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University of Worcester research centre joins new research projects to save UK forests, woods and trees

15 April 2014

The University of Worcester, along with partner institutions, has been successful in winning a £7m national research project to help save the UK’s forests, woods and trees. In recent years, new pests and diseases have emerged as significant risks to …

St Mary’s University academic shortlisted for research award

03 April 2014

Stuart Oliver, Programme Director for the undergraduate Geography programme at St Mary’s University, Twickenham, has been shortlisted for an award for his work on geographical research. Stuart was nominated for the Wiley–Blackwell Publishers Area Prize for New Research in Geography for his …

‘Research and Engagement Week’ at the University of Winchester

01 April 2014

Building on a tradition of day-long Research Symposia, the Research and Knowledge Exchange Centre at the University of Winchester first organised a series of events in 2012, culminating in the first Research and Engagement Week in 2013. The aim of …

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University of Chichester academic wins fellowship at Huntington to unearth history of British novelist

31 March 2014

A lecturer from the University of Chichester has been given a one-off opportunity to study at a leading institution after topping an international competition. Reader in English Literature Dr Fiona Price was named alongside just 150 scholars to be awarded …

Royal Agricultural University launches new Rural Innovation Centre

28 March 2014

Former Government Chief Scientific Advisor, Professor Sir John Beddington, officially launched the Royal Agricultural University’s (RAU) brand new Rural Innovation Centre (RIC) at Harnhill Manor Farm on Thursday 27 March. Leading industry professionals and representatives from BASF, Agrii, CCRI, FWAG …

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Leeds Trinity PhD student awarded recognition of excellence for thesis

21 March 2014

A PhD student supervised by Leeds Trinity University has been awarded a recommendation of research excellence for her thesis. ​Dr Helen Kingstone passed her Viva in November 2013, successfully defending her thesis: ‘Victorian Negotiations with the Recent Past: History, Fiction, Utopia’, …

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Harper Adams University joins vital pollinator research programme

19 March 2014

A new charity which strives to promote the importance of bees brought together researchers from across the county to welcome Harper Adams University to a vital pollinator research programme. Praise Bee works alongside the Church of England and other denominations to …

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University of Winchester lecturer co-leads latest research-based guidance on future of education and care for young children

13 March 2014

Through a new project collaboration, education policy leaders in political parties and key organisations throughout the UK now have access to extensive research, paving the way to higher quality care and education for young children. The Association for the Professional …

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Psychologist from Glyndŵr to boost recycling for tech firm through novel KTP

04 March 2014

Technology firm Brother has enlisted the help of psychologists from Glyndŵr University to encourage more of its customers to recycle print cartridges by appealing to their emotions to do something good for the environment. Brother Industries UK (Ltd), which operates …

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Call for participation: Rejuvenating Craft

04 March 2014

Following on from the 3rd Making Futures Conference – Interfaces between Craft, Knowledge and Design, September 2013, Plymouth UK- Plymouth College of Art and the Crysalis project are preparing to stage an experimental project. In the context of a growing interest …

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