Ulster University News - 2021

Dr Eugene Mooney named Distinguished Graduate of the Year 2021

The Award is sponsored by AIB and recognises graduates for outstanding achievement in their chosen field.

17 December 2021

Top Ulster University graduate awarded Allen & Overy accolade

Awarded in recognition of excellence in the field of librarianship and information management.

16 December 2021

First UU ISRC Autumn School supported by local industry and global academia

140 people from 18 different countries took part in a week-long virtual School featuring local and international speakers

14 December 2021

Colombian Truth Commission visits Magee Campus on Human Rights Day to launch new exhibition examining the act of testimony

The Colombia Truth Commission and Ulster University's Transitional Justice Institute unveiled a new exhibit to mark Human Rights Day.

10 December 2021

New wave of digitally savvy graduates to enter the Fintech space

Local fintech supports students with chance to win bursary

8 December 2021

New Northern Ireland air pollution dashboard launched

The dashboard allows the public to see levels of air pollution in their area

8 December 2021

Report highlights impact of COVID-19 on people with learning disabilities and need for new models of service provision

The report was co-produced with local organisations Mencap NI, Positive Futures, CAN and Families Involved in NI (FINI)

3 December 2021

Ulster University and Leonard Cheshire set to transform employment opportunities for graduates with disabilities

UUBS initiative has been launched to support employment opportunities for university graduates with disabilities.

3 December 2021

The Fintech Corridor and Ulster University Announce Partnership, Spearheading Collaboration Between North-South Industry and Academia to Advance Fintech Education and Innovation

The Fintech Corridor and Ulster University Announce Partnership, Spearheading Collaboration Between North-South Industry and Academia to Advance Fintech Education and Innovation

3 December 2021

Ulster University PhD Researchers and Alumni in Array Collective win Turner Prize

Ulster University Students and Alumni in the Array Collective have been crowned winner of the prestigious Turner Prize 2021.

2 December 2021

Ulster University Business School and Lidl Work Together to Boost Retail Careers Through the ‘Feed Your Mind’ Degree Programme

50 students on the innovative programme welcomed on to the new Belfast Campus

30 November 2021

Ulster University and partners to receive £8.23m to transform understanding of children’s mathematics learning

Ulster part of inter-university group to set up a new Centre for Early Mathematics research

30 November 2021

Ulster University commits to the White Ribbon Pledge to support the end of violence against women

Ulster signed the White Ribbon Pledge to share the message that men’s violence against women and girls must end

26 November 2021

Ulster University Lecturer leads an international interdisciplinary education research group

Ulster University Lecturer leads an international interdisciplinary education research group

26 November 2021

Ulster University partners with British Council and Queen’s University Belfast to promote Northern Ireland as top study destination to US market

A new video campaign by Ulster University and Queen’s University Belfast aims to promote Northern Ireland as a top study destination to the US Higher Education market.

24 November 2021

Ulster Academic Co-Authors major report for Intellectual Property Office on music creators' earnings

This is ground-breaking research, co-authored by Dr Hyojung Sun, of Ulster University’s School of Arts & Humanities, investigates the issues impacting upon the ability of creators to earn money since the development of music streaming.

23 November 2021

Legal Innovation Centre works with Legal and Tech Industry Leaders to Develop UK’s first Law and Computing Programme

Ulster University’ Legal Innovation Centre, in partnership with legal and tech leaders in Northern Ireland, has come up with the solution to build the law graduate of the future that employers need.

23 November 2021

Ulster University’s new Academy signals major investment in hospitality education

Academy will incorporate a state-of-the-art restaurant, culinary school, beverage school and conference and meeting facilities.

22 November 2021

NI house prices continue to rise according to latest Ulster University House Price Index

The latest Quarterly House Price Index reveals a residential property market that continues to exhibit increasing price growth and market demand signals

10 November 2021

Research project to harness Northern Ireland’s geothermal resources to underpin greener energy use

An innovative partnership between academia and industry will harness Northern Ireland’s natural geothermal resources to encourage the most efficient use of energy by industrial users such as data centres.

9 November 2021