Monthly Archives: November 2016

Alcohol Research UK publishes its Annual Review for 2015/16


The Annual Review includes some key highlights from the independent study of the organisations grant making over the last 30 years and shows the many ways in which the £24 million investment in alcohol research has helped to shape the alcohol harm reduction field.

to read the review please click on the link


Research and Knowledge Exchange Report 2016

The latest Research and Knowledge Exchange Report, Transforming Societies & Improving lives, is now available by following this link


In this publication the aim is to give a snapshot of the diverse range of exciting research and knowledge exchange activity undertaken across the University, and how our pursuit of knowledge and understanding is transforming societies and improving individuals’ lives.

We hope that you find the report informative and interesting.

Faculty of Health & Wellbeing Lunchtime Research Seminar Series

The title of this seminar is ‘A pilot study to evaluate the use of social media in teaching’, Led by Ann Price on Tuesday 15th November in PRf01.

Lunch from 11.30, presentation 12-1pm and networking and questions 1-1.30pm.

To book a place, please email or telephone 01227 922976.



Westminster Higher Education Forum Keynote Seminar

Universities as ‘anchor institutions’ in their local economies: devolution, skills development and supporting entrepreneurship


Kevin Richardson, Local Growth Consultant, HEFCE and Jacqui Ward, Director, Cities & Local Growth Unit


Andrew Bacon, Enactus UK; Charlie Ball, HECSU; Rowena Burns, Manchester Science Partnerships; Susan Davies, Santander Business Banking; Nick Goldspink, N8 Research Partnership; Professor Ellie Hamilton, Lancaster University; Professor Mike Hinton, High Value Manufacturing Catapult; Gabriel Huntley, University Alliance; Matthew Rhodes, Greater Birmingham and Solihull Local Enterprise Partnership; Professor Tom Rodden, University of Nottingham and Tristan Watson, Ignite Accelerator

Chaired by:

Baroness Hughes of Stretford and Jim McMahon MP, Member, Communities and Local Government Committee  Continue reading Westminster Higher Education Forum Keynote Seminar