Did you know that if you need to change your password as you've forgotten it you can do it yourself? All you need is to have a personal email address registered with the university, or a security question set up. Go to My Sunderland and click on 'Support' then choose 'My IT Support' or follow ...more
World Autism Awareness week starts on 27th March until 2nd April.
At least 1 in 100 people in the UK has autism (The National Autistic Society, 2017). As prospective teachers and students of education, you will have direct access to students in a learning environment. Learning about autism in fun and imaginative ways at school will ...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
Use the News section of LexisLibrary to search for news items and articles published in UK newspapers.
Use keywords as your search terms (e.g. ‘EU’, ‘housing’, ‘landlord’). You can enter up to five rows of search terms and use the drop-down list if you want to specify where the term should appear (e.g. anywhere in the ...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
Competition deadline April 3rd
The Woon Foundation Painting and Sculpture Art Prize offers an exceptional opportunity for students currently in the final year of their undergraduate study within the United Kingdom.
The first prize is a year-long £20,000 Fellowship based in the Woon Tai Jee studio located at BALTIC 39 in Newcastle’s city centre. It includes mentoring ...more
Are you thinking about getting work experience? Not sure where to start? This video from the Bubble Jobs team gives some useful hints and tips to get you started.
Bubble Jobs is careers website for anyone wanting to work in the digital marketing sector. That said many of the tips they share are applicable to any type ...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
one area of practice I feel I can reflect on and change now/ within a week: I will find out as much as I can aobut why the children are in care and how much this has contributed to their behaviour so that I can look to reduce the stress levels for these children
Overall I ...more
we recently agreed a block CPD whole school provision, whereby every member of support staff is being provided with 1 unit each paid for by their Academy, the range of units the support staff have selected will enable the school to gain from dissemination across all staff and help the school towards Mental Health specialist ...more
We are delighted to be working in partnership with Inspired Foundations which will enable us to cover far more geographically than we have to date. The partnership allows us to discuss onsite training not only within this region but also beyond, where Inspired Foundations have trainers who are able to deliver the training requested and required ...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