Are you interested in local history? Why not join us this Saturday 15th July at the 'Yesterday Belongs to you' local history event happening at Beamish Museum. Our archive experts will be on hand to help you dig into your mining family history!
The North East England Mining Archive and Research Centre (NEEMARC) is a special ...more
This Saturday sees the 133rd Durham Miner's Gala with the traditional march through the streets of Durham down to the Racecourse. The University of Sunderland holds the North East England Mining Archive and Research Centre (NEEMARC) Collection, which is housed at Murray Library. More details on the collection, including access to the catalogue, can be found ...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
Art UK are have announced a three-year project to catalogue the UK's national sculpture collection. The aim by 2020 is to record about 170,000 sculptures located both outdoors in squares and public spaces, and those part of indoors collections. This will be the largest comprehensive digitisation of a nation's sculptures in the world. The photographing of ...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
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Original article from the Art Fund website
Christopher Young on how Art Fund's Jonathan Ruffer curatorial grant helped him research Colonel Gilbert Ormerod Spence's watercolours.
Name and job title:
Christopher James Young – Collections Access Assistant
What inspired you to become a curator?
From inspirational history teachers, trips to the Great North Museum, and playing the amazing British-produced game series ...more
The University Alumni team are taking applications for the Futures Fund.
There are three different scholarships available:
– Student Opportunity Scholarship Up to £500
– Excellence Scholarship Up to £2000
– Graduate Development Scholarship Up To £2500
For information and application forms click here
It is recommended that you contact the Development Office team to discuss your proposal prior to submission ...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
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
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