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We will try to obtain book chapters or journal articles that you need when they are not available electronically.
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Journal issues can be published at different intervals, some are monthly, orthers may be quarterly or even annually. We're nearly halfway through the calendar year, and nearing the end of the academic year so we thought it was a good opportunity to look at a few of the latest journal issues for tourism, hospitality and ...more
JSTOR is a digital library covering economics, history, political science, and sociology. It includes other key fields in the humanities and social sciences too. The database holds over 1,500 academic journals, books, and primary sources.
As a University of Sunderland student the library provides access to JSTOR, so you don't have to pay for a thing. ...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
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Original article from the Art Fund website
Christopher Young on how Art Fund's Jonathan Ruffer curatorial grant helped him research Colonel Gilbert Ormerod Spence's watercolours.
Name and job title:
Christopher James Young – Collections Access Assistant
What inspired you to become a curator?
From inspirational history teachers, trips to the Great North Museum, and playing the amazing British-produced game series ...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
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
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