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Developing evidence-based practice in organisations

By Gail Steptoe-Warren, Associate Head, Enterprise and Commercial, Health and Life Sciences, Coventry University We have all heard the term evidence-based practice floating around the board room, with it now becoming a buzz word within organisations, but what is evidence-based practice and how can organisations implement it? At a basic level evidence-based practice is ensuring…

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How partnering with a university can boost your business

Helen Lau, knowledge exchange manager at Coventry University, discusses how entering into a Knowledge Transfer Partnership can open up new doors for your business in the latest in our series of Business Matters articles for Insider Media. Coventry University is making huge strides in our work to support business growth by spreading the knowledge of our…

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Forget about GDPR: look at the incoming Data Protection Bill

Coventry University researcher Sara Degli-Esposti discusses implications of the new General Data Protection Regulation and highlights another piece of incoming legislation on data protection in an article originally published by Insider Media. Organisations have been rushing to comply with the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) ahead of the new requirements coming into force on Friday…

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How local pharmacies can lighten the load for the NHS

Adam Layland, senior lecturer in leadership and management in Coventry University’s Faculty of Health and Life Sciences, outlines how local pharmacies can become community health centre hubs and ease the strain on primary care services in a blog originally published by Insider Media. Times are changing across the health and social care system across the UK.…

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Coventry’s Cultural Breakthrough

Dr Geoff Willcocks, director of arts, culture and heritage at Coventry University, discusses what Coventry’s UK City of Culture 2021 win will mean for the city in a blog originally published by Insider Media. It must have been at least three years ago that I had my first serious conversation about whether or not Coventry…

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There’s more to charity than just giving

Helen Lau, our Knowledge Exchange Manager, talks about the attitude towards charity among the business community. At this time of year, as the weather gets warmer, thoughts often turn towards summer holidays. But for some people, dreams of taking some well-earned rest and relaxation are tempered somewhat by anxieties about getting toned up in time – particularly…