Research News

Tue 02 November, 2021
PhD student crowned at Royal College of Nursing awards

A PhD student at the University of Bedfordshire was named winner of the Royal College of Nursing’s Leadership Award last week, following his work raising awareness of organ donation in the Sikh community.

Wed 13 October, 2021
Refugee challenges are focus of University research

The University of Bedfordshire’s Centre for Research in Law (CRiL) has published a report on refugee family reunion, looking into the challenges faced by refugees seeking to be reunited with their families in the UK.

Thu 07 October, 2021
Modern slavery of children & young people to be tackled through research

The University of Bedfordshire and charity ECPAT UK (Every Child Protected Against Trafficking) have been announced as research partners, spear-headed by Modern Slavery and Human Rights Policy and Evidence Centre (Modern Slavery PEC).

Wed 22 September, 2021
Academics and guests discuss ‘Improvement Through Movement’

The University of Bedfordshire is hosting its sixth annual ISPAR conference based around the theme of ‘Improvement Through Movement: Performance, health and wellbeing across the lifespan’.

Wed 22 September, 2021
Global research prize for Organ Donation PhD student

As the NHS promotes Organ Donation Week in the UK (20-26th September), an international student from the University of Bedfordshire has snapped up a top research award for his PhD investigating organ donation in Indian communities.

Tue 31 August, 2021
Study to improve care for patients at risk of prescription medication dependence

Researchers at the University of Bedfordshire are leading an eighteen-month study that aims to improve patient care for people prescribed medication with a risk of dependence.

Mon 12 July, 2021
Universities to encourage vital regeneration & funding

Dr Nick Lancaster from the University of Bedfordshire has penned a blog for Universities UK (UUK) as part of the #GettingResults higher education (HE) campaign.

Wed 30 June, 2021
Opinion: Upholding the rights of care leavers during the Covid-19 pandemic

An academic from the University of Bedfordshire has penned an article for Care Talk magazine about the findings from an ongoing care leaver research project.

Tue 22 June, 2021
iREd book launch to showcase six Beds publications

A book launch showcasing six new works authored by University of Bedfordshire academics is taking place on Wednesday 23rd June.

Wed 16 June, 2021
University helps LSG develop new Covid testing technology

Researchers from the University of Bedfordshire have helped develop a new inactivating technology for faster and safer testing of Covid-19 samples, in partnership with Life Science Group Ltd (LSG).

Wed 02 June, 2021
Flexible and creative adaptations to services but ‘care gaps’ persist

Following the UK government’s announcement of £51 million in new social care funding (24th May), researchers at the University of Bedfordshire have completed the first stage of a study investigating the support available to care leavers during the pandemic – with emerging findings highlighting that Covid-19 has heightened the challenges facing young people leaving care.

Wed 02 June, 2021
Professor provides public health evidence for parliamentary inquiry

A University of Bedfordshire academic was one of only four expert witnesses invited to provide evidence to a parliamentary inquiry into how patients’ cultural and socioeconomic backgrounds can create barriers when accessing treatment and care for blood-related conditions.