Division of Rural Health and Wellbeing

  • IV2 3JH

    United Kingdom

Organization profile

Organisation profile

The Division of Rural Health and Wellbeing continues the work of the Centre for Rural Health (CRH) and the previously established Highlands and Islands Health Research Institute (HIHRI) in 2004. Since 2005, CRH has operated as a collaborative venture between the University of Aberdeen, and the University of the Highlands and Islands (UHI), both institutions providing core funding and employing staff within CRH. Our mission is to advance knowledge of health and health services in rural and remote communities. Those communities currently face a number of important challenges including: changes in demography; changes in the nature of health care provision; and increased expectations of the community. CRH is developing the evidence base for rural health care by: carrying out relevant primary research; developing collaborative research with social scientists, geographers and policy researchers; and bringing the international perspective through appropriate collaborations.

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    Projects

    Research Output

    Ciliated nasal epithelial cells damage and human rhinovirus infection: Cytological findings

    Martínez-Girón, R., van Woerden, H. C. & Martínez-Torre, C., 19 Mar 2020, In : Acta Biomedica. 91, 1, p. 146-147 2 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalLetter

    Open Access
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  • 1 Citation (Scopus)
    5 Downloads (Pure)

    Co-production of "nature walks for wellbeing" public health intervention for people with severe mental illness: Use of theory and practical know-how

    Hubbard, G., Thompson, C. W., Locke, R., Jenkins, D., Munoz, S. A., Van Woerden, H., Maxwell, M., Yang, Y. & Gorely, T., 1 Apr 2020, In : BMC Public Health. 20, 1, p. 1-12 12 p., 428 (2020).

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    Open Access
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  • 11 Downloads (Pure)

    Creating community and belonging in a designated housing estate for disabled people

    Ellis, L., Munoz, S-A., Narzisi, K., Bradley, S. & Hall, J., 31 Jul 2020, In : Social Inclusion. 8, 3, p. 66-76 11 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    Open Access
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  • Prizes

    Betty Moys Prize 2016

    Heaton, Janet (Recipient) & T Botha (Recipient), 21 Jun 2017

    Prize: Prize (including medals and awards)

  • Innovation Award

    Grindle, Mark (Recipient), 7 Nov 2016

    Prize: Prize (including medals and awards)

  • Queens Award for Research Excellence

    Grindle, Mark (Recipient), 2013

    Prize: Project Award

    Activities

    Cognitive Behaviour Therapy (Journal)

    Ania Zubala (Peer reviewer)

    2020 → …

    Activity: Publication peer-review and editorial workPublication peer-review

    Children and Youth Services Review (Journal)

    Ania Zubala (Peer reviewer)

    2019 → …

    Activity: Publication peer-review and editorial workPublication peer-review

    Perspectives in Public Health (Journal)

    Ania Zubala (Peer reviewer)

    2019 → …

    Activity: Publication peer-review and editorial workPublication peer-review

    Press / Media

    New project aims to support mental health of NHS workers

    Mark Grindle

    13/05/20

    1 item of Media coverage

    Press/Media: Research

    Aid for mental health of NHS workers

    Mark Grindle

    12/05/20

    1 item of Media coverage

    Press/Media: Research

    Health adviser advocates 8pm curfew for children

    Hugo C van Woerden

    9/12/19

    1 item of Media coverage

    Press/Media: Research

    Student theses

    Adherence to Pelvic Floor Muscle Exercises and the Role of Smart Phone Apps

    Author: Stephen, C. & Stephen, K., 22 Jul 2015

    Supervisor: Munoz, S. (Supervisor), Cumming, G. (Supervisor), Mohammed, A. (Supervisor) & Smith, M. (Supervisor)

    Student thesis: Doctoral ThesisDoctor of Philosophy (awarded by OU/Aberdeen)

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    The impact of high and intermittent-high glucose on ROS generation and bioenergetic metabolism in vascular endothelial cells

    Author: Shaw, A., 31 Jul 2015

    Supervisor: Megson, I. (Supervisor), MacRury, S. (Supervisor) & Doherty, M. (Supervisor)

    Student thesis: Doctoral ThesisDoctor of Philosophy (awarded by OU/Aberdeen)

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    Mental Health Services and Social Inclusion in Remote and Rural Areas of Scotland and Canada: A Qualitative Comparison

    Author: Daly, C. L., 5 Jun 2014

    Supervisor: Munoz, S. (Supervisor) & Cleland, J. (Supervisor)

    Student thesis: Doctoral ThesisDoctor of Philosophy (awarded by OU/Aberdeen)

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