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  • Graduate Fair 2014

    AboutUS - The University of Sunderland - Published on October 17, 2014 by wu0ake
    • Friday November 14 CitySpace, City Campus Open to all students. This is your chance to find out more about a range of jobs, as well as meet and network with employers. Part-time work volunteering opportunities enhance your skills and CV Sign up today to guarantee your place: ...more
  • Exclusive Student Ticket Offer - Madama Butterfly at the Sunderland Empire

    AboutUS - The University of Sunderland - Published on October 16, 2014 by wu0ake
    • The Sunderland Empire are offering exclusive £9.50 tickets* (tickets normally £17.50-£30) to Madama Butterfly on Sunday November 9 (7.30pm). 'This a butterfly to cherish' Manchester Evening News Starring the Korean soprano Elena Dee and the Japanese soprano Miki Mori. This award winning fully staged Opera returns with exquisite sets and includes a spectacular Japanese garden and fabulous costumes ...more
  • SUnderland REpository (SURE)

    AboutUS - The University of Sunderland - Published on October 16, 2014 by wu0ake
    • SUnderland REpository (SURE) is a growing collection of the research output produced at the University of Sunderland. You can access SURE here: SURE contains book chapters, journal articles, reports, artworks, PhD and MPhil theses, conference papers and many other items that is made freely available to students and researchers worldwide. If you have any questions, comments, or ...more
  • Weeknotes – 3rd October

    The Web Team - Published on October 6, 2014 by Dean Hale
    • Changes We have  changed our sprints from 2 weeks to 1. The reason being its hard to estimate work for 2 weeks we were constantly adding/removing work from/to the sprint backlog. With 1 week the scope is quite specific and less chance of change. This weeks sprint (web team 14) Development of a survey season delivery platform Finalise the Terminalfour user ...more
  • Weeknotes – 26th September

    The Web Team - Published on September 30, 2014 by Dean Hale
    • This week Done The new staff home page is now live. It's the first iteration and as with the Student home page it will soon be dynamic rather than static content. We need to leave it running as is for a few weeks and depending on usage and where users go the page will change depending on who ...more
  • Weeknotes – 19th September

    The Web Team - Published on September 19, 2014 by Dean Hale
    • The holidays are over. We have a full complement of staff = more work can be done. Done The new student homepage as been launched, we are analysing usage and feedback and tweaks will be made where appropriate. Possibly the final round of London campus websites have been implemented. Dan met with the TNE team for further My Sunderland ...more
  • SunGen plans - 17 September

    SunGen - Published on September 17, 2014 by Angela Smith
    • We have come up with two ideas for future events. Firstly, we are hoping to have a workshop in January for various people across the university (including Careers and the Students' Union) to meet and exchange ideas for how we can/already do support student aspirations with regard to gender, employability and leadership.  By sharing 'good practice', ...more
  • Lesbian and gay youth and the question of labels

    North East Research Network - Published on September 16, 2014 by northeastnetwork
    • 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
  • Meeting on 17th September

    SunGen - Published on September 12, 2014 by Angela Smith
    • Our first meeting back from the summer break will be on Wednesday 17th September at 3pm in Priestman 224.  Biscuits will be provided, but you will need to bring along your own cuppa to dunk ...more
  • Open Day - Oct 4

    Bringing US to You - Published on September 9, 2014 by wu0ake
    • 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
  • Graduate author returns to Oz

    Bringing US to You - Published on September 8, 2014 by wu0ake
    • 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
  • Back to Olympic Park by Royal appointment

    Bringing US to You - Published on September 5, 2014 by wu0ake
    • 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. Penny ...more
  • The North in the long eighteenth century

    North East Research Network - Published on September 2, 2014 by northeastnetwork
    •   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
  • Seedy bars and grotty pints

    North East Research Network - Published on August 19, 2014 by northeastnetwork
    • 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
  • Hello world!

    London Campus Blog - Published on July 30, 2014 by admin
    • Welcome to The University of Sunderland | Blogs Sites. This is your first post. Edit or delete it, then start ...more
  • SunGen development plans, July 2014

    SunGen - Published on July 11, 2014 by Angela Smith
    • 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
  • Glass and Ceramics student's work on WW1

    Northern Network for Death, Dying and Memory (NNDDM) - Published on June 19, 2014 by Angela Smith
    • Terri Harper has created her final year degree show around memories of the First World War.  Here is a link to details of this on the ADM ...more
  • Ross Priory 2014

    Ross Priory Broadcast Talk Seminar Group - Published on June 19, 2014 by Angela Smith
    • The Ross Priory Broadcast Talk Seminar will take place 2nd - 4th July at Universite de Bretagne, ...more
  • Spectral Visions 2014

    Northern Network for Death, Dying and Memory (NNDDM) - Published on June 18, 2014 by Angela Smith
    • The University of Sunderland will be hosting the third Spectral Visions conference on 26th June 2014.  You can get more details from the blog, or by emailing ...more
  • Galleries

    Northern Network for Death, Dying and Memory (NNDDM) - Published on June 17, 2014 by Angela Smith
    • 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

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