Learning Through Fiction

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The experience and reality of mental health and the stigma surrounding it is becoming an increasingly popular topic to broach through works of fiction. Today on the blog Megan has pulled together a summary of some novels that tackle these topics. Megan   With mental health being talked about more…

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A general(ist) sense of discomfort

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A recent blogpost in the research policy section on the website of HEFCE (the Higher Education Funding Council for England) – a place which might well have a creditable claim to the highly-contested title of ‘Nerdiest Corner of the Internet’ – highlights the body’s continuing focus on interdisciplinary research in…

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Toxic Stress: A Threat to the Futures of Millions of Children

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Last year, Rosa [Cheesman, EDIT Lab PhD student] wrote about the state of refugees’ mental health in camps, and the factors underpinning resilience to mental health issues as a result of trauma. Continuing the theme, Shivani [Parikh, EDIT Lab placement student] has investigated how the Syrian Civil War might alter children’s development. This article…

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