Research News

Thu 23 May, 2024
University awards research grants to tackle health inequalities in BLMK

Three innovative research projects have been announced as the first recipients of a grant programme launched by the University of Bedfordshire and the Bedfordshire, Luton and Milton Keynes Integrated Care Board.

Fri 26 January, 2024
Bedfordshire teams up with University of Cambridge for AI & education study

A study undertaken by the University of Bedfordshire and the University of Cambridge, looking into teacher use of Artificial Intelligence (AI) in language education, has revealed a growing trend among educators regularly using the technology.

Wed 03 January, 2024
Bedfordshire joins University of Cambridge and partners to form research hub

The University of Bedfordshire is joining forces with the University of Cambridge, Anglia Ruskin University, and the University of Suffolk to form a centre of social science training expertise in the Eastern region.

Mon 18 December, 2023
University academics contribute to new WHO guidelines on malnutrition

A research team led by the University of Bedfordshire has undertaken a series of projects to inform the new World Health Organisation (WHO) guidelines on preventing and managing malnutrition in infants and children aged five and under.

Thu 14 December, 2023
Keeping the spirits up? Research finds alcohol can be part of having a ‘good life’ in care homes

A study exploring alcohol policy and practice in care homes across England has been carried out by academics from the University of Bedfordshire in partnership with the Care Quality Commission (CQC).

Thu 23 November, 2023
Research explores views of healthcare professionals working with psychoactive substance users

New research from the University of Bedfordshire, which explores the experiences of healthcare professionals working with people who use a range of psychoactive substances (NPS), has found there is a need for better training, education, and assessment processes.

Thu 19 October, 2023
Graduate start-ups & community engagement celebrated in latest KEF results

Research England has unveiled this year’s Knowledge Exchange Framework (KEF) results which confirm that the University of Bedfordshire performed strongly in a number of key areas, including support for graduate start-ups and local and regional community engagement.

Wed 20 September, 2023
University celebrates top ranking for social enterprises in new study

The University of Bedfordshire has ranked first for students going on to create successful social enterprises in a new study of the UK’s most entrepreneurial universities.

Wed 30 August, 2023
New comic book to increase understanding & awareness of child abuse

Research into child sexual abuse and exploitation carried out by academics at the University of Bedfordshire has been turned into an educational comic book to help raise awareness of complex issues associated with young survivor engagement in participatory processes, and ways to navigate these.

Fri 28 July, 2023
Keech Hospice Care funds first PhD to investigate & improve child palliative care

A PhD student whose research into child palliative care and the impact on families were part-funded by local charity, Keech Hospice Care, has graduated from the University of Bedfordshire during the summer celebrations on 25th July.

Fri 23 June, 2023
University to lead ground-breaking student engagement project on organ donation within ethnic minority communities

A PhD student from the University of Bedfordshire has been granted funding by the NHS to undertake a student engagement project aiming to increase the number of organ donors from ethnic minority communities.

Tue 06 June, 2023
Opinion: Combat health inequalities by embracing individual values

A PhD student from the University of Bedfordshire has penned an opinion piece for the Nursing Times about equality, diversity and inclusion (EDI) within healthcare services.