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How research can promote good practice and innovation

28 June 2022

The Research Month initiative intends to encourage people to get involved and to raise awareness of the importance of research in promoting good practice and innovation.

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Ambitions for research in acquired brain injury

25 May 2022

The ongoing Call for Evidence to inform the Government’s national strategy on Acquired Brain Injury (ABI) has prompted us to reflect on our ambitions for research in acquired brain injury.

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The research behind a new initiative to raise awareness and knowledge of brain injury rehabilitation

28 April 2022

The research behind a new initiative to raise awareness and knowledge of brain injury rehabilitation

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How to use a compassion focused therapy approach to support staff stress

22 March 2022

This month we invited Dr Miles Rogish, Consultant Clinical Psychologist at The Disabilities Trust, to give us his personal take on the research he has been doing on compassion focused therapy.

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The science of dating after brain injury

22 February 2022

Some might think that a scientific take on dating might kill its aura of mystery and romance, unless, of course, for those who are passionate about science!

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Seeing the trees and the forest: The value of outcomes repositories

18 January 2022

Recording clinical data on a general database is not always the top priority in a busy practitioner’s long to-do list, with many unsurprisingly citing practical reasons as barriers to recording outcomes in this way [1]. The other side of the coin, though, is that much can be learned by analysing pooled outcome data.

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Looking back and looking forward: our research year in review

21 December 2021

Lockdowns don’t make research easier, and 2021 welcomed us with one. We used the opportunity to reflect and review our priorities and processes, with the aim of increasing focus and engagement in research and improving how we share our learnings more broadly. In early 2021 we implemented our renewed Research Framework, and we’ve been busy with this ever since.

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What are the survivor and family experiences after a brain injury?

16 November 2021

After a brain injury, a person is likely to experience a variety of changes in many different areas of their life. These changes may not just affect the person with brain injury, but also the people closest to them.

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Is our ability to recognise emotions related to intelligence? Investigating emotion recognition abilities after brain injury

19 October 2021

Human beings are social creatures. For our ancestors, social interaction could have been a matter of life or death: the difference between the safety afforded from being part of a group and certain death for being alone in the wilderness. Whilst no longer such a grave affair today, social interaction is still important. We seek to connect with others and do this by navigating social groups with various social interaction “toolkits”.

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