The University of Bradford will be hosting the prestigious Joint Japan World Bank Graduate Scholarships reception, on Wednesday, 5 February 2009, to mark the success of students being awarded scholarships to study at the Universities of Bradford, Leeds and Manchester.
Dr Mahendra Patel, Institute of Pharmaceutical Innovation, The University of Bradford, has played a key role within a development group, to help formulate National Institute for Health and Clinical Excellence (NICE) guidelines.
The School of Computing, Informatics & Media at the University of Bradford has won both the Innovation and Production awards at the prestigious BBC Connect and Create Awards.
22 January 09
University hosts Hip Hop legend
Hip Hop legend Steve Stein AKA 'Steinski' will be visiting The University of Bradford and The National Media Museum on the 28 and 29 January 2009 as part of the School of Computing, Informatics & Media (SCIM) seminar series.
Professor Arthur Francis, Dean of the School of Management at the University of Bradford, is leading from the front on the University's 'green' strategy. He is the first person in Yorkshire to take delivery of a revolutionary city car aimed at slashing fuel consumption and carbon emissions.
12 January 09
New Deputy Vice-Chancellor appointed at University
The University of Bradford has further strengthened its senior team by appointing Professor Geoff Layer as Deputy Vice-Chancellor (Academic) to work alongside the existing Deputy Vice-Chancellor (Planning and Resources).
The University of Bradford will showcase the best Yorkshire musical talent on Saturday 31st January at 7.30pm.
20 November 09
Local Students awarded for completing modules
The University of Bradford's School of Lifelong Development and Education will award certificates to 33 year 12 students for successfully completing modules in the PL24 scheme in 2009.
Sir Gerry Robinson's BBC 2 documentary 'Can Gerry Robinson Fix Dementia Care Homes?', to be shown tomorrow (Tuesday, 8 December, 2009) will feature the work of the Bradford Dementia Group at the University of Bradford being used to improve the care provided in care homes.
Students on the MSc Cancer Pharmacology course at the Institute of Cancer Therapeutics are finding success in winning places at world renowned University of Cambridge.
2 December 09
A Feast for the Eyes
Gallery II at the University of Bradford has opened a new exhibition of sumptuous arts and crafts, which are available to buy and perfect for Christmas gifts or a festive treat for yourself.
Dr Edward Hubbard, founder of the Hubbard Diversity Measurement and Productivity Institute and Chief Executive of Hubbard and Hubbard, an international organisation and human performance consulting corporation, will make a keynote address at a free conference at the University of Bradford on Monday, 7 December 2009.
Tasmin Little Music Centre at the University of Bradford is holding a day-long festival of musical performance, perfect for families looking to spend quality time doing something different on a chilly November day.
26 November 09
Honorary graduations at the University of Bradford
The University of Bradford will be awarding honorary degrees during ceremonies on Wednesday 2 and Thursday 3 December 2009 to the following people:
19 November 09
Half price MBA preview from No. 1 in North of England
A preview of how businesses could benefit from half-price executive part-time MBA programmes, being offered to local business high-flyers, is being held at Bradford University School of Management on Wednesday, 9 December, 2009.
10 November 09
University of Bradford helps Yorkshire through downturn
The University of Bradford has created a new course to help graduates who are struggling to find jobs due to the economic downturn.
5 November 09
Climate Change - it's not just the weather!
The University of Bradford is hosting a public event on Wednesday, 18 November, 2009, that will clarify what is happening to our climate and the impact of climate change on all our lives.
The University of Bradford will be hosting a thought provoking lecture by Ziauddin Sardar on Thursday 12 November 2009.
4 November 09
German artist to donate further work to University
Artist Jockel Reisner will donate a piece of art work to the Peace Studies department at the University of Bradford on Thursday, 5 November, 2009.
3 November 09
University hosts Interdisciplinary Showcase
The University of Bradford will open its doors this month and demonstrate how it's making a difference to the world and the city of Bradford through its research and knowledge transfer activities.
Peacemakers from across the globe are attending a conference to promote global peace and understanding at the University of Bradford on Saturday 31st October, 2009.
