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Virtual becomes reality as Bradford secures 3m Euros to lead pan-European project

Published: Thur 23 Nov 2017

The University of Bradford, leading a partnership of international universities and commercial organisations, has secured nearly 3 million euros to conduct a four-year research project that could transform how we create, interact with and use virtual reality.

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The repeat prescribing report

Published: Wed 22 Nov 2017

Report reveals repeat prescriptions cost the NHS almost £8 billion a year.

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Entrepreneurs in Residence

Published: Tues 14 Nov 2017

The Faculty of Management and Law (FoML) has created the new role of Entrepreneur in Residence.

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New £3m research centre moves another step forward

New £3m research centre moves another step forward

Published: Mon 6 Nov 2017

A new Yorkshire centre that will improve the health and wellbeing of children, the elderly, and the safety of patients in hospitals and clinics, has taken another step forward with the submission of building plans for approval.

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New Chief Finance Officer at the University of Bradford

New Chief Finance Officer at the University of Bradford

Published: Thu 2 Nov 2017

The University of Bradford has appointed Stuart McKinnon-Evans to be its new Chief Finance Officer.

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Bradford Pharmacy team wins Collaborative Awards for Teaching Excellence

Bradford Pharmacy team wins Collaborative Awards for Teaching Excellence

Published: Thur 2 Nov 2017

The Pharmacy Curriculum team at the University of Bradford has been recognised nationally with a Collaborative Award for Teaching Excellence (CATE) from the Higher Education Academy

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University recognised by MoD for support of Armed Forces community

University recognised by MoD for support of Armed Forces community

Published: Wed 1 Nov 2017

The University of Bradford has been recognised as one of the country's leading employers for its support of the Armed Forces, having been honoured at a special awards ceremony as part of the Government's Employer Recognition Scheme (ERS).

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How we create a low carbon world explored at Harold Wilson Lecture

Published: Wed 25 Oct 2017

Dorothy Thompson, Chief Executive of Drax Group, will deliver the annual Harold Wilson Lecture at the University of Bradford.

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Bradford biomedical science graduate takes gold

Bradford biomedical science graduate takes gold

Published: Fri 20 Oct 2017

A graduate from the University of Bradford has been praised for her research at the British Society for Neuroendocrinology (BSN) annual meeting.

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Old meets new as prehistoric cave is digitised

Published: Fri 29 Sept 2017

Archaeologists from Bradford have created a digital model of the iconic Sculptor’s Cave in Moray, Scotland.

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Virtual Reality, duels and skeletons – all this and more at the University of Bradford's open day!

Published: Thurs 28 Sept 2017

Where can you have the chance to become a TV presenter, take part in a virtual duel, examine a skeleton, set the nation's interest rate or explore the beautiful Emm Lane campus using Virtual Reality?

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Opening of new centre set to improve lives

Published: Tues 26 Sept 2017

The University of Bradford and the Digital Health Enterprise Zone are launching a new research and innovation centre to develop pioneering relationships between academics, students, businesses and health professionals.

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Universities in the crosshairs: why they are under attack, and what they should do about it

Universities in the crosshairs: why they are under attack, and what they should do about it

Published: Thur 21 Sept 2017

This is the title of a lecture to be given by be Sir Richard Lambert, journalist and business executive, at the University of Bradford.

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Bradford leads creation of first global Technology Universities Network

Published: Tue 19 Sept 2017

The University of Bradford has led the creation of the first World Technology Universities Network.

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Bradford appoints first Honorary Professor of Medical Education in boost to medical school ambition

Bradford appoints first Honorary Professor of Medical Education in boost to medical school ambition

Published: Tue 19 Sept 2017

The University of Bradford has appointed Dr Alex Brown as Honorary Professor of Medical Education

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Unique research project aims to improve heart failure patient outcomes

Published: Fri 15 Sept 2017

A unique research project aiming to improve the outcomes for heart failure patients leaving hospital has developed toolkits for both healthcare professionals and patients ready for testing in real life settings next year, following work with patients themselves.

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Bradford leadership programme shortlisted for leading higher education awards

Published: Tue 12 Sept 2017

The University of Bradford has been shortlisted for a prestigious Times Higher Education Award for its leadership development programme.

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Participants required for pioneering study on young onset dementia

Published: Fri 8 Sept 2017

An innovative study to improve the diagnosis and post-diagnostic support for younger people with dementia and their families is seeking participants to further research in this area.

