Winning pictures from one of the world’s most prestigious art competitions are coming to Sunderland Museum & Winter Gardens in October.
The BP Portrait Award has a first prize of £30,000, making it one of the largest for any global arts competition.
Man with a Plaid Blanket by Thomas Ganter
Earlier this year the winner of the ...more
Studies of non-heterosexual youth show a resistance to sexual labels. The term post-gay has been used to describe an identity undefined by labels, and is presented as evidence of a new sexual fluidity. Drawing on qualitative interviews with self-identified lesbian and gay youth from the north east of England, this article provides a different account ...more
One of the North East’s fastest growing tech companies has boosted its head office workforce with a number of new appointments including Sunderland graduate Philip Docherty.
Sunderland-based remarketing specialists SaleCycle has created a number of new junior and senior roles as part of a wider expansion plan which will see the recruitment of an additional 40 ...more
The student homepage is being launched on the 16th September. Within are a number of features, some new and some that have had a refresh.
What's on calendar (new)
Computer availability (more rooms added)
Maps (more features added)
Links to popular content (anlaytics aware)
Now onto the staff homepage - launch week commencing the 22nd September.
Some meetings ...more
Sunderland graduate and England Women's Rugby Captain Katy McLean has made sporting history, after becoming the first women in England to turn professional.
Katy, who captained England's Women's Rugby team to a spectacular 21-9 World Cup victory over Canada earlier this month, is set to become the first of 20 women professional players.
The move is being ...more
The new student and staff home pages will be available late next week.
We have been monitoring its usage over the past 2 years what content is accessed, by whom and when in addition a comprehensive audit and users feedback to help determine the content displayed. In addition owing to the power of analytics the ...more
City Campus and Sir Tom Cowie Campus at St Peter's
Saturday October 4, 9.30am-4pm
Coming to an Open Day is the best way to see what university is really like.
Find out more about the subject you're interested in, meet your future lecturers, take a tour of the University accommodation and get the lowdown on what financial help ...more
Since graduating from the University with an English Literature degree author David Clarkson has been very busy, and now, after years of world travel, the Peterlee-born writer is set to publish his third novel.
His first title, The Outback, was based on his time in Australia, and his second, Stealing Asia, further drew on his travelling ...more
One of the region’s leading physiotherapists will return to London’s Olympic Park by Royal appointment to be part of the worldwide Invictus Games next week.
The Invictus Games, launched by Prince Harry will see more than 400 athletes from 13 different countries compete in an international sporting event for wounded, injured Servicemen and women.
Dr David Fallon (English) is a co-organiser of The North in the Long Eighteenth Century. This one-day conference celebrates the ten-year anniversary of the North East Forum in Eighteenth-Century and Romantic Studies and is organized by staff from the Universities of Newcastle, Northumbria, Durham, and Sunderland. Studies of the long-eighteenth century have tended to be London-centric, figuring ...more
Most of the team are back from their holidays so the weeknotes will re occur every week again.
The pilot of Online assignment submission via JIRA worked really well - assignments have been submitted. Feedback as been given and marks have been released. The next submission period is now upon us and all partner colleges now ...more
This paper is based on the British Academy project ‘Not all bright lights and big city?’ (2008–2010), which explores the diverse and divided lives of lesbians and gay men in the north-east of England. Here, we focus on the ‘close encounters’ between material culture and place, within queer leisure spaces (Binnie, 2014; Binnie & Skeggs, ...more
At our meeting on 10th July, we decided two things: firstly, to use this web site to hold members' profiles so we can all see how our research links; secondly, to have a get-together in September to decide on a seminar theme.
In the first instance, if you could send your brief biography (just a note ...more
As agreed, we are going to meet once more before the summer, informally, on Thursday 10th July at 1pm in Goldman 313. This is just to exchange ideas for the development of the network and perhaps plan for the future. Bring your own cuppa, but biscuits will be provided! ...more
We have developing galleries on Flickr, linked here, to explore images of death, dying and memory.
Here is the link to the gallery of images associated with memorialising the First World War:
And here is one for a gallery of memento morimemento mori
If you have images you would like to add to our growing collection, please email ...more