Yearly Archives: 2016

Future Research Leaders: 6 PhD studentships in history and education at Bishop Grosseteste University

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As part of the ambitious strategy for research, innovation and knowledge exchange, BGU is pleased to announce the second round of PhD studentships in the ‘Future Research Leaders’ programme. BGU is offering up to six full time studentships in History and Education …

Reflecting on Victorian Representations Colloquium – what students think

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Earlier this year, Leeds Trinity University held a Victorian Representations Colloquium. The keynote speaker, Dr Trev Broughton, offered the audience an entertaining and inspiring interpretation of the correspondence of the Constable family. Four postgraduate students from Newman University who attended …

CREST Summer School 2016: Discovering our Interdisciplinary Connections

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Written by: Jo Clarke and Kelly Zarins-Brown (PhD students at Leeds Trinity University) Leeds Trinity University is a member of CREST: The Consortium for Research Excellence, Support and Training. This year saw the third CREST Summer School, which provided a focus for …

Ageing, Physical Activity, Recreation and Wellbeing

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A new book to raise awareness of ways to healthy ageing has been published by Dr Barbara Humberstone, Professor of Sociology of Sport and Outdoor Education, and Dr Maria Konstantaki, Senior Lecturer in Exercise Physiology and Nutrition. ‘Ageing, Physical Activity, Recreation and …

University of Worcester researcher finds dandelion is a key contributor to boosting bee population

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The humble dandelion, often overlooked as a weed, has been identified by a Worcester ecologist as a major contributor to boosting the number of bees in urban areas. Dr Duncan Westbury, from the University of Worcester, is calling on the …

Royal Agricultural University launches new Agricultural Enterprise Hub

Farm491, a high-tech, modern, cutting-edge enterprise hub at the Royal Agricultural University (RAU) promoting agritech innovation has launched, with access to its office space now available. Stimulating a Community of Innovation Developed as a co-working environment for innovators to grow their …

University of Cumbria receive funding for research project focusing on autism and the criminal justice system

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The University of Cumbia is extremely pleased to have received funding of £70,000 from the CRH Charitable Trust towards a unique research project which will investigate the issues of autism and the criminal justice system. As part of the project the …

Royal Agricultural University is offering two fully funded Research Studentships

The School of Agriculture, Food and Environment at the Royal Agricultural University (RAU), in partnership with Thames Water, is pleased to offer one PhD Programme and one MSc by Research Studentship. The research will explore ‘Investigations into the effectiveness of …

Glyndŵr Innovations awarded research funding from the Centre for Defence Enterprise

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The Centre for Defence Enterprise has awarded contracts to the best ideas from its first competitions with the UK Defence Solutions Centre. In 2015, the Centre for Defence Enterprise (CDE) (part of the Defence Science and Technology Laboratory) ran a …

A consortial approach to Research Data Management – piloting the next phase

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In this blog post originally published on the Jisc Research Data Blog, Rachel Persad, the Senior Policy Adviser for research and innovation at GuildHE, reports on the progress and engagement of small and specialist higher education institutions with research data management. …

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