Male abuse follow up survey launched

Male abuse follow up survey launched

A study to investigate why men in abusive or aggressive relationships are reluctant to ask for help has been launched by psychologists at the University of Cumbria. The survey is a follow up to work carried out last year which saw 161 men answer an online survey which prompted more in depth interviews.


Posted on Wednesday, April 18, 2018

Tagged Humanities

New book shines spotlight on horse-racing’s emergence as mainstream sports activity

New book shines spotlight on horse-racing’s emergence as mainstream sports activity

An emeritus professor from the University of Cumbria, who last year was elected to the post of President of the European Committee for Sport History, this month publishes his latest book Horse Racing and British Society in the Long Eighteenth Century.


Posted on Monday, June 4, 2018

Tagged Humanities

Cumbria expert gives views on Domestic Abuse Bill

Cumbria expert gives views on Domestic Abuse Bill

A senior lecturer in applied psychology from the University of Cumbria who specialises in researching domestic abuse has given evidence to a parliamentary committee working to draw up new guidance on the issue. Dr Liz Bates has spent years researching the issue particularly cases of men being abused by female partners.


Posted on Friday, June 8, 2018

Tagged Humanities

Outstanding response to university 1000-mile bus tour

Outstanding response to university 1000-mile bus tour

Students from the University of Cumbria will be over 450 miles into a 1000-mile tour of Northern England and Ireland by the end of this week, helping people to find their place at university. So far, students have taken over 450 enquiries from people looking to start university this year or next. Students have spoken to people from such far off places as Colombia and one individual is known to have travelled 105 miles from his home in Dublin to visit the bus in Belfast just to get some advice.


Posted on Wednesday, August 8, 2018

Tagged Business, CACHET, Children and Families, Community Work, Education, Employability, Forestry, Geography, Health and Wellbeing, Humanities, Law, Media Arts, Midwifery, Outdoor Studies, Paramedic

Carlisle Culture – Experts say ‘be brave’ and bold in vision for future

Carlisle Culture – Experts say ‘be brave’ and bold in vision for future

Two leading experts have told civic, business, community and cultural figures from across Carlisle to ‘be brave’ and bold as work continues to develop a cultural vision for the city. Wayne Hemingway MBE and Nicky Chance-Thompson, chief executive of The Piece Hall Trust in Halifax, have been discussing the issue of Creative and Cultural Economy during the latest Carlisle Culture event.


Posted on Wednesday, March 13, 2019

Tagged Art and Design, Business, Carlisle, Humanities, Media Arts

Carlisle Culture framework launch

Carlisle Culture framework launch

A cultural framework for Carlisle, that aims to give new life and vision to the city’s rich culture and heritage, is set to be launched at a virtual event early next month. The event will provide progress on Carlisle Culture - a partnership working to harness the rich arts, heritage and culture of the city for our future sustainability and growth. The four lead partners are University of Cumbria, Carlisle City Council, Prism Arts and Tullie House Museum and Art Gallery.


Posted on Monday, October 26, 2020

Tagged Alumni, Art and Design, Business, Carlisle, Humanities, Media Arts, Performing Arts, Wildlife Media