Your lecturers will recommend specific reading and research for each module you study. Together with your librarians they create reading lists that you can access online. These contain books, journal articles, useful websites, online reports, scanned chapters, and more. You can find My Module Resources on the Library Webpage.
You can search My Module Resources by ...more
We’ve changed the furniture available in the Creative Learning Zone which is located in The Murray Library upper level. We’ve added extra seating and some large tables so people can spread out, perhaps look at the art books nearby or work together in small groups in a lovely light and airy space. There is now ...more
It’s that time of the year once again – Sumo Digital Rising Star and Search for a Star 2018 is open for registration!
We’re on the search for talented student programmers, animators and character, environment and VFX artists who are looking to show off their skills. Top UK studios including Sumo Digital, Playground Games, nDreams and ...more
Emily shares her story of breaking into a Digital Marketing career… without a marketing degree!
I graduated back in 2014 with a First-Class Honours Degree in Magazine Journalism. In many ways, time has flown by and I honestly do love my job. It only seems like yesterday that I was sat at home nervously waiting for ...more
A very warm welcome to all our new students joining us this year and welcome back if you’re a returning student.
Whether you're a new student, or a returning student, you’ll find plenty of help and support available online and in our Libraries. No matter which subject you study or the level you are working at. Head to ...more
At the initial meeting, those who were able to come along introduced themselves and briefly explained their research interests in the various areas of 'food'. It was agreed that:
Angela Smith would set up blog.
Angela Smith would set up a Jiscmail address and circulate to the group.
The group would reconvene once these things had been ...more
My name is Suzie Kitchin, and I’m the new arts, design and performing arts librarian at Sunderland. I have previously worked at Leicester, Durham and Northumbria universities, and now I’ve joined you at Sunderland. I have worked in a number of different roles and supported many subject areas across arts, science and social science disciplines. ...more
Help and Support with research
The following is a list of those in the School of Culture who have extensive experience in publishing and are willing to offer help and advice to those who are less experienced. It is not an exhaustive list, but does offer some indication of the depth of experience we have in ...more
We had a very useful meeting this afternoon.
Angela updated the group on the progress of the Spare Rib edited collection.
The revised cover for the Spare Rib book.
The book is on track to be published by the end of July 2017. Donna proposed a launch event some time in September.
The group also discussed in more detail ...more
SunGen marked International Women's Day by celebrating intersectionality in the feminist movement with an engaging conversation with Holly Sterling. Vice Chancellor Professor Shirley Atkinson opened proceedings.
Holly is a highly acclaimed children's illustrator and author. She shared her own experience as a mixed-race woman and her journey to becoming a published author and illustrator. She also ...more
This was quite a lengthy process and took a little while to complete. As Gemma has already said organisation is key, when I knew that the study had been granted the funding I contacted the Research and Innovation team for some information to see what we needed to do and to ask for some ...more
The course attended was 'Nvivo training for Windows' - it took place in London and lasted for 2 days in December 2014.
From Gemma's perspective
So although this was the first piece of training I attended, I've held off writing the review article until after we had actually used a good amount of NVivo as part of ...more
Members of SunGen met on Friday 25 November to discuss plans for the IWD event. Trish Bryans suggested the event could include more interaction between audience members. She have volunteered to organise this side of the event. Action: Trish
A venue has now been booked: Goldman 107, for 2-4pm. Angela will contact the speakers (Kate Charlesworth ...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
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
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