Category: In the Media

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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 – http://www.marieclaire.co.uk/blogs/554109/how-to-be-lonely-and-own-it.html   Psychology Professor Jerome Carson and honorary researcher Sandie...

International documentary airs

Mafia Documentary
Blackmail, conspiracy, courage and fear are at the centre of a new documentary edited by Senior Lecturer in Media Practice, Liza Ryan-Carter. The film, which was first shown on Al-Jazeera yesterday (7 July), follows the Sicilian judge Antonino Di Matteo who is trying to take on the mafia. Antonino Di Matteo is...

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Arts’ business ambitions for our region The Arts are of value to every industry, business leaders were told this week at the University’s first ‘Business & the Arts Breakfast’ seminar. The event involved a panel discussion by leaders of arts organisations and business experts, talking through the benefits and...

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University drama students are confronting the issue of domestic violence as part of their final degree project. The piece published in the Bolton News is about the play which used comedy to satirise the use of violence in culture whilst alluding to the abusive relationship in seaside puppet show Punch...

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The Bolton Review launched on Wednesday night with a celebration of creative writing. There were prize announcements in the Deana Morris Prize for Fiction and a series of readings. Carole Ogden was the winner for her work, Routine, a powerful story of love and loss. Runners up were: Justin Flanagan for Swan...

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There were celebrations all round for the University of Bolton staff, students and racing drivers on Sunday at the first round of the British GT Championship. University driver Anna Walewska teamed up with former British GT4 runner up Nathan Freke to finish second on the podium at Brands Hatch....

University representatives show true “grit”

Belgium Conference
Representatives of the University of Bolton have been speaking at the prestigious European First Year Experience (EFYE) Conference in Ghent, Belgium, this week. The tenth EFYE Conference, taking place 4-6 April, focused on three main themes: transition, wellbeing, and education and learning in the student lifecycle. The event brought together academics and...

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Representatives of the University of Bolton will be speaking at the prestigious European First Year Experience (EFYE) Conference in Ghent, Belgium, next week. Associate Director for Student Life at the University of Bolton, Dr Emily McIntosh and Doctoral Researcher in the School of Education & Psychology, Chathurika Kannangara will...

Put a Donk on it!

Graduate of the University, Anthony Sabanskis appeared on BBC Radio 4 last week to discuss the origins of Donk, a high bpm dance style unique to the North West. Laura Barton spoke to the former Media, Writing and Production student who was a member of The Blackout Crew made...

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Pro Vice Chancellor Baroness Warsi featured in the Guardian this week in the ‘Saturday Interview’. In the extensive interview Baroness Warsi discussed a range of topics including the Baroness Warsi Foundation which launches next week.   The seventh annual Health Mela took place at the University on Saturday and was...
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