The research in our Health and Wellbeing theme aims to manage health, disease and disability through technological, creative and scientific developments.

In this research theme blog, we cover topics including self-care, sport and exercise, mental wellbeing, diseases and medical advancements.

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The research in our Health and Wellbeing theme aims to manage health, disease and disability through technological, creative and scientific developments.

In this research theme blog, we cover topics including self-care, sport and exercise, mental wellbeing, diseases and medical advancements.

41 posts found

Mental Health & Wellbeing Projects- supported by the Health & Wellbeing Theme

21 May 2020 5 min read

A selection of projects focused on mental health, organised by the University of Portsmouth, for Mental Health Awareness Week.

Man walking on beach

Don’t hold your breath for a COVID-19 vaccine in 2020 Instead of a quick vaccine that completely prevents COVID-19, a variety of partial successes will be combined until eventually a full solution is found, writes Dr Simon Kolstoe for The Conversation

04 May 2020 Dr Simon Kolstoe 4 min read

Simon Kolstoe, Lecturer in Evidence Based Healthcare and University Ethics Advisor, at the University of Portsmouth, writes for The Conversation about the difficult process of coming up with treatment to Covid19

Virus

We need a laugh, even if it is fake – a history of canned laughter Present circumstances mean we are going to need entertaining shows, and we’re going to need laughter, real or canned, explains Charlie Watts for The Conversation

16 April 2020 Mr Charlie Watts 6 min read

Charlie Watts, lecturer in film production, at the University of Portsmouth, writes for The Conversation about the historic impact of laughter in film and TV and why it's so important during the coronavirus pandemic

Kermit laughing on sofa

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