Business & Economics
What The Study Did: Severe financial strain was associated with an increased risk of death in the six months following hospital discharge after a heart attack in this study of 2,800 adults older than age 75.
- JAMA Internal Medicine
Project lead and a Senior Lecturer of TESOL (Teachers of English to Speakers of Other Languages) Dr Susan Sheehan from the University's Centre for Research in Education and Society, (HudCRES) has been awarded funding from the British Council to investigate the experience on online English language assessment practices across Vietnam
- British Council
A new eye clinic, which will be available to the public, University staff, and students, is on track to open soon at the University of Huddersfield after a new partnership was finalised between the University’s Department of Optometry and Vision Sciences and the independent opticians’ group Valli Opticians. This unique enterprise collaboration, thought to be the first of its type in optometry education in the UK, will operate a full scope eye clinic and offer a full optometry service to the public including eye examinations, and prescriptions and dispensing for spectacles and contact lenses
IOP Publishing (IOPP) and the Canadian Research Knowledge Network (CRKN) have signed an unlimited open access (OA) agreement.
A long-term ‘UK Biobank’ study on almost 400,000 people finds little or no evidence that differences in the amount of consumed cooked or uncooked vegetables affects the risk of cardiovascular disease. When known socio-economic and lifestyle confounding factors are corrected for, the small apparent positive effect that remains could likely also be explained away by further confounders.
- Frontiers in Nutrition
- Wellcome Trust