Yearly Archives: 2014

Small and specialist universities among world-leaders in research

Today’s publication of the 2014 Research Excellence Framework (REF2014) results confirms the importance of funding excellent research wherever it is found. REF2014 offers a snapshot of some of the world-leading research produced in institutions across the United Kingdom, which informs …

REF2014: 10 things to bear in mind

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Andy Westwood, CEO of GuildHE, reflects on the results of the Research Excellence Framework (REF2014) and how they inflect the science and innovation policy landscape. Read the full story on the GuildHE website

How to avoid a data disaster – UCA develop toolkits to assist researchers in the visual arts

An AHRC-funded project led by UCA has recently launched the first in a series of online toolkits and videos on research data management in the visual arts: How to Avoid a Data Disaster These toolkits are aimed at early careers …

Winchester academic claims fake Santas do not ruin the magic of Christmas

The University of Winchester

A senior lecturer at the University of Winchester has found evidence to suggest that young children can believe in fantasy characters, such as Father Christmas, while also identifying when someone is pretending to be one. The findings emerged from Chartered …

Leeds Trinity Professor of Theology publishes comprehensive history of Korean Christianity

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A History of Korean Christianity by Professor Kirsteen Kim, Professor of Theology at Leeds Trinity University, was released at the American Academy of Religions meeting in San Diego in November. The book, which retailed at $85, was in such demand …

Plymouth College of Art launch international Fab Lab project Made@EU

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Plymouth College of Art are set to launch an exciting European Fab Lab project in collaboration with prestigious organisations in Paris, Barcelona, Amsterdam and Budapest. The Made@EU project will begin with a first call for proposals, inviting emerging designers and …

St Mary’s University to host Research Centre for Human Trafficking

Following the international conference of the Santa Marta Group over the weekend, St Mary’s University, Twickenham has been selected by the Home Secretary, Theresa May to host a specialist international Centre investigating strategies to challenge slavery and human trafficking. The …

Harper Adams research to increase Pedigree Welsh Pig numbers

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Harper Adams University, in partnership with the Pedigree Welsh Pig Society, is conducting a research project to help to determine the growth rate and feed conversion of rare breed Pedigree Welsh Pigs. The research on behalf of the Pedigree Welsh …

St Mary’s University Research Centre wins contract to explore mindfulness and healthcare professionalism

The Centre for Bioethics and Emerging Technologies (CBET) at St Mary’s University, Twickenham has won a £50,000 contract for a research project on the effectiveness of mindfulness approaches in developing healthcare professionalism. In partnership with the University of Surrey, the …

Winchester researchers support award-winning care project

The University of Winchester

A team of University of Winchester researchers have helped pioneer an award-winning approach to care for older people at the Royal Hampshire County Hospital. The Health and Wellbeing Research Group from the University’s Department of Psychology was involved in the …

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