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Medicine/Pharmacology - Careers/Employment
28.03.2017
Careers/Employment - Social Sciences
22.03.2017
History/Archeology - Careers/Employment
21.03.2017
SPRU Director receives honorary degree
SPRU Director receives honorary degree
SPRU Director receives honorary degree Professor Johan Schot , Director of SPRU – the Science Policy Research Unit at the University of Sussex, will be awarded an honorary degree today (21 Marc
Business/Economics - Careers/Employment
20.03.2017
Inside the Imperial College Enterprise Lab
Inside the Imperial College Enterprise Lab
As Enterprise Week launches at Imperial, we look inside the new College facility where students come to meet and develop their ideas.
Careers/Employment - Computer Science/Telecom
17.03.2017
New computer software programme excels at lip reading
A new computer software programme has the potential to lip-read more accurately than people and to help those with hearing loss, Oxford University researchers have found. Watch, Attend and Spell (WAS), is a new artificial intelligence (AI) software system that has been developed by Oxford, in collaboration with the company DeepMind.
Business/Economics - Careers/Employment
16.03.2017
People with ADHD can turn symptoms to their advantage as entrepreneurs
People with ADHD can turn symptoms to their advantage as entrepreneurs
Hyperactivity and impulsiveness are symptoms that pose daily challenges to people living with Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD), but new research shows that they can be beneficial when it comes to entrepreneurship. Symptoms that at first glance might seem to lower performance can in fact have a positive impact on entrepreneurial traits: risk taking, passion, persistence and time commitment, all favourable for entrepreneurial flair.
Social Sciences - Careers/Employment
15.03.2017
Anniversary showcase shines spotlight on future of social work
Anniversary showcase shines spotlight on future of social work
In the lead up to World Social Work Day, tonight's 50 th Anniversary event, taking place in The Edge, will celebrate the achievements of graduates from the University in social work and point to the
Careers/Employment - Business/Economics
13.03.2017
Careers/Employment - Chemistry
13.03.2017
Social Sciences - Careers/Employment
10.03.2017
UK children from jobless households more likely to experience disadvantage in adulthood
UK children from jobless households more likely to experience disadvantage in adulthood
Children from disadvantaged families in the UK are more likely to have lower education, be out of work and experience poverty in adult life than their peers in other European countries, apart from Ireland and Belgium, according to new research from the UCL Institute of Education (IOE). The study, which was carried out by researchers from the Department of Social Science at the IOE in collaboration with the University of Bath, will be released in a working paper on Friday 10 th March.
Careers/Employment - Business/Economics
09.03.2017
Warwick hosts joint UK University China Careers Fair
Students from seven UK universities met Chinese employers – and discovered career opportunities in China - at the China Careers Fair, hosted for the first time by University of Warwick Fair inc
Business/Economics - Careers/Employment
09.03.2017
Female pessimism about pay could sustain the gender pay gap
Female pessimism about pay could sustain the gender pay gap
Efforts to end the gender pay gap could be thwarted by the tendency for women to be pessimistic about their earning potential, shows new research from the University's School of Management. The study finds that women underestimate their earnings prospects, leading to lower expectations and little inclination to push for higher wages or promotion, or seek a better paid position.
Careers/Employment
08.03.2017
Writing group ‘boosts productivity and reduces stress’ at Oxford
A writing group for PhD students and early career academics has helped to boost productivity and reduce stress for Oxford University humanities students.
Careers/Employment
08.03.2017
Raising girls to love science
Cardiff University is taking a whole family approach to encouraging girls to follow careers in the fields of science, technology, engineering and maths (STEM).
History/Archeology - Careers/Employment
06.03.2017
Sussex academics to explore past lives of the BBC in major five-year project
Sussex academics to explore past lives of the BBC in major five-year project
Sussex academics to explore past lives of the BBC in major five-year project A major new project that will tell the story of the BBC directly through the voices of the people who worked there has been announced today.
Law/Forensics - Careers/Employment
01.03.2017
University offers free housing law advice to local community
University offers free housing law advice to local community The University of Sussex has launched a free legal clinic to give local people expert housing advice.
Computer Science/Telecom - Careers/Employment
28.02.2017
‘Body of knowledge' to provide foundations for training cyber security specialists
‘Body of knowledge’ to provide foundations for training cyber security specialists
A comprehensive ‘Body of Knowledge' to inform and underpin education and professional training for the cyber security sector is set to be created through a major international programme of work.
Media - Careers/Employment
27.02.2017
New home for Cardiff University’s School of Journalism, Media and Cultural Studies
Cardiff University's School of Journalism, Media and Cultural Studies is to move to a state-of-the-art building in Cardiff's Central Square Development, situated alongside national broadcaster BBC Wales.
Arts and Design - Careers/Employment
27.02.2017
Careers/Employment
22.02.2017
Careers/Employment - Medicine/Pharmacology
22.02.2017
NICE consults on guideline to improve response to child abuse
NICE consults on guideline to improve response to child abuse
A new draft guideline will help more professionals who work with children recognise and respond to any form of abuse and neglect.
Careers/Employment - Business/Economics
17.02.2017
Careers/Employment
16.02.2017
Cardiff University announces new Deputy Vice-Chancellor
Cardiff University is pleased to announce the appointment of its new Deputy Vice-Chancellor, Professor Karen Holford, FREng, FLSW, CEng FIMechE.
