Month: November 2016

#AfterWhitchurch

Posted on 16 November 2016 by Ben Hannigan

The closure of Whitchurch Hospital to inpatients in spring 2016 provided the backdrop for #AfterWhitchurch, a collaborative Economic and Social Research Council (ESRC)/Cardiff University Festival of Social Science event focusing on the changing system of mental health care hosted at Cardiff’s Chapter Arts on November 10th 2016. Whitchurch Hospital opened as the Cardiff City Mental
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Shell Shock – Lessons for Today

Posted on 11 November 2016 by Stefanie Linden

On 1 November, to commemorate the centenary of the Battle of the Somme, one of the defining events of World War One (WW1) – I talked at a meeting of the Glamorgan Family History Society about my research on psychological trauma and combat stress. The centenary of the Great War has frequently reminded us of
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An undergraduate student’s experience of mental health research

Posted on 9 November 2016 by Chloe Sheldon

The Cardiff Undergraduate Research Opportunities Programme (CUROP) provides summer placements for Cardiff University undergraduates in the University research environment. CUROP offers a stipend to support a student on a placement of up to eight weeks duration, working with supervision on staff-defined research projects. It is considered to be one of the largest undergraduate research schemes
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