Pre-loved Posters Wanted!

A PGR rep “Poster of the Week” Initiative Have you ever used your poster more than once or twice? Where do pre-loved posters end up? Is there a dusty corner with a pile of old posters somewhere in everyone’s office? Postgraduate research students very often find themselves in a “between …

Conference snapshot: Medicine of the Person 71st Annual Meeting 14-17 August 2019, Teplá, Czech Republic

Early in 2019 we discovered the writing of physician and counsellor Paul Tournier (1898-1986), and his approach within medicine that considers the whole person, including psychological, social and spiritual aspects. Delving further into his work, we discovered the International Association for the Medicine of the Person (Médecine de la Personne: …

PGR Reps 2018-2019

This academic year of 2018/19, as a group of six PGR reps, we have worked on different projects aiming to enhance the community of the postgraduate students. We wanted to enhance student connection in our diverse community of different personalities and backgrounds as well as to expand our relationship with …

Transition Voices – Navigating Change: An audio play

There has been a lack of studies that focus on young people with severe or profound learning disabilities. In relation to those with severe or profound learning disability, the transition process poses questions about decision-making capacity and how others can choose on behalf of the individual themselves.   In my Masters research, which …

Organising the Edinburgh Symposium for the International Consortium for Dementia and Wayfinding

When conducting my literature review, I found that there are pockets of research around the world about people with dementia who get lost or go ‘missing’, but that there seemed to be no platform for knowledge exchange.   So, in collaboration with a Canadian PhD student who I had met on …