Funding success for research project focusing on autism and the criminal justice system.

Funding success for research project focusing on autism and the criminal justice system.

The University of Cumbria is extremely pleased to have received funding of £70,000 from the CRH Charitable Trust towards a unique research project which will investigate the issues of autism and the criminal justice system.


Posted on Friday, July 8, 2016

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Research project on The Solway Estuary to be launched

Research project on The Solway Estuary to be launched

The research report: ‘The Solway Estuary: a socio-cultural evaluation of a coastal energy landscape’, by Darrell Smith, Ian Convery, Valentina Bold and Billy Sinclair will be officially launched this Thursday by Brian Irving from the Solway Coast Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty.


Posted on Tuesday, August 2, 2016

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MillionPlus and the University of Cumbria call for new approach to research funding

MillionPlus and the University of Cumbria call for new approach to research funding

A policy briefing published today (8 September) by MillionPlus, the Association for Modern Universities, of which the University of Cumbria is a member, argues that a new approach is required for research funding in universities.


Posted on Thursday, September 8, 2016

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University awards major contract to Cumbria Waste Group

University awards major contract to Cumbria Waste Group

The university has awarded a major new contract to handle the waste it generates to Cumbria’s largest waste management and recycling company. Cumbria Waste Group was successful in a competitive tender to provide a general waste and mixed recycling collection and processing service for the university.


Posted on Wednesday, August 17, 2016

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Clearing hotline opens next Thursday!

Clearing hotline opens next Thursday!

The University of Cumbria, recently voted second nationally for graduate employability, opens its Clearing hotline on Thursday 18 August to support students as they receive their A-level results. The call centre opens earlier than in previous years, at 6.30am, and our expert call handlers will be able to offer guidance on the availability of courses, eligibility, interviews, course details and other support services.


Posted on Monday, August 8, 2016

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Exchange of business incubation knowledge between Spain and Cumbria

Exchange of business incubation knowledge between Spain and Cumbria

Staff from the University of Cumbria’s enterprise and business development team have been hosting a knowledge exchange visit with Professor Alvaro Simon de Blas from the University of Malaga in Spain.


Posted on Tuesday, August 16, 2016

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Clearing made simple!

Clearing made simple!

Students from the University of Cumbria who have all survived the Clearing process have made a video to help others navigate the pitfalls and get their higher education back on track.


Posted on Monday, August 1, 2016

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Follow in the footsteps of some of Lancaster’s literary legends

Follow in the footsteps of some of Lancaster’s literary legends

Dr Penny Bradshaw's new book on Lancaster's connections to a number of literary celebrities


Posted on Wednesday, July 20, 2016

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Further STEM Funding Success

Further STEM Funding Success

The University of Cumbria is delighted to announce that it is has been awarded funding of £222,471 from the Sir John Fisher Foundation towards a major STEM project which will provide revenue support for four newly created specialist roles.


Posted on Monday, July 4, 2016

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University of Cumbria celebrates staff excellence.

University of Cumbria celebrates staff excellence.

University of Cumbria celebrates staff excellence.


Posted on Monday, June 20, 2016

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University of Cumbria duo share first Royal Forestry Society Viking Bursary

University of Cumbria duo share first Royal Forestry Society Viking Bursary

Two forestry students from the University of Cumbria’s National School of Forestry, will share the first-ever RFS Viking Bursary totalling £2000 as they look to complete separate ground breaking research.


Posted on Friday, July 22, 2016

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University of Cumbria has first students in the UK to graduate with BSc (Hons) degrees in Radiation Protection

University of Cumbria has first students in the UK to graduate with BSc (Hons) degrees in Radiation Protection

The first students in the country to graduate with honours degrees in radiation protection, did so at the University of Cumbria's graduation ceremonies last week.


Posted on Tuesday, July 19, 2016

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University of Cumbria hosts the first ever occupational therapists networking event

University of Cumbria hosts the first ever occupational therapists networking event

Last week the University of Cumbria was delighted to host a Cumbria wide occupational therapists networking event, which attracted over 150 delegates from across the county.


Posted on Wednesday, July 20, 2016

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Ian's crucial role in 'we're here because we're here' Battle of the Somme commemoration

Ian's crucial role in 'we're here because we're here' Battle of the Somme commemoration

Ian Rodham, UoC travel manager, acted as mountain guide for the actors, in soldiers' uniforms and representing casualties from the Somme, who climbed Snowden on the anniversary of the start of the battle. 'we're here because we're here'


Posted on Tuesday, July 19, 2016

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Professor Diane Cox to deliver the prestigious Casson Memorial Lecture in 2017

Professor Diane Cox to deliver the prestigious Casson Memorial Lecture in 2017

The University of Cumbria is proud to announce that Professor Diane Cox, their Director of Research & Head of the Graduate School has been selected to deliver the 2017 Casson Memorial Lecture.


