This site is no longer active. For further information about current research in children's burns, please contact the following theme leads:

Clinical management: Dr Amber Young
Nursing research: Karen Coy
Psychosocial recovery and support: Prof Di Harcourt
Prevention: Prof Alison Kemp


2017 & 2018 events

  • 11th - 13th April 2018 - The British Burn Association Annual Meeting, Swansea UK
  • 12th - 14th June 2018 - Appearance Matters 8 Conference, Bath UK
  • 18th October 2018 - The British Burns Association National Burns Awareness Day, UK

Appearance Matters

The Centre for Appearance Research (CAR) hosts a conference series, called Appearance Matters, for health professionals and researchers. It focuses on the psychosocial issues around appearance and the provision of appropriate supportive care for people affected by appearance concerns of any sort, including those as a result of a burn injury.

To be added to the CAR mailing list to receive details of the next conference and other events organised by the centre, please contact CAR at Centre for Appearance Research, UWE Frenchay, Coldharbour Lane, Bristol, BS16 1QY,

The Centre for Appearance Research has its own podcast, ‘Appearance Matters: The Podcast’ - This podcast explores the world of appearance; presenting new insights and advances in research, as well as perspectives from researchers, clinicians, charities and organisations, and individuals affected by appearance-related concerns.

You can access the podcast via iTunes or SoundCloud. Please subscribe and leave us a review.

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