Ulster University News - February 2014

Ulster Secures £150m Investment from European Investment Bank

The University of Ulster has secured a £150 million loan from the European Investment Bank that will support key campus development works.

27 February 2014

President Clinton To Honour Peacemaker Hume

President Clinton last visited in 2010 The University of Ulster is to host a visit by US President Bill Clinton to Derry~Londonderry on March 5, 2014.

25 February 2014

150 New Graduate Construction Jobs - Positive Sign For Construction Sector

The University of Ulster today unveiled over 150 new graduate level construction industry jobs and placement opportunities in an announcement it believes signals signs of recovery in the sector.

19 February 2014

Specialist Nurses To Benefit From New Online University Resource

A new online resource for specialist nurses, developed through a partnership between the University of Ulster and international medical devices company Coloplast UK Ltd, is being launched at the Royal College of Nursing in London today.

17 February 2014

Local children discover the world of science and engineering

Future engineers: Local school children discovered the wonders of science and engineering at the University of Ulster.

14 February 2014

Prices Rising As Housing Market Shows Signs of Recovery

A rising volume of house sales and a quarterly increase in prices in the last three months of 2013 is further evidence that the housing market is showing positive signs of recovery, according to the latest University of Ulster Quarterly House Price Index produced in partnership with Bank of Ireland UK and the Northern Ireland Housing Executive.

7 February 2014

University of Ulster Spearheads Cross-Border Student Sport Ireland Research

Professor Marie Murphy The University of Ulster has been chosen by Student Sport Ireland to lead a pioneering €120K cross-border research partnership project examining the participation of third level students in sport and physical activity.

7 February 2014

Ulster Sports Outreach Secures Olympics Award

The University of Ulster has secured a prestigious London 2012 ‘Inspired by’ mark in recognition of its sports outreach work with local community groups and schools.

6 February 2014

Ulster Launches NI Clinical Research Network for Mental Health

Professor Gerard Leavey, Director, Bamford Centre for Mental Health and Wellbeing at Ulster's Magee campus and Clinical Lead, NI Clinical Research Network for Mental Health The University of Ulster is leading improvements in mental health with the launch of a dedicated Clinical Research Network for Northern Ireland.

4 February 2014

International Expert Praises INCORE Archive Project

International peace expert Iratxe Momoitio Astorkia, Director of the Gernika Peace Museum, visited the University's Magee campus this week at the invitation of the ‘Accounts of the Conflict’ research project being run by INCORE, the University’s world-renowned international conflict research centre.

4 February 2014