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The New Normal

The New Normal: For Better Or For Worse? The world around us is changing. A “new normal” is emerging driven by the coronavirus pandemic. For most people, many of the changes that they are forced to deal with are challenging … Continue reading

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Lockdown, Isolation & Wellbeing: Thoughts

As this post is written, some news sources report that London is facing an imminent lockdown, possibly before the weekend as PM Johnson prepares new measures to tackle the rapid spread of COV ID-19 in the UK. Lockdown is effectively … Continue reading

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Coronavirus, Health & Working Life

Coronavirus, Health & Working Life: Thoughts Without doubt, the challenge that faces us globally as a result of the rapid spread of the new coronavirus is one of the greatest of our generation. A report published by the COVID-19 Team … Continue reading

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The Three Musketeers

A year or so back, I wrote a short piece in a book that the School of Business, Economics & Informatics, (Birkbeck University of London) put together to mark Professor Phillip Powell’s resignation from his post as its Dean. It … Continue reading

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Occupational Health Psychology: An Agenda

We all want Occupational Health Psychology (OHP) to address relevant real world issues using methods that are fit for purpose. We want to see research, policy and practice intimately related. We want to make a difference. However, there are two important … Continue reading

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UPDATE: Publication Record

Here is a selection of my recent publications from the Centre for Sustainable Working Life, Birkbeck University of London. Together, they give a flavour of the Centre’s research programme. Of course, there are other publications from the Centre and these … Continue reading

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Current state and future prospects of research on fear of cancer recurrence — Social Dimensions of Health Institute

Congratulations to Gozde Ozakinci, Associate Director of SDHI and Lecturer in Health Psychology, School of Medicine at the University of St Andrews who along with colleagues Sophie Lebel, Gerald Humphris, Belinda Thewes, Judith Prins, Andreas Dinkel and Phyllis Butow have … Continue reading

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Queensland prostate cancer experts to lead world’s first survivorship centre

National health experts have today announced the launch of the world’s first Centre for Research Excellence in Prostate Cancer Survivorship, to be led by Queensland. The nation’s top prostate cancer experts will lead the multi-disciplinary survivorship centre, the first of … Continue reading

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NEWS ITEMS GOING FORWARD

THE CENTRE FOR SUSTAINABLE WORKING LIFE & THE METIS COLLABORATION: PEOPLE, SEMINARS & NEW PROJECTS. Much has happened over the last six or so months that warrants reporting both with regards to the Centre for Sustainable Working Life (the Centre) at Birkbeck and to The … Continue reading

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NEW BOOK CHAPTERS

NEW CHAPTERS ON CANCER SURVIVORSHIP AND ON CYBER-BULLYING TO BE PUBLISHED Over the last 12 months, we have had two new chapters accepted for publication in edited texts in 2017. They are:   Cox, T., Postavaru, G., Munir, F., Hassard, J., … Continue reading

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