28 October 09
University launches degree programmes in Pakistan
The University of Bradford launched degree programmes at Namal College, in Pakistan, last week.
Social Theorist and prolific author, Frank Furedi will visit Bradford on Tuesday the 17th November, 2009, to give a thought provoking lecture at the University of Bradford.
The University of Bradford will be hosting 'An Audience with Baroness Sayeeda Warsi' on Thursday 29 October 2009.
22 October 09
Green Accolade for Ecoversity
The University of Bradford has been acclaimed as the leading 'Green' University at a national Awards Ceremony.
Seven years ago today, Russian Security Forces employed a secret incapacitating chemical weapon in their attempt to free 800 hostages held in a Moscow theatre by armed Chechen fighters. Over 120 hostages were killed by the incapacitant and many more continue to suffer long term health problems. Despite reports of further Russian research and use of incapacitants, the international community has refused to address the dangers of the development and proliferation of such weapons.
The School of Management at the University of Bradford is offering Yorkshire organisations free Management Masterclasses to ensure they can sample management development courses and understand how management learning can be implemented in the workplace.
20 October 09
Lecture on Inequalities and Conflict
Director of Centre for Research on Inequality, Human Security and Ethnicity (CRISE), from the Department of International Development at the University of Oxford, Professor Frances Stewart will give a presentation on 'Horizontal Inequalities and Conflict: choosing policies for peace' at the University of Bradford on Wednesday, 21 October, 2009.
Head of Ethical Tissue, Sandie Martin, at the University of Bradford, is to speak at a conference being held at the House of Lords on Tuesday, 20 October, 2009 to discuss the use of human tissue in medical research.
The Lord Mayor of Bradford, Councillor John Godward, is hosting a civic reception at City Hall on Wednesday, 21 October, 2009, to welcome new international students from the University of Bradford to the City.
The University of Bradford is hosting its annual Green Travel Week this month to raise awareness of ways to travel more sustainably and to launch three new eco friendly services.
Internationally renowned scientist, Professor Edzard Ernst will visit Bradford on the Thursday, 8 October, 2009 to give a thought provoking lecture at the University of Bradford.
The University of Bradford is to begin a collaborative project working with the West Yorkshire Lifelong Learning Network and other partners following their recent bid.
The University of Bradford is delighted to welcome back the transcendent and genuinely awe-inspiring music of Sain Zahoor and band. Following the sell-out success of their concert in the University Atrium in June 2008, Sain Zahoor returns from Pakistan to play a rare UK date at the University on Saturday 3 October 2009, at 7pm.
The University of Bradford will launch a series of thought-provoking and stimulating lectures next month that will encourage people to discuss, frankly and critically, widely held beliefs.
The University of Bradford will be hosting the World Single Event Powerlifting Championships from Friday 11th to the Sunday 13th September 2009.
Recent talks concluded with the announcement that Leeds College of Music plans to merge with the University of Bradford to facilitate the growth of its music provision in a sustainable way.
8 September 09
Survivor of Tokyo bombings gives lecture at University
The University of Bradford will hold a public lecture on Tuesday 15 September 2009 entitled 'From Historical Memory to Reconciliation and Peace: Handing Down my Experiences of the Tokyo Air-Raids to the next Generation' delivered by Mr Katsumoto Saotome.
The University of Bradford is aware of the extreme difficulties that many companies and organisations working in the automotive industry are facing in the current economic situation, and is holding a lecture in which people can learn more about road transport fuel efficiency through the new technology of Regenerative Braking.
3 September 09
Partnership to meet Millennium Development
The University of Bradford will begin a three year partnership with The Royal University of Phnom Penh (RUPP) and the Non-Governmental Organisation (NGO) Friends International in Cambodia this month. The partnership is funded by the British Council under the Development Partnerships in Higher Education (DeLPHE) scheme, which seeks to develop higher education partnerships between the UK and those in developing countries. The scheme can help to build new capacities for poverty reduction in accordance with the objectives of the United Nations Millennium Development Goals.
2 September 09
University hosts International Conference on Cyberworlds
Five distinguished professors will be discussing a wide range of topics related to Cyberworlds at the University of Bradford during the International Conference on Cyberworlds 2009.