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University of Bradford appoints new Associate Deans

Published: Tue 5 Sep 2017

The University of Bradford has appointed Professor Amir M. Sharif and Professor Dilek Önkal as Associate Deans in its Faculty of Management and Law.

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Researchers receive almost 300,000 Euros to improve patient safety

Published: Mon 4 Sep 2017

Researchers from across Europe have joined forces to reduce disparities in health and healthcare for patients with diverse needs and to better equip health professionals through increased cultural competence.

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University of Bradford academics work to transform city services across Europe

University of Bradford academics work to transform city services across Europe

Published: Thur 31 Aug 2017

Researchers at the University of Bradford are working with nine ‘smart cities’ across Europe to help them save up to €50m by using ‘smart’ technologies – collectively known as the Internet of Things (IoT) - to improve the delivery of public services.

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Bradford academic librarian awarded National Teaching Fellowship

Bradford academic librarian awarded National Teaching Fellowship

Published: Thur 31 Aug 2017

A University of Bradford subject librarian has been awarded a National Teaching Fellowship.

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The University of Bradford welcomes new Head of Law

The University of Bradford welcomes new Head of Law

Published: Fri 25 Aug 2017

The University of Bradford has announced Professor Engobo Emeseh as its new Head of Law School.

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World universities converge on Bradford to create global Technology Universities Network

Published: Thur 24 Aug 2017

Representatives from universities and other major organisations worldwide will converge on the University of Bradford next week for the second World Technology Universities Congress.

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University welcomes sponsor school's impressive 2017 GCSE results

Published: Thur 24 Aug 2017

The University of Bradford has welcomed the excellent GCSE results of University Academy Keighley (UAK), which the University sponsors.

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University brings hidden medical archive to life

University brings hidden medical archive to life

Published: Fri 11 Aug 2017

Researchers from the University of Bradford have started work on an exciting project to catalogue, digitise and promote the work of one of the UK’s leading palaeopathologists.

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Baroness opens Cyber Security Centre at the University of Bradford

Published: Wed 9 Aug 2017

The University of Bradford will welcome Baroness Harris to officially open its new Cyber Security Interdisciplinary Centre.

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Drug hope for acute myeloid leukaemia

Published: Tues 8 Aug 2017

A new drug that strips cancer cells of their “immortality” could help to treat patients suffering from one of the most aggressive forms of leukaemia.

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University appoints Honorary Visiting Fellow in Film

Published: Tues 1 Aug 2017

The University of Bradford has appointed David Wilson as Honorary Visiting Fellow in Film.

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Bradford appoints first Director of Medical Education

Published: Fri 28 July 2017

The University of Bradford has appointed Professor Martin McAreavey as its first Director of Medical Education.

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Bradford MBA programme one of first to be endorsed by NHS

Published: Wed 19 Jul 2017

The University of Bradford is one of seven higher education institutions (HEIs) appointed by the NHS Leadership Academy to deliver the NHS Masters in Business Administration (MBA) programme, as announced in a speech by the Secretary of State, Jeremy Hunt, last year.

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Preserving iconic Japanese art

Published: Wed 19 July 2017

Some of Japan's most iconic art works are safely on display at the British Museum, thanks to a University of Bradford PhD student.

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University of Bradford appoints Pro-Vice-Chancellor (Research and Knowledge Transfer)

University of Bradford appoints Pro-Vice-Chancellor (Research and Knowledge Transfer)

Published: Tue 18 July 2017

The University of Bradford has appointed Professor John Bridgeman as Pro-Vice-Chancellor (Research and Knowledge Transfer).

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Roman coin uncovered in Orkney

Roman coin uncovered in Orkney

Published: Tue 18 July 2017

University of Bradford archaeologists have been thrilled by the discovery of a Roman coin during the excavation of an archaeological site in Orkney.

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University of Bradford in UK awards success

Published: Tue 18 July 2017

The University of Bradford scooped three prizes at this year's HEIST awards, which brought HE providers from across the UK together.

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New test paves way for potential treatments to target Alzheimer’s and other conditions

Published: Mon 17 July 2017

A simple methodology for capturing proteins implicated in the development of Alzheimer's disease and other conditions has been developed by researchers at the University of Bradford and University of Dundee.

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University honours seven at graduations

Published: Mon 17 July 2017

The University of Bradford will honour seven national and international figures with honorary degrees at its forthcoming graduation ceremonies.

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Primary school children experience University graduation ahead of their time

Published: Mon 10 July 2017

Primary school pupils will experience a University style graduation as part of an awards scheme organised by the University of Bradford.

