Portsmouth university student sees research nominated for award

A RESEARCH project has been short-listed for an award.

Thursday, 20th October 2016, 6:31 am
Updated Tuesday, 25th October 2016, 6:20 pm

University of Portsmouth academic Dia Soilemezi had her PhD nominated for the Cities and Communities category of the RIBA President’s Awards for Research.

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Her PhD investigated the impact of the home environment in dementia care.

She said: ‘I am delighted and honoured. My research indicated that home, although of paramount importance, can also be a place of risks and tensions.

‘Aspects of interior environment can be problematic but when adapted can encourage independence and comfort at home.’