Inaugural Faculty of Health Sciences and Wellbeing Postgraduate Research Conference

Faculty of Health Sciences and Wellbeing



8.50 - 9.30

Registration and refreshments

9.30 - 9.40

Welcome from Deputy Vice-Chancellor (Academic), Prof. Michael Young

9.40 - 10.00

Introduction from the Faculty Postgraduate Research Degrees committee members

10.00 - 10.30

Dr Mark Gray, School of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences,  “Combatting Antimicrobial Resistance”

10.30 - 10.50

Dr Rashmi Bhardwaj-Gosling, School of Nursing and Health Sciences, “Using a dark logic model to explore adverse effects in audit and feedback: a qualitative study of gaming in colonoscopy”

10.50 – 11.10

Dr Rana Amiri, School of Nursing and Health Sciences, “The impact of the Me, Myself and Autism programme on adult autism having access to the service, in terms of the benefits and challenges/issues they encounter”

11.10 - 11.30


11.30 – 11.50

Yaqeen Nadheer Abood Al Badri, School of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences,  “Formulation and encapsulation of mRNA into asymmetric liposomes that mimic the cell membrane”

11.50 - 12.10

Kennedy O. Obohwemu, School of Psychology, “Parental Childhood Vaccine Hesitancy and Predicting Uptake of Vaccinations in the UK”

12.10 - 12.30  

Abbey Fletcher, School of Psychology, “Revolutionising Post-Stroke Visual Rehabilitation: Competition for Improved Engagement in Visual Training”

12.30 – 2.30

Lunch, Poster session, Networking

2.30 - 3.00

Dr Jake Shepherd, School of Medicine, “Integrating Planetary Health Education into the Medical Curriculum at Sunderland Medical School”

3.00 - 3.30

Prof. Jane Armstrong, School of Nursing and Health Sciences, “Prognostic value of AMBRA1 in the melanoma tumour microenvironment”

3.30 – 3.50

Matthew Lee, School of Nursing and Health Sciences, “Understanding the impact that socio-cultural components have within an educational setting”

3.50 - 4.10

Hilbert Abie, School of Nursing and Health Sciences, “Self-harm and resilience factors in young adults’ mental health patients A systematic literature review”

4.10 – 4.30

Fatimah Rashid, School of Pharmacy and Pharmaceucal Sciences,  “Novel hyaluronic acid hydrogel films intended for cosmetic and pharmaceutical skin applications”

4.30- 4.50

Tina Robson, School of Psychology, “Social prescriptions to improve biopsychosocial and behavioural aspects of health: an umbrella review”

4.50 – 5.00

Poster and oral presentations Awards and closing remarks

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