Archive for: August 2016

In the News

In the news
Dr Rebecca Harris, psychologist and lecturer at the University was featured in Marie Claire on the topic of loneliness. She worked with The Big Lunch, an initiative to bring people together, and to identify how much interaction people need –   Psychology Professor Jerome Carson and honorary researcher Sandie...

Jason’s message to our students

Jason Kenny Medals
Last week we reported on Bolton cycling sensation, Jason Kenny OBE’s amazing success in Rio. As you’ll know, six-time Olympic Gold Medal winner Jason is a University of Bolton honorary doctorate recipient and now he’s back home, he’s found the time to send a message to our new and...

University Research Funding Briefing Event

Grow funding
Date and Time:    Friday 2 September 2016    10am Location:              Neville-Rolfe Boardroom   Over the coming academic year there will be a number of targeted investment initiatives in research to strengthen our TIRI agenda and the quality of our submission for REF2020....

Automotive technology gets wings

Automotive technology at the University gets wings – the famous ‘wings’ of the Bentley Motor Car Company, as they link up with the University to help fund engineering scholarships. The world leading automotive manufacturer, based in Crewe, is working in partnership with the University’s National Centre for Motorsport Engineering...

Jason’s Olympic dream success

Jason Kenny
We’re celebrating the success of our Olympic star, Bolton cyclist Jason Kenny OBE this week, as he became the joint most successful British Olympian ever, after claiming gold in the Keirin on Tuesday (16 August 2016). The victory was his third at the Rio Olympics, adding to the men’s...

Help us find student mentors

Experience Bolton Peer Mentoring
Do you know of any students who would be suitable to become a peer mentor for the new academic year 2016-17? The Student Experience Team are looking for nominations for suitable students who are available to provide advice and information on aspects of study and student life for new...

New staff at the University

New starters
HR would like to welcome the following new starter to the University:   Mrs Rhona Winnington Lecturer in Nursing School of Health and Human Sciences Commenced employment on Monday 8 August 2016   We wish Rhona every success in her career at the University.

New staff at the University

New starters
HR would like to welcome the following new starter to the University:   Miss Lucy Harding Administrative Assistant Library and Student Services Commenced employment on Monday 25 July 2016   Ms Clare Higgins Lecturer in Education/ITT School of Education and Psychology Commenced employment on Monday 1 August 2016  ...
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