Ulster University News - 2020

‘Art Unwrapped’ special exhibition goes online with a Christmas gift to the City of Belfast

Ulster University, National Museums NI and Belfast City Council have joined forces for the third year in a row to deliver ‘Art Unwrapped’.

9 December 2020

Health, Equality and the Economy

Report by a cross disciplinary team at Ulster University to support the future of healthcare

9 December 2020

Choice Housing Scholarships Supporting Ulster University Students

Three Ulster University students have received Scholarships from Choice Housing, one of the largest independent housing associations in Northern Ireland.

8 December 2020

Entrepreneur with Donegal roots supports Medical Education Scholarships with $100,000 donation

Ulster University is proud to launch new Medical Education Scholarships which will ensure equality of access for aspiring medical students in the North West.

1 December 2020

Ulster University Business School supports regional upskilling and reskilling with funded online courses

The online business related courses will upskill and retrain individuals impacted by the Covid-19 pandemic

30 November 2020

Unification referendums on the island of Ireland: Interim report

Referendums on the future of the island of Ireland should only be held with a clear plan for what follows. This is a key conclusion of the interim report from the Working Group on Unification Referendums on the Island of Ireland, established by the UCL Constitution Unit.

27 November 2020

Ulster University AI Expert Helps People to Communicate Following Brain Injuries as part of £20m UK Government Investment in AI

Professor Damien Coyle awarded prestigious Turing AI Acceleration Fellowship

27 November 2020

Women’s Vision in Transition: Photobook illustrates how much can be achieved when women come together to address cross-community social issues

A re-visualisation of the Tigers Bay and New Lodge areas of North Belfast by women who live there

26 November 2020

Ulster University and Belfast City Council join forces to tackle the climate change emergency

Ulster University and Belfast City Council have come together in a research partnership to make a practical and tangible impact on the climate change emergency.

26 November 2020

Industry leader partners with Ulster University to pioneer new chatbot technology

Ulster University have teamed up with Maverick Communications International to pioneer new chatbot technology that supports business-to-business lead generation conversations online.

23 November 2020

Survey shows Covid-19 restrictions could have long-term impact on children’s play and development

Children and young people in NI have been significantly affected by lockdown restrictions

20 November 2020

Ulster University research suggests housing market rebound after lockdown

The latest Quarterly House Price Index report indicates a resilient residential property market with an increase in demand after the initial lockdown period.

19 November 2020

Ulster University students show their support for COVID-19 healthcare workers with handmade medals

Ulster University Belfast School of Art Ceramics, Jewellery and Silversmithing students have been keeping busy during the pandemic, spending their time hand-making medals for healthcare staff.

11 November 2020

Ulster University play key role in new European NorthWord project

Digital platform for creatives to harness traditional stories using modern technologies

9 November 2020

Optum Ireland announces Healthcare Scholars and support for Ulster's new School of Medicine

Optum announces two dedicated scholarships for the new graduate entry School of Medicine

2 November 2020

Professor Alison Gallagher appointed to the UK Nutrition and Health Claims Committee (UKNHCC)

Professor Alison Gallagher, Head of the Doctoral College (Coleraine/Magee) and Professor of Public Health Nutrition, has been appointed to appointment to the newly-established UK Nutrition and Health Claims Committee (UKNHCC).

29 October 2020

Top Ulster University graduate wins Allen & Overy Award

A Postgraduate Ulster University student from Dublin has received a top accolade from Allen & Overy, in recognition of excellence in librarianship and information management.

28 October 2020

Ulster University Magee students get creative for first ever Halloween at home celebration

Cinematic Arts students from Ulster University’s Magee campus will join their lecturers in a virtual display of Halloween horrors to support the city’s first ever online Halloween celebration.

27 October 2020

Ulster University Business School Welcomes First Cohort of FinTech Apprentices

Ulster University Business School (UUBS) has welcomed the first cohort of new apprentices to its pioneering Financial Technology Higher Level Apprenticeship degree – an innovative programme co-created with industry to strengthen Northern Ireland’s reputation as a leading global location for FinTech.

27 October 2020