Ulster University News - 2021

“Wasted: time & me:” YouthPact research on the thoughts of young people in the pandemic illustrates the extent of isolation and the impact on mental health

YouthPact, the Quality and Impact body for the EU Peace IV Children & Young People’s Programme of which Ulster University is a partner, asked young people to describe how the past 12 months have impacted them.

19 April 2021

Ulster, UCD and QUB join forces to connect Research Managers and Administrators across the island of Ireland

Ulster University is pleased to announce the launch of a new project to establish a network of Research Managers and Administrators between Ireland and Northern Ireland.

16 April 2021

Dr Stephen Roulston and the RAP Project team win the 2021 SCoTENS John Coolahan Award

Dr Stephen Roulston, Lecturer in the School of Education, was part of the SCoTENS (Standing Conference on Teacher Education, North and South) project team which has been named winner of the 2021 SCoTENS John Coolahan Award for the RAP Project – Readiness and Practice to Teach and Learn in a Digital World.

16 April 2021

UNIQUE hamper up for grabs

Ulster University’s UNIQUE Art and Design Shop is holding a raffle to raise some much-needed funds.

15 April 2021

Dr Tom Maguire elected as Chair of the Board of the International Theatre for Young Audiences Research Network

Dr Tom Maguire, Head of the School of Arts & Humanities, has been elected Chair of the Board of the International Theatre for Young Audiences Research Network (ITYARN).

15 April 2021

Ulster University Business School Skills Courses Help Reignite Futures

Over 300 people have benefitted from free online business related courses delivered by Ulster University Business School (UUBS), as the university plays its part in helping individuals gain in-demand skills and knowledge essential to the future workplace and economy.

14 April 2021

Professor Tara Moore named in The 100 Women in Ophthalmology Power List

Professor Tara Moore, Professor of Personalised Medicine, has been named as one of the Top 100 Women in Ophthalmology, in The Ophthalmologist Power List 2021.

13 April 2021

Magee team publish third set of results from FOREUM sensors studies with patients across Europe

The project tests accuracy and reliability of sensors in measuring spinal movement.

13 April 2021

Future Screens NI launch mentoring programme ‘Future Foundation’ for the creative sector in Northern Ireland

The Future Foundation will support artists and creative freelancers within the creative and cultural sector in NI.

2 April 2021

Ulster University Business School Publish New Podcast on Skills and Economic Recovery with Economy Minister Diane Dodds

Ulster University Business School (UUBS) has published a special podcast episode examining the critical importance of skill-building and innovation in powering Northern Ireland’s rebuilding agenda.

1 April 2021

International Transgender Day of Visibility – Wednesday 31 March

31 March is International Transgender Day of Visibility, a day of recognition and awareness that occurs annually on this date.

31 March 2021

Ulster University Occupational Therapy Students Develop Innovative ‘Compassion Fatigue’ Programme to Support Healthcare Workers During the Pandemic and Beyond

Three Ulster University Occupational Therapy students have developed a new programme for compassion fatigue, with the aim of supporting healthcare workers in caring roles.

30 March 2021

Ulster University partners with Dublin City University to deliver report informing the launch of the Dublin-Belfast Economic Corridor

This week eight local authorities from either side of the border came together to launch the Dublin Belfast Economic Corridor in response to challenges facing the region, which have been identified by a joint report from Ulster University and Dublin City University.

25 March 2021

Ulster University to be part of leading brand new Centre to implement evidence in adult social care

Ulster University will be partnering with the University of Birmingham, as part of a broader consortium of key stakeholders from across the four nations of the UK, to develop a brand new Centre for adult social care.

24 March 2021

Funding boost for stroke rehabilitation research

The REfLECTS stroke rehabilitation research project has received €1.760m additional funding

24 March 2021

Ulster University designated as Basketball Ireland Centre of Excellence

Basketball Ireland announce plans for up to 10 Centres of Excellence nationwide

23 March 2021

'Back to the start-up' report launched by FSB NI and Ulster University Business School

The report reviews existing support for business creation in Northern Ireland

23 March 2021

UK wide study highlights specific impacts of the Covid pandemic on the health and social care workforce

The COVID-19 Health and Social Care Workforce Study is a three-phase study led by Ulster University

22 March 2021

University Mental Health Day celebrated online - 4th March 2021

University Mental Health Day (UMHD) takes place on Thursday 4 March 2021, bringing together the university community to make mental health a university-wide priority.

4 March 2021

Ulster University launches new app for people living with dementia

The InspireD App enables people living with dementia to create a digital memory book to store photographs, videos and sounds

1 March 2021