Dr Helen Driscoll, Senior Lecturer and researcher in the University of Sunderland’s Psychology Department, discusses sibling rivalry having little to do with parenting skills, and how it is more likely to have its origins in human nature.
Read Dr Helen Driscoll's article on the Huffington Post
Petty fights in the back of the car, temper tantrums over ...more
New research has called for the introduction of space laws to safeguard the future of the Moon after a recent surge of interest in utilising and exploring its natural resources by emerging space nations and private companies.
Dr Chris Newman, Reader in Law at the University of Sunderland, is the author of Seeking Tranquillity: Embedding sustainability ...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
Now you would think that the NHS Ethics process might have been the most difficult of these approvals. But actually there is so much support for this process and information available that this wasn’t really the case. The support pages (see link below) are really useful and there is also face-to-face training which goes through ...more
This year we’ve bought 62 new ebooks for arts, design and performing arts but why are we investing in ebooks? Here are our top 5 reasons why ebooks are great
1. ebooks are online library books available wherever you are in the world at any time, day or night. You can borrow or download the whole book for 24 ...more
Dance in Video is an essential resource for Dance and Performing Arts students. The database contains five hundred hours of dance productions and documentaries by the most influential performers and companies of the 20th century.
Selections cover ballet, tap, jazz, contemporary, experimental, and improvisational dance, as well as forerunners of the forms and the pioneers of ...more
IRAS is the online system which facilitates applications for:
Administration of Radioactive Substances Advisory Committee (ARSAC)
Confidentiality Advisory Group (CAG)
Gene Therapy Advisory Committee (GTAC)
Health Research Authority (HRA) for projects seeking HRA Approval
Medicines and Healthcare products Regulatory Agency (MHRA)
NHS / HSC R&D offices (using NIHR Local Clinical Research Network Portfolio)
NHS / HSC Research Ethics Committees
National Offender Management Service ...more
Sunderland Children s Services has opened a 'therapeutic library' in the Sandhill Centre stocked with information for adopted and adopter. the purpose of this venture is to provide those families across the area to access books written specifically for children and young people as well as families. the Library was launched during National Adoption Week ...more
To help support children who have experienced Loss and Trauma we have:
1.Installed a tap- this was 2014 money
2. Provided copious amounts of seeds (now water is available) including: kale, spinach, pumpkin, onions, and beetroot
3. Provided much need pre-school resources ( jigsaws, beads, table top activites etc).
4. part funded: A post of mentor of previous young man ...more
This guideline covers the identification, assessment and treatment of attachment difficulties in children and young people up to age 18 who are adopted from care, in special guardianship, looked after by local authorities in foster homes (including kinship foster care), residential units and other accommodation, or on the edge of care. It aims to address ...more
One of the EMULSION study's funders, Pharmacy Research UK, is holding a 'Celebrating Research Excellence' event at the Royal Pharmaceutical Society headquarters on Wednesday 25th May. As part of the event, we will be sharing the work done as part of the EMULSION study. If anyone would like to come along, you can find out ...more
Our much-delayed next meeting will be on Tuesday 24th May at 10am in Priestman 312. We are going to discuss plans for the coming year, including ideas to mark International Women's Day 2017. Any other items, please get in touch with email@example.com
See you there: biscuits ...more
HOW TO WRITE A MOVIE
In this warm and witty lecture, Rob will reveal how anyone can write a
movie, even non-writers. Because the thing is, we’ve all watched 9,000
films. We all know what a bad movie feels like. We’re experts already.
Everything else is just details. A crash course in screenwriting from a
local boy made good.
How to choose and use imagery to support content on your University websites.
When to use images
You only need to use an image if it directly relates to the content that you are producing and if it helps communicate your message more effectively.
Within your content you can commission new images or use images that exist in ...more
Led by a-n, Artquest and DACS, The Artists Fund is a new community interest company providing small grants to visual artists based in the UK.
The pilot programme, which offers five £1,000 grants and three commissions of £2,000, is now open for applications.
Deadline 11am on 16 May 2016
For more info see: ...more
Two enterprising graduates have received Royal recognition after their business was acknowledged as one of the best in the north of England.
Matt Eyre and Rob Parsons have claimed The Duke of York Young Entrepreneur Award for their filmmaking company Roar Motion, receiving the accolade from the Duke himself.
Held at the University of Huddersfield, the awards ...more
There are many great opportunities for students to gain work experience during their degree. Find out more from third year BA (Hons) Graphic Communication student, Adam Sadler, who took part in a placement at creative agency, Everything Different. Adam also completed a three-month placement at Durham University as a Motion Graphic Designer. For more information email: ...more