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  • The Amazing Teaching Awards 2015 – now open!

    AboutUS - The University of Sunderland - Published on January 29, 2015 by wu0ake
    • The Amazing Teaching Awards (formerly known as The Student Led Teaching Awards) are now open - click here to vote. Each year, the University of Sunderland Students' Union works with Events Management students to host a glittering awards ceremony for Sunderland University's most amazing teachers. All award winners are nominated by students who are best placed ...more
  • Children’s art exhibition celebrates culture and diversity of first generation immigrants

    AboutUS - The University of Sunderland - Published on January 29, 2015 by wu0ake
    • The culture and diversity of first generation immigrants is highlighted in a new art exhibition launched this week and involving experts from the University. The exhibition – Cultural Rivers – is collection of art, animation and film produced by children who are first generation immigrants to the UK. It represents the outcome of a pilot ...more
  • Regional award is something to shout about

    AboutUS - The University of Sunderland - Published on January 29, 2015 by wu0ake
    • A Sunderland graduate has scooped the Outstanding Young Communicator award at the Chartered Institute of Public Relations (CIPR) regional PRide Awards. Anne-Marie Bailey has her sights on further success in the area, including helping to inspire those looking to break into the profession. Anne-Marie is the PR Manager at r//evolution, an integrated brand communications ...more
  • 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
  • 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
  • Tips for making the most of the holiday period

    UniSpace - Published on December 16, 2014 by chris
    • Have you already had one too many mince pies? Does the opening line of ‘Do they know it’s Christmas?’ send you running for the hills? Have you been to or organised enough ‘Winter Wonderland’ themed corporate events to last you a lifetime? Well, fear not, you’re not alone. Christmas is naturally a busy time in the ...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
  • Notes – 5th December

    The Web Team - Published on December 5, 2014 by Dean Hale
    • Around a month ago Academic Services asked the web team if we had the capability to stream the winter graduation ceremonies live so we got our thinking caps on bought a new graphics card linked it up to our media library server created a shiny landing page and voila - done. The pilot was only advertised ...more
  • Test

    Academic Health Science Network - Published on December 2, 2014 by admin
  • Hello world!

    Academic Health Science Network - Published on November 27, 2014 by admin
    • Welcome to The University of Sunderland | Blogs Sites. This is your first post. Edit or delete it, then start ...more
  • Notes – 21st November

    The Web Team - Published on November 25, 2014 by Dean Hale
    • Owing to the occasional week notes going astray these posts shall henceforth be know as notes. Done Dean and Dan attended the T44u conference in Dublin and we got to see version 8. Some nice features within. So when do T4 users at Sunderland see this? We will be upgrading our test server in January 2015. We ...more
  • Weeknotes - 7th November

    The Web Team - Published on November 7, 2014 by admin
    • This week 2 weeks worth of notes also not a lot words but a heck of a lot of work. Done The team have been investigating ways to deliver a more personalised experience when accessing the intranet. Still in the experiment stage for now, however once we determine the deliverables to meet the users need we will ...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 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 arts and media ...more
  • Hello world!

    iGCAuto - Published on November 3, 2014 by admin
    • Welcome to The University of Sunderland | Blogs Sites. This is your first post. Edit or delete it, then start ...more
  • Communities, Health and Social Exclusion

    Communities, Health and Social Exclusion - Published on October 21, 2014 by hs0smc
    • The Centre for Applied Social Science has a number of members that have developed a progressive approach which broadly focuses on patterns and processes of social exclusion. Areas of interest in this research theme are in fields of inequalities and communities. Members adopt a critical and analytical approach to notions of ‘community’, ‘behaviour’ and ‘social ...more