Monday June 4 2018

Invitation to have your say on research to put wildlife back on the map

Green winged orchids, the northern dune tiger beetle and the Duke of Burgundy butterfly; examples of flora and fauna which were once common around Morecambe Bay but in recent years have disappeared. Now people living around the Bay are being invited to have their say as part of a project which could lead to local species reintroductions. Back on Our Map has been funded by the Heritage Lottery Fund and has seen the recruitment of a small team of biologists at the University of Cumbria.

Thursday May 24 2018

Second Cumbria social work conference draws prominent speakers

After a successful inaugural event last year, social work academics and students have worked to create a second conference aimed at generating discussion, encouraging research and building a community of practice amongst students, practitioners and academics based in Cumbria. The topic of the conference to be held this Friday (May 25) in Carlisle ‘How can social workers understand the interaction between private troubles and public issues in order to practice effectively?’