Archive for March 2015

UK Space Agency joins forces with SETsquared

The UK Space Agency has joined forces with SETsquared - Europe’s top university business incubator programme - to help foster new innovations in space-related technology.

£5k Teaching Development Travel Fund now available

The Chair of the Teaching Development Fund Sub-Group has made available £5,000 of remaining TDF funding for this academic year to support colleagues to engage with external activities and events.

Institutional Student Skills Review

The Uni & SU are running a review of skills development opportunities for students

Last chance to enter Images of Research

Only a few more days to submit competition entries before 5pm on 30 Mar

Has the coalition really created 2.1m apprenticeships?

Professor Hugh Lauder has acted as reviewer for an article in the Conversation.

Decoding the jargon to get to the heart of public affairs

Public affairs practitioners recently participated in a Public Affairs Networking Event to inform students about the industry, share their experiences, and offer CV advice for students interested in pursuing a career in the field.

Fact Check: will renewing Trident cost £100 billion?

Simon Smith (PoLIS) writes for The Conversation.

Fancy a road trip in a Triumph Herald? Tue 24 Mar

A hilarious solo performance by Chris Dobrowolski using old photos, new film and surprising mechanical objects.

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Researcher's image in the THE's gallery of amazing science

The THE published Giovanni Luca Pesce's (Architecture & Civil Engineering) microscopic image showing the unique cell structure of bamboo, which can grow one metre every six days.

Tickets on sale for Modern Pentathlon

Tickets are now on sale for the European Championships being held on campus in Aug

Behind the Budget headlines

Our economic and business experts respond to the big issues

Microsoft Exchange is coming...

From March to June we will be rolling out Microsoft Outlook to all staff

Travel update - what's happening w/c 23 Mar

Details on what to be aware of when travelling to campus w/c 23 March.

Kim Jong-un is not the only obstruction to peace in Korea

Timo Kivimäki, Professor of International Relations, writes for the Conversation.

Engineering Three Minute Thesis (3MT) heat winners

Congratulations to Amyce Aurora-Smith (Mechanical Engineering) and Federico Da Dalt (Electronic & Electrical Engineering) who will go on to compete in the University-wide heat in June.

Science Three Minute Thesis (3MT) heat winners

Congratulations to winners Georgina Gregory from the Centre for Sustainable Chemical Technology and Kunal Tewari from the Department of Pharmacy & Pharmacology, who were picked as the top two speakers from an impressive field covering a wide range of Faculty research.

Student performances - music, theatre & dance

Student shows coming up this weekend.

Lunchtime session on new IAA research funding: 24 Mar

Come and chat with Dr Simon Lewis and Dr Jean Van Den Elsen about their experiences of working with industry and how knowledge exchange has aided their research on 24 March 2015, 12.30-1.30pm, in CB3.9.

Developing next generation membranes

A £1m grant has been awarded to research ‘immortal membranes’