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University of Cumbria – World leading research centre to be created in National Park

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Plans by the University of Cumbria to develop the Ambleside campus as a major research centre and hub for the exchange of information begin this month with the opening of the Centre for National Parks and Protected Areas (CNPPA). As the only …

Leeds Arts University has been formally recognised as the new title for Leeds College of Art! 

Following a rigorous appraisal process and approval by the Privy Council, Leeds Arts University has been granted full university status and will now be the only specialist arts university in the North of England. Founded in 1846 as the Leeds …

Call for Papers: Victorian Fears Colloquium – Newman University – June 2018

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C A L L  F O R  P A P E R S:  VICTORIAN FEARS COLLOQUIUM NEWMAN UNIVERSITY MONDAY 18TH JUNE 2018 This interdisciplinary colloquium is open to all postgraduate students. The organisers particularly welcome proposals in topics such as: …

RAU land values research nominated for top national award

07 Aug 2017 The Royal Agricultural University (RAU) is thrilled to be shortlisted for an Academic Award at the Royal Town Planning Institute’s (RTPI) Awards for Research Excellence 2017 for its ‘Viability in the Planning System’ research, conducted in a …

Falmouth Doctoral Studentships 2017-18. DEADLINE FOR APPLICATIONS – 17 JULY 2017

Falmouth are delighted to announce four, fully funded PhD studentships to be hosted in the Academy of Music and Theatre Arts (AMATA); the Institute of Photography (IoP); the School of Architecture, Design and Interiors (SADI) and the School of Writing …

MAKING FUTURES – International Conference – September 21st/22nd – Plymouth College of Art

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CRAFTING A SUSTAINABLE MODERNITY – TOWARDS A MAKER AESTHETICS OF PRODUCTION AND CONSUMPTION Making Futures will be held on Thursday 21 and Friday 22 September 2017 within the magnificently sited Mount Edgcumbe estate on the River Tamar opposite the city of Plymouth, …

Three Minute Thesis Competition Winners – St Mary’s Twickenham

On 8th May, research students at St Mary’s took part in the international Three Minute Thesis (3MT®) Competition. The 3MT is an academic competition that challenges PhD students to describe their research within three minutes to a general audience. 3MT encourages students to …

Research Reflections 2017 Conference – Call for Presentations

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Proposals are invited for presentations at the University Research Conference ‘Research Reflections’ to be held at York St John University on 8 September 2017. The purpose of the conference is to showcase our research and explore new research directions across …

NPIF PhD Studentship Opportunities at Falmouth for October 2017 – NOW OPEN TO APPLICATIONS

As part of the 3D3 Centre for Doctoral Training in Digital Design, Media and Arts, Falmouth University is now inviting applications for National Productivity Investment Fund (NPIF) studentships, funded by the Arts and Humanities Research Council (AHRC). 12 NPIF PhD …

WUC research into Jamaica’s new medical marijuana scheme

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Writtle University College researchers are investigating Jamaica’s new medical marijuana scheme and the barriers to its successful implementation. PhD student Simon Jones and Dr Chris Bishop, specialist in Postharvest Technology, are working with colleagues at the University of the West …

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