How can we end male violence? Bristol conference invites contributions from professionals working with boys and young men 4 August 2022 Researchers from the University of Bristol, in partnership with Bristol Young Men’s Network, are inviting professionals working with boys and young men to contribute to a conference around masculinity, violence and mental health.
- How can we end male violence? Bristol conference invites contributions from professionals working with boys and young men 4 August 2022 Researchers from the University of Bristol, in partnership with Bristol Young Men’s Network, are inviting professionals working with boys and young men to contribute to a conference around masculinity, violence and mental health.
- Poor communication of test results poses risk for patients 12 July 2022 A lack of clear systems for communicating test results in primary care can lead to confusion, frustration and anxiety for patients and potential delays in diagnosis and treatment, according to research published in the British Journal of General Practice today [12 July 2022].
- Dr Jessica Watson joint winner of the SAPC Doctoral prize 2022 23 June 2022 Dr Jessica Watson, NIHR Clinical Lecturer in General Practice at the Centre for Academic Primary Care, is joint winner of this year’s Society for Academic Primary Care (SAPC) Doctoral prize.
- Building community leadership in health research with under-served communities 22 June 2022 A new project to build community leadership among communities that are often under-represented in health research has been given a £10k boost.
- Hard Evidence goes on tour and secures evaluation funding 20 June 2022 Hard Evidence, a performance piece about two women affected by domestic abuse, their journey of mutual support, newfound confidence, and the empowering effect of public involvement in research is going on tour in Bristol. It has also secured evaluation funding from the National Institute for Health and Care Research Bristol Biomedical Research Centre (NIHR Bristol BRC) Director’s Fund.
- New project to evaluate how more trauma-informed support can be provided to people who experience multiple disadvantages 20 June 2022 A newly funded project, led by the Centre for Academic Primary Care and NIHR ARC West, will evaluate how Changing Futures in Bristol can provide more trauma-informed support for people with multiple disadvantages.
- Child sex abuse victims reveal barriers faced in new ‘Keeping Secrets’ report 9 June 2022 Child sex abuse victims whose cases are going through the criminal justice process, are going through the trial alone or faced with on average a two and a half year wait to access pre-trial therapy, according to one of the findings from a new Home Office-funded report led by University of Bristol researchers.
- Launching Common Ambition Bristol - working with African and Caribbean heritage communities to reduce HIV stigma and infections 8 June 2022 A major community-powered project in Bristol is set to launch an outreach programme to address HIV stigma and increase testing among people of African and Caribbean heritage.
- Professor Sarah Purdy awarded OBE in Queen's Birthday Honours 6 June 2022 Professor Sarah Purdy is one of two University of Bristol academics to receive awards in the Queen's Birthday Honours list which recognises the outstanding achievements and service of people across the UK, in celebration of Her Majesty’s unprecedented 70 years of service.
- Hospital database of serious injuries can be used to identify domestic violence and abuse, finds study 26 May 2022 Domestic violence and abuse (DVA) could be identified in the future using an already established national database of serious injuries, according to new University of Bristol-led research. The pilot study, published in Injury Prevention [26 May], developed a method to identify DVA victim-survivors from hospital records.