The School of Computing, Informatics and Media at the University of Bradford have signed a franchise partnership with the Centre for Science Education at Sheffield Hallam University to bring the technology of robotic space science to the next generation of students in South Yorkshire.
Students across England and Wales will be receiving their A level results tomorrow (Thursday 20 August) and many thousands of students may see themselves going through the Clearing process to secure a place in Higher Education.
Research from Archaeological Sciences at the University of Bradford, led by Dr Randolph Donahue, will explore how prehistoric people made their living in Italy at the end of the Ice Age, before farming became widespread.
18 August 09
University hosts International Darwin Conference
The University of Bradford will be holding an International Darwin Conference as part of a programme of international and national public lecture series.
17 August 09
Open for Clearing
The University of Bradford's Clearing hotline will open on Thursday 20 August as students around the UK will receive their A-Level results.
13 August 09
How to survive Clearing
Next week thousands of students across England and Wales will be receiving their A level results (Thursday 20 August 2009) which means thousands of students in the UK will soon be going through the Clearing process to secure a place in higher education.
The University of Bradford, Bradford College, West Yorkshire Police, Bradford Council and City Centre Beat, have worked together to develop a partnership, to set up a new safety scheme primarily aimed at students called 'Student Safe Spot'.
The School of Health Studies at the University of Bradford will be holding an event on Monday 3 August to celebrate the attainment of 'Teaching Status' by a number of its partner specialist healthcare units and care homes.
Theatre in the Mill, at the University of Bradford, will be hosting a dramatised playreading of 'Bassam' in support of the Bassam Aramin Scholarship Fund on Friday 31 July 2009.
The University of Bradford will be awarding a degree to one of its students, 23 years after he first registered for a 3 year degree programme, on Wednesday 15 July 2009.
The University's Chancellor Imran Khan will cut a ribbon to mark the official opening of 'Unique Lifestyle and Fitness' on Thursday 16 July 2009.
The University of Bradford will be awarding honorary degrees during ceremonies on Wednesday 15, Thursday 16 and Friday 17 July 2009 to the following people:
The University of Bradford will be hosting An Audience with Alyas Karmani on Monday 6 July 2009.
The University of Bradford's Ecoversity project has achieved two major awards at the prestigious Higher Education Green Gown Awards ceremony.
Prospective students can get a taste of student life at the University of Bradford on Saturday 4 July as it holds its summer open day.
A leading figure in the global fight against HIV/AIDS has been appointed as the new Dean of Social and International Studies (SSIS) at the University of Bradford.
The University of Bradford is working on a broad partnership in Keighley, as a means of securing further developments in achievement at Greenhead High School.
The University of Bradford has invested £200,000 in a range of scholarships for students starting in September 2009, which aims to help their finances in the current economic climate.
The University of Bradford's School of Lifelong Education and Development (SLED), West Yorkshire Lifelong Learning Network (WYLLN), and staff and students from local colleges in West Yorkshire will be celebrating new partnerships and the developments of a number of new progression agreements at the University of Bradford on Tuesday 23 June.
Building on their previous success at Theatre in the Mill at the University of Bradford, Development Lab brings an evening of 'Seduction. Deception. Manipulation', to Bradford on Saturday 13 June.
Mr Keith Madeley, from the Yorkshire Society and other top businesses in the region will be meeting 20 Bangladesh Civil Service Officers on Friday 5 June, at the University of Bradford.
The School of Engineering, Design & Technology (EDT) at the University of Bradford will help school pupils turn fat to fuel as part of the 'Science 4U' event, organised by St Joseph's Catholic College, Bradford.
Amy Cowling, 26, a second year Midwifery student at the University of Bradford has come third in an essay competition for health students.
The University of Bradford is inviting members of the public to An Audience with Shami Chakrabarti, on Wednesday 3 June 2009.
An exciting and possibly global event will begin tomorrow (Wednesday 20 May, 2009) at the University of Bradford Students' Union when students will take part in 'Jailbreak' and attempt to get as far away from Bradford in the name of charity.
