Wednesday June 23rd 16:00 – 17:00
The Early Career Researchers Network (ECRN) at BU provides a forum for Early Career Researchers to meet each other, share experiences and learning, and can lead to collaboration on research projects. This year, we are also providing a platform for Early Career Researchers to present their research and/or their experiences. This June we are pleased to present you with a double bill at the ECRN meeting on 23rd June 16:00 – 17:00.
June’s event features the following :
Evaluation of a hybrid physical activity and talking therapy-based intervention for promoting well-being in young children with Dr. Ashok Patnaik, Postdoctoral Researcher In Sport and Physical Activity
In this presentation, Ashok will describe the BU-led evaluation of the Stormbreak programme. He will introduce the audience to the rationale behind the programme and the philosophy that underpins it. He will then explain how the BU academic team have sought to evaluate the effectiveness of Stormbreak and share some of the data collected so far. Finally, he will talk about the challenges posed by COVID-19 to the conduct of the study and discuss some of the steps taken to address these challenges, e.g. digitisation of the study.
Improving care and support for people living with dementia with Dr. Michelle Heward, Post Doctoral Research Fellow and member of the Ageing and Dementia Research Centre at BU.
In this talk Michelle will discuss her research journey so far in the field of ageing and dementia. With specific examples of studies that she has been involved in that are designed to improve care and support through hearing the voices, understanding the experiences, and facilitating coproduction of people with dementia, family carers, practitioners, and care staff.
These presentations will be followed by Q&A.
If you would like to attend, please contact OD@bournemouth.ac.uk