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Usability testing of coronavirus antibody kits: From a Zoom call with the public to a study of 14,400 people

When Imperial College was approached to run a programme of antibody testing that could estimate how many people in England had already ...

  • 28/08/2020
  • Health & wellbeing, Health & Social Care Research, Ageing, Big Data & Digital Health, Blood & Immune System, Infectious diseases
  • Philippa Pristera

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onHand in the North East

We have been working with an innovative Tech for Good company to pilot their service in the North East of England. They match vetted vo...

  • 05/08/2020
  • Innovation for Ageing, Culture & Society, Health & wellbeing, Mobility & Transport
  • Meera Vijayaraghavan

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Newcastle UNI-Health Programme - A brief summary of the week

This last week we finally enjoyed the second edition of UNI-Health program held in Newcastle University! The topic of this very special...

  • 07/10/2019
  • Housing, Mobility & Transport, Culture & Society, Health & wellbeing

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UNIHealth: A Personal Perspective - Barbara Douglas

Barbara Douglas of Elders Council of Newcastle participated in two visits to the Universidad Politécnica de Madrid as part of the UNI H...

  • 24/09/2019
  • Housing, Mobility & Transport, Culture & Society, Health & wellbeing

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Countdown to the UNI Health Newcastle Programme begins!

We’re now just a few days away from the start of Newcastle UNI Health programme week on 30 September. “UNIversity exchange programme cr...

  • 19/09/2019
  • Health & wellbeing, Culture & Society, Mobility & Transport, Housing

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Creative arts therapies can help people with dementia socialise and express their grief

People with dementia can flourish and show creativity in ways they, their caregivers and loved ones never thought possible. Under the g...

  • 26/08/2019
  • Health & Social Care Research, Culture & Society, Dementia, Brain & Mind, Health & wellbeing

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Isabel Allende: How to live passionately—no matter your age

Author Isabel Allende is 71. Yes, she has a few wrinkles—but she has incredible perspective too. In this candid talk, meant for viewers...

  • 23/08/2019
  • Innovation for Ageing, Culture & Society, Health & wellbeing

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Jane Fonda: Life's third act

Within this generation, an extra 30 years have been added to our life expectancy -- and these years aren't just a footnote. Jane Fonda ...

  • 16/08/2019
  • Culture & Society, Health & wellbeing

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Susan Pinker: The secret to living longer may be your social life

The Italian island of Sardinia has more than six times as many centenarians as the mainland and ten times as many as North America. Why...

  • 09/08/2019
  • Culture & Society, Health & wellbeing

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UK law on medicinal cannabis changed six months ago – what have we learned?

On November 1, 2018, the UK changed the law on medicinal cannabis. Medicinal cannabis products were moved from schedule 1, meaning they...

  • 05/08/2019
  • Health & Social Care Research, Culture & Society, Health & wellbeing

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What makes a good life? Lessons from the longest study on happiness

What keeps us happy and healthy as we go through life? If you think it's fame and money, you're not alone – but, according to psychiatr...

  • 30/07/2019
  • Culture & Society, Health & wellbeing

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My simple invention, designed to keep my grandfather safe.

60% of people with dementia wander off, an issue that can prove hugely stressful for both patients and caregivers. In this charming tal...

  • 28/06/2019
  • Innovation for Ageing, Dementia, Brain & Mind, Culture & Society, Health & wellbeing

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