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  • Former plasterer makes first class job of science degree

    AboutUS - The University of Sunderland - Published on July 11, 2014 by wu0ake
    • When recession hit the construction industry hard in 2008 - plasterer Michael Spowart took the economic downturn as a life-changing opportunity to change his career. Today that decision is paying off as he graduates from the University of Sunderland with a First Class degree in Physiological Science, and will soon begin his PGCE, fulfilling his ...more
  • Howzat – cricketer lands degree

    AboutUS - The University of Sunderland - Published on July 11, 2014 by wu0ake
    • Durham professional cricketer Ryan Pringle was hit for six as he celebrated graduating from the University of Sunderland today (Friday, June 11) despite the summer season being in full flow. The 22-year-old achieved a 2:1 degree in Sport and Exercise Science and received his award at the Stadium of Light just hours before taking on Yorkshire ...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
  • University Marketing Team land three national awards

    AboutUS - The University of Sunderland - Published on July 11, 2014 by wu0ake
    • Congratulations to the Marketing and Recruitment team who last night won three awards in the national HEIST (higher education marketing) Awards 2014 - including Gold for Best Branding Campaign. The team beat off competition from universities from throughout the country to win Bronze for Marketing Department of the Year; Silver for Best Student Recruitment Campaign, for ...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
  • Journal round-up

    North East Research Network - Published on June 30, 2014 by northeastnetwork
    • Some recent journal articles on North East England: The influence of neighbourhood design on travel behaviour: Empirical evidence from North East England Multilingual research practices in community research: The case of migrant/refugee women in North East England The role of local perceptions in the marketing of rural areas Crisis management and an ethic of care: The case of Northern ...more
  • Join our JISCM@il group

    North East Research Network - Published on July 4, 2014 by northeastnetwork
    • I've set up a JISCM@il group which you can join. This will enable you to email other members of the network who are also subscribers. The link is ...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
  • Weeknotes – 27th June

    The Web team - Published on June 26, 2014 by Dean Hale
    • Done The team delivered training to Module leaders and Faculty administration staff in the use of JIRA for online assignment submissions. Dean and Daniel delivered training via skype to off campus centres. Phase 1 of Online assignment submissions is live in 3 days the 30th of June 2014 - no more postage, a completely online system. The following centres ...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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