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CREST members receive HR Excellence in Research awards

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Two members of the Consortium for Research Excellence, Support and Training (CREST) – the University of Chichester and Glyndŵr University – have joined a growing network of HEIs across Europe and the UK in gaining the HR Excellence in Research …

University of Worcester helps launch a curriculum to inform dementia education

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The University of Worcester is part of a group of UK Universities which has developed a Curriculum for Dementia Education, designed as a guide for universities developing the content of higher education programmes for health and social care professionals. The …

University of Worcester links up with local hospice to launch ‘pioneering’ centre for palliative care

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Professor Mayur Lakhani CBE, Chair of the National Council for Palliative Care, officially opened the University of Worcester and St Richard’s Hospice’s Centre for Palliative Care (CPC) yesterday, calling the collaboration an ‘inspired move’. The project, which has been developed …

University study highlights importance of collaboration across Channel

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Stakeholders from across the English and French coastlines have met with the University of Chichester at a final conference to discuss how collaboration and cooperation across the region can ensure a sustainable future for the Channel. The event, held in …

St Mary’s historian publishes book exploring famous Anglo-French meeting

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A new book about a major Renaissance event, the Field of Cloth of Gold, where King Henry VIII of England and King Francis I of France met in 1520, has been published by a leading early-modern historian at St Mary’s …

Film adaptation of lecturer’s novel to feature at prestigious film festival

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The short film of novel The Houdini Girl, written by Leeds Trinity University Creative Writing Lecturer Martyn Bedford, has been selected for screening at the prestigious 2014 London Short Film Festival in January.  ​Now in its 11th year, the London …

Call for Papers: ‘…and where do we go from here?’ Rethink. Reconfigure. Reflect. UCA Research Student Conference and Poster Exhibition

Research Student Conference and Poster Exhibition University for the Creative Arts – Canterbury Campus Conference date: 2 May 2014 Poster Exhibition date: 23 April – 7 May 2014 This one-day conference and associated poster exhibition will explore contemporary applied doctoral …

Winchester performing arts project secures further funding for digital app

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Dr Bonenfant has been awarded £30,000 follow-on funding by the Wellcome Trust for a Voice Bubbles iPad app, which will make his art more accessible to children and families at home and in schools. The project Uluzuzulalia, which was awarded more …

University experts launch fitness programme for disabled people

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Two lecturers from the University of Worcester’s Institute of Sport & Exercise Science are launching an innovative new fitness initiative – Push2Health – which aims to assist people with physical disabilities to improve their fitness and activity levels. Dr Andrea …

National Geographic documentary to profile Chichester biomechanics and sports research

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University footballers have been filmed by scientists from National Geographic for a new documentary about technology in sport. The programme, which also features Sports Science lecturer Dr Neal Smith, a Field Leader in Biomechanics and Research methods, explores how athletes …

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