Archive for: January 2016

Media stars of the week

Media stars
Professor of Fibre Science and Technology, Mohsen Miraftab’s research alongside the Knowledge Centre for Materials Chemistry dominated the media this week. After featuring on the front page of the Bolton News, his work achieved national media attention from the Daily Mail, The Sun and The Mirror. It was also...

Join the adventure

Tedx
The University has been granted a TEDx licence to hold the first conference of its kind in Bolton. The TEDxUniversityofBolton will bring together innovative thinkers from across the University and larger community to explore ideas for our collective future. The event is organized by the University and the Students’...

Zara back after fab feedback

Pets As Therapy dog Zara will return to the University of Bolton next month following phenomenal feedback in the initial trial. Zara, the curly coated retriever will be back to help students feeling stressed. Research shows therapy dogs have a proven positive impact on anxiety. Feedback from a January...

Latest from Bolton Students’ Union

Big ideas
Respect event On Thursday 11 February, Bolton SU will be holding its annual Respect event aimed at raising awareness of Hate Crime, the event is held in conjunction with Greater Manchester Police as part the Official Greater Manchester Hate Crime Awareness Week. The event will be opened in the Social Learning...

News from the Chaplaincy

Chaplaincy
The Chaplaincy is here to offer a place of peace and stillness for everyone. Please feel free to drop in to any of our activities, or for a chat. We are here to support all staff and students through the good and the not-so-good times. Watch out for us...

New staff at the University

New starters
HR would like to welcome the following two new starters to the University:   Mr Christopher Hickling Post-Doctoral Research Fellow Commenced employment on Monday 25 January 2016   Mr Ben Thompson Lecturer in Animation and Illustration Commenced employment on Wednesday 27 January 2016   We wish all our new...

Contemporary Coronial Law – A series of lectures

The University of Bolton is delighted to announce a series of lectures at the Law School examining coronial law. The innovative lectures are aimed at any legal or healthcare professional who comes into contact with the work of the Coroner’s court; from paramedics and nurses to the Police and lawyers. Leading...

Event of the week

Don Randall
Financial Criminology The Centre for Islamic Finance will host its first leader event of 2016 with former Chief of Security at the Bank of England Don Randall MBE who will speak at the University on Thursday 28 January. Don Randall MBE will be the fifth in a series of...

McCarthyism: a mirror from the past

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University of Bolton lecturer David Gledhill is exhibiting a series of paintings recalling a time when immigration, radicalisation and ideology came to Hollywood. At the Contemporary Art Space in Chester, McCarthyism is on show from 5-26 February 2016. David’s images explore the start of the cold war in the...

First place in Dubai!

Dubai Anna
A motor racing driver and her car, both sponsored by the University of Bolton, have won an endurance event on a track in Dubai. Anna Walewska was part of a Century Motorsport team of four who took turns behind the wheel of the Ginetta 55 GT4 to triumph in...

Funding advice session for staff

Funding
There will be a Funding Advice Session on Monday 15 February 2016 from 2.30pm to 3.30pm. The session will be held in room T4-002. This session will be open to all members of staff and will include information about funding available for students for the 2015/16 and 2016/17 academic years....

News from the Chaplaincy

Chaplaincy
The Chaplaincy is here to offer a place of peace and stillness for everyone. Please feel free to drop in to any of our activities, or for a chat. We are here to support all staff and students through the good and the not-so-good times. Our regular activities include: Mondays...

Media stars of the week

Media stars
‘Bolton Warsiversity’ – Sayeeda joins the team The University of Bolton is delighted to announce the appointment of a new Pro Vice Chancellor, The Right Hon Baroness Warsi PC, LLB, DSocSci. A lawyer, a businesswoman, a campaigner and a Cabinet Minister, The Right Hon Baroness Warsi PC has had...

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