Social Sciences - Careers/Employment
16.02.2017
SussexFood support local social enterprise charity, Team Domenica
SussexFood support local social enterprise charity, Team Domenica
SussexFood support local social enterprise charity, Team Domenica SussexFood are always looking for new ways they can support local initiatives and the community.
Careers/Employment
09.02.2017
Pigment research is ‘completely novel’
Natural blue colouring agent could benefit cosmetics and food industries Researchers are developing ways to use a natural blue pigment as a colouring agent in industries such as cosmetics and food.
Social Sciences - Careers/Employment
04.02.2017
Professor Andy Furlong - a tribute
This tribute has been kindly provided by Professor Michele Burman, Head of the School of Social and Political Sciences with Professors Denis and Moira Fischbacher-Smith, Fred Cartmel and colleagues from the University of Leicester.
Medicine/Pharmacology - Careers/Employment
02.02.2017
Resistance toward standing guidelines
A new King's College London study reveals significant public resistance and misunderstanding surrounding the UK's first health guidelines on sedentary behaviour at work, which were a response to mounting evidence on the health risks of prolonged sitting, including higher risk of cardiovascular disease, diabetes and certain cancers.
Careers/Employment
01.02.2017
Research names first Harry Kroto Fellows
Research names first Harry Kroto Fellows
Sussex Research names first Harry Kroto Fellows Sussex Research has awarded two Harry Kroto Fellowships in the first round of this new scheme to Dr Sarah Scuzzarello (Global Studies) with Mahidol University, Thailand and Dr Liang Chen (BMEc) with Renmin University of China.
Administration/Government - Careers/Employment
31.01.2017
Careers/Employment - Business/Economics
26.01.2017
Conscientious workers face exhaustion
Going above and beyond the call of duty comes at a cost to personal well-being and family responsibilities, despite the link between being conscientious at work and career success according to new research from King's and the University of Bath.
Careers/Employment - Business/Economics
26.01.2017
Conscientious workers face exhaustion, shows research
Conscientious workers face exhaustion, shows research
Being conscientious at work has long been linked with career success but new University research shows that going above and beyond the call of duty comes at a cost to personal well-being and family responsibilities. Going the extra mile The study of employees in a UK customer call centre for a retail bank found that going the extra mile at work left employees emotionally exhausted and grappling with work-family conflict.
Careers/Employment - Administration/Government
25.01.2017
Dame Stella Rimington reflects on Trump, MI5 and Warwick’s intelligence research
John Major was perfect because he just used to close his eyes, lean back in his chair and say ‘Oh well, Stella.
Careers/Employment
19.01.2017
Stonewall Top 100
Cardiff University is the highest-ranked university in the UK for its commitment to LGBT+ staff in one of the largest employment surveys in the country.
Careers/Employment
17.01.2017
Hunterian Director Professor David Gaimster lands new job in New Zealand
Hunterian Director, Professor David Gaimster, is to leave the University of Glasgow to take up a major new role in New Zealand.
Careers/Employment - Business/Economics
16.01.2017
Imposing ‘meaningful work' leads to staff burnout
Imposing ‘meaningful work’ leads to staff burnout
Imposing ‘meaningful work' leads to staff burnout Strategies to boost staff performance and morale by manipulating our desire for meaningful work often achieve the opposite - damaging organisations and alienating employees – a new study suggests.
Careers/Employment
12.01.2017
Centre Director is Special Rep on radicalisation
The head of the research centre on extremism based at King's College London, Professor Peter Neumann, has been appointed Special Representative on Countering Violent Radicalisation to the Office of the Organization for Security and Co-Operation in Europe (OSCE).
Business/Economics - Careers/Employment
09.01.2017
Business/Economics - Careers/Employment
04.01.2017
Economist Professor Sir Tony Atkinson ’pioneered the study of inequality’
Sir Tony Atkinson, Professor of Economics and a former Warden of Nuffield College, who died on 1 January 2017, has been called 'the godfather of modern scholarship on the distribution of income and wealth' by fellow economist Thomas Piketty.
Careers/Employment - Event
03.01.2017
Welsh Universities seek future research leaders
“Game-changing” Welsh Crucible programme opens latest round of recruitment for exceptional researchers across Wales Welsh Crucible is urging exceptional researchers from across Wales to apply for this year's award-winning programme.
Administration/Government - Careers/Employment
03.01.2017
Social Sciences - Careers/Employment
30.12.2016
Medicine/Pharmacology - Careers/Employment
22.12.2016
Reducing the disability gap
A team of Cardiff University researchers is leading the debate around reducing the disability employment gap in the UK.
Careers/Employment - Administration/Government
22.12.2016
Employers sceptical about Government’s ‘superficial’ gender pay plans
Companies with 250 or more employees will soon be required to give average pay and bonuses data for men and women.
Administration/Government - Careers/Employment
22.12.2016
Government plans to tackle gender pay only superficial, experts warn
Government plans to tackle gender pay only superficial, experts warn
New regulations requiring companies to report pay gaps between men and women are potentially 'superficial' and will not necessarily tackle the complex reasons why females still have lower salaries, new research shows.
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