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NUA graduate appointed first ever Game Designer in Residence at V&A

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The V&A has announced that alumnus Sophia George has been appointed as its first ever Game Designer in Residence. The residency is a partnership between the V&A, V&A at Dundee, the University of Abertay Dundee and the Association for UK …

University Highlighted in Prime Minister’s Report on Dementia

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A highly successful dementia programme, designed and provided by the University of Worcester, has been highlighted in a national report from the Prime Minister. The Dementia Leadership Programme is included in the Prime Minister’s Challenge on Dementia Annual Progress Report, …

Entrepreneurial postgraduate receives royal recognition

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A recent Leeds Trinity University postgraduate has received a prestigious award from the Duke of York in recognition of his entrepreneurial skills. ​Chris Hale, who founded an innovative altitude business whilst studying for an MA in Business Management, was a …

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 …

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