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Ulster University News - October 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

Ulster University senior economist presents to Exiting the EU Committee

Ulster University’s Dr Esmond Birnie, senior economist presented oral evidence to the Exiting the European Union Committee on Tuesday 15 October 2019 at the House of Commons.

15 October 2019

Ulster University completes £1.3m Magee library transformation

Ulster University completes £1.3m Magee library transformation Following a substantial summer refurbishment, with an investment of £1.3m, Ulster University has opened its new look Magee library, aligning with the commencement of the new academic semester.

14 October 2019

Universities come together to Pause, Connect and Reflect on World Mental Health Day

Universities come together to Pause, Connect and Reflect on World Mental Health Day

10 October 2019

Ulster University leads on international consensus statement on mental health in sport

Ulster University leads on international consensus statement on mental health in sport

10 October 2019

Ulster University hosts Northern Ireland's first elite youth football academy

Ulster University hosts Northern Ireland's first elite youth football academy

4 October 2019