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PhD student Maeve Geary appeared in the Daily Express with her story on leading a double life as a bouncer and student. Maeve studied Special Effects at the University and will soon travel to America to complete her PhD course at Boston Children’s Hospital. Professor of Theatre, David Thacker,...

In the media this week

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Designer on iconic video games Broken Sword and Motorstorm, Nigel Kershaw enlightened students with his lecture on life in the industry as part of students’ Employability and Enterprise module. Speaking to second year students studying BA games art, BSc games design and BSc games programming, Nigel charted his career...

In the media this week

In the news
This week we mourned the passing of Bolton Wanderers chairman Phil Gartside who died age 63. Phil Gartside, who received an Honorary Doctorate from the University last summer, passed away after a short battle with cancer. Professor of Theatre at the University, David Thacker launched his latest play at...

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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...

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...

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‘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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Students help tackle loan sharks Competition-winning posters created by our graphic design students will be used as part of a nationwide campaign to tackle loan sharks. Working with the England Illegal Money Lending Team, the competition was launched for students to create designs to raise awareness of the issue...

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University of Bolton MSc in Advanced Practice in Health and Social Care post graduate student Lisa Smith has been recognised at the Nursing Times Awards for pioneering work which has saved the lives of two patients. The prize recognised the work Lisa has done at the nurse-led community vascular clinic...

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  Anne’s poetry makes the grade Module leader for poetry at the University, Anne Caldwell, is already an award-winning poet and literature specialist.  She has taught on the University of Bolton’s MA and undergraduate programmes since 2009. Now the AQA exam board has approached Anne’s publisher, Cinnamon Press, to request...

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The Centre for Advanced Performance Engineering have announced an exciting collaboration with Century Motorsport. The innovative alliance will provide unrivalled opportunities for students studying Motorsport Technology and Automotive Performance Engineering. A fundamental part of this new alliance between the two parties is the announcement of the team’s first confirmed entry into...

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The Centre for Islamic Finance at the University of Bolton has signed a Memorandum of Understanding with Suleyman Sah University in Turkey. The University, located in Istanbul, has over 2000 students from 75 different countries and visited Bolton last week ahead of the signing. Director of the Centre for Islamic...

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University of Bolton Vice Chancellor Professor George E Holmes DL was one of a select group chosen to welcome Prime Minister David Cameron and President of China XI Jinping to Manchester last week. As one of the four Greater Manchester universities, the University of Bolton has been actively engaging...
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