September 2017

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MSc Gerontology Student Wins the Sue Pembrey Award for 2017

Congratulations from everyone at the School to Barbara Lawson, who is a home manager at Kincaid House Care Home, Greenock, a home for people living with dementia. Barbara who is in the dissertation year of her MSc…



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PhD Student Marks Saudi Arabia Day in Style

  Adil Abalkhail one of our current PhD students who is currently researching within the field of infection control and prevention was recently invited by HRH Prince Mohammed bin Nawaf Al Saud to attend the Saudi…


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Marking Black History Month at UWS

Sunday the 1st of October marks the start of the UK’s Black History month. The month is an opportunity to examine the struggles and triumphs of Black People who for many years were erased from…


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Our Assistant Dean Releases Her New Publication

    Dr Maria Pollard, the Assistant Dean for Education in our School has recently published an updated second edition of her book ‘Evidence-Based Care for Breastfeeding Mothers: A Resource for Midwives and Allied Healthcare Professionals’ …


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Heading Off to Saskatchewan

Dr Rhoda Macrae one of our lecturers in Dementia working within the Alzheimer’s Scotland Centre for Policy and Practice (@AlzscotCPP) is heading off to be a Visiting Research Scholar for the autumn term at the…


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Say Hello to the Classes of Sept 17!

  New term, new students and thanks to everyone for sharing their pictures of their classes on the first day. These are our new BSc Midwifery students at Hamilton Campus, our BSc Mental Health class at…




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Ayrshire Hospice's 6th Go Purple Day

Our strategic partners, the  Ayrshire Hospice are having their 6th. Annual Go Purple Day which this year takes place on Friday 13th October 2017 during UK Hospice Care Week. To date, Go Purple has raised over £96,000 for the hospice and last year they reached their…