Ulster University News - 2014

University of Ulster Shortlisted for Prestigious National Awards

The University of Ulster has been shortlisted for two awards in the prestigious Times Higher Education awards.

4 September 2014

Translating Research into Treatment

An innovative online support tool for parents of children with autism, designed by the University of Ulster and Queen’s University, has gained international recognition after being adopted in eight European countries.

1 September 2014

Launch of Funding Honeypot for Creative Industries Sector

The University of Ulster has launched a new £240,000 seed fund designed to stimulate growth and enhance competitiveness within the digital content sector.

7 August 2014

University of Ulster helps students examine a career in Stratified Medicine

Eighteen students are taking part in a work experience event hosted by the NI Centre for Stratified Medicine at the University of Ulster on 1 and 2 July.

6 August 2014

Local Sporting Champion Celebrates Graduate Achievements

Champion international jockey AP McCoy became the first of 14 personalities from the worlds of sport, arts, business and public service to receive an honorary degree from the University of Ulster this this morning.

30 June 2014

Ulster Brings Chinese Language to Fermanagh Schools

With Chinese emerging as one of the key worldwide languages for economic development and growth, the University of Ulster has just completed a 12 week series of Chinese language teaching events at three schools in the Fermanagh area.

25 June 2014

Life and Times Survey Shows Negative Impact of Flags Protest on Community Relations

The results of the 2013 Northern Ireland Life and Times survey (NILT) conducted by ARK found that only 45 per cent of those surveyed thought that relations between Protestants and Catholics are better now than five years ago.

12 June 2014

University and Employer Partnerships Applauded

Employment Minister Stephen Farry has commended the University of Ulster for its ongoing commitment to boosting skills and employment opportunities for its students and graduates.

9 May 2014

Oil Spills Targeted By Ulster Research

University of Ulster researchers are leading a project to develop new environmentally friendly methods of cleaning up devastating oil spills.

8 May 2014

Ulster Legal Eagles Lead The Way In Client Consultation

The University of Ulster is leading the way in the teaching and application of crucial legal consultation skills in Northern Ireland.

7 May 2014

Sports Outreach Excellence Rewarded

Seven students from the University of Ulster have been recognised for their valuable community outreach work in local schools and communities.

6 May 2014

Ulster Students Plug Technology Gap in Classrooms

Adele Murdock, Royal School, Armagh, Professor Adrian Moore, Head of School of Environmental Sciences,Mary Angela Diamond, St.

30 April 2014

Ulster Biomedical Research Under The Microscope

MLAs Patsy McGlone, left, and Tom Buchanan, right, are welcomed to the Centre for Molecular Biosciences at the Coleraine campus by the Vice Chancellor, Professor Richard BarnettUniversity of Ulster biomedical research came under the microscope today when MLAs from two Assembly Committees came together to visit the University’s School of Biomedical Sciences.

30 April 2014

WWI Project Needs You

University of Ulster researchers are encouraging community groups to take part in a major international research project on World War One and its legacy.

18 April 2014

University Showcases Engineering Talent

The University of Ulster has teamed up with some of the most successful and high-growth companies in Northern Ireland to showcase the skills of local engineering students and boost career prospects.

11 April 2014

Award-winning Ulster Law Clinic Leads the Way

Dominic Grieve, Attorney General, pictured with Dr Gráinne McKeever, Kathy Sinclair, Dr Esther McGuinness and Ciáran White, School of Law, collecting the award for Best New Student Pro Bono Activity at the LawWorks and Attorney General Awards hosted in the House of Commons earlier this weekLaw students at the University of Ulster are securing tribunal victories for people across Northern Ireland, thanks to an award-winning initiative providing free legal advice to the public.

4 April 2014

Launch of SPIRE Energy Project

An innovative new research project which will examine how wind energy is stored and managed has been launched at Titanic Belfast.

2 April 2014

University of Ulster: Playing a Vital Role in Economic Recovery

The University of Ulster is playing a key role in Northern Ireland’s economic recovery with its wealth of industry relevant research and knowledge accessed by over 5000 companies annually, according to Vice-Chancellor Professor Richard Barnett.

2 April 2014

Acclaimed Illustrator To Inspire Creative Talent

University of Ulster graduate and world-renowned picture book artist, Oliver Jeffers, will share the secrets of his success with young people and creative industry leaders this weekend.

1 April 2014

New Scholarship for Fermanagh Students

A University of Ulster graduate, who co-founded a successful construction business in the US, is funding a new scholarship for students from his home county of Fermanagh.

27 March 2014