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Amnesty a line in the sand?

Prof Brandon Hamber writes on statute of limitations proposal.

16 July 2021

Ulster University Academics win European Research Award

Researchers from Ulster University, Queen’s University Belfast and King’s College London have been awarded the European Social Work Research Association Award for an Outstanding Publication in European Research for their investigation into

18 May 2021

“Wasted: time & me:” YouthPact research on the thoughts of young people in the pandemic illustrates the extent of isolation and the impact on mental health

YouthPact, the Quality and Impact body for the EU Peace IV Children & Young People’s Programme of which Ulster University is a partner, asked young people to describe how the past 12 months have impacted them.

19 April 2021

Ulster University to be part of leading brand new Centre to implement evidence in adult social care

Ulster University will be partnering with the University of Birmingham, as part of a broader consortium of key stakeholders from across the four nations of the UK, to develop a brand new Centre for adult social care.

24 March 2021

UK wide study highlights specific impacts of the Covid pandemic on the health and social care workforce

The COVID-19 Health and Social Care Workforce Study is a three-phase study led by Ulster University

22 March 2021

Social Work students' foodbank fundraising

Students and staff at the Magee campus have raised over £1300 for local foodbanks. The ‘Stand Up for Social Work’ Society at Ulster University’s Derry campus led the fundraising drive and provides students with opportunities to get involved

1 January 2021

Disability advocate overcomes health issues to graduate with PhD from Ulster University

Jason Olsen graduates this winter with a PhD in social policy.

18 December 2020

Health, Equality and the Economy

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

9 December 2020