Wolfson Research Institute for Health and Wellbeing
The Wolfson Research Institute for Health and Wellbeing, established in 2001, conducts and facilitates interdisciplinary research on health and wellbeing across all three University Faculties. We support a community of over 150 Fellows, 15 Research Centres and 9 Special Interest Groups across almost all of the University's departments and schools.
"The Beginning, Middle and End"
- Understanding a problem.
- Understanding how it manifests itself in the individual and in the community.
- Understanding ways in which we can mediate the problem effecting change via evidenced interventions.
The second way is to target a societal question or problem and collate and gather Durham University research expertise to address the issue from an interdisciplinary approach.
North-South divide in chronic pain
England has a North-South ‘pain divide’, with a clear geographical split in the prevalence and intensity of chronic pain and the use of potentially addictive opioid pain killers, shows new research.
The study involving researchers from Durham University is published in the online journal BMJ Open.
(12 Sep 2018) » More about North-South divide in chronic pain
Pre-announcement: 18ALERT: Mid-Range Equipment Initiative
Peppermint essential oil with high levels of menthol positively modulate performance on demanding cognitive tasks
Wavelengths of Colour by Diane Bousfield, Submitted by Dr Paul Chazot
“The Illusionist of Intention” by Diane Bousfield, an original poem submitted by Dr Paul Chazot
Global Challenges Summit 2018: Working Together for International Development - 24th July 2018
Research Showcase and BSI Thesis Prize - This Friday
(11 Jul 2018) » More about Research Showcase and BSI Thesis Prize - This Friday