QMYOU Alumni Magazine Issue 84 - Page 3

04-05 06-07 08-09 10-11 12-13 14-15 NEWS IN BRIEF NEW CHANCELLOR NEW COURSES HEALTH AND REHABILITATION HEALTH AND REHABILITATION HEALTH AND REHABILITATION Living Wage commitment Prue Leith appointed Chancellor Designate New British Sign Language & Radiography courses Online learning Former fisherman turns to nursing for career on high seas Improving hearing care for older people in residential care Improving outcomes for TB patients Step Up with QMU CONTENTS 16 17 Smartphones help with shoulder pain 20 18-19 SUSTAINABLE BUSINESS KNOWLEDGE EXCHANGE CREATIVITY & CULTURE SUPPORTING DISABILITY New MSc Gastronomy offered in Italy University research helps create buzz for high caffeine black tea Influencing the cultural sector in Malta First class success for student with dyslexia CONTACT: Development and Alumni Team E: alumni@qmu.ac.uk www.qmu.ac.uk/alumni_and_friends Marketing and Communications Team E: marketing@qmu.ac.uk www.qmu.ac.uk Queen Margaret University, Edinburgh, EH21 6UU. T: 0131 474 0000 COVER PHOTOGRAPH: Offshore Medical care - Photos by Ben Barden 21 22 23 24 DEVELOPMENT/ ALUMNI NEWS DEVELOPMENT/ ALUMNI NEWS DEVELOPMENT/ ALUMNI NEWS DEVELOPMENT/ ALUMNI NEWS Celebrating student scholarship and award winners London alumni reception Pioneering scholarship programme Chinese festival producer Wise up about dementia Legacy of St Margaret DESIGN: Marketing & Communications Team PRINT: This publication is printed on Oxygen Offset STAY CONNECTED AT Keep up to date with QMU's news, events, initiatives and successes by engaging with us on social media. facebook.com/ QueenMargaretUniversity @QMUniversity twitter.com/QMUniversity @qmuni instagram.com/qmuni QMUniversity youtube.com/QMUniversity 25 26 27 28 DEVELOPMENT/ ALUMNI NEWS WHERE ARE YOU NOW WHERE ARE YOU NOW WHERE ARE YOU NOW Graduates' Association Report Chief Health Professions Officer with Scottish Government Aimie Patience Graduates influence cultural management in Edinburgh and Malta 29 30 John Hansen-Brevetti 31 32 WHERE ARE YOU NOW? WHERE ARE YOU NOW? DEVELOPMENT/ ALUMNI NEWS DATES FOR YOUR DIARY Developing expertise in family business Creating costumes for Strictly Come Dancing Scotland Welcomes The World Open Days Trees of Life Costume Showcase QMYOU / Contents 3