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Researchers at Middlesex University (MDX) need healthy adults to participate in crucial research aiming to develop a novel test, which will be used in a study investigating whether music therapy sessions have beneficial effects in adults who are experiencing cognitive decline and are living in care homes. The research is…
Middlesex University has this week launched the North London Social Work Teaching Partnership, a national project funded by the Department for Education in order to build excellence in social work teaching and practice. It aims to improve the training, recruitment, progression and retention of social workers across north London while…
Dr Trish Hafford-Letchfield, Professor of Social Care at Middlesex University, has completed a project with six Anchor care homes in London to ensure care homes across the country become more LGBT- friendly. The collaborative project also included researchers from Bristol, Edge Hill and Hertfordshire University. Funded by Comic Relief, Anchor…
A social worker of 31 years, has been awarded an Honorary Degree at Middlesex University’s graduation ceremony this week. Following a distinguished career in mental health, child protection and family intervention, Nikki Bradley's recognition is truly well deserved. In 2014, Nikki was awarded an MBE for her service to children…
The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge have marked World Mental Health Day by meeting young people and hearing their stories of how they battled the issue and are now helping others to do the same. Kate and William looked visibly moved as they spoke to people about the stigma associated…
Dr June O’Sullivan MBE, Chief Executive of the London Early Years Foundation (LEYF), has been awarded an honorary degree by Middlesex University. She was presented with the award at the University's graduation ceremony on Wednesday 15 July. Dr O'Sullivan has headed up the UK's leading childcare charity and social enterprise…
A team of interns at redLoop – the Middlesex University Design and Innovation Centre – have been awarded a £2,000 grant to develop an app they designed as part of the JISC Summer of Student Innovation competition. The innovative mobile app called 'commUNItime' was designed by Kirsty Tither, Posola Karunwi,…
Achieving successful organisational change is a core responsibility for all adult social care managers. A new digital resource, launched this week, is designed to support managers working in social care to deal with change within their organisations. They will become more confident in selecting approaches and tools that will assist…