CHAD Research Seminar Wednesday May 1st

The latest CHAD Research Seminar entitled Young People and Self Harm. will take place on Wednesday May 1st. 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 on hospital admissions for self-harm suggest that it is most common in 15–24-year-olds,…

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 Seminar – Thinking Active

CHAD’s October seminar was held at the Kingston Centre in Stafford. At this seminar, Dr Rachel Massie, Research Officer at CHAD, shared the findings from the Thinking Active pilot project completed earlier this year. The presentation gave an insight into the programme and the feedback received from the care-givers and service providers involved. Thinking Active…

Evaluation of the North Staffordshire Cancer Lifestyle Project

The CHAD seminar held on Wednesday 20th September 2017 focused on the independent evaluation of The Beth Johnson Foundation’s Cancer Lifestyle Project in North Staffordshire. The seminar was well attended by representatives from the Council, Clinical Commissioning Group and charity organisations, in addition to University staff. Alice Sharp, Project Coordinator at Beth Johnson Foundation (BJF) and…

Alison Briggs

CHAD Seminar Food Poverty and Childhood Obesity

This CHAD seminar on Food Poverty and Childhood Obesity, took place in the beautiful Oak Room at the County Buildings, Stafford on Wednesday July 5th from 12.30 to 2pm. Twenty people including staff from the University, local authorities and voluntary organisations attended the lunchtime seminar. Alison Briggs, a researcher at Staffordshire University, presented first and…

CHAD Seminar Resourceful Ageing: Creativity and Community in Later Life

This CHAD seminar on ‘Resourceful Ageing: creativity and community in later life’, took place on Thursday the 15th June, 2017 at Staffordshire University, Leek Road Campus, Stoke on Trent. A cross section of delegates including academics, voluntary organisations and local authorities attended the seminar which began with Peter Kevern, Associate Professor for Values in Care, School…

Natural Environment and Health

CHAD Seminar Natural Environment and Health

This CHAD seminar on the Natural Environment and Health took place on Wednesday May 17th at Staffordshire University, Leek Road Campus, Stoke-on-Trent. More than 30 delegates attended, including those from academia, voluntary organisations, local authority and NHS. Dr Christopher Gidlow and Dr Gemma Hurst provided an introduction to the association between exposure to natural environment…

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…