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Bradford cyber security master's degree gets GCHQ stamp of approval

Published: Mon 3 July 2017

The University of Bradford's master’s degree in cyber security has been certified by Government Communications Headquarters (GCHQ).

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Greening the city – a measurement for a mindful environment

Published: Mon 3 July 2017

Scientists at the University of Bradford have developed the world's first Tranquillity Rating Prediction Tool (TRAPT), a scientific process for measuring how relaxing urban environments and public spaces are.

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Midwifery student scoops prestigious award

Published: Thur 29 June 2017

A midwifery student from the University of Bradford has been praised for her work helping vulnerable women in a French refugee camp.

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Bradford's Theatre in the Mill secures nearly £0.5m National Portfolio funding

Bradford's Theatre in the Mill secures nearly £0.5m National Portfolio funding

Published: Tue 27 Jun 2017

Theatre in the Mill, based at the University of Bradford, has been awarded £480,684 National Portfolio funding from Arts Council England (ACE).

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Bradford and Dewsbury join to start hospital-based nursing degree

Bradford and Dewsbury join to start hospital-based nursing degree

Published: Mon 26 Jun 2017

The University of Bradford and Mid Yorkshire Hospitals NHS Trust have joined together to establish a satellite nursing school and degree programme at Dewsbury and District Hospital.

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University of Bradford in key role to revolutionise dementia care research

Published: Fri 23 Jun 2017

The University of Bradford is to take part in a major research project that will enable expert researchers to create 'Centres of Excellence' that focus on key priority areas within dementia care research and boost the number of researchers working in the dementia care field.

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University of Bradford recognised for teaching excellence

University of Bradford recognised for teaching excellence

Published: Thu 22 Jun 2017

The University of Bradford has been recognised for the excellence of its teaching with the award of Silver under the Teaching Excellence Framework.

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Snapchat spectacles, duels and skeletons – all this and more at the University of Bradford's open day!

Published: Fri 16 Jun 2017

Where can you have the chance to become a TV presenter, impress the business dragons, take part in a virtual duel, examine a skeleton, be a judge for a day or set the nation's interest rate?

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University of Bradford in UK first for sport physiotherapy education

Published: Thu 15 Jun 2017

The University of Bradford is to launch the UK's first integrated master's qualification in physiotherapy.

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New face-ageing technique could boost search for missing people

Published: Tue 13 June 2017

Researchers at the University of Bradford have developed a method of ageing facial images that could enhance the search for long-term missing people worldwide.

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City of Film shines the spotlight on Bradford's talented student filmmakers with new feature on the big screen

Published: Fri 19 May 2017

Creative and exciting film shorts and animation by up and coming filmmakers have been launched on Bradford's Big Screen in a new partnership with the University of Bradford.

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£20,000 donation boosts Bradford blood testing services

£20,000 donation boosts Bradford blood testing services

Published: Thur 18 May 2017

The University of Bradford has received a £20,000 donation from Bradford-based cash plan provider, Sovereign Health Care, to establish an urgently needed phlebotomy suite to support the people of Bradford.

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Dementia survey asks how ready we are to care

Published: Wed 17 May 2017

Caring for people with dementia is mainly done by family members, yet how many feel obliged, rather than willing, to do so? This is the question being posed by researchers from the University of Bradford, as part of a nationwide survey to understand what kind of support would best ease the burden for dementia carers.

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What can lost underwater lands tell us about climate change?

What can lost underwater lands tell us about climate change?

Published: Mon 15 May 2017

Underwater lands that were submerged following the last Ice Age could yield vital clues about our current approach to climate change. Global experts in archaeology, climate change, history and oceanography will be discussing how we can unlock these secrets at a prestigious Royal Society meeting taking place on 15-16 May 2017.

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Bradford alumni entrepreneurs recognised at 2017 Duke of York Awards

Bradford alumni entrepreneurs recognised at 2017 Duke of York Awards

Published: Tue 9 May 2017

Two alumni of the University of Bradford received royal approval from HRH The Duke of York for their new-start business.

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Bradford explores medical school bid

Published: Sat 15 Apr 2017

The University of Bradford is responding to a Department of Health consultation and exploring the feasibility of starting a medical school at the University.

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Bradford shortlisted for national student recruitment award

Bradford shortlisted for national student recruitment award

Published: Thu 6 Apr 2017

The University of Bradford has been shortlisted for the Outstanding Student Admissions Strategy category in the Times Higher Education Leadership and Management Awards.

