It’s past time for social scientists to bring their work out into the open, to make it better, faster, more accountable, and more transparent.SocArXiv announces a partnership with the Center for Open Science to develop a free, open access, open source archive for social science research. The initiative responds to growing recognition of the need ...more
Sunderland has a rich and varied literary and cultural heritage. This project takes people on a journey around Sunderland, literally and metaphorically. By focusing on the city centre, the river and the coastline, this project encourages people to see Sunderland in a new light as a place with a rich history and dynamic future. This ...more
The First 100 Years is a ground-breaking history project, supported by the Law Society and the Bar Council, charting the journey of women in law since 1919. As part of the project work is under way to produce a new digital museum made up of 100 video stories that tell the story of women in ...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
Exhibition catalogues are excellent sources for images and commentaries about individual artists of group shows. The Library holds exhibition catalogues from many of the major galleries and are a great resource to help you discover new artists. The exhibition catalogues are located on the Murray Library upper level, shelved at 700, allowing you to browse the ...more
Theatre Graduate Michael Barras talks about his experience of working for community arts organisation Cultural Spring. He also explains the process of working with community groups and artists to develop community based participatory arts projects. For more info click: The Cultural Spring ...more
Chris Sykes, now Broadcast Assistant with BBC Newcastle, found his way into the radio station via work experience.
Article from 99% Perspiration Podcast
“Well the speculation in the papers this morning link Sunderland with the Brighton pair of Liam Bridcutt and….erm…who’s the other player?”
Chris Sykes, Broadcast Assistant at BBC Newcastle & SportsBeat Reporter
It’s about 6:15pm ...more
Rebecca Ball Director of the Sunderland City of Culture Bid 2021 talks at a recent training day 'Making It in The Visual Arts'.
She opens her talk sharing how her own career in Arts Management started with a passion for Dance. She goes on to explain the importance of the Arts and how it is hoped ...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
Dr Helen Driscoll, Senior Lecturer and researcher in the University of Sunderland’s Psychology Department, discusses sibling rivalry having little to do with parenting skills, and how it is more likely to have its origins in human nature.
Read Dr Helen Driscoll's article on the Huffington Post
Petty fights in the back of the car, temper tantrums over ...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 firstname.lastname@example.org
See you there: biscuits ...more