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  • University Technical College Site approved

    AboutUS - The University of Sunderland - Published on March 5, 2015 by wu0ake
    • The new £10m North East University Technical College (UTC) is on track to open in 2016, after final approval was reached on the location. Building work is expected to begin later this year at Long Tens Way, on the Newton Aycliffe Business Park, close to Hitachi Rail Europe’s new plant. The UTC is being developed between ...more
  • Adam's creative crash course

    AboutUS - The University of Sunderland - Published on March 5, 2015 by wu0ake
    • Adam Sadler, our Survey US video competition winner, has completed his week's placement at top design agency, everything d.fferent, where he's proved a big hit, working alongside one of our graduates. Adam, who is in the second year of his Graphic Communications & Design degree, won the Survey US competition this month and has just spent ...more
  • Students and graduates take centre stage at regional drama awards

    AboutUS - The University of Sunderland - Published on March 5, 2015 by wu0ake
    • The University has been centre stage at the region's top drama awards - which saw Martin Shaw pick up Best Drama Award for Inspector George Gently, and Sunderland students win a major award for bringing music to the masses, via YouTube. The popular BBC period drama Inspector George Gently was named Best Drama at the Royal ...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
  • Notes – 13th Feburary

    The Web Team - Published on February 13, 2015 by Dean Hale
    • Work we have ‘Done’ this week. Over the past few months requests for web forms has increased significantly and its is becoming quite time consuming for the team members, plus you have to wait a week or two. We manually create forms using PHP and MySQL so an email was sent to the JISC Institutional web ...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
  • Developing and aspirational culture - 17th April 2015

    SunGen - Published on January 21, 2015 by Angela Smith
    • 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 April in Priestman 015, University ...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
  • A roundup of the best 2015 event trends articles

    UniSpace - Published on January 13, 2015 by chris
    • Every January we see a huge variety of articles emerge; all predicting the key trends that they feel will shape the industry in the coming year. There are so many of these articles that it will take you most of your working week to get through them. Well, fear not! We’ve outlined some of the ...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
  • Developing an Aspirational Culture - 13th January 2015

    SunGen - Published on December 8, 2014 by Angela Smith
    • SunGen Symposium  13th January 2015 Priestman 015, 9-30-12-30  Developing an Aspirational Culture   This half-day symposium, organised by the University of Sunderland Gender Network (SunGen), will bring together speakers from across the university and externally to discuss ideas and strategies for developing an aspirational culture amongst our students and staff. Brief talks and presentations will be given on research into ...more
  • Test

    Academic Health Science Network - Published on December 2, 2014 by admin