School of Arts and Humanities Updates
Latest updates from the School of Arts and Humanities.
Dr Vanessa Gstrein, Postdoctoral Researcher in the School of Applied Social and Policy Sciences at Ulster University, shares her opinion that a wide range of public health responses, including supervised injecting rooms, have proven effective
25 October 2019
Opinion by Dr Gavin Breslin and Professor Gerard Leavey, Ulster University: Sport may be considered a simple hobby, but for devoted athletes, it is an integral aspect of who they are. When challenged to stop or reduce their level of engagement,
10 June 2019
Ulster University Senior Lecturer Dr Katie Liston discusses the medical and social dimensions of concussion in sport.
27 May 2019
An Ulster University study has recommended that a new government department should be created in Northern Ireland to specifically deal with tackling sectarianism. The study says ending the scourge of religious bigotry should top any future
14 May 2019
Opinion: research has found that concussion can affect a player's balance, reaction time, multi-tasking and risk of further injury. By Mark Matthews, a Lecturer in Sport Physiotherapy at the School of Sport at Ulster University, and Dr Chris Bleakley
12 April 2019
Opinion: Food banks are a symptom of austerity measures and government inaction which fail to tackle the real causes of food poverty - By Sinéad Furey, Lecturer on the Consumer Management and Food Innovation at Ulster University Business School,
12 February 2019
In the latest RTÉ Brainstorm, Ulster University’s Omar El Masri explores the link between street art and social protest. He writes, "Cities display a rich array of street art, from the ubiquitous graffiti writers tagging their names to much
5 February 2019
Dr Gordon Marnoch writes, "What if there had been an active Northern Ireland Assembly with a power-sharing Executive addressing Brexit issues? This sort of hypothetical question implies we try to explain what didn’t happen. Is this a futile
24 January 2019
Listen back to the very first Brainstorm radio show on RTÉ Radio 1. Presented by Fionnuala Sweeney, the first show in the four week series featured Brainstorm contributors: Kevin Curran (Ulster University), Gwen Bouvier (Maynooth University), Mike
4 December 2018
"Despite the well-known benefits of physical activity, the majority of the population fail to meet current physical activity guidelines. Underlying this statistic is an even more worrying one: women in Ireland are less physically active and report
20 November 2018
Dr Joan Condell from Ulster University's School of Computing & Intelligent Systems shares her opinion on how technology can create digital and virtual animated museums which will help promote the sustainability of our cultural heritage.
25 October 2018
Children’s use of smartphones has been all over the media for months ever since France brought in a ban on smartphone use in schools. Australia and Ireland have recently been debating similar policies. A plethora of reports over the past five
22 August 2018
A memorandum of understanding was signed by Letterkenny Institute of Technology, Donegal Education and Training Board, Ulster University and North West Regional College in Derry, which will see greater movement of students and open up attractive
26 February 2018
Ulster University and partners to receive £8.23m to transform understanding of children’s mathematics learning
Ulster part of inter-university group to set up a new Centre for Early Mathematics research
30 November 2021
Ulster University Lecturer leads an international interdisciplinary education research group
26 November 2021
Legal Innovation Centre works with Legal and Tech Industry Leaders to Develop UK’s first Law and Computing Programme
Ulster University’ Legal Innovation Centre, in partnership with legal and tech leaders in Northern Ireland, has come up with the solution to build the law graduate of the future that employers need.
23 November 2021
Ulster Academic Co-Authors major report for Intellectual Property Office on music creators' earnings
This is ground-breaking research, co-authored by Dr Hyojung Sun, of Ulster University’s School of Arts & Humanities, investigates the issues impacting upon the ability of creators to earn money since the development of music streaming.
23 November 2021
Ulster University academic named as Co-Chair of All-Island Climate and Biodiversity Research Network
Network launched by Taoiseach and Deputy First Minister to support solutions to avert biodiversity and climate crises
9 November 2021
An innovative partnership between academia and industry will harness Northern Ireland’s natural geothermal resources to encourage the most efficient use of energy by industrial users such as data centres.
9 November 2021