Academic Dean and pioneering researcher Dr Kene Igweonu talks about the outlook for creative industries, race in theatre and society, and the point when he knew that MDX was for him. Dr Kene Igweonu, Academic Dean of MDX’s Faculty of Arts and Creative Industries, is President of the African Theatre […]

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 […]

Newcastle University will be part of a new training partnership (CTP) between Procter & Gamble Technical Centres Limited and the BBSRC (Biotechnology and Biological Sciences Research Council). BISCOP (Bioscience for Sustainable Consumer Products) CTP will create an inclusive, collaborative environment for high quality doctoral training that will prepare over 30 PhD students […]

Diversity and inclusion initiatives (D&I) are generating apathy and cynicism in financial services, according to a new report from The Inclusion Initiative at LSE. The study involved interviews with 35 senior leaders in Singapore, most of whom have senior management oversight of international operations.  They included, amongst others, representatives from […]

Jill Manthorpe, Professor of Social Work at King’s, has been appointed by the Migration Advisory Committee to advise on its adult social care commission. Jill Manthorpe is one of four experts appointed by the Migration Advisory Committee (MAC) to advise on the Committee’s current adult social care commission. The appointment follows a […]

During Their Royal Highnesses’ first time in Derry~Londonderry, The Duke and Duchess are visiting Ulster University’s Magee Campus. Earlier this year, Their Royal Highnesses spoke to nursing students from the University via video call and heard more about their experiences of studying during the pandemic, and of undertaking placements on the frontline […]

An outdoor learning hub, which will present outstanding opportunities for the local community, teachers and people across Scotland to come together in natural environments, is to be built at Queen Margaret University, Edinburgh. The new Outdoor Learning Hub will support sustainable access to the natural world for the University’s staff and students, local community […]