DNA Strands

Summer 2015 Issue


The University of Huddersfield’s researchers are committed to solving the problems and answering the questions posed by industry, science and society as a whole.

Our magazine, Discover, tells the stories behind our research and highlights the impact this work has on the world we all live in.

Join the discussions around our research:

Professor Liz Towns-Andrews
Director of Research and Enterprise

Improving everyday life experiences for young children with cancer

Children with cancer regularly have long term central line catheters inserted in the chest to deliver medication. A team of researchers has been investigating the design and development of a product to contain these external lines, providing greater comfort and safety for the child whilst also meeting the needs of the medical community. Read more

Using Lean Thinking to improve experiences of mental health service users

A team of researchers based in the Business School at the University of Huddersfield recently teamed up with the South West Yorkshire Partnership NHS Foundation Trust (SWYPFT) to take part in a year-long project to review the referral process for mental health issues. Read more

£1 million in funding is supporting new researchers in evolutionary genomics

In December 2014 the University of Huddersfield was awarded £1 million by the Leverhulme Trust for the development of a new research centre.  The Centre for Evolutionary Genomics will bring together researchers from across a range of disciplines to delve into evolutionary history, from the origins of animals to the spread of modern humans. Read more

New publications from the University of Huddersfield Press

The University of Huddersfield Press was established in 2007 to provide an outlet for publication for University authors and to encourage new and aspiring authors to publish in their areas of subject expertise. Producing print books, open access eBooks and academic journals, the Press covers a wide range of subject areas providing a platform for innovative and interdisciplinary research at Huddersfield. Read more

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