Posted by on September 6, 2017 at 12:10 pm

With expertise from Child Psychologist Dr Paige Davis (pictured left from the University of Huddersfield), Bob Nicholson (Edge Hill University), Kate Fox (University of Leeds), Justin H G Williams (University of Aberdeen) and Cate Watson (University of Stirling), the ‘Humour Me’ podcast explores how our humour develops as we grow up and also looks at the

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Posted by on May 12, 2017 at 9:05 am

Professor of Psychiatry for Older Adults John Wattis is from the University of Huddersfield and comments on the BBC News report where senior judge Sir James Munby criticises the ‘inhuman’ separation of elderly couples.  Professor Wattis gives an example of how an elderly couple can suddenly find themselves torn apart and says as a society we need to

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Posted by on March 6, 2017 at 12:03 pm

Petr Kovalenkov/ Dr Brendan Canavan is a Senior Lecturer in Marketing at the University of Huddersfield.  Here, in an article first published on The Conversation, he talks about the term ‘existentialism’ and why it could very likely be the philosophy for the future to adopt and improve one’s mental well-being.

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Posted by on October 20, 2016 at 12:54 pm

Dr Sarah Kendal is a Principal Lecturer and Head of the Division of Mental Health and Learning Disability. Here, she talks about the BBC News item, which reported according to data from  NHS Digital young women are the highest risk group in England for mental health problems.

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Posted by on July 18, 2016 at 9:00 am

Professor of Health Policy Peter Bradshaw comments on the think tank The King’s Fund and their compelling evdence that more cuts are going to have be made if the NHS is to restore its financial balance.

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