Past projects

 

Past projects

EDECT

2014 – 2015 EDECT: Empowerment of Disabled People through Ethics in Care and Technology This Interreg IVA 2 Seas project was a direct result of the success of two earlier projects – Dignity in Care (DIC) in Belgium and SYSIASS. The outcomes from these two projects identified the importance of combining ethical practice with technological…

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IMPRESS Health 2

2011 – 2015 This  project brought together partners from the Picardie region of France with colleagues in Kent and Medway to help identify the reasons behind late diagnosis of HIV and how to promote earlier testing. It was part of the Interreg IVA France (Channel) England programme, co-financed by the ERDF, and worked with local authorities, charities and…

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COALAS

2012 – 2015 This was an East Kent Hospital University NHS Foundation Trust (EKHUFT) project in partnership with ESIGELEC, Universite de Picardie Jules Verne, University of Essex and the University of Kent. The Health and Europe Centre provided the administrative support for EKHUFT’s medical physics and neuro-rehabilitation departments who worked with their academic colleagues to develop…

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SYSIASS

2011 – 2015 This Interreg-funded project has designed an intelligent electric wheelchair, which is a great improvement on existing wheelchairs as it allows autonomous guidance and efficient and secure communication to be established with the equipment. The Health and Europe Centre provided administrative support to the East Kent Hospital University NHS Foundation Trust who worked…

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Octavia

2012 -KMPT, in partnership with Sing for Your Life and the Sidney De Haan Research Centre for Arts and Health (already KMPT service providers) was successful in bidding for EU Grundtvig funding to develop a two-year project to share knowledge, expertise and best practice with partners from across Europe working in the field of Arts…

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Self Efficacy: An International Literature Review

2009 – 2011 This project built on previous research undertaken in Kent which looked at the values and attitudes of young people that pre-determine their life choices. The research further explored the rationale that certain young people seem to be more susceptible to ‘risky’ behaviours like crime, drug abuse, anti-social behaviour, homelessness, poor health, benefit dependency and…

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Cross Border Association of Public Health and Social Medicine

2009 – 2010 This project focused on establishing a cross border Association of Public Health and Social Medicine with colleagues in Kent and Medway and the Somme in France. The cross border Association shared and compared ways of addressing health threats/ challenges, perceptions, community practices and responses to specific health issues – especially in the prevention of long term…

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Bien-être: Healthy Communities

2005 – 2007 Bien-être was a cross border two-year healthy schools and communities project between a multi-agency partnership in Kent and Pas-de-Calais, France which started in September 2005. The objectives of Bien-être were to create cross-border and local learning networks – comprising of those involved with the health and education of children and the well-being of communities…

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Let’s Talk – Teenage Pregnancy

2005 – 2007 This project, developed in partnership with Kent Teenage Pregnancy Partnership and the Conseil général de la Somme, was a two year action research project exploring the values and attitudes of groups of teenagers and professionals to sex and relationships, sexual health and teenage pregnancy. This information will be used by young people and…

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