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Influencing change: When theory isn’t enough (2015)
Presentation / Conference
Rumsey, N. (2015, July). Influencing change: When theory isn’t enough. Presented at Centre for the Study of Behaviour Change and Influence Launch Event

Psychological consequences of appearance dissatisfaction (2015)
Presentation / Conference
Rumsey, N. (2015, July). Psychological consequences of appearance dissatisfaction. Presented at International Congress of Paediatric Dentistry

Psychosocial adjustment to differences in appearance is multifactorial. Current understanding of the factors and processes involved in distress and resilience to appearance concerns will be reviewed and the challenges currently hampering further prog... Read More about Psychological consequences of appearance dissatisfaction.

The challenge of assessing quality of life in craniofacial contexts (2015)
Presentation / Conference
Rumsey, N. (2015, June). The challenge of assessing quality of life in craniofacial contexts. Presented at European Craniofacial Congress

When asked about their motivation for delivering cleft care and optimising treatment outcomes, the majority of clinicians claim that their ultimate aim is to optimise the quality of life of their patients. Furthermore, ‘quality of life’ (QoL) is used... Read More about The challenge of assessing quality of life in craniofacial contexts.

Translating research into practice: Trials and tribulations (2015)
Presentation / Conference
Rumsey, N. (2015, June). Translating research into practice: Trials and tribulations. Paper presented at European Craniofacial Congress

Clinicians are regularly berated by governments for failing to engage in research and regularly reminded that the care they offer their patients should be ‘evidence-based’. Similarly, researchers are increasingly judged on the ‘real-world’ relevance... Read More about Translating research into practice: Trials and tribulations.

I don't like the way I look: The tyranny of normative discontent (2015)
Presentation / Conference
Rumsey, N. (2015, June). I don't like the way I look: The tyranny of normative discontent. Paper presented at Professionals, Practitioners and Beauty Norms: ‘Beauty Demands’ project, Nuffield Council on Bioethics

Significant levels of dissatisfaction with appearance have been reported in more than 70% of the population. This talk will offer a brief overview of the evidence relating to the impacts of this 'normative discontent' on the psychological wellbeing... Read More about I don't like the way I look: The tyranny of normative discontent.

Visible difference (2015)
Presentation / Conference
Rumsey, N. (2015, May). Visible difference. Presented at Local Training Day, 'Appearance Matters'

Appearance matters (2015)
Presentation / Conference
Rumsey, N. (2015, March). Appearance matters. Paper presented at Training Day for Local Practitioners and Researchers



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