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Health, Equality and the Economy

Report by a cross disciplinary team at Ulster University to support the future of healthcare

9 December 2020

Ulster University AI Expert Helps People to Communicate Following Brain Injuries as part of £20m UK Government Investment in AI

Professor Damien Coyle awarded prestigious Turing AI Acceleration Fellowship

27 November 2020

Women’s Vision in Transition: Photobook illustrates how much can be achieved when women come together to address cross-community social issues

A re-visualisation of the Tigers Bay and New Lodge areas of North Belfast by women who live there

26 November 2020

Survey shows Covid-19 restrictions could have long-term impact on children’s play and development

Children and young people in NI have been significantly affected by lockdown restrictions

20 November 2020

Decision-makers must weigh up the risk of mental health difficulties associated with the restrictions

Professor Siobhan O'Neill, Interim Mental Health Champion for Northern Ireland, provides her commentary: "We are now recognising that the pandemic, and its effects, are likely to be with us for longer than we initially anticipated, and again the

10 November 2020

Ulster University play key role in new European NorthWord project

Digital platform for creatives to harness traditional stories using modern technologies

9 November 2020

Ulster University economist Hetherington supports alternative to lockdowns

A senior economist has said he sympathises with businesses who have made a case to the Executive against restrictions to contain Covid-19. In total, 23 organisations have urged Stormont Ministers to rethink intermittent restrictions and lockdowns.

21 October 2020

Research advises of management strengths and areas for improvement to support wellbeing of Health and Social Care UK workforce during COVID-19

A study of over 3,000 members of the Health and Social Care workforce across the UK during the first wave of COVID-19 from May to July 2020 has revealed key learnings for management to aid the wellbeing of staff.

15 October 2020