The School of Engineering, Design and Technology (EDT), at the University of Bradford, is inviting members of the public and industry to its Final Year Project Open Day's on Thursday 21 and Friday 22 May 2009.
The School of Engineering, Design and Technology (EDT), at the University of Bradford has been working in conjunction with the British Council and the Ministry of Education & Culture organising a programme of visits to schools in Cyprus.
In spite of economic downturn, the University of Bradford has invested in its arts provision by appointing a new Visual Arts Fellow. Caroline Hick's appointment marks the first Fellow in Visual Arts at the institution for approximately seven years. It demonstrates a significant investment and commitment to the arts from the University, at a time when many similar organisations are facing cuts.
On Friday 22 May, six teams of budding engineers from Bradford Schools will be competing in the first NG Bailey Robot Challenge as part of a partnership between NG Bailey, the University of Bradford and Education Bradford.
A research student at the University of Bradford has rediscovered a forgotten but important and popular Bradford writer, Willie Riley.
The University of Bradford have been helping local residents and the 'Super Mums and Dads' group by offering a Pre-Degree Study programme - The Bradford Foundation Year.
Peace Studies and War studies will meet for the 'Tolstoy Cup' at Woodhall Sports Ground, Bradford, on Saturday, 16 May 2009 at 12pm.
Businesses must make the most of their existing customer relationships if they are to survive the recession, a leading expert told a Bradford University School of Management briefing.
11 May 09
Get creative at a degree show
The School of Computing, Informatics and Media (SCIM), at the University of Bradford, is inviting members of the public to the Bradford Media School and Creative Technology Degree Show on the 15 May 2009.
Think Business@Bradford, the business support programme at the University of Bradford, celebrated its fifth year of helping get businesses off the ground this week.
The University Singers invite visitors to an evening of contemporary and classical music to be held at the University of Bradford on 16 May 2009.
As part of the national celebrations of Adult Learners' Week (9 to 15 May) the University of Bradford will be offering advice and information about studying at the University at various locations across the Bradford district.
The School of Health Studies (SHS) at the University of Bradford have been showcasing their research, and interactive teaching and learning opportunities as part a celebration of work between SHS and their partner collaborations.
Two University of Bradford students have won Adult Learner Yorkshire and Humber Regional awards, as part of Adult Learners' Week (9th - 15th May 2009).
27 April 09
University hosts 'leadership' discussion
Noorzaman Rashid, MBA Managing Director of the Harvey Nash Group Ltd, will be speaking at an event entitled 'Leadership - the skills and behaviours that make a difference' held at the University of Bradford on Thursday, 30 April, 2009.
The University of Bradford is making a major contribution to helping individuals in these challenging economic times by offering £750 off tuition fees for many of its taught full-time postgraduate courses in 2009/2010.
Research from Archaeological Sciences, The University of Bradford, has contributed to unravelling the woolly history of sheep domestication, by examining endogenous retroviruses (ERVs) preserved in the animal's DNA.
24 April 09
Research will aid training surgeons
A researcher from the Department of Optometry, the University of Bradford has been investigating the links between colour and depth information in human visual perception.
Experimental and innovative, Development Lab exist to create a platform for new work at the University of Bradfords' Theatre in the Mill. Following the opening 01:FESTIVAL at Theatre in the Mill last Autumn, their next event is of a more traditional nature at its heart.
The University of Bradford's Ecoversity project, will be working in collaboration with the UK Higher Education Environmental Performance Improvement (HEEPI) project, and the US Labs21 initiative at a number events held across the UK and Europe.
The universities of Bradford and Leeds will be working together to assist local businesses hit by the recession with funding from The Higher Education Funding Council for England (HEFCE) and Yorkshire Forward.
The University of Bradford will officially open its Escalate Centre on Thursday, 23 April, 2009 where Imran Hakim, 2006 winner of Dragons' Den will give a keynote speech.
16 April 09
A world of colour at University's Gallery II
Gallery II at the University of Bradford invites visitors to be immersed in 'A World of Colour' with their current exhibition by two Pakistani artists, Wahab Jaffer and Moeen Faruqi.
They are the professionals who ensure every employee gets the most from their job. Now human resource practitioners can fast-track their own careers with the launch of a prestigious new course.
