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Harper Adams researchers part of £2m research projects

01 June 2015

Researchers from Harper Adams University are part of two projects, worth almost £2m, that aim to improve the quality of fresh produce. The Biotechnology and Biological Sciences Research Council (BBSRC), collaborating with the Natural Environment Research Council (NERC), have awarded …

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University of Worcester research explores the use of workplace coaching

27 May 2015

Controversial new research has found that using internal colleagues to deliver workplace coaching is more effective than employing costly external agencies. Workplace coaching has become a new craze among management roles in the world of work, with estimates suggesting that …

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University of Cumbria research highlights firefighters lack of hydration

20 May 2015

You may think that firefighters wouldn’t normally suffer from a lack of water. But research completed by the University of Cumbria, in collaboration with Cumbria Fire and Rescue Service, has highlighted how vital proper hydration can be to a firefighter’s …

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Leeds Trinity University leads in European sports research

16 May 2015

Academics from Leeds Trinity University’s Department of Sport, Health and Nutrition have successfully secured funding for an innovative research project which aims to develop a new learning model for elite sports students. Developing a European Sport Tutorship model for the …

Norwich University of the Arts to open digital user research lab in Norwich

16 May 2015

Norwich University of the Arts (NUA) is to open a Digital User Research Lab in October 2015, to be situated in the Ideas Factory Digital Creative Incubation Centre. The project will be funded by a grant from the HEFCE Catalyst …

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Call for Papers: Making Futures IV – deadline extended

13 May 2015

MAKING FUTURES CRAFT AND THE (RE)TURN OF THE MAKER IN A POST-GLOBAL SUSTAINABLY AWARE SOCIETY Conference Website: makingfutures.plymouthart.ac.uk Making Futures will be held on Thursday 24th and Friday 25th September 2015 within the magnificently sited Mount Edgcumbe estate on the River Tamar …

Southampton Solent University amongst CREST institutions to secure funding from Creative Europe

12 May 2015

Art and design graduates from Southampton Solent University will benefit from a new international career scheme thanks to £200,000 funding from Creative Europe. The 18 month project, led by the School of Art and Design at the University, will bring …

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CREST institutions’ success in Creative Europe 2015

08 May 2015

Three CREST member institutions have successfully bid to be part of Creative Europe in this year’s round as partners. Creative Europe is the EU’s framework programme for the cultural and creative sectors. The University of Winchester will collaborate on the NE©XT …

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Newman University research shows “design thinking” is likely to be an instinctive phenomenon

08 May 2015

A new study published in the online edition of Cognition suggests that non-believers and atheists, as well as religious believers, instinctively think there is a creator being or agency behind natural processes. The research, led by Elisa Järnefelt and co-authored …

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University of Chichester has launched a range of PhD bursaries for 2015-16

06 May 2015

Successful applicants to full time Full bursaries will receive GBP 13,000 p.a. and a fee-waiver of all course fees (a pro-rata value would apply for part-time bursary holders). The preference for students applying for the full bursaries is for them …

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