8 October marks one year since George Gandy passed away. George – who was the University’s Head Endurance Coach – was incredibly loved at the University, where he spent most of his working life devoted to sport at Loughborough.   He coached more than eighty international athletes, which include major championship medallists […]

Modest financial rewards can help increase COVID-19 vaccination rates. This is the conclusion of an international study co-lead by Swiss universities, based on data from Sweden. Despite countless appeals from politicians and scientists, stagnating vaccination rates hamper the containment of coronavirus. Many countries are now considering monetary incentives as means […]

Three projects of the Centre for Research in Biomedical Engineering (CREB) of the Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya · BarcelonaTech (UPC), led by researcher Alexandre Perera, have been selected in the 2021 CaixaResearch Validate call: Virtual Perfusionist, MV-Optimizer and Vincer.AI. Virtual Perfusionist is a 3D game-based training platform for operating the heart-lung machine in cardiac surgery. It is […]

Professor Laura Isabel Serna is a cultural historian whose work has focused on media culture in Mexican immigrant communities within the United States and in Mexico, as well as their intersection with consumer culture and gender. She is an associate professor of history and cinema at the USC School of Cinematic Arts and the USC […]

Hertfordshire Business School has been awarded the Small Business Charter in recognition of its commitment to supporting the small business community, student entrepreneurship, and the local economy. The University of Hertfordshire has a history of engaging with the local business community. The assessors noted that involvement of small business in […]