[LIFE] Joining @REDJanuaryUK: No resolutions, just looking for challenges

Well, we know I don't do New Year's Resolutions, right? But I do like to find challenges that work for me, and that are done in a style that I approve of! #RedJanuary with Mind I have joined this, because there's a group of us in YBCN going to encourage each other on every day with an activity. To be honest, with 'Move' with Beyond Chocolate, my daily Pokemon walks, and time in the gym/pool,…

[CANCER] Health & Wellbeing Event @TheChristieNHS

Today, I made it to a really helpful event at the Christie. Yesterday, I'd decided not to go (waiting for scan/results is exhausting, keeping yourself 'up'), then woke up this morning thinking, this is probably exactly what I need. I was largely going because I'm hoping that our team will be funded for Macmillan research into social media/cancer, and I wanted to see the level at which dissemination took place. I found the event a…

[LIFE] Much walking with #BeeintheCity

Back in July, I found my first #BeeintheCity, outside work (Manchester Metropolitan University):   View this post on Instagram   Well. I remembered to come and look at my first #beeinthecity ‘To Bee or not to Bee ?’ A post shared by Bex Lewis (@drbexl) on Jul 24, 2018 at 11:10am PDT I remember once finding a few 'eggs' in London, a handful of Lambdas in Liverpool, and something else in Norwich a few years…

[WEBINAR] on Digital Health with @DigiHealthGen

This evening I joined a webinar on 'Digital Health' from a Wellcome funded project. Here are my rough notes from the session:   Young people are Uusing the internet to check out symptoms, working out what can/can’t do, rather than going to the GP. Wellcome Trust project – just starting – re digital health generation. Emma Rich (sociology/education) and Andy Miah (currently in Korea doing stuff with the Olympics). Also Deborah Lupton – self tracking, quantification…
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