TCELT Research Seminar - Place histories and forced relocation: transitional experiences of aging-in-place

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Judith Sixsmith (author and presenter) and Mei Fang (author) Judith Sixsmith is Professor of Health Related Research at the University of Dundee, UK. Her research interests lie in the areas of health and wellbeing where she explores the ways in which people, particularly older people, living in disadvantaged communities experience processes of marginalisation within existing health, social and cultural systems. She has substantial experience in directing research in the area of health and ageing. Her current research includes projects on the inclusion of older people with learning disabilities and those wh...

TCELT-INTR's 'Transitions Community Compass' series - November

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We are excited to invite you to TCELT-INTR’s ‘Transitions Community Compass’ series. Each session will involve a number of guests who will share how they have navigated their transitions journeys. This will take the form of a relaxed conversation which will provide insights into unique and dynamic transitions as well as strategies for navigating them. Come and join the conversation on 16 November 2022, 17:00. For this conversation we will be hearing from Sarah Hulme and Daniela Mercieca who are Educational Psychologists and lecturers at the University of Dundee.  They are a...

TCELT Research Seminar - Using Drama to Support Pupils’ Transitions from Primary to Secondary School: Interface between Scholarship, Research and Practice

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William Barlow, Elizabeth Hannah, Tony Goode, Divya Jindal-Snape, Tricia Tooman The transitions from primary to secondary school are significant for pupils. Extant research indicates that drama develops pupils’ well-being, social skills, agency, motivation and ability to solve problems and manage change. However, apart from a handful of studies, not much is known about facilitating transitions using drama.   The aim of this pilot study is to investigate the use of drama to support the transitions of pupils from primary to secondary school.  Methodology  The study employed a longit...

TCELT Research Seminar - Exploring University of Dundee medical students' diverse experiences across the multiple transitions from school to work

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Dr Cate Kennedy Dr Cate Kennedy is a Lecturer in Medical Education at the University of Dundee. Her professional background is in sociology, and she has conducted research on a diverse range of topics including women’s health, homelessness, multi-agency working, professional identity. Common threads within this research have been experiences of inequity and in/exclusion, and of personal and professional transitions across the life course.   Across their educational trajectories, medical students experience multiple significant transitions in their learning, from first entering undergraduate medi...

TCELT Research Seminar - Evaluation of a longitudinal primary-secondary school transition support intervention

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Dr Charlotte Bagnall Charlotte is a Lecturer within the Institute of Education at the University of Manchester. She is an applied social psychologist, and her research is focused on supporting children’s emotional well-being and mental health within schools. She is a mixed-methods researcher, with a particular interest in intervention science and co-creation within education. Charlotte is particularly passionate about school transition and how to improve children's emotional well-being during this time. As part of her PhD she designed (see Bagnall, 2020) and evaluated (see Bagnall et al., 2021a) the ...

The rollercoaster ride of Covid and its impact on healthcare graduates

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Healthcare graduates from the University of Dundee have shared their experiences of how the Covid-19 pandemic impacted their transitions from student to practice in a new comic. Read more about the project....

TCELT Launch of Comic and Infographic

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The Covid Rollercoaster Multiple and Multi-dimensional Transitions of 2020 Healthcare Graduates 28 September 17:00 - 18:00pm (UK time), online through Teams What happened to medicine, nursing and dentistry graduates, due to move to practice, at the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic? This longitudinal study explored the impact of the pandemic on their multiple and multi-dimensional transitions. The purpose was to identify how ongoing support can be provided to healthcare graduates for successful transitions and wellbeing in times of unanticipated pressure. In this study interview data were collected at up ...

Educational and Life Transitions (TCELT) Research Seminar - September 2022

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Young men's experiences of residential childcare transitions in Egypt: Cross analysis of three case studies In this seminar, Hamido A. Megahead will discuss the use of interpretive interactionism approach to create biographical narrative accounts using verbatim quotes from the young men who were making a transition from mixed sex into male only residential arrangement. To ensure young person friendly method to listen to, and present their voice, data were generated from story, life interviews with 11 young men. The research highlighted their transitions in terms of switching from female parenting into...