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RAU land values research nominated for top national award

07 Aug 2017 The Royal Agricultural University (RAU) is thrilled to be shortlisted for an Academic Award at the Royal Town Planning Institute’s (RTPI) Awards for Research Excellence 2017 for its ‘Viability in the Planning System’ research, conducted in a …

Falmouth Doctoral Studentships 2017-18. DEADLINE FOR APPLICATIONS – 17 JULY 2017

Falmouth are delighted to announce four, fully funded PhD studentships to be hosted in the Academy of Music and Theatre Arts (AMATA); the Institute of Photography (IoP); the School of Architecture, Design and Interiors (SADI) and the School of Writing …

MAKING FUTURES – International Conference – September 21st/22nd – Plymouth College of Art

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CRAFTING A SUSTAINABLE MODERNITY – TOWARDS A MAKER AESTHETICS OF PRODUCTION AND CONSUMPTION Making Futures will be held on Thursday 21 and Friday 22 September 2017 within the magnificently sited Mount Edgcumbe estate on the River Tamar opposite the city of Plymouth, …

Three Minute Thesis Competition Winners – St Mary’s Twickenham

On 8th May, research students at St Mary’s took part in the international Three Minute Thesis (3MT®) Competition. The 3MT is an academic competition that challenges PhD students to describe their research within three minutes to a general audience. 3MT encourages students to …

Research Reflections 2017 Conference – Call for Presentations

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Proposals are invited for presentations at the University Research Conference ‘Research Reflections’ to be held at York St John University on 8 September 2017. The purpose of the conference is to showcase our research and explore new research directions across …

NPIF PhD Studentship Opportunities at Falmouth for October 2017 – NOW OPEN TO APPLICATIONS

As part of the 3D3 Centre for Doctoral Training in Digital Design, Media and Arts, Falmouth University is now inviting applications for National Productivity Investment Fund (NPIF) studentships, funded by the Arts and Humanities Research Council (AHRC). 12 NPIF PhD …

WUC research into Jamaica’s new medical marijuana scheme

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Writtle University College researchers are investigating Jamaica’s new medical marijuana scheme and the barriers to its successful implementation. PhD student Simon Jones and Dr Chris Bishop, specialist in Postharvest Technology, are working with colleagues at the University of the West …

Glyndwr student’s PhD research aims to influence decision-making in health care

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A new study aims to produce an over-arching decision-making healthcare model in North Wales by focusing on patients with dementia – a disease that costs the UK £26.3 billion a year. The research, undertaken by Paul Brownbill for his PhD …

Pen Pals research across the Atlantic

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BGU has announced the establishment of a research partnership with The Social Publishers Foundation (SPF). The partnership features a new practitioner-research project review structure. The aim is to increase dissemination of research and products by teacher-practitioners through the SPF Knowledge Base. …

Research reveals the pressures affecting modern teachers

Research reveals the pressures affecting modern teachers Friday, 28 April, 2017 Research conducted by the Psychology Department at Bath Spa University has revealed the pressures affecting modern teachers including written and verbal abuse from their pupils’ parents. The findings, from …

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