Confucius Institute in the News

Keep up to date with the latest news from the Confucius Institute.

Building a future-focused Northern Ireland

Ulster University is playing a leading role in ensuring Northern Ireland secures its future as a global hotbed for talent, expertise and research excellence

6 October 2021

Economy Minister Launches Expanded, World Class Biomedical Sciences Facility at Ulster University Coleraine

Ulster University’s Biomedical Sciences Research Institute has added a new state-of-the-art laboratory within its Mass Spectrometry Centre.

16 August 2021

Professor Grainne McKeever appointed Chair of Discretionary Support Review

The expert panel will review the Discretionary Support scheme which provides financial support to individuals in crisis situations.

7 June 2021

Business Leaders Appointed as New Visiting Professors at Ulster University Business School

Ulster University Business School (UUBS) has announced the appointment of four new Visiting Professors.

3 June 2021

Ulster University Business School Students Support Businesses with International Growth Plans

Organisations based in Northern Ireland and the USA are benefiting from valuable business strategy and market research support through a new global experiential learning initiative developed by Ulster University Business School (UUBS) in partnership

21 May 2021

In Memoriam of Lord Trevor Smith

It is with great sadness that we share with you the passing of former Ulster University Vice-Chancellor Lord Trevor Smith at the age of 83.

14 May 2021

Researchers pilot plans for new national birth cohort study

The study will follow babies born in the 2020s over many decades to understand how societal circumstances and events affect them

13 May 2021

PwC and Ulster University Business School partner to launch new fully funded Degree Apprenticeship

Applications have opened for 50 fully funded degree apprenticeship places at Ulster University Business School, following a partnership with PwC Northern Ireland.

11 May 2021

Ulster University Business School Skills Courses Help Reignite Futures

Over 300 people have benefitted from free online business related courses delivered by Ulster University Business School

14 April 2021

Future Screens NI launch mentoring programme ‘Future Foundation’ for the creative sector in Northern Ireland

The Future Foundation will support artists and creative freelancers within the creative and cultural sector in NI.

2 April 2021

Ulster University Business School Publish New Podcast on Skills and Economic Recovery with Economy Minister Diane Dodds

Ulster University Business School (UUBS) has published a special podcast episode examining the critical importance of skill-building and innovation in powering Northern Ireland’s rebuilding agenda.

1 April 2021

'Back to the start-up' report launched by FSB NI and Ulster University Business School

The report reviews existing support for business creation in Northern Ireland

23 March 2021

CAIN future secured as a live archive

Ulster University has confirmed that its highly regarded CAIN archive will be retained as a live and curated archive, made possible by support from Initiatives of Change. The funding follows a consultation in 2019 and comprehensive efforts by the

17 February 2021

Ulster academic appointed Editor-in-Chief of international Journal of Child and Adolescent Trauma

Dr Dominic McSherry, Reader in Psychology at Ulster University’s School of Psychology and Institute of Mental Health Sciences has been appointed Editor-in-Chief of the international Journal of Child and Adolescent Trauma (JCAT).

3 February 2021

Health, Equality and the Economy

Report by a cross disciplinary team at Ulster University to support the future of healthcare

9 December 2020

Ulster University Business School supports regional upskilling and reskilling with funded online courses

The online business related courses will upskill and retrain individuals impacted by the Covid-19 pandemic

30 November 2020

Survey shows Covid-19 restrictions could have long-term impact on children’s play and development

Children and young people in NI have been significantly affected by lockdown restrictions

20 November 2020

Ulster University Business School Welcomes First Cohort of FinTech Apprentices

Ulster University Business School (UUBS) has welcomed the first cohort of new apprentices to its pioneering Financial Technology Higher Level Apprenticeship degree – an innovative programme co-created with industry to strengthen Northern

27 October 2020