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Call for papers: Victorian Representations

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Leeds Centre for Victorian Studies, Leeds Trinity University Friday 13 May 2016 A one-day colloquium for PhD, MA and undergraduate students of Leeds Trinity University, Bishop Grosseteste University and Newman University Keynote speaker: Dr Trev Broughton, University of York It had …

Leeds Trinity lecturer contributes to study on the role of friendship in young women’s sports participation

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Are peer groups a barrier to girls engaging in physical activity? Leeds Trinity University’s Associate Principal Lecturer in Health and Physical Activity, Dr Nicola Eccles, has developed a series of guides for national sports charity, StreetGame​​s​, on how to get more …

Newman University launches two new research centres

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Pooling world-leading and internationally excellent research expertise across disciplines to create multi- and inter-disciplinary projects, our research centres contribute to the University’s evolving culture of scholarly investigation and inquiry. The research culture at Newman University continues to develop with the …

Call for Papers: 3rd Winchester Conference on Trust, Risk, Information and the Law

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The Third Winchester Conference on Trust, Risk, Information and the Law will be held on Wednesday 27th April 2016 at the West Downs Campus, University of Winchester, UK.  Our overall theme for this conference will be: ‘Information is power’ “Knowledge …

Call for papers: The Politics of Commoning and Designing, Design Research Society 2016

DRS2016 DESIGN + RESEARCH + SOCIETY | FUTURE FOCUSED THINKING 50th Anniversary International Design Research Society Conference 27-30 June 2016, Brighton, UK Call for Papers: Additional Theme Session Session Title: The Politics of Commoning and Designing SUB-CHAIRS Bianca Elzenbaumer, Leeds …

University of Winchester contributes to groundbreaking global science project

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​Two psychology lecturers from the University of Winchester are among a group of 270 leading scientists who have taken part in a worldwide meta-scientific study, published in Science Magazine on the 27th August. Dr Manuela Thomae and Dr Michael Wood …

University of Worcester study reveals iPads have substantial potential to improve quality of life for people living in care homes

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Interest in the use of touchscreen technology to improve the quality of life for older people, and in particular those living with dementia, is growing. But, according to researchers at the world-renowned Association for Dementia Studies at the University of …

The University of Winchester research shows people are not swayed by labeling something a conspiracy theory

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Leading academic journal Political Psychology has published new research by University of Winchester lecturer, Dr Michael Wood, on the psychology of conspiracy theories. Dr Wood’s research considers to what extent labelling an idea a ‘conspiracy theory’ conditions our responses to …

University of Chichester research on performance-improving blackcurrants

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The significant impact of blackcurrants on exercise performance has been examined by the University of Chichester. Researchers from the institution’s Department of Sport and Exercise Sciences studied how a seven-day intake of New Zealand blackcurrant extract affected athletes during a 16.1km …

Newman University secures £1.8 million research funding

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Researchers from Newman University, Birmingham have been awarded £1,872,654 by the Templeton Religion Trust to set up a research group team to examine the relationship between science and religion in society. The programme will in the first instance be a …

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