Researchers highlighted refugees’ need for social connectedness and created a framework to help governments/agencies shape and improve refugee integration.
REF 2021 Impact Case Studies
Our REF 2021 Impact Case Studies showcase how our research addresses complex societal challenges through our interdisciplinary understanding of people and place, critical thinking, and transformative insights.
Speech and language researchers used ultrasound of tongue position and movements to create visual feedback which helped children with persistent speech disorders improve their speech communication.
Research suggests excessive daily intake of free sugar leads to increased daily energy intake with risk of weight gain/obesity.
Research addresses problems associated with governance and succession planning in Scotland’s family businesses.
Researchers developed innovative dispute design model to improve experience of all parties affected by complaints.
Developing innovative health financing solutions to help fragile states recover from conflict, poverty, climate change, weak governance and epidemics.
Using ‘critical dialogue’ model to help young people challenge Scotland’s heavy drinking culture; and care experienced Malawians move away from ‘aid-framed approach’ to development.
Addressing the challenges of individuals being respected in healthcare settings and transforming cultures to support a person-centred approach.
Physiotherapy researchers developed an evidence-based classification system for Frame Running which contributed to its acceptance as a World Para Athletics event.