My research interests lie broadly within the field of health, care and well being. As such, I have specific interest in holistic care, family carers, terminal illness, palliative care and bereavement. My PhD research synthesised these interests through investigating the use of digital legacies (video recordings) with people affected by motor neurone disease. As a […]
We Hear You provides free therapeutic support to children, families and individuals in Bath and North East Somerset, Somerset and Wiltshire affected by cancer and other life-threatening conditions. WHY’s vision is a world where free access to high quality therapeutic support is available when and where it is needed for everyone affected by cancer and […]
Biography I graduated from Bristol Polytechnic (now the University of the West of England) with a BSc (Hons) in Systems Design. This led on to a career with Dell Computer Corporation. After 13 years my wife and I decided to relocate with our young family from Surrey to North Devon. I then became a househusband, […]
The Möbius Hospice is a new type of hospice that puts death and dying at the centre of a larger community. Möbius Hospice uses the motif of a Möbius strip to talk about death and dying as a continuum.
WCCEH is one of four Wellcome-funded centres that focus on research in the humanities and social sciences The Institute for Medical Humanities focusses on improving health by understanding the depth and breadth of human experience.
WCCEH is one of four Wellcome-funded centres and institutes that undertake health-focussed research in the humanities and social sciences. The Centre for Biomedicine, Self and Society will explore new ways of integrating social science and humanities into the study of biomedicine, as well as new approaches to public and stakeholder engagement.
WCCEH is one of four Wellcome-funded centres and institutes that undertake health-focussed research in the humanities and social sciences. The Ethox Centre aims to improve ethical standards in healthcare practice and in medical research through education, research, and the provision of ethics support to health professionals and medical researchers.
The Centre is funded by a £4.1 million grant from the Wellcome Trust, matched by a £3 million investment from the University of Exeter. The refurbished space was officially opened in 2018.
Daniele is a Research Fellow working on: ‘Care Under Pressure: a realist review of interventions to tackle doctors’ mental ill-health and its impacts on the clinical workforce and patient care’.
Ritadevi Alflatt is the Engaged Research Administrator, supporting the Big Data Publics project. She is based at the Knowledge Spa in Truro.
Wellbeing Exeter is a strategic alliance of public, voluntary and community sector organisations. We have come together to explore better ways of supporting the 40% of patients who visit their GP with social rather than medical problems.
The Sensory Trust is a leading authority on inclusive and sensory design in the UK, using connections with nature and the outdoors to improve the health and wellbeing of people living with disability and health issues, their families and carers.
The vision of Libraries Unlimited is `Bringing ideas, imagination, information and knowledge to people’s lives and communities’.
C2: Connecting Communities is the brand name of a unique and dynamic community engagement programme that has been transforming the health & social status of low-income communities in the UK since 1995.
Colab Exeter is an integrated wellbeing and innovation hub that works in collaboration with agencies across sectors to strengthen local services and achieve positive whole community outcomes around homelessness, addiction, (re)offending, and health inequality.
Activity for Reformation of Basic Needs ARBAN is a civil society organisation involved in socio-economic research and development activities in the Netrokona, Mymensingh, Jamalpur, Sylhet, Dhaka, Khulna, Bagerhat and Satkhira districts of Bangladesh. ARBAN received one of the Centre’s first Research Initiation Awards, for the Voices from Durgapur project.
Aesop is a not-for-profit charity and social enterprise. Aesop is a bridge-builder, connecting the worlds of health and the arts. It helps health harness the powers of the arts, and helps the arts gear up to deliver health improvement.
Core members of the Wellcome Centre (Lora Fleming, Karyn Morrissey and Ritadevi Aflatt) are also members of the European Centre for Environment and Human Health (ECEHH) based in Truro, at the University of Exeter Medical School.
The World Health Organization set up the Collaborating Centre initiative in recognition that expert academic advice is often needed to meet the key aims and objectives set out as part of WHO’s strategic priorities. WHO Collaborating Centre for Culture and Health
Biography I am an Honorary Senior Research Fellow with the Wellcome Centre, following a Wellcome Trust Research Fellowship in the Centre for Medical History at the University of Exeter. I am a cultural historian of medicine and my work is positioned in the growing interdisciplinary field of the medical humanities. My most recent research has […]
Biography I was a senior policy adviser at the Department of Health for 25 years (1992-2017). Before that, I worked at the Trades Union Congress (health and social policy adviser), the Health Education Authority (alcohol policy manager) and Birmingham University (social policy lecturer). I am a graduate of Warwick and Birmingham universities. My doctorate was […]
My background I’ve had a ‘portmanteau’ career that’s taken me everywhere from school science teaching, to voluntary work, to being a company director, to freelance editing and a lot in between. I started my working life as a science teacher in secondary schools in Derbyshire and Devon. While teaching, I took my undergraduate degree with […]
Biography I was educated at the University of Oxford, graduating with a double first in English Language and Literature followed by a DPhil in eighteenth-century literature. I took up a full-time teaching appointment at the University of Exeter in 1992 and wrote five books before taking up a visiting professorship at Stanford University and then […]
Biography I began my academic journey in 2006, when I studied Sociology and History at undergraduate level, and attained a First Class Honours degree. Following this, I went on to study a Postgraduate Certificate in Education with Masters, training as a secondary school and post-16 History teacher. In 2012, I completed a Masters of Research […]