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.

PhD Scholarships in Biomedical Sciences

PhD Scholarships in Biomedical Sciences

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!

23 January 2020

Impressions from the TMED10 Conference

Impressions from the TMED10 Conference

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

18 September 2019

SAFEWATER project update

SAFEWATER project update

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.

30 August 2019

School of Biomedical Sciences 25th anniversary

School of Biomedical Sciences 25th anniversary

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.

5 July 2019

Biomedical Sciences Summer graduation 2019

Biomedical Sciences Summer graduation 2019

Congratulations to all the Biomedical Sciences who graduated this Summer.

5 July 2019

Optometry #1 in the UK

Optometry #1 in the UK

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

20 May 2019

 MSc Biotechnology Research graduations

MSc Biotechnology Research graduations

Congratulations to all the MSc Biotechnology Research graduates!

17 December 2018

Biomedical Sciences @Airwaves Portrush

Biomedical Sciences @Airwaves Portrush

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

5 September 2018

Biomedical Sciences Summer graduation 2018

Biomedical Sciences Summer graduation 2018

Congratulations to all the Biomedical Sciences who graduated this Summer.

5 July 2018

#BiomedGotSteps - European Obesity Day

#BiomedGotSteps - European Obesity Day

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!

24 May 2018

3 Biomed staff and students shortlisted for the LTA18 Awards

3 Biomed staff and students shortlisted for the LTA18 Awards

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

9 May 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

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

9 May 2018

Healthy Heroes learn about their food and healthy diets

Healthy Heroes learn about their food and healthy diets

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.

4 May 2018

Bioscience undergraduates volunteering at the Cornfield Project

Bioscience undergraduates volunteering at the Cornfield Project

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

18 April 2018

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

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

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.

9 April 2018

Patrick Richardson is the Optometry Lecturer of the Year 2018

Patrick Richardson is the Optometry Lecturer of the Year 2018

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

1 January 2018

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