Seven students from the University of Bradford's School of Engineering, Design and Technology were awarded the prestigious Benjamin Jowett Memorial Scholarship on Thursday 2 April, 2009.
According to a report published today (Thursday 26 March) by the Office for Fair Access (OFFA), the University of Bradford has spent almost a quarter of its fee income (£1,481,000) on bursaries, giving back financial support to its students.
Eight students will spend 48 hours in the University of Bradford's, student radio station this weekend, for a reality radio programme.
Vice-Chancellors from fifteen Pakistan universities will be visiting Bradford for 10 days as they seek to develop a broad understanding of Higher Education within the UK. The programme has been developed by the Leadership Foundation for Higher Education (LFHE), the Pakistan Higher Education Commission, and the British Council.
Tony Lidington's latest one-man show, Dan Leno - The King's Jester, will be performed at Theatre in the Mill, at The University of Bradford, on Wednesday 25 March and Thursday 26 March.
The University of Bradford announced today (March 10) that it was seeking to be the lead educational partner for Buttershaw High School, in a trust dedicated to helping the school achieve its aim of providing the best possible life chances for young people in Bradford.
A hovercraft project by the School of Engineering, Design and Technology (EDT) at the University of Bradford, has reached the top 3 shortlist for the 'Best Engineering Project' in a national competition run in conjunction with National Science and Engineering Week, the Engineering and Technology Board (ETB), and the British Science Association.
A University of Bradford graduate has won £2,500 to take his unique commuter micro-car business idea further.
4 March 09
Drawing for Peace
A unique and fascinating glimpse at the personalities involved in 1930s politics, pacifism and the arts will be go on show at Gallery II at the University of Bradford on Friday, 6 March, 2009.
The University of Bradford will open their doors to the public for a number of events during National Science and Engineering Week (6-15 March 2009).
The University of Bradford is offering the services of its brightest students to local businesses as part of its Summer Experience programme.
27 February 09
Shirin Ebadi to visit University of Bradford
Around 200 youngsters from across the UK will come together at the University of Bradford on 6-8 March 2009 to be inspired by a Nobel Peace Laureate, Shirin Ebadi.
27 February 09
Debates to bring together faith and the city
The University of Bradford's School of Lifelong Education and Development in partnership with the Bradford District Faiths Forum has established a 'Faith and the City' programme.
A team of European scientists from the Universities of Bradford, Mainz and Luebeck have finally solved a mystery that has perplexed humans throughout the ages: why we turn grey.
26 February 09
University Professor helps improve stair safety
A researcher from the University of Bradford has had a paper published by the Public Library of Science (PLoS ONE) today (25 February 2009).
One of Europe's leading business schools is launching a groundbreaking degree to equip the next generation of financial planners with vitally-needed skills.
17 February 09
University invites you to make a date for spring study
The School of Lifelong Education and Development (SLED) at the University of Bradford will be offering Adult Education Classes in Creative Writing and Yorkshire History, in Skipton and Ilkley.
12 February 09
UK University opens overseas regional office in Dubai
The University of Bradford, in the United Kingdom, will open a Middle East Regional Office in Dubai to support its current and future activities in the region on Monday, 23 February, 2009.
10 February 09
New BBC Director North visits Bradford University
The newly appointed BBC Director North, Peter Salmon, will be visiting the University of Bradford on Thursday February 12 2009, to celebrate the success of the University in the second BBC Connect and Create Awards and to talk to students about the opportunities arising when the BBC moves in 2011 to MediaCityUK, a major new network production base in the North, located at Salford.
Work on the new £12 million MBA facility and resource centre for Bradford University School of Management is due for completion in January 2010. The new site includes a circular high tech MBA debating chamber based on the Harvard Business School model and a flexible learning resource centre that includes advanced library and database provision.
10 February 09
Sexual Health screening available on campus
The School of Health Studies, the Job shop and Students¿ Union, at The University of Bradford have joined forces with the Bradford and Airedale Teaching Primary Care Trust (tPCT), in a campaign to raise awareness about the risk of Chlamydia, as part of a national Chlamydia screening programme.