Institute Seminar Series

Welcome to our Institute Seminar series. We will post here our forthcoming seminar series as well as previously presented presentations which are all held virtually. Each presentation will be recorded and we will post the links alongside each presentation. Each seminar detail has a MS Teams live link embedded enabling you to join the presentation, no need to pre-register but please do consider joining our Institute mailing list.

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Seminar series 2022/2023

Our 2022/2023 seminar series is currently been formulated with topics and speakers being arranged. If you wish to be notified please do join our mailing list.


18 May 2022 12:00-1:30pm

Health and socio-economic inequalities by sexual orientation among older women in the UK - by Laia Becares (University of Sussex) and Shared care and (trans) gender identity support in Primary Care by Zowie Davy (DMU).

Join the seminar on MS Teams  - this will go live at 12pm on 18/05/2022

Watch the seminar, presentation will be available soon.

16 May 2022 Time: 1:00-2:00pm

Presenting his work and perspectives on long-term residential care within a Brazilian context. Dr Patrick Alexander Wachholz, Geriatrician, Ph.D. in Public Health (Collaborating professor at Botucatu Medical School, São Paulo State University, Brazil. Collaborating researcher at Frente Nacional de Fortalecimento à ILPI, Brazil (National Front for Strengthening Long-Term Care Facilities). Twitter handle: @DrPatrickLTC )

Watch the seminar, or download the presentation.

04 May 2022 12:00-1:30pm

Presentations by Zowie Davy (DMU) and Laia Becares (University of Sussex). Join the seminar on MS Teams  - this will go live at 12pm on 12/03/2022

30 March 2022 12:00-1:30pm

The Surviving Crying Study with Professor Jayne Brown (DMU) and another presentation from Frances Hallam (Nottingham). Watch the seminar, or download the presentation.

16 March 2022 12:00-1:30pm

This is a joint seminar with the Centre for Reproduction Research (CRR)

Experiences and perspectives of perinatal care by black women and health professionals- by Ebun Makinda (DMU PhD). Watch the seminar or download the presentation.

02 February 2022 12:00-1:30pm

An exploration of the socialisation of student mental health nurses in compassionate mental health nursing practice: A constructivist enquiry with Jo Sharpe (DMU PhD) and Nurturing Babies During the COVID-19 Lockdown: Resilience, Art and Creativity The Talent 25 Longitudinal Sub-sample Study by Professor Bertha Ochieng (DMU). Watch the seminar or download the presentation.

26 January 2022 12:00-1:30pm

The transition and integration journey of foreign-trained nurses into a challenging trauma care environment with Mohammed Al-Sheik Hassan (DMU PhD) and How parents of children with complex medical conditions access support for their own wellbeing with Sarah Oakley (DMU PhD). Watch the seminar or download the presentation.

12 January 2022 12:00-1:30pm

The HCA-RN dyad – a new concept of nursing team with Rachael Carroll (DMU) (Powerpoint download) and Care home as cinematic community: interdisciplinary research and co-design with Dr Jenna Breckenridge and Dr Ana Salzberg (Dundee University) (Powerpoint download). Watch the seminar. Download the presenter’s presentation.

24 November 2021, 12.00 - 1.30pm

Dementia End of Life Care with Karen Harrison-Dening (DMU) and Zena Aldridge (DMU PhD) (PDF document) OR Watch the seminar. Download the presenter’s presentation.