Achieving basic certification for our legal databases (LexisLibrary, Westlaw UK and JustCite) will give you a head start in making the most of these databases for your studies, and they also make a valuable addition to your CV.
Take the tests online, and you will receive a certificate of completion. The certificate will be sent electronically ...more
BBH Asia Pacific, Party New York and Jack Morton Worldwide have created the Unlimited Stadium in Manila for Nike, which sees a 200-metre-long running track installed for 17 days in the centre of BGC, the city’s business ...more
Guest post by Samantha Condliffe – Digital marketing Exec at Infinities Designer Menswear
People tend to have the misconception that digital marketing is a single all-encompassing role which demands one particular set of skills. Granted, there are general digital marketing jobs available, however these tend to be assisting roles to the specialist digital marketing departments. To ...more
Article by Eireann Kitching-Foster
Interviewing Chris Bevan, freelance Production Secretary, gave me the chance to talk to him about his experiences in the media Industry since graduating from Sunderland in 2013. I started by asking him about his Media Production course - the starting point for his rising success in the media industry.
What did you enjoy most about your uni course?
Article by Stephanie Chungu
Executive Specialist Producer at Spark Sunderland
In 2013, it seems that Sunderland University Graduate Harrison Stock had the world in the palm of
his hand. Travelling to London to pursue a career in radio, Stock made it to BBC Radio 1Xtra working from the ground up.
I grabbed a meeting with him to find out more about his story ...more
Sunderland has a rich and varied literary and cultural heritage. By focusing on the city centre, the river and the coastline, this web site explores Sunderland in a new light as a place with a rich history and dynamic future. This is part of the City of Culture 2021 bid events. The official anthem of ...more
Great to see CHILDHOOD STUDIES STUDENTS from the UNIVERSITY OF SUNDERLAND supporting the OPEN NEST with their summer camp this year and being creative in their ideas for working with children who have experienced loss and trauma. Well done ...more
The following was published in the Times Higher Education magazine. You can listen to the audio version here.
Fear of HIV and AIDS, fuelled by media speculation, a growth of infections among the “mainstream” population, an outpouring of activism and a medical establishment struggling to get to grips with it, put pressure on the British government ...more
We had a great time at the Society for Academic Primary Care conference in Dublin. It's a great forum for sharing research in primary care and it would be great to see even more pharmacists at this event in the future - there is definitely a place for pharmacy practice research here.
The abstracts submitted for ...more
We are delighted to congratulate Mark Thorley on his Diana Award as Champion Fundraiser, helping many children and young people who have experienced loss or trauma for a wide variety of reasons- walked, ran, skied and baked. ...more
I am delighted to announce that we have had an abstract for our qualitative work accepted for oral presentation at the Royal Pharmaceutical Society conference in September 2016. If anyone is coming along, we look forward to seeing you there to share our findings!
For more details about the conference, see ...more
In our case, the person who coordinated our research governance approval in primary care sat within the North of England Commissioning Support Unit but this has now been transferred as part of the new Health Research Authority Approval process (see link below). The application for this is once again done through IRAS. In our case, ...more
The Critical Approaches to Research postgraduate conference took place today at St. Peter’s campus, University of Sunderland.
We would like to thank all participants and especially:
Professor Ian Neal for opening the conference with a very inspirational speech:
Dr Mike Pearce, Dr Geoff Nash and Dr Kath Kerr-Koch for chairing the panels.
Our plenary speakers:
Dr Donna Chambers – Reader ...more
LGBT education is ‘non-existent’ and teachers are ‘afraid to tackle it’, according to a leading expert on homophobia and LGBT issues.
Andrew Dalton, Lecturer in Social Sciences at the University of Sunderland, is calling for more to be done in schools to address prejudice and stigma, coinciding with LGBT History Month held nationally in February each ...more
New research has called for the introduction of space laws to safeguard the future of the Moon after a recent surge of interest in utilising and exploring its natural resources by emerging space nations and private companies.
Dr Chris Newman, Reader in Law at the University of Sunderland, is the author of Seeking Tranquillity: Embedding sustainability ...more
We will be marking IWD 2017 by celebrating intersectionality. We have so far confirmed the following speakers: Kate Charlesworth, a graphic novellist who will discuss sexuality and her forthcoming book, A Girl's Guide to Sensible Shoes; and Holly Sterling, children's author and illustrator, who will talk about 'race'. Further details of the event will be ...more
We are pleased to announce the 2016 Postgraduate Conference at the University of Sunderland. This one-day multidisciplinary conference is designed to give postgraduate students from any institution an opportunity to present and discuss their research.
The conference is focused on Critical Approaches to Research. The aim of the conference is to encourage the development of student ...more
Our much-delayed next meeting will be on Tuesday 24th May at 10am in Priestman 312. We are going to discuss plans for the coming year, including ideas to mark International Women's Day 2017. Any other items, please get in touch with email@example.com
See you there: biscuits ...more