Ulster University News - August 2020

Vice Chancellor Appointed

Following a rigorous and competitive recruitment process, that reviewed both internal and external applicants for the post of Vice Chancellor at Ulster University, an appointment has been made.

18 August 2020

Ulster University research indicates house price stability as NI market re-emerges from ‘lockdown’

Reports from Ulster University have indicated that house prices within Northern Ireland are starting to stabilise after 'lockdown'

18 August 2020

Drive-in Cinema coming to Coleraine campus

Following on from Jordanstown, the Coleraine campus is hosting a drive-in cinema from the 14-15th August.

12 August 2020

Ulster University’s Dr Mark Matthews to present knee pain research at international webinar

Dr Mark Matthews will be presenting his findings from a clinical trial on knee pain in an international webinar- Friday 7th August 5-8pm (AEST Time)

6 August 2020

Ulster University’s Professor Owen Barr named a 2020 National Teaching Fellow

Professor of Nursing and Intellectual Disabilities awarded a National Teaching Fellowship

6 August 2020

NI Universities launch joint pilot testing programme exploring COVID-19 exposure and immunity among student population

NI Universities are launching a pilot testing programme which will screen University students who are not currently experiencing COVID-19 symptoms for infection and for antibodies which would indicate past exposure.

5 August 2020

Pathways to recovery for the Northern Ireland economy from COVID-19

The Ulster University Economic Policy Centre (UUEPC) have just published their third paper on the economic consequences of COVID-19 on the Northern Ireland economy. The first two papers assessed the scale of the impact in 2020 but this third paper considers the timeline for recovery.

5 August 2020

Ulster University researchers part of advisory group on StopCOVID NI app

The group advised on development and roll out of the new StopCOVID NI app

1 August 2020