Archive for the ‘Featured’ Category

Attacks in Barcelona and Cambrils

Our thoughts are with the people of Spain following last week's dreadful attacks in Barcelona and Cambrils

Professors awarded VC's Research Medal

Gary Hawley & Chris Brace have received the Vice-Chancellor’s Research Medal for their automotive research

Locals needed to test online health guide

Could you help the Dept for Health trial a brand new online programme that gives insight into the human body?

New Pro-Vice-Chancellors announced

The University is delighted to announce two new appointments of the senior management team

Accessibility further improved

New materials to help us ensure those with access issues can get around campus more effectively

Let’s Talk with the VC at 2.30pm today

Please come to our open staff meeting today at 2.30pm in the Edge or watch the live stream

BUCS in the running for national award

The Audio Visual team in Computing Services (BUCS) has been shortlisted for a national IT Award.

Many over 60s too poor to die

Many over 60s are ill prepared for end-of-life costs, according to new research by Dr Kate Woodthorpe.

Unique mural for new student accommodation hoardings

Why not pop along and see artist Richard Woods and his team in action?

New light-activated suncream will cut skin cancer

A new suncream ingredient developed by researchers from our Department of Pharmacy & Pharmacology could soon an important role in suncreams as a UVA filter that could help cut the cases of skin cancer.

Individual Mitigating Circumstances

The University's principles and procedures for dealing with Individual Mitigating Circumstances that affect students' assessments.

Public Interest Disclosure (Whistleblowing) Procedure

The University has updated its Whistleblowing Procedure in the light of changes to legislation.

Deputy Head of Admissions interviewed in The Times

Lee Hennessy featured in The Times this week discussing the advantages of working during a gap year.

Call for applications to International Funding Schemes

Message from Pro-Vice-Chancellor for Internationalisation Professor Colin Grant

Professor Fonseca de Campos of FAUUSP visits ACE

The Department of Architecture & Civil Engineering (ACE) recently hosted Professor Fonseca de Campos from the Faculty of Architecture and Urbanism of the University of Sao Paolo (FAU-USP).

University builds PhD links with Indonesia

We have recently signed an agreement to participate in the Indonesia-UK DIKTI Scholarship Programme.

Moscow State University visit and lecture

Professor Lydia Polubichenko from Lomonosov Moscow State University will be visiting us this week with a group of postgraduate interpreting and translation students.

'E-Slips' are coming

From next month (August 2013) you will receive an email with a secure image of your payslip as well as your normal printed payslip.

Social media support for researchers

Corporate Communications has developed a microsite that aims to give you advice if you are keen to try digital platforms like Twitter, Google Scholar or LinkedIn.

Professor Guigné wins Rayleigh Medal

Professor Jacques Yves Guigné has been awarded the prestigious Rayleigh Medal by the Institute of Acoustics (IoA).