Category: In the Media

University featured on Granada Reports

The University’s involvement with Project Chameleon was featured on Granada Reports on Wednesday evening. Psychology students are helping local school children implement positive change in their community through the unique educational programme. Year 5 students in eight schools across Bolton are taking part in Project Chameleon, a ten week course...

Masterclass series starts with diabetes

Diabetes
Bringing professionals together to tackle key North West health issues is at the centre of a masterclass series being run by the University. The University’s Centre for Health and Wellbeing, within its School of Health and Human Sciences, is leading the project which targets health professionals from all healthcare...

Laser research in spotlight

Dr Tim Walton
Research conducted by Dr Timothy Walton, Lecturer in Mathematics at the University, has been highlighted in the latest issue of Europhysics News, the magazine of the European physics community . Working with colleagues from universities in Lancaster and Kyoto, the team have been developing the first step towards a...

Prof Horrocks on Radio 4

DIck Horrocks
Our Professor Dick Horrocks appeared on Radio 4 on Monday 5 September, in an episode of  The Matter of the North series, hosted by Melvyn Bragg. The episode focuses on the North’s contribution to the Industrial Revolution and features part of a conversation with Dick on the legacy of Samuel...

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 – 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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