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Ulster University News - 2019

College of Optometrists Life Fellowship for Ulster’s Professor Kathryn Saunders

College of Optometrists Life Fellowship for Ulster’s Professor Kathryn Saunders

10 December 2019

Healing Power of Honey

Layering minute amounts of Manuka honey between layers of surgical mesh acts as a natural antibiotic that could prevent infection following an operation, new research has shown.

4 December 2019

Triple Ulster University Journalism ‘Awards for Excellence’ nominations

Ulster University staff and students have been shortlisted for three prestigious UK-wide industry awards for journalism excellence, in the National Council for the Training of Journalists (NCTJ) Awards for Excellence 2019.

25 November 2019

The Academy wins restaurant of the year award

Ulster University’s Academy restaurant wins restaurant of the year award

22 November 2019

Ulster University to link up with 30 schools through launch of new award

Ulster University is set to launch a new award for schools, entitled the ‘Endeavour Cup’.

13 November 2019

Ulster University research indicates optimistic housing market in NI

Ulster University research indicates optimistic housing market in NI

12 November 2019

Ulster University researchers explore the potential of electric vehicles

Ulster University researchers explore the potential of electric vehicles

6 November 2019

Allstate IT Lab opens at Ulster University Magee campus

Northern Ireland’s largest IT company Allstate has today opened a new state of the art computing lab at Ulster University’s Magee campus, representing a major investment in educational resources for the North West region.

5 November 2019

Ulster University researchers secure grant to investigate innovative Microbubble technology as prostate cancer treatment

Ulster University researchers secure grant to investigate innovative Microbubble technology as prostate cancer treatment

4 November 2019

Ulster Academics lead the way at the 17th SCoTENs Annual Conference

The 17th Standing Conference on Teacher Education, North and South (ScoTENS), took place on 17 and 18 October with the theme of ‘Leadership across Boundaries: Challenges for Educators and Teacher Educators’.

31 October 2019

Cheap and simple eye test for early detection of heart conditions

Cheap and simple eye test for early detection of heart conditions

31 October 2019

Ulster University embraces power of AI to improve patient outcomes & cultivate new start-ups

Ulster University has today announced a new strategic relationship with Dell Technologies and NVIDA at the Big Data Conference in Belfast.

25 October 2019

Ulster University contribute to collaborative digital heritage project

Ulster University is playing a fundamental role in the Connected Culture and Natural Heritage in a Northern Environment (CINE) project. This €2 milllion Interreg Northern Periphery Area funded project aims to transform people’s experience of outdoor heritage sites through technology, building on the idea of “museums without walls”.

24 October 2019

Opportunity for Ulster University students to spend a year in the USA

Study USA, formerly known as the Business Education Initiative, is managed by British Council Northern Ireland on behalf of the Department for the Economy, and sees students gain valuable international experience and business knowledge, developing their career prospects when they return to Northern Ireland.

23 October 2019

Ulster University Gaelic Academy embarks on historic US tour

Ulster University’s Gaelic Academy is set to embark on an extensive 12-day tour in the United States, with the schedule to include visits to New York, Boston and Philadelphia.

23 October 2019

Maths Week honour for Ulster University lecturer and maths author

Maths Week honour for university lecturer and maths author

18 October 2019

Further funding secured to explore the commercialisation of SAFEWATER technologies

Ulster University researchers have been awarded £840,000 further funding from the UKRI’s Global Challenges Research Fund to explore and develop pathways to market for IoT devices that can detect faecal contamination of drinking water. The project has been funded as part of UKRI’s GCRF Innovation and Commercialisation Programme, developed to fast track promising research findings into real-world solutions.

17 October 2019

Ulster University hosts cross-sector intelligent innovation workshops

Ulster University hosts cross-sector intelligent innovation workshops

16 October 2019

Choice Housing launches new scholarship programme with Ulster University

Choice Housing launches new scholarship programme with Ulster University

15 October 2019