It's Academic Book Week (23rd-28th Jan) which is a celebration of the diversity, innovation and influence of academic books. A list of the top 20 academic books that have shaped modern Britain has been released as chosen by leading academics, and of the top 20, Sunderland has 17 of them in stock and one is ...more
The NSPCC provide a wealth of information that can help you complete your assignment. Go to the services and resources section of the website at https://www.nspcc.org.uk/ to read their latest research, leaflets, guidance and evaluations. You can find child protection statistics, case reviews, research reports and the most current and comprehensive information on child protection ...more
Visit Britain’s research report on the role of social media in the context of holidays found that overall “89% of those surveyed had used social media at some stage of their holiday.”
The Visit Britain web page has a useful summary and you can download the full report ...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
Interested in improving your employability skills?
Come and join our Professional Mentoring Scheme and hook up with your own Professional Mentor.
A Professional Mentor is someone from the world of work who will talk to you about what’s important to you and act as a sounding board to inspire and motivate you. They have a wealth 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
In a crowded graduate jobs market we understand the importance of standing out from the crowd. You need a genuine way to catch the eye of an employer.
The Sunderland Professional Award (SuPA) will help you demonstrate that you have the skills that employers are looking for.
For more information or to apply see: ...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 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
I am delighted to announce that we have had an abstract for our qualitative work accepted for oral presentation at the Royal Pharmaceutical Society conference in September 2016. If anyone is coming along, we look forward to seeing you there to share our findings!
For more details about the conference, see ...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
We will be marking IWD 2017 by celebrating intersectionality. We have so far confirmed the following speakers: Kate Charlesworth, a graphic novellist who will discuss sexuality and her forthcoming book, A Girl's Guide to Sensible Shoes; and Holly Sterling, children's author and illustrator, who will talk about 'race'. Further details of the event will be ...more