Updates from Faculty of Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences

The latest updates from the Faculty of Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences.


Dr Stephen Roulston and the RAP Project team win the 2021 SCoTENS John Coolahan Award

Dr Stephen Roulston, Lecturer in the School of Education, was part of the SCoTENS (Standing Conference on Teacher Education, North and South) project team which has been named winner of the 2021 SCoTENS John Coolahan Award for the RAP Project –

16 April 2021

UNIQUE hamper up for grabs

Ulster University’s UNIQUE Art and Design Shop is holding a raffle to raise some much-needed funds.

15 April 2021

Dr Tom Maguire elected as Chair of the Board of the International Theatre for Young Audiences Research Network

Dr Tom Maguire, Head of the School of Arts & Humanities, has been elected Chair of the Board of the International Theatre for Young Audiences Research Network (ITYARN).

15 April 2021

NI Human Rights Festival 2018

We are pleased to share the programme for the Northern Ireland Human Rights Festival 2018.

14 April 2021

Ulster Researchers at the Socio-Legal Studies Association Conference 2021, Cardiff University

Researchers from the School of Law, Ulster University Law Clinic and the Transitional Justice Institute presented their research at the annual Socio-Legal Studies Association annual conference, which this year was hosted entirely online by Cardiff

2 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 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

Ulster University selected to host Socio-Legal Studies Association Conference in 2023

Ulster University has secured the hosting of the Annual Socio-Legal Studies Association (SLSA) Conference in 2023, at the Magee campus from 4-6 April 2023.

2 March 2021

Ulster Screen Academy Receives Prestigious Unreal Academic Partner Status and Announces £1m Investment in Virtual Production Studio

In an exciting week for the new Ulster Screen Academy, Epic Games, the creators of Fortnite and Unreal Engine, the world’s most open and advanced real-time 3D tool, has awarded Unreal Academic Partner status to the Ulster Screen Academy, endorsing

23 February 2021

Future of archive on Northern Ireland Troubles secured

Ulster University announced on Wednesday that funding from Initiatives of Change would help to sustain the archive. It is understood to have donated £150,000. The funding will help modernise the site, which launched in 1997, and keep it as a live

17 February 2021

Ireland and the United Nations Security Council: What can be achieved for Peace and Security?

The Irish Peace and Conflict Network, which includes the Transitional Justice I, hosted a panel discussion on Tuesday, 2 February 2021, which explored what success and impact in relation to peace and conflict would look like for Ireland during

5 February 2021

Scholars at Risk Annual Report Free to Think 2020

Video now available.

22 January 2021

John Keers has been appointed to the Northern Ireland Judicial Digitisation Steering Group

Ulster University Law Lecturer, John Keers, has been appointed to the Northern Ireland Judicial Digitisation Steering Group.

11 January 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

Ulster PhD Studentship Competition Opens!

Deadline for Law is 26 February 2021

18 December 2020

Ulster graduate fulfils lifelong dream of completing a PhD

Margaret McDermott graduates with a PhD in modern languages and linguistics

18 December 2020

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