Faculty of Life and Health Sciences Updates

Read the latest updates from the Faculty of Life & Health Sciences.


The latest updates from the Faculty of Life and Health Sciences.

Now is the time to move

Now is the time to move

   28 July 2021

COVID-19 and physical activity: now is the time to move!


Service user engagement enhancing student experience

Service user engagement enhancing student experience

   22 July 2021

Enhancing student experience


World Heart Rhythm Week

World Heart Rhythm Week

   17 June 2021

This month we celebrated our staff and students from Healthcare science and Health physiology who are world leaders in education, research and clinical work in this field.


New beginnings

New beginnings

   1 June 2021

We are delighted to welcome Dr Danny Kerr as our Head of School for Health Sciences.


Social media platforms now live for School of Health Sciences

Social media platforms now live for School of Health Sciences

   13 May 2021

Our goal is to use these platforms to engage with internal and external stakeholders and to share the excellent work being conducted within the School of Health Sciences.


PhD Scholarships in Biomedical Sciences

PhD Scholarships in Biomedical Sciences

   23 January 2020

The Annual PhD Scholarship Competition offers the chance for those interested in undertaking PhD research to get their study paid for. Closing date for online applications: 7 February 2020!


Impressions from the TMED10 Conference

Impressions from the TMED10 Conference

   18 September 2019

Impressions from the TMED10 Disruptive Innovation in Healthcare Conference, Derry/Londonderry, 11th & 12th September 2019.


SAFEWATER project update

SAFEWATER project update

   30 August 2019

As part of the GCRF Safewater project, Dr Bill Snelling is working with Fundacion Cántaro Azul in Mexico for 3 weeks, increasing their microbiology skills & capacity. Then Bill will join and update the Safewater Training Workshop at the USP - Universidade de São Paulo.


Biomedical Sciences Summer graduation 2019

Biomedical Sciences Summer graduation 2019

   5 July 2019

Congratulations to all the Biomedical Sciences who graduated this Summer.


School of Biomedical Sciences 25th anniversary

School of Biomedical Sciences 25th anniversary

   5 July 2019

The School of Biomedical Sciences held a symposium and dinner to celebrate its 25th anniversary on Thursday 15th August. The event was attended by past and present members of academic, technical and clerical staff and was a celebration of the many achievements and successes of the School in teaching and research.


Optometry #1 in the UK

Optometry #1 in the UK

   20 May 2019

Ulster University Optometry ranked #1 in the UK (source Complete University Guide 2020)


 MSc Biotechnology Research graduations

MSc Biotechnology Research graduations

   17 December 2018

Congratulations to all the MSc Biotechnology Research graduates!


Biomedical Sciences @Airwaves Portrush

Biomedical Sciences @Airwaves Portrush

   5 September 2018

The team from Biomedical Sciences, Ulster University were delighted to meet so many visitors at Air Waves Portrush at the weekend.


Biomedical Sciences Summer graduation 2018

Biomedical Sciences Summer graduation 2018

   5 July 2018

Congratulations to all the Biomedical Sciences who graduated this Summer.



#BiomedGotSteps - European Obesity Day

#BiomedGotSteps - European Obesity Day

   24 May 2018

To mark European Obesity Day last Saturday, the Obesity Research Group from NICHE organised a step-count challenge. Biomed staff and students tracked their steps count for 24h and gathered 873,559 steps with an amazing average of 11.6k /stepper!!!Well done everyone!


3 Biomed staff and students shortlisted for the LTA18 Awards

3 Biomed staff and students shortlisted for the LTA18 Awards

   9 May 2018

Congratulations to our Biomedical Sciences staff and student who have been nominated for the Teaching and Learning Awards 2018!


Biomed staff and students take part in the Belfast City Marathon 2018

Biomed staff and students take part in the Belfast City Marathon 2018

   9 May 2018

Biomed staff and students take part in the Belfast City Marathon 2018 in aid of mind your mood mental health campaign.


Healthy Heroes learn about their food and healthy diets

Healthy Heroes learn about their food and healthy diets

   4 May 2018

Undergraduate and Postgraduate students from the Food, Nutrition and Dietetics cohorts traveled to primary schools to work with children and raise awareness on food and balanced diet.


Bioscience undergraduates volunteering at the Cornfield Project

Bioscience undergraduates volunteering at the Cornfield Project

   18 April 2018

Bioscience undergraduate students are volunteering at the Cornfield project to help children from local primary schools connect with nature.


The Science Exchange: a new partnership between Ulster University, NWRC and industry.

The Science Exchange: a new partnership between Ulster University, NWRC and industry.

   9 April 2018

The science exchange will target students enrolled on the college’s Foundation Degree in Medical and Applied Sciences and offer an additional research component to support Life and Health Science companies.


Patrick Richardson is the Optometry Lecturer of the Year 2018

Patrick Richardson is the Optometry Lecturer of the Year 2018

   1 January 2018

Patrick Richardson has been named 'Association of Optometrists' Lecturer of the Year 2018.


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