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Discover and read all the latest news, press releases and happenings here at AECC University College

AECC University College Welcomes New Head of School of Chiropractic

Tuesday, May 08, 2018

AECC University College is pleased to announce that Phillip Dewhurst has been appointed as the new Head of School of Chiropractic.…

CARL Fellows Visit Alberta for Annual Residential

Friday, May 04, 2018

Last week AECC University College's Lecturer in Research Methods, Michelle Holmes, and Post-Doctoral Research Fellow, Dr Alex Breen, joined Professor Greg Kawchuk, the Chair of the WFC Research Council at his home institution of University of Alberta's Faculuty of Rehabilitation Medicine to take part in the 2nd annual residential for the Chiropractic Academy of Research Leadership (CARL).…

Reducing Stillbirths: AECC University College's School of Medical Ultrasound Train Midwife Sonographers in Northern Ireland

Wednesday, April 11, 2018

Colleagues from our School of Medical Ultrasound delivered courses in Northern Ireland, the second time our expertise has been put to use in Belfast. Our School of Medical Ultrasound are working with all three NHS trusts in Northern Ireland as part of a UK nationwide initiative to reduce stillbirths with a project called GROW…

Chiropractic Awareness Week - South West Advised to Keep Moving to Halt Rise in Back Pain

Monday, April 09, 2018

New research released to mark Chiropractic Awareness Week (9 – 15 April), has found that more than two fifths (47%) of people in the South West are currently experiencing back or neck pain, a 15% increase on 2017.…

What can you do with an Access to Higher Education Diploma in Health Science?

Friday, April 06, 2018

Discover what you can do with an Access to Higher Education Diploma in Health Sciences. Gain access to health, access to healthcare and become equipped to take your first steps into rewarding study, and then hopefully onto an exciting career.…

What’s coming up in CPD Seminars? April – June 2018

Wednesday, April 04, 2018

We caught up with our CPD Administrator, Carleen, to get the low-down on what’s coming up in the next few months.…

AECC University College Celebrates Launch of New Sport, Exercise and Health Science and Psychology Courses

Tuesday, March 27, 2018

Since becoming a University College in 2016, Bournemouth’s newest Higher Education Provider has worked to grow its reputation in the health science arena and now, more than ever, AECC University College can stake its claim as a specialist Higher Education Provider. The seven new courses in Sport, Exercise and Health Science, and Psychology, could see potential of the institution doubling its student numbers within five years.…

The Game-Changing Papers: The Lancet Publish Research Papers on Low Back Pain

Thursday, March 22, 2018

A series of game changing research papers concerning low back pain were published in the prestigious UK medical journal The Lancet. Top researchers from around the world have brought together the latest research concerning this very common, costly and sometimes debilitating condition.…

The ‘Greg James’ of AECC University College to Undertake 1242km Cycle in 7 Days

Thursday, March 01, 2018

Many of you will be following Radio One’s Greg James, who has been for the past few days battling against the elements in his challenge, labelled Radio 1’s Gregathlon: Pedal To The Peaks. But back here at AECC University College, we have our very own cycling hero who is preparing for a cycling challenge of no mean feat. Phill Heritage, Lecturer in Exercise Science, is in full training for his 1242km cycle which he will complete in 7 days, raising money for British Heart Foundation (BHF).…