Archive for the ‘Headline’ Category

Warm welcome for the first Global Chair

Professor Chung-In Moon was welcomed to the University as the first Global Chair of the year

Geordie Shore's ‘excessive alcohol content’

Our Dept. for Health analysed season 11 and found young people exposed to excessive alcohol content

Apply for an Alumni Fund Grant

There’s still time to apply for an Alumni Fund Grant, the deadline for applications is Thursday 25 January

University Staff Spotlight on... Alex Ball

This week's Staff Spotlight is on Alex Ball who talks singing, inventing and world-building

The paper making water safer

Our researchers have developed a revolutionary paper sensor for detecting toxic compounds in water

Explanations of political ambition

A new PoLIS study highlights what drives political ambition in prospective MPs and councillors

University Court meeting

The University’s Court met on campus on 16 January

University Teaching Awards 2018

The Awards recognise significant contributions to the academic lives of students and staff

Embracing a creative approach

Jamie Eastman explains how The Edge arts centre has become a hub of innovation for scientists and engineers, as well as artists

University appoints IAAPS lead

Gavin Edwards starts as Programme Director and will oversee the Institute for Advanced Automotive Propulsion Systems

ahs awarded IIP Gold accreditation

ahs is one of only two hospitality departments in the UK to be awarded Gold by Investors In People

Choosing a school for your child

Dr Ceri Brown looks at five things you should think about when choosing a school for your child

University Staff Spotlight on... Dr Kit Yates

This week's Staff Spotlight is on Dr Kit Yates who talks barbershops, bees and the student experience

Inspirational teachers recognised

Four teachers have been recognised for the role they played in helping students reach University

Vice-Chancellor’s retirement arrangements

Message from Richard Brooks, Director of HR

Climate change and sustainable lifestyles

Prof. Ricardo García-Mira outlines how we can transition our lives towards sustainability in this IPR blog

Evolution acceptance in children

Acceptance of evolution in UK children is linked to their scientific aptitude rather than conflicts with beliefs

Campus and city learning commons

There are a number of places on campus and in the city for students to prepare for exams

Why so few tennis players make it

Dr Kerry Papps from the Dept. of Economics looks at why so few tennis 'make it' when so many go pro

Rise in perfectionism in young people

Growing competition for university and jobs has contributed to higher levels of perfectionism