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2021 news archive

Fundraising walk for Beat charity October 2021

The University of Edinburgh Nursing Society organise a sposnored walk for Beat, the UK’s leading eating disorder charity.

Free online course in COVID-19 Critical Care

Learn the principles and practice of critical care to treat and care for critically ill patients during the COVID-19 pandemic

Tartan honouring nursing is woven with gratitude

A tartan incorporating the colours of Scotland’s national nurse uniform has been created by nursing students and is the first of its kind to celebrate the profession.

£3.8m bid to ease despair of eating disorders

Innovative approaches to research will seek to transform the way eating disorders are understood and treated in adolescents.

The gift of poetry for nurses and midwives graduating in Scotland

A book of poetry has been developed as a gift for all nurses and midwives graduating in Scotland over the next three years. At a time when nurses are under unprecedented pressure from the pandemic, this gesture aims to provide words of comfort and inspiration.

Identifying optimal support for people and pets in Scotland

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A new research project that aims to identify the challenges experienced by pet owners in Scotland

Scotland's New Singing for Health Network

This project will bring together Singing for Health practitioners, researchers, and health professionals from across Scotland for the very first time.

Key study gauges Covid’s impact on young lives

Covid-19’s impact on children and young people with intellectual disabilities is to be assessed in a UK-wide study.

New: Animal Welfare Education for Children Toolkit

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Dr Janine Muldoon and Professor Jo Williams from the 'Children, Adolescents & Animals Research' (caar) group have created a new toolkit to support practitioners working within animal welfare education.

School PGR blog secures Student Experience Grant

Research Bow, our PGR community blog, secures funding to support growth and host workshops.

Digital hub offers support to homeless community

An online service to improve support for people who are homeless has been developed by researchers and community partners.