Posted on Thursday, July 14, 2016

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Mud pies anyone? University of Cumbria’s outdoor classroom helps children to enjoy playing and learning in a natural setting

Mud pies anyone? University of Cumbria’s outdoor classroom helps children to enjoy playing and learning in a natural setting

As a graduate of the University of Cumbria, Kate Nattrass (21), from Carlisle, knows the far-reaching benefits of having access to an outdoor classroom.


Posted on Tuesday, July 12, 2016

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University students raise money for charity

University students raise money for charity

Integrated Foundation level 3 students from across all of our campuses have been busy over the last few months planning and running an event or social enterprise as part of their 'Routes to Success' module and in the process have raised over £900 for charity along with supporting local schools and community groups.


Posted on Tuesday, July 5, 2016

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University of Cumbria among the best for graduate prospects

University of Cumbria among the best for graduate prospects

The university prides itself on preparing its students for the workplace and this report, ‘Destination of Leavers in Higher Education 2014/15’, published by the Higher Education Funding Council for England (HEFCE), shows that now 96.9% of the university’s graduates are in full-time employment or further study within six months of receiving their degree, up from 93.4% in 2013/14.


Posted on Thursday, July 7, 2016

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University of Cumbria graduates celebrate with their families and friends

University of Cumbria graduates celebrate with their families and friends

Graduates from the University of Cumbria will celebrate with their families and friends next week, when they will receive their degrees and awards at a ceremony in the magnificent setting of Carlisle Cathedral. At nine ceremonies spread across three days, a total of 1100 students will mark this rite of passage in the presence of their guests.


Posted on Monday, July 4, 2016

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Art and design degree students unveil their work

Art and design degree students unveil their work

Final preparations for the annual exhibition


Posted on Tuesday, May 24, 2016

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University guest lecture tackles the global economy

University guest lecture tackles the global economy

University guest lecture tackles the global economy


Posted on Tuesday, May 10, 2016

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University of Cumbria unveils sophisticated new ultrasound facility

University of Cumbria unveils sophisticated new ultrasound facility

University of Cumbria unveils sophisticated new ultrasound facility


Posted on Monday, March 21, 2016

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Leading change in the delivery and the study of Diagnostic Radiology

Leading change in the delivery and the study of Diagnostic Radiology

Leading change in the delivery and study of diagnostic radiology.


Posted on Monday, May 23, 2016

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BIS announces £15 million in government funding to set up the National College for Nuclear (NCfN) headquartered in Cumbria and Somerset

BIS announces £15 million in government funding to set up the National College for Nuclear (NCfN) headquartered in Cumbria and Somerset

BIS announces £15 million in government funding to set up the National College for Nuclear (NCfN) headquartered in Cumbria and Somerset


Posted on Monday, May 9, 2016

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Funding secured for new bespoke teaching facility

Funding secured for new bespoke teaching facility

Funding secured for new bespoke teaching facility


Posted on Thursday, May 12, 2016

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University of Cumbria strengthens links with Asian nations

University of Cumbria strengthens links with Asian nations

University of Cumbria strengthens links with Asian nations


Posted on Wednesday, May 18, 2016

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Community fun day organised to celebrate city’s flood recovery!

Community fun day organised to celebrate city’s flood recovery!

Community fun day organised to celebrate city’s flood recovery!


Posted on Friday, June 17, 2016

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University of Cumbria host special event for Children of Chernobyl

University of Cumbria host special event for Children of Chernobyl

University of Cumbria host special event for Children of Chernobyl


Posted on Thursday, June 16, 2016

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Enterprise Educators Conference – Embedding an enterprising curriculum across the university

Enterprise Educators Conference – Embedding an enterprising curriculum across the university

Enterprise Educators Conference – Embedding an enterprising curriculum across the university


Posted on Tuesday, June 7, 2016

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Peter Strike confirmed as guest speaker at the Insider: North West Apprenticeship Levy Breakfast

Peter Strike confirmed as guest speaker at the Insider: North West Apprenticeship Levy Breakfast

Peter Strike confirmed as guest speaker at the Insider: North West Apprenticeship Levy Breakfast


Posted on Monday, June 6, 2016

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Student teachers take to the outdoors

Student teachers take to the outdoors

Student teachers take to the outdoors


Posted on Thursday, May 19, 2016

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University film makers scoop accolades at RTS Regional Awards

University film makers scoop accolades at RTS Regional Awards

University film makers scoop accolades at RTS Regional Awards


Posted on Thursday, May 5, 2016

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