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  • Bobby’s local heroes take on the world

    AboutUS - The University of Sunderland - Published on March 31, 2015 by wu0ake
    • A Sunderland graduate teacher is leading a team of young disabled footballers to Olympic glory this summer – after he and his father started their own club from scratch. Bobby Coltman graduated from the University of Sunderland in 2014, and now works as a Maths Teacher at Sedgefield Community College. But the inspiration for his ...more
  • Entrepreneurial students scoop top-ten place in global charity challenge

    AboutUS - The University of Sunderland - Published on March 31, 2015 by wu0ake
    • Nine students from the University of Sunderland’s Enterprise Society turned just £1 into £1024.23 within a month - enough to secure a top-ten place in the national Deloitte Micro-Tyco student challenge. The society organized entrepreneurial, money-making activities throughout February 2015. Beginning with a £1 investment the Enterprise Society put the profits they made from each ...more
  • Former One Direction star made Doctor of Music

    AboutUS - The University of Sunderland - Published on April 1, 2015 by wu0ake
    • Former One Direction frontman Zayn Malik has joined the University of Sunderland as an honorary Doctor of Music. Mr Malik will work informally with students at the University’s world-renowned Community Music degree. The pop idol is buying a home with fiancé Perrie Edwards of Little Mix close to her childhood town South Shields, only a short ...more
  • Hello world!

    Spectral Visions - Published on March 26, 2015 by admin
    • Welcome to The University of Sunderland | Blogs Sites. This is your first post. Edit or delete it, then start ...more
  • Children Young People and Families

    Children Young People and Families - Published on March 20, 2015 by os0squ
    • This strand of research activity is focussed on the well-being of children, young people, and families and on changing family forms.    Our work in this strand is organised under four broad headings; Equal Opportunities, Austerity Impacts, Children’s and Young People’s Lives and Changing Families and Communities. Research is informed by both practice based priorities and by theoretical approaches to understanding ...more
  • Are your events following the same old formula? Here's how to shake things up

    UniSpace - Published on March 13, 2015 by chris
    • The expectation resting on the shoulders of event organisers to deliver memorable and inspirational events week in, week out is just one of the reasons that ‘Event Planner’ is regularly listed in the top 10 most stressful jobs.  Creative thinking doesn’t necessarily come on tap, so here we’ve outlined a few different event formats that ...more
  • Notes – 6th March

    The Web Team - Published on March 9, 2015 by admin
    • Work we have ‘Done’ this week The new Human Resources website now links to the what's on calendar to show any courses or events they are running. It works in IE8 (supporting a six year old browser) and it's responsive. Course search result pages have been redesigned and are being demoed to marketing this week The Web team ...more
  • Developing and aspirational culture - 17th April 2015

    SunGen - Published on January 21, 2015 by Angela Smith
    • Developing an Aspirational Culture: 2   Sunderland University’s Gender Network (SunGen) and Northumbria University’s Gendered Subjects and Gender and Society Research Hub have joined together to present a day-long event to build on the discussions emerging from a highly successful half-day seminar held in Sunderland in January 2015. ,   This collaborative event will be held on Friday 17th ...more
  • One-Day Symposium: The New North East

    North East Research Network - Published on November 18, 2014 by northeastnetwork
    • On Monday 13th July 2015 the Department of Culture (Faculty of Education and Society, University of Sunderland) will be hosting a one-day symposium focused on our region entitled ‘The New North East’. This interdisciplinary gathering will bring together scholars and practitioners working in the field of 'cultural studies' (broadly understood to include history, literature, linguistics, visual ...more
  • Notes - 27th February

    The Web Team - Published on February 27, 2015 by Dean Hale
    • Work we have ‘Done’ this week. Only a few new features as the tasks in the current sprint are spread over a few weeks. Yet more forms created Fixed an issue with funnelback where newly created XML collections were being overwritten when a new index was submitted Helped the Students' Union with some issues they had with students voting ...more
  • Notes – 20th Feburary

    The Web Team - Published on February 20, 2015 by Dean Hale
    • Work we have ‘Done’ this week. Several forms created for teacher training and pg scholarships Mahara as been upgraded to the latest version The what's on calendar is now RSS enabled (oversight on our part) Scott created a module for LiveCampus so that London Campus students are automatically assigned any surveys they need to complete once they login All mysql ...more
  • Dr Lyn Brierley-Jones

    EMULSION Study - Published on February 12, 2015 by Gemma
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  • Professor Scott Wilkes

    EMULSION Study - Published on February 12, 2015 by Gemma
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  • Lindsay Parkin

    EMULSION Study - Published on February 12, 2015 by Gemma
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  • Simple changes to keep your creative juices flowing this year

    UniSpace - Published on January 28, 2015 by chris
    • We’ve said before on this blog that creativity in event teams is crucial. Sure, a purely operational team will get the job done, but only when they start injecting some creativity into their work will they begin to deliver outstanding events that stick in your memory. The start of a new year is the perfect opportunity ...more
  • Four reasons an academic venue is the smart choice for your event

    UniSpace - Published on February 4, 2015 by chris
    •   Deciding on a venue for your event will be one of the biggest decisions in the planning process. There are a wide variety of options and sifting your way through them can be a daunting task. To lighten the load, we’ve outlined four reasons why an academic venue would be the smart choice:   Ready-built infrastructure Academic institutions ...more
  • Test post

    Department of Psychology - Published on January 19, 2015 by admin
    • Hosted by  The University of Sunderland | Blogs Sites.   This post is for test purposes and will vamish as soon as the blog starts for real.  Watch this ...more
  • Aspirational Culture event - 13th January

    SunGen - Published on January 13, 2015 by Angela Smith
    • Thanks so much to everyone who came along and made this such an interesting morning.  We are going to set up a one-day symposium to take discussions further, along with more colleagues from Northumbria.  In the mean time, here is a summary of the main things to come out of today's discussions: 1.  There is a ...more
  • Hello world!

    Sustainability at University of Sunderland - Published on January 8, 2015 by sustainability
    • Welcome to The University of Sunderland | Blogs Sites. This is your first post. Edit or delete it, then start ...more
  • Crime, Victims and Social Justice

    Crime, Victims and Social Justice - Published on December 2, 2014 by admin
    • Colleagues work in and across different disciplines on a range of issues covered by this theme. From contemporary criminological, sociological and social policy studies of community policing, white collar crime, domestic violence and abuse and its impacts on victim/survivors as well as evaluating responses to them and developing understanding of perpetrators of DVA there is ...more