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Research in Practice, working with the research teams at UEA and Warwick University, has launched a new open access website – Serious Case Reviews – to support the application of learning in practice from Pathways to harm, pathways to protection: a triennial analysis of serious case reviews 2011-2014. Published by…
Organising and hosting events and conferences can involve a lot of administration. Conference programmes, and speaker and venue information need to be printed out and collated into delegate packs, which can be resource intensive and expensive. Given the popularity of mobile devices such as tablets and smartphones, there’s no reason…
A new new mobile phone/tablet App for the Edinburgh recovery community has been launched by the Edinburgh Alcohol and Drug Partnership. The Addiction Recovery Companion (ARC) App is aimed at anyone in or seeking recovery and brings together information and tools to help people to access recovery services, organise their…
Websites and smartphone applications developed by the University of Liverpool are at the forefront of helping healthcare professionals to safely prescribe medications for HIV and hepatitis patients. Developed and maintained by researchers at the University’s Institute of Translational Medicine, www.hiv-druginteractions.org and www.hep-druginteractions provide a comprehensive drug interaction resource, which is…
Back in 2009, Iriss worked with Stonewall Scotland to develop an online good practice guide - LGBT people and public services - which gives an introduction to lesbian, gay, bisexual and trans equality issues. In March 2016, Stonewall got in touch to ask if we would update and refresh the…
Loughborough academics are developing a new digital tool that will enable risks to the physical and mental health of older people to be detected early, and targeted interventions put in place to prevent further decline. The research forms part of the ‘My Active and Healthy Ageing (my-AHA)’ project, a €4.3…
Relatives and close friends of people with psychosis or bipolar disorder are being invited to take part in a new initiative to help support them online. The REACT (Relative Education and Coping Toolkit) online trial is run by researchers, clinicians and relatives from Lancashire Care NHS Foundation Trust, Lancaster University,…
Sea Hero Quest is an innovative new mobile game specifically designed to create the world’s largest crowd sourced data set to benchmark human spatial navigation. Launched by Deutsche Telekom, one of the world’s leading telecommunication companies, this multi-platform mobile game has been specifically designed to help advance understanding of spatial…
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