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Cumbria announce leadership and sustainability research institute

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The University of Cumbria is introducing its innovative Institute for Leadership and Sustainability (IFLAS) with an event at the prestigious Royal Geographical Society in London. The event on 28 May is entitled Adventures in Sustainability and will include stories from …

Writtle students awarded by British Society of Animal Science

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Two Writtle College students are celebrating after gaining top awards for their presentations at the British Society of Animal Science’s annual conference. Amanda Ward won the President’s Prize for the best short theatre presentation while Laura Exley was highly commended in …

St Mary’s awarded funding for community sport initiative

A grant has been awarded to the ‘Get Active Hounslow – Women and Girls’ project, led by The Centre for Workplace and Community Health at St Mary’s in conjunction with Hounslow Community Sport and Physical Activity Network, as part of a share …

Exhibition displays historical costume based on documentary research

A University of Chichester historian has been working with the Weald & Downland Open Air Museum on a seventeenth-century historic clothing project, which will be exhibited at the Museum next week. Dr Danae Tankard, a senior lecturer at the University, …

Could east London be the inspiration for Shakespeare’s Tempest?

New research by St Mary’s University College academic Dr Peter Howell, which is due to be published in the autumn, suggests that Hoxton in Hackney is a source for Shakespeare’s The Tempest. Dr Howell, Lecturer in English Literature at St Mary’s …

St Mary’s Professor receives British Academy / Leverhulme award for Early Christianity research

Professor Chris Keith, Professor of New Testament and Early Christianity at St Mary’s University College, Twickenham has been awarded a British Academy/Leverhulme Grant to work with colleagues from the University of Edinburgh and Humboldt Universität zu Berlin towards a three-volume …

Journalism Postgraduates scoop international documentary grants

Leeds Trinity postgraduate students Jonnel Benjamin and Ôné Chappy have each secured a One World Media bursary to make documentary films in the developing world. Jonnel Benjamin was just a child when she was forced to flee her home on …

Collaborative article by Worcester academics scoops top award

An article exploring how blind football training can be used to teach children about geography has earned three University of Worcester staff an award from the Geographical Association. The article, published in Primary Geography, picked up the Best Journal Article award …

St Mary’s research on Catholic decline receives funding from British Academy

Dr Stephen Bullivant of St Mary’s University College, Twickenham has won a British Academy Grant for his work that aims to identify the characteristics of people who have left the Catholic Church. The research will make use of British Social Attitudes …

Association for Dementia Studies delivers UK’s part of major European research

Dementia researchers at the University of Worcester have delivered their findings on a major European project to improve care for people with Alzheimer’s disease. In 2011 the University’s Association for Dementia Studies was awarded a tender by the Department of Health …

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