To celebrate our first SunGen publication, we are holding a launch event on Wednesday 15th November. This will be at 4pm in Vardy 112. The Spare Rib collection is the first of what we hope will be many such multi-disciplinary collaborations. There will be tea and maybe wine. Everyone is ...more
If so, check out the forthcoming 'Filmmaking and animation in the classroom' online course being offered by FutureLearn. The course starts on 30th October and participants will learn how to use simple filmmaking and animation to bring learning to life, and aid cross-curricular attainment and assessment. It is five weeks long, but if the timing doesn't ...more
The North East Art Map highlights the vibrant, diverse range of contemporary visual arts in North East England. It is designed to make it easy to discover and enjoy the high volume of critically engaged art in this region. Here you will find details on contemporary visual arts exhibitions, events, venues and organisations across the whole ...more
Inaugural Ceramic Residency
The Cockpit Arts Ceramic Residency will support a ceramicist who has a strong desire to experiment and take risks with their practice.
Deadline for applications is 10am, Wednesday 4 October.
How to Apply
Find out more on our website, http://cockpitarts.com/awards-bursaries/, and contact firstname.lastname@example.org for an Application ...more
Community Music graduate Sinead shares her journey into singing and community music practice
From original article Graduate Diaries by Gemma Hirst
Name: Sinéad Livingston
Subject Studied: Community Music
University: University of Sunderland
Year Graduated: 2013
What is your new/current role?
Singer and Community Choir Leader
What does that mean exactly?
I help people access singing without being too music theory based. I arrange songs, and ...more
Tom holding the National Television Award given to Ant and Dec's Saturday Night Takeaway
Broadcast Media graduate Tom shares his journey into working as a TV Researcher
I graduated a whole year ago in 2016 and although that time has flown over, I can still remember asking if I could do ‘The Robot’ across the stage ...more
Traditionally, the phrase ‘reading for a degree’ was used in the same way students often refer to studying for a degree today. However, effective reading is still an essential skill required for being successful in your academic studies as you need to demonstrate an informed understanding of your chosen subject area.
Such an informed understanding of ...more
At the initial meeting, those who were able to come along introduced themselves and briefly explained their research interests in the various areas of 'food'. It was agreed that:
Angela Smith would set up blog.
Angela Smith would set up a Jiscmail address and circulate to the group.
The group would reconvene once these things had been ...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
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
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
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