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Dr Emee Vida Estacio has recently presented her action research project at the World Health Organisation’s Health Literacy Network in Liverpool. The project entitled, ‘Action on Health Literacy in Stoke-on-Trent’ is part of a wider health literacy campaign commissioned by Stoke-on-Trent City Council which aimed to explore the impact of health literacy on effective diabetes management among young men and South Asian men.
The WHO Health Literacy Network is part of the Healthy Cities Movement which is a global movement that engages local authorities and their partners in health development. Within Europe there are over 90 Healthy Cities and 30 National Healthy Cities Networks with designated status from WHO Europe.
Dr Sue Sherman and colleagues from the NHS have recently published an article in Cytopathology entitled "The invasive cervical cancer review: psychological issues surrounding disclosure."
This article was chosen as Editor's Choice and can be downloaded free during April and May from the Cytopathology website.
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Geraldine Leighton and Dr. Alexandra Lamont
To enable the results of our research to have impact where it might influence children’s experiences of learning a musical instrument, a report was published in January in ‘ARCO’, the journal of the European String Teachers’ Association (British Branch). The project explored the musical self-identity of children from two ‘musical’ English, multi-cultural, inner-city primary schools, with a questionnaire asking about the children’s musical activities, both in and out of school. We also asked them to draw a picture of ‘a musician’.
These gave us insights into their concept not only of ‘a musician’ but also more specifically of themselves as musicians.
Keele Psychology has moved up from 41 to 33 in university league tables, and overall student satisfaction has reached 4.0 (out of 5).
Head of School Professor Michael Murray says "This is excellent news and further evidence that our dedication to improving our students' learning environment is having an impact".
The School of Psychology at Keele was awarded a Bronze Departmental Athena SWAN Charter Award in the latest round of awards.
The Athena SWAN Charter recognises commitment to advancing women's careers in science, technology, engineering, maths and medicine (STEMM) employment in academia.
The School Athena SWAN Champion, Dr Sue Sherman, together with the School's Self Assessment Team (Michael Murray, Emee Estacio, Claire Fox, Sarah Jennings, Alexandra Kent and Andrew Knipe) submitted a 9,000 word application together with a detailed action plan to secure this prestigious award. For more information, please contact email@example.com.