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Bucks New University reports call for policy changes to tackle marginalisation of Gypsies, Travellers and Roma communities

21 April 2015

The failings within the criminal justice system and health and social work sectors for members of the Gypsy, Traveller and Roma (GTR) communities – along with policy recommendations to tackle the issues raised – are highlighted in reports published today …

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CREST and GuildHE respond to the Nurse Review of the research councils

17 April 2015

Click here to read CREST‘s and GuildHE‘s response to Sir Paul Nurse’s review of the UK’s research councils.

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Bucks New University research into Facebook and mental health conditions

15 April 2015

Facebook can help people recover from mental health problems but it needs to be used cautiously and strategically as it can also make symptoms worse, new research shows: –          Can make people feel less alone and …

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University of Chichester research shows how brains are shaped by childhood

15 April 2015

NEW research detailing how childhood experiences influence the development of the brain has been collated in a book by two Chichester authors. Child Development and the Brain has been written by Reader in Psychology Dr Esther Burkitt and counsellor Rob …

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University of Chichester unearths science behind cheetah’s unrivalled speed

15 April 2015

THE science of how cheetahs can sprint nearly three times the speed of Olympic champion Usain Bolt has been revealed by a senior lecturer from the University of Chichester. Dr Penny Hudson, of the Department of Sport and Exercise Sciences, studied …

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University of St Mark & St John wins £3 million funding

15 April 2015

The University of St Mark & St John has been awarded nearly £3 million of funding to support its plans to develop and diversify. It was announced this week that The Higher Education Funding Council for England (HEFCE) has granted …

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University of Winchester research maps sustainable practice in small businesses

15 April 2015

Highlights from a research project into leadership and sustainability in small and medium-sized businesses were revealed during an event at the University of Winchester last month. The year-long project, titled Leadership in transition to sustainable business: a study of SMEs …

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Norwich University of the Arts and the 2015 Association of Art Historians Conference

13 April 2015

The Association for Art Historians Annual (AAH) Conference – hosted by the University of East Anglia – took place in Norwich from the 9th to the 11th of April. Norwich University the Arts) academics chaired two day-long sessions focusing on the …

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JISC Research Data Spring, Research Data Management and CREST

01 April 2015

The Consortium for Research Excellence, Support and Training (CREST) has received funding as part of the JISC Research Data Spring initiative to develop A consortial approach to building an integrated RDM system – “small and specialist”. Working in partnership with Leeds Trinity …

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University of Cumbria PhD Studentship in marine renewable energy

31 March 2015

The University of Cumbria and the Sir John Fisher Foundation are pleased to announce a funded PhD Studentship in the area of marine renewable energy. Renewable energy systems (RES) are vital for achieving the goals of tackling climate change and …

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