Media Centre Cinema, Sir Tom Cowie Campus
Wednesday October 22, 1pm-3pm
Tickets are FREE but must be booked by 5pm TODAY (Tuesday October 21) at: eventbrite.co.uk
BBC Writersroom is coming to the University of Sunderland next week to help budding scriptwriters fine-tune their ideas and inspire the next generation of creative talent.
Henry Swindell, Development Producer for BBC Writersroom, ...more
DG314 David Goldman Informatics Centre, Sir Tom Cowie Campus
Tuesday October 28, 1pm-2pm (sandwich lunch served from 12.30pm)
Russell May, Visiting professor at the University of Sunderland and a specialist in Digital Forensic Investigations and Training will give a talk on 'Trends in digital technology and the associated research challenges in the area of digital forensics'.
Russell May ...more
Identification of prescribed drugs and their metabolites from the fingerprints of volunteers.
The Faculty of Applied Sciences are interested in using new fingermark technology to test for medicines and their metabolic breakdown products secreted from pores on the fingertips.
The current method of examining these metabolic differences uses blood or urine sample testing.
The School of Pharmacy aim ...more
Sorry no weeknotes last week, so here are 2 weeks worth.
Apache tuning is progressing. We are gradually switching off unused modules and are monitoring any performance changes.
A biggie, We will shortly be streaming our graduation ceremonies live from the Stadium of Light. More information soon, however we do know we will be using our ...more
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
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
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
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
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
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
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.
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
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
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