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NPEU at 2nd Congress of Joint European Neonatal Societies Conference (JENS)

31st October-4th November 2017, Venice 

Louise Linsell, Senior Medical Statistician from NPEU, will be presenting the latest results from the EPICURE study, “Born at the threshold of viability: impact on cognitive development into adulthood” (2nd November).  Associate Professor Ed Juszczak will also be attending the conference, if you're there, please come and say hello!

Louise has two related articles on cognitive and behavioural trajectories in the EPICURE cohort should be published in the very near future. 

DPhil student Gracia Fellmeth receives BFWG academic award

We are pleased to announce that Dr Gracia Fellmeth has received the Ruth Bowden Award from the British Federation of Women Graduates (BFWG) in recognition of her DPhil research on perinatal depression among migrant women on the Thai-Myanmar border.

We congratulate Gracia on her outstanding academic achievement!

Professor Marian Knight awarded RCOG Honorary Fellowship

We are delighted to announce that Professor Marian Knight, NPEU researcher and Professor of Maternal and Child Population Health, has been awarded a Fellowship ad eundem by the Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists (RCOG).

Fellowship ad eundem is the highest honour that RCOG can bestow on people who are not members of the College in recognition of their contribution to the advancement of the science and practice of obstetrics and gynaecology.

We congratulate Marian on her outstanding achievement!

NPEU Researchers Present at SRIP Conference

NPEU researchers Maggie Redshaw, Jane Henderson, Reem Malouf, Jenny McLeish and Charles Opondo will be presenting at the 37th Annual SRIP Conference in York on 12-13th September 2017.

Maggie will be delivering the SRIP Lecturer Award titled, 'Starting with the baby: psychological aspects of pregnancy, birth and development'.

Reem will be discussing the challenges and complexities of women with learning disabilities in maternity services research and Jane will be sharing findings from a national survey regarding the care and outcome of care experienced by women with mental health problems in pregnancy.

Poster flash presentations 'Father involvement in early child upbringing and mental health outcomes in the pre-adolescent years' by Charles and 'Maternity care experiences of mothers with multiple disadvantages in England: a qualitative descriptive study' by Jenny will be on display throughout the conference.

If you are attending the conference, please say hello.

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