Archive for November 2012

University Travel Survey 2012/13 launched

You should by now have received an email inviting you to take part in the 2012/13 Travel Survey, which aims to find out how staff and students usually travel to campus.

Physics PhD student wins best poster prize at international conference

Final year Physics PhD student Ashok Chauhan won first prize for a poster presentation at a major international conference on nanoscience.

Inaugural Ignite event a success: see the talks here

The University's recent inaugural Ignite event was a huge success, with a big turnout and a fantastic buzz resulting from some exciting talks.

An invitation to the ‘Let’s Talk’ open meeting

All staff are welcome to attend our first 'Let's talk' open meeting with the Vice-Chancellor, Professor Dame Glynis Breakwell, on Wednesday 28 November in the University Hall.

Article by Colin Grant published by the Argentine-British Chamber of Commerce (CCAB)

The recent newsletter of the Cámara de Comercio Argentino-Británica (CCAB) features an article by Professor Colin Grant, our Pro-Vice-Chancellor for Internationalisation.

Classroom therapy may not be answer to treating depression in teenagers

Researchers at the University's Department for Health have found that introducing mood therapy into the classroom may not be the answer to treating depression in teenagers.

Public lecture - No job for a woman: Insights into the manufacture of explosives and shell filling in the First World War

A free public lecture will explore the key role women played in in the First World War and how this shaped the modern woman, at the University on Wednesday 7 November.

David Parkin Visiting Professorship 2013/14

Applications are invited for the David Parkin Visiting Professorship for the academic year 2013/14. The Esther Parkin Trust offers annual funding of up to £20,000 to support this award and it provides an excellent opportunity to attract outstanding colleagues from outside the UK and to develop ongoing research and publication partnerships.

Discover more about our plans for a Centre for the Arts

Staff and students are invited to a special open meeting to hear more about our exciting plans for a new Centre for the Arts here on campus.

Lunch to relaunch the Disabled Staff Support Group (DSSG)

If you are a member of staff with a disability, join us 12:15-13:30 in the Wessex Restaurant on Tuesday 6 November for an informal Express Lunch – provided – to celebrate the relaunch of the Disabled Staff Support Group (DSSG)

Funding for Pathways to Impact

The Research Development & Support Office (RDSO) would like to announce two funding opportunities to stimulate pathways to impact projects.