Research News

Role of GPs critical to success of home-based telehealth

Fri 22 April, 2016

Research released today shows that telehealth and telecare technology, which is seen as a potential solution to NHS bed blocking and cost-efficient home care, is not being adopted by the elderly as some GPs aren’t explaining it properly.

University 3D prints a new hand for school boy

Tue 12 April, 2016

Two University of Bedfordshire academics have made 8-year-old William Joyner a new hand using state-of-the-art 3D printing.

New research identifies children’s lack of trust in the police is impeding child safety

Wed 23 March, 2016

A lack of trust in the police service, and fears about engaging with them, is seeing children and young people being put at serious risk, according to a new report from the University of Bedfordshire

Stigma and shame stopping over 50s drinkers seeking help

Mon 18 January, 2016

The biggest ever survey of its kind has been conducted by researchers at the University of Bedfordshire into the drinking habits of the over 50s.

Academics face email overload

Fri 08 January, 2016

University academics are at an increased risk of work-related stress because of a culture of being always available, according to University of Bedfordshire Professor Gail Kinman

Presenteeism in prison officers is a health and safety risk

Thu 07 January, 2016

More than half of prison officers feel pressure to go into work while unwell, with serious implications for their health and the safe running of prisons.

UCMK launches the MK:Smart Data Hub

Tue 20 October, 2015

Milton Keynes took a giant step forward to becoming a Smart City when University Campus Milton Keynes (UCMK), part of the University of Bedfordshire, officially opened its doors to demonstrate the MK:Smart Data Hub (Monday 19 October).

Research analyses work commitment among healthcare students

Thu 10 September, 2015

A team of researchers from the University of Bedfordshire have put together a series of suggestions for improving the recruitment and retention of student nurses and midwives.

First study into Polish migrants' attitudes to organ donation

Tue 08 September, 2015

The first study of its kind has been conducted into the attitudes of Polish migrants living in the UK about organ donation.

University to examine diversity in the NHS

Wed 02 September, 2015

Researchers from the University of Bedfordshire’s Institute for Health Research are to examine how diversity in the NHS workforce can be increased.

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