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The School of Health, Nursing and Midwifery offers a wide range of innovative and exciting health and social care, nursing and midwifery undergraduate, postgraduate part time and continued personal development courses. The School actively undertakes research in a number of areas: • Care and Practice Improvement • Healthcare Associated Infection • Maternal, Child and Family Health • Mental Health • Older Persons' Health and Wellbeing • Alzheimer Scotland Centre for Policy and Practice The School of Health, Nursing and Midwifery offers a wide range of innovative and exciting health and social care, nursing and midwifery undergraduate, postgraduate part time and continued personal development courses. The School actively undertakes research in a number of areas: • Care and Practice Improvement • Healthcare Associated Infection • Maternal, Child and Family Health • Mental Health • Older Persons' Health and Wellbeing • Alzheimer Scotland Centre for Policy and Practice The School of Health, Nursing and Midwifery offers a wide range of innovative and exciting health and social care, nursing and midwifery undergraduate, postgraduate part time and continued personal development courses. The School actively undertakes research in a number of areas: • Care and Practice Improvement • Healthcare Associated Infection • Maternal, Child and Family Health • Mental Health • Older Persons' Health and Wellbeing • Alzheimer Scotland Centre for Policy and Practice

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Exercise Medicine & Life Sciences
Nurses Medicine & Life Sciences
Scotland Medicine & Life Sciences
Dementia Medicine & Life Sciences
Health Medicine & Life Sciences
Students Medicine & Life Sciences
Education Medicine & Life Sciences
dementia Social Sciences

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Research Output 1988 2020

2-furyl(phenyl)methanol isolated from Atractilis gummifera rhizome exhibits anti-leishmanial activity

Deiva, S., Ferguson, L., Rateb, M. E., Williams, R. & Brucoli, F., 31 Jan 2020, In : Fitoterapia. 140, 6 p., 104420.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Atractyloside
Methanol
Kaurane Diterpenes
Diterpenes
Macrophages
5 Citations (Scopus)
115 Downloads (Pure)

A cross sectional study of family caregiver burden and psychological distress linked to frailty and functional dependency of a relative with advanced dementia

de Abreu, W., Tolson, D., Jackson, G. & Costa, N., 1 Feb 2020, In : Dementia. 19, 2, p. 301-318 18 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
File
dementia
cross-sectional study
caregiver
human being
caregiving

An exploration of the influences on under-representation of male pre-registration nursing students

Whitford, H. M., Marland, G. R., Carson, M. N., Bain, H., Eccles, J., Lee, J. & Taylor, J., 31 Jan 2020, In : Nurse Education Today. 84, 104234.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Nursing Students
Nursing
nursing
Scotland
Focus Groups

Activities 1995 2020

BREATH Presentation at Stranraer Campus, Dumfries & Galloway College

John Lockhart (Speaker)
10 Feb 2020

Activity: OtherTypes of Public engagement and outreach - Festival/Exhibition

BREATH Dumfries & Galloway Schools Engagement Drive: Stranraer Academy

John Lockhart (Speaker)
10 Feb 2020

Activity: OtherTypes of Public engagement and outreach - Festival/Exhibition

BREATH Dumfries & Galloway Schools Engagement Drive: Belmont Primary award

John Lockhart (Presenter)
10 Feb 2020

Activity: OtherTypes of Public engagement and outreach - Festival/Exhibition

Prizes

3 Minute Thesis UWS Winner

Jane Cook (Recipient), 13 Jun 2017

Prize: Other distinction

Academic All-Ivy League Award

Ray Bobrownicki (Recipient), 2005

Prize: Prize (including medals and awards)

university population
athlete
Sports
performance
student

Associate Member of the Royal Society of Chemistry

Iain McLellan (Recipient), 2011

Prize: Election to learned society

Press / Media

UWS Lecturer Maureen Bell Named in Honours List

Maureen Bell

17/06/19

1 item of Media coverage

Press/Media: Other

School Showcase - Kirkcudbright

John Lockhart

6/05/19

1 item of Media coverage

Press/Media: Public Engagement Activities