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Online Seminar Series on Dealing with the Past in Northern Ireland: Deepening the Debate

A seminar series exploring the Stormont House Agreement and dealing with the past in Northern Ireland.

2 July 2020

Local Universities and AWARE tackle mental health in the workplace

Innovative pilot project to explore the link between mental health training and improvements in wellbeing in the workplace

18 May 2020

Social Work students qualify early to support the most vulnerable in society

108 final year social work students from Ulster University have completed their degrees early to join the workforce

6 May 2020

Professor Deirdre Heenan discussing ageism during the COVID-19 pandemic on BBC Radio Foyle

On BBC Radio Ulster Talkback, William Crawley debates challenging issues and talks to the people making the headlines. Professor Deirdre Heenan, Professor of Social Policy, Ulster University, discusses ageism during the COVID-19 (Coronavirus)

5 May 2020

Ulster University Professors recognised in New Year’s Honours List 2020

Ulster University Professors recognised in New Year’s Honours List 2020

28 December 2019

Eamonn Baker honoured by Ulster University

Eamonn Baker honoured by Ulster University

8 July 2019

Ulster University PhD student fights for social justice

Ulster University PhD student fights for social justice

3 July 2019

Honorary Graduate: Dr Tony Macaulay

Honorary Graduate: Dr Tony Macaulay

2 July 2019

ARK report finds that majority of people in Northern Ireland not prejudiced towards transgender people

A research study on public attitudes towards transgender people has been released today (Friday 14 June) at The MAC Belfast by ARK – a joint initiative between Queen’s University Belfast and Ulster University.

14 June 2019