Archive for March 2015

Disruption to purchasing process

If you have an urgent purchasing requirement please contact Purchasing Services on x6070.

The academic at a cinema near you

New blockbuster X+Y features a lead character representing Dr Geoff Smith

Likely Election prospects - five weeks to go

Fast food discount card tops student business competition

A digital discount card for premium fast food outlets has taken first prize in the student Business Plan competition.

Researchers challenged in Three Minute Thesis

The Faculty of Humanities & Social Sciences held its Three Minute Thesis heat on Thursday 19 March 2015 to determine who would qualify for the University-wide final in June.

Binge drinking costs the UK £4.9bn a year

Latest brief shows policies to regulate alcohol sales and consumption are inadequate

Why slimy cheats don’t win

Why do various survival tactics exist, if evolution favours the winning one?

Why slimy cheats don’t win

New research from our Department of Biology & Biochemistry says that biologists should re-evaluate how they define and measure social cooperation.

Effects of binge drinking cost the UK £4.9 billion a year

Our latest IPR policy brief calculates a total economic cost of binge drinking to UK taxpayers at £4.9 billion a year.

Fast food discount card tops student business plan competition

A digital discount card for premium fast food outlets has taken first prize in the student Business Plan competition.

The Future of Social Science after the Election

The Campaign for Social Science has launched their report exploring the significance of social science over the next decade.

Nominations begin for staff representatives

Nominations are invited for four vacancies for staff representatives to serve from 1 August 2015 until 31 July 2018.

Professor Stephen Emmitt's inaugural lecture Wed 29 Apr

Professor Stephen Emmitt will present his inaugural lecture Living with Buildings: The Architecture of Practice.

Globally agreeing on environmental protection

The challenges and importance of achieving international agreements on climate change will come under the spotlight at a major event taking place at the University in early April.

Award for Health researcher

Dr Rachel Arnold has been recognised by the British Psychological Society

Major works on campus this week

Main entrance will be closed, read for more information on travel updates

Increase to pay supplement from 1 April

Message from Ian Cheetham, Director of Human Resources

Achieving global agreement on environmental protection

The University will host a major climate change event in early April with leading, international academics.

Battle for Number 10: Who Won?

Professor Michael Beverland reflects on last night's TV election special

British Psychological Society award for Health researcher

Dr Rachel Arnold in our Department for Health has been recognised by the British Psychological Society.