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UWS celebrated in the Times Higher Education Young University Rankings 2017

UWS has been ranked in the world’s top 200 universities under 50 years of age in today’s Times Higher Education [THE] Young University Rankings 2017. The Young University Rankings measure institutions across the world on their teaching, research, citations, international outlook and industry income using a methodol

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MAKE A DIFFERENCE NURSING STUDY

Wednesday, 14 June 2017 4:00 PM - Wednesday, 14 June 2017 8:00 PM

Degree study options Starting in 2017 in: BSc Adult Nursing BSc & Mental Health Nursing. For full details and to register for the event click on the heading above.

  • Institute of Healthcare Policy and Practice

    The School of Health, Nursing and Midwifery research hub, the Institute of Healthcare, Policy and Practice (HPP), encompasses three research groupings:-


    HPP’s vision is to be a centre of applied research excellence, advancing health and social care practice, and family caring through evidence generation, partnership working and policy influence. 

    HPP also works closely with other research groupings within the University, in particular with the Institute of Biomedical & Environmental Health Research, the Institute of Clinical Exercise and Health Sciences, and the Alzheimer Scotland Centre for Policy and Practice their joint interests being strengthened by external links with health boards, local authorities, third sector and independent care providers. 

    HPP provides leadership and collaborates on research projects and funding applications; undertakes research supervision (MRes, MPhil and PhDs related to our research groupings); undertakes a range of projects in partnership with others using our research skills; and provides research training and mentorship.

  • Alzheimer Scotland Centre for Policy and Practice

    Alzheimer Scotland Centre for Policy and Practice is a partnership with the University of the West of Scotland and provides a high quality environment for applied research, education and social enterprise. ASCPP aims to work collaboratively with people with dementia, carers, the scientific and practice communities to advance evidence-informed dementia policy and practice.