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  • Sunderland International Airshow

    AboutUS - The University of Sunderland - Published on July 25, 2014 by wu0ake
    • With exciting activities and entertainment on the ground as well as all the action in the sky, there's something for everyone at the free, family-friendly Sunderland International Airshow 2014. The main weekend flying programme on Saturday and Sunday will be preceded by an exciting free evening event at Cliffe Park starting at 6pm on Friday 25 ...more
  • Profile: Jonathon Riall

    AboutUS - The University of Sunderland - Published on July 25, 2014 by wu0ake
    • One man who will be keeping a very close eye on the medals table at this month's Commonwealth Games is 2005 BSc Sports & Exercise Development graduate Jonathon Riall. Jonathon is British Paratriathlon Performance Manager, and responsible for getting Team GB on the road to the 2016 Rio Olympics. “I lead the Paratriathlon Team that sits ...more
  • Weeknotes – 25th July

    The Web team - Published on July 25, 2014 by Dean Hale
    • It's the summer and staff are on holidays so we may miss the odd weeknotes for the next month or so. In progress All of the team are working on the new London Campus website. Launch very soon. Some neat little features within Automatic keyword glossary (home grown solution)   Search results grouped by subject area (funnelback)   Homepage templates and layouts - ...more
  • Alyson's on the Commonwealth Games starting blocks

    AboutUS - The University of Sunderland - Published on July 24, 2014 by wu0ake
    • Sport and Exercise Development graduate Alyson Dixon will on the starting blocks this Sunday (July 27) in Team England’s 2014 Commonwealth Games squad. Alyson is dreaming of a podium place at the games in Glasgow this summer after she qualified for the marathon. As part of her training schedule ahead of the race on July 27, she ...more
  • Multi-level governance and peripheral places: The North-East of England

    North East Research Network - Published on July 22, 2014 by northeastnetwork
    • Stein Rokkan’s analysis of centres and peripheries is applied to the case of North-East England, the country’s most peripheral region. The North-East’s ability to represent its needs and wishes to the central government and the European Union has been hampered by the instability of its local and regional institutions, which have been repeatedly changed at ...more
  • Wearside pottery: A 20th century potworks in Sunderland

    North East Research Network - Published on July 19, 2014 by northeastnetwork
    • This article in Industrial Archaeology Review (36:1) by Ian Miller (oxfordarchaeology) summarises the findings from a recent archaeological excavation of the former Wearside Pottery in Sunderland, which provided a valuable opportunity to study the buried remains of a 20th-century potworks. Sunderland has a rich heritage of producing a range of wares for the home and export ...more
  • Weeknotes – 11th July

    The Web team - Published on July 11, 2014 by Dean Hale
    • It's that time of year - major projects to be implemented before the holiday's arrive. Off campus online assignment submissions Off campus online assignment submissions is a well oiled machine - so far 418 assignments need to be submitted (closing date today) 475 assignments have been submitted 419 have been allocated to markers 12 have been marked, feedback provided and allocated to module leaders with ...more
  • SunGen development plans, July 2014

    SunGen - Published on July 11, 2014 by Angela Smith
    • 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
  • Meeting on Thursday 10th July

    SunGen - Published on July 9, 2014 by Angela Smith
    • As agreed, we are going to meet once more before the summer, informally, on Thursday 10th July at 1pm in Goldman 313.  This is just to exchange ideas for the development of the network and perhaps plan for the future.  Bring your own cuppa, but biscuits will be provided! ...more
  • Welcome to SunGen!

    SunGen - Published on June 17, 2014 by Angela Smith
    • This is a network for academics and students in the University of Sunderland who have research interests in gender and sexuality.  Our aims are: - To expand interdisciplinary links across the university amongst those academics who have an interest in gender and sexuality. - To promote an active research culture amongst academics in the area of gender ...more
  • The linguistic landscape of North East England

    North East Research Network - Published on July 8, 2014 by northeastnetwork
    • Mike Pearce has begun a research project on the visual representation of North East dialect in the public domain. So far, most research on the language of the road signs, advertising hoardings, street names, shop signs and other written messages which make up the linguistic landscape of a given area has focused on issues surrounding ...more
  • Weeknotes – 4th July

    The Web team - Published on July 4, 2014 by Philip Norton
    • It's been a busy week! Done The FBL TNE online assignment submission system is all go! Assignments have been assigned to the students and due dates set by the faculty admin staff. All went well and we are very happy with how the system is performing. As i type - 29 students has uploaded their assignment to ...more
  • Glass and Ceramics student's work on WW1

    Northern Network for Death, Dying and Memory (NNDDM) - Published on June 19, 2014 by Angela Smith
    • Terri Harper has created her final year degree show around memories of the First World War.  Here is a link to details of this on the ADM ...more
  • Ross Priory 2014

    Ross Priory Broadcast Talk Seminar Group - Published on June 19, 2014 by Angela Smith
    • The Ross Priory Broadcast Talk Seminar will take place 2nd - 4th July at Universite de Bretagne, ...more
  • Spectral Visions 2014

    Northern Network for Death, Dying and Memory (NNDDM) - Published on June 18, 2014 by Angela Smith
    • The University of Sunderland will be hosting the third Spectral Visions conference on 26th June 2014.  You can get more details from the blog, or by emailing ...more
  • Galleries

    Northern Network for Death, Dying and Memory (NNDDM) - Published on June 17, 2014 by Angela Smith
    • We have developing galleries on Flickr, linked here, to explore images of death, dying and memory. Here is the link to the gallery of images associated with memorialising the First World War:   And here is one for a gallery of memento morimemento mori   If you have images you would like to add to our growing collection, please email ...more
  • Test Post 2

    University of Sunderland Blogs - Sandbox - Published on May 6, 2014 by admin
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  • Test Post 1

    University of Sunderland Blogs - Sandbox - Published on May 6, 2014 by admin
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  • Hello world!

    University of Sunderland Blogs - Sandbox - Published on April 29, 2014 by admin
    • Welcome to The University of Sunderland | Blogs Sites. This is your first post. Edit or delete it, then start ...more
  • Triennial Review of the Research Councils published

    Research Funding - Published on April 17, 2014 by admin
    • The Department for Business, Innovation and Skills (BIS) has published the findings of the Triennial Review of the Research Councils. The review, which examined the form, function and governance of the UK’s seven Research Councils, has recognised that the councils are working from a position of strength. The review also confirmed that the current number and ...more

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