Conversation

The BIG Community Conversation Celebrating “making a difference in our communities” Please join us for the ‘Big Community Conversation’ event on the 7th June 2017 to share, listen and learn about some of the great work which is happening in our communities in Stoke-on-Trent and Staffordshire. The event is being organised by the Centre for…

CHAD Guest Lecture Professor Aliko Ahmed

CHAD were honoured to have a visiting guest lecture delivered by Professor Aliko Ahmed, Chair of Public Health Africa, and current Director of Public Health England for the East of England. Previously the Director of Public Health for Staffordshire NHS and County Council, and a founding member of CHAD. The lecture entitled ‘Global Health Interdependencies…

CHAD Small Grants Fund

NEW Research Funding Opportunity from CHAD

The Centre for Health and Development (CHAD) is pleased to announce the launch of its Small Grants Fund. The purpose of this funding announcement is to stimulate locally relevant research into health inequities across Staffordshire University. This funding will provide an opportunity for you to partner with an academic member of staff from the university…

Homelessness in Stoke-on-Trent – working towards inclusion, recovery and sustainability

We held our first CHAD seminar of 2017 on Wednesday 1st February, focussing on homelessness in Stoke-on-Trent. The seminar was well attended by representatives from the Council, Clinical Commissioning Group, Police and Charity organisations as well as staff and students from the University. Dr Rachel Massie, Research Associate at CHAD, was our first speaker. She…

Lunchtime Research Semimar on Multi-morbidity

Well done to Kostas Spyropoulos, a PhD student within CHAD, who was invited to speak at a lunchtime research seminar at Staffordshire University on Wednesday 18/1/2017. This series of research seminars has been organized by Chris Gidlow (Academic Director of CHAD and Associate Professor at Staffordshire University) providing PhD students the opportunity to present their…

CHAD Seminar on Mental Health

CHAD is committed to carrying out research that is locally relevant and accessible.  The purpose of our seminar series is to share local research with a wide audience in order to stimulate discussion and debate. This includes practitioners, service providers, voluntary and community groups and other academics – everyone is welcome. The seminar on Mental…