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 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…