The launch of iSPER
There is recognition that action is needed to address social inequality, relative poverty, stalling economic growth and community divisions at an international level as well as at home.Learn more about iSPER
Robot home brings together family of research
There is a great deal of interest in researching and developing robots to be used as domestic home helps for the elderly and the disabled.Learn more about Robot Home
Spotlight: Professor Tom Hutchinson
From my scientific training, I feel there is an absolutely fundamental link between human health and wildlife health. That has been my driving principle in a professional capacity: people cannot be healthy if the world they live in is not healthy.Learn more about Professor Tom Hutchinson
Spotlight: Associate Professor Haya Al-Dajani
I’m interested in looking at how entrepreneurship can be a vehicle and catalyst for social development. Under that, my main focus is on gender; people who need to be entrepreneurial to have some form of livelihood or addressing poverty alleviation.Learn more about Associate Professor Haya Al-Dajani
Alumni spotlight: Guy Stevens
The biggest threat to mantas and mobula rays is from fishing. They are targeted for their gills, which are used in Chinese medicine, and unfortunately that has resulted in a big decline in populations.Learn more about Guy Stevens
Alumni spotlight: Clare Nasir
I really loved the lectures and the diversity. I loved the teachers and tutors and found them to be really accessible, and that helped to cement the knowledge you got from the lectures.Learn more about Clare Nasir
It was a double celebration for one budding entrepreneur this year as they picked up their degree on the same day that their business graduated with honours as well.
In addition, the University secured two national prizes in recognition of the quality of its sustainability reporting.Read about these and more in our round-up of campus stories
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