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University of Bradford forges new links with Middle East

University of Bradford forges new links with Middle East

Published: Wed 5 Apr 2017

The University of Bradford has just completed a hugely successful two week visit to the Middle East, taking in Kuwait, Jordan, United Arab Emirates, Qatar and Bahrain, a region rich in potential for collaboration and exchange, and where the stock of UK universities is extremely high.

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Nanoparticle paves the way for new triple negative breast cancer drug

Published: Mon 20 Mar 2017

A potential new drug to tackle the highly aggressive 'triple negative' breast cancer – and a nanoparticle to deliver it directly into the cancer cells – have been developed by UK researchers.

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Electronic Frailty Index wins national healthcare award

Published: Fri 17 Mar 2017

A system that can identify people with frailty from electronic health records has won a national award, in recognition of its innovative approach to the care of older people

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University of Bradford in ground-breaking research into self-healing construction materials

Published: Fri 17 Mar 2017

Ground-breaking research, involving The University of Bradford, into the development of self-healing concrete that could lead to huge savings in maintenance costs and greater protection for the UK's infrastructure has received fresh funding from the Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council (EPSRC).

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University of Bradford and partners lead the way in demonstrating innovative teaching methods

Published: Fri 10 Mar 2017

The University of Bradford is taking part in a major project to demonstrate how innovative teaching methods can be used by universities on a large scale to benefit students.

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More University of Bradford subjects among world's elite

More University of Bradford subjects among world's elite

Published: Wed 8 Mar 2017

The University of Bradford has increased the number of its subjects ranked among the top in the world by the latest QS World University Rankings.

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Postgrad open day: public lectures examine our security

Published: Wed 8 Mar 2017

How safe is the world in 2017?

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Bradford online MBA tops 2017 Financial Times world rankings for career progress

Published: Mon 6 Mar 2017

The University of Bradford's School of Management Distance Learning MBA has been ranked the world's number one for career progress in the 2017 Financial Times Online MBA global rankings

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University of Bradford Directorate of External Affairs awarded Customer First accreditation

Published: Tue 28 Feb 2017

The University of Bradford's Directorate of External Affairs has been awarded Customer First accreditation.

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£3m centre will tackle key questions of health and social care

£3m centre will tackle key questions of health and social care

Published: Tue 28 Feb 2017

A new Yorkshire centre will improve the health and wellbeing of children and the elderly – and the safety of patients in hospitals and clinics.

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Bradford archaeologists win national award

Bradford archaeologists win national award

Published: Tue 28 Feb 2017

Bradford archaeologists investigating one of the UK's most iconic historical sites have been recognised with a national award.

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University of Bradford appoints Dean of Faculty of Life Sciences

University of Bradford appoints Dean of Faculty of Life Sciences

Published: Mon 13 Feb 2017

The University of Bradford has appointed Professor Alastair Goldman as Dean of the Faculty of Life Sciences.

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University of Bradford named national champions for sustainable development

University of Bradford named national champions for sustainable development

Published: Thu 9 Feb 2017

The University of Bradford has been named Building Performance Champion, for the second time, for its pioneering Ecoversity programme at the Chartered Institution of Building Services Engineers (CIBSE) Building Performance Awards 2017.

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University of Bradford appoints graduate employability expert

University of Bradford appoints graduate employability expert

Published: Mon 6 Feb 2017

The University of Bradford has appointed Professor Vishanth Weerakkody to help spearhead the development of graduate employability.

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University of Bradford ranked UK number one for practice placement satisfaction.

University of Bradford ranked UK number one for practice placement satisfaction.

Published: Fri 3 Feb 2017

The University of Bradford has been ranked number one in the UK for undergraduate nursing and midwifery placement satisfaction.

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University of Bradford in expert support for Gulf-based business project

University of Bradford in expert support for Gulf-based business project

Published: Fri 3 Feb 2017

The University of Bradford is providing expert intelligence to a UK-based company seeking to develop the knowledge-based economy of Bahrain.

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You can help major Bradford archaeology projects scoop national awards

You can help major Bradford archaeology projects scoop national awards

Published: Wed 18 Jan 2017

Researchers at Bradford have been nominated for two national awards by Current Archaeology – and your vote can help them secure the top prizes.

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World-leading Bradford professor to deliver lecture on testing for DNA damage

World-leading Bradford professor to deliver lecture on testing for DNA damage

Published: Thu 19 Jan 2017

Pioneering University of Bradford professor and World Science Award nominee Diana Anderson will deliver a lecture describing how, using a simple blood sample, much valuable information about individuals and their children can be obtained.

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