The University of Winchester

Studies of war children to be revealed at University conference

20 August 2013

The University of Winchester will look at the devastating impact conflict has had on children around the world at a conference between 4-6 September. The 5th International Children of War Conference, organised by the University’s Faculty of Business, Law and …

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Weevil research to establish natural pest control method

14 August 2013

Researchers at Harper Adams University are using tracking devices to monitor the movements of a common soft fruit pest in order to help growers to protect their crops. The vine weevil (Otiorhynchus sulcatus) feeds on the roots and leaves of …

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5th CREST Research Symposium – Programme Announced

09 August 2013

Registration is now open for the 5th CREST Research Symposium to be held at Woburn House, London on Thursday 10th September 2013. The event is free to attend and open to all researchers at CREST member institutions. The symposium will …

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Winchester performing arts projects awarded £170,000 in national grants

06 August 2013

The creator of a series of interactive art experiences that invite children to explore the power of their own voices has won nearly £170,000 in grant funding from the Wellcome Trust and Arts Council England. Dr Yvon Bonenfant, of the …

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Charity music director receives University of Winchester’s first professional doctorate

05 August 2013

The University of Winchester has awarded its very first professional doctorate to the director of a Hampshire music charity helping to raise young people’s aspirations. Dr Peter Beadell, founder of Panjazz International, will receive the inaugural Professional Doctorate in Contribution to …

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University of Worcester Lecturer Recognised in Influential Dementia Care Report

02 August 2013

A University of Worcester lecturer has had her groundbreaking work in dementia research recognised after being quoted in an influential Parliamentary report. ‘Dementia does not Discriminate’ – a report produced by the All Party Parliamentary Group (APPG) on Dementia, was …

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Sustainability Project wins Prestigious Award

29 July 2013

A sustainability charity, co-founded by Prof Paul Clarke at St Mary’s University College, Twickenham was named Sustainability Solution of the Year at the 2Degrees Awards, which took place at the beginning of the month. The Pop-Up Foundation works with schools, communities and businesses to enable …

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Buckinghamshire New University helps to get the ‘Chairboys’ in shape

24 July 2013

Footballers from Wycombe Wanderers FC have been put through their paces in the Human Performance Laboratory at Buckinghamshire New University. The session in the Lab at the University was part of the players’ pre-season training programme and the team spent time undergoing strength and conditioning …

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Worcester Lecturer Scoops Top Award for Postgraduate Research

22 July 2013

A Physical Geography lecturer at the University of Worcester has been awarded the highly regarded Dick Chorley Medal by the British Society of Geomorphology (BSG) for her research into river restoration. Each year the Society awards the medal to recognise …

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Glyndwr University showcases Immersive Learning Environment and METIman

20 July 2013

A trailblazing learning bubble and £30,000 medical mannequin were the stars of a groundbreaking health event. Wrexham Assembly member Lesley Griffiths, the Welsh Minister for Local Government, joined Glyndŵr University Health Sciences department for a day of workshops, assessments and …

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