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Glyndwr student’s PhD research aims to influence decision-making in health care

11 May 2017

A new study aims to produce an over-arching decision-making healthcare model in North Wales by focusing on patients with dementia – a disease that costs the UK £26.3 billion a year. The research, undertaken by Paul Brownbill for his PhD …

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Pen Pals research across the Atlantic

11 May 2017

BGU has announced the establishment of a research partnership with The Social Publishers Foundation (SPF). The partnership features a new practitioner-research project review structure. The aim is to increase dissemination of research and products by teacher-practitioners through the SPF Knowledge Base. …

Research reveals the pressures affecting modern teachers

11 May 2017

Research reveals the pressures affecting modern teachers Friday, 28 April, 2017 Research conducted by the Psychology Department at Bath Spa University has revealed the pressures affecting modern teachers including written and verbal abuse from their pupils’ parents. The findings, from …

Funding Call: British Academy/Leverhulme Small Research Grants

03 May 2017

The British Academy is inviting applications from scholars for the BA/Leverhulme Small Research Grants scheme, which is administered by the Academy. ​Applications must be submitted via the e-GAP system, accessible via https://egap.britac.ac.uk/  Applicants must register within e-GAP, if you have not already done …

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Can a waste product from cauliflowers help peanuts grow during water shortages? 19 APRIL 2017

26 April 2017

American researcher Kelly Racette is conducting an experiment at Harper Adams University to see if a wax, derived from cauliflower leaves, can help peanuts retain water in drought situations. The 28 year-old from Virginia, America, said: “Peanut is generally considered …

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Bucks to host The National Disability Arts Collection & Archive

26 April 2017

Buckinghamshire New University will host The National Disability Arts Collection & Archive (NDACA) from April 2018. The £1 million project will be delivered by the disability arts organisation Shape Arts and bring together 2,500 objects celebrating the history of the …

Postgraduate Research Degree Bursary

28 March 2017

Building on the success in the REF 2014, Norwich University of the Arts (NUA) is pleased to offer a PhD fees-only Student Bursary to a research student who is offered, accepts and takes up a place on NUA’s research degree …

Call for Applications: British Library PhD placement scheme

03 January 2017

The British Library invites applications to its PhD placement scheme. Fourteen different placement projects are being offered under this current Call. These have been selected to support teams based across the Library to carry out a range of projects and activities, …

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Future Research Leaders: 6 PhD studentships in history and education at Bishop Grosseteste University

20 December 2016

As part of the ambitious strategy for research, innovation and knowledge exchange, BGU is pleased to announce the second round of PhD studentships in the ‘Future Research Leaders’ programme. BGU is offering up to six full time studentships in History and Education …

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University of Worcester researcher finds dandelion is a key contributor to boosting bee population

26 July 2016

The humble dandelion, often overlooked as a weed, has been identified by a Worcester ecologist as a major contributor to boosting the number of bees in urban areas. Dr Duncan Westbury, from the University of Worcester, is calling on the …

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