Ulster University News - February 2021
Ulster Screen Academy Receives Prestigious Unreal Academic Partner Status and Announces £1m Investment in Virtual Production Studio
In an exciting week for the new Ulster Screen Academy, Epic Games, the creators of Fortnite and Unreal Engine, the world’s most open and advanced real-time 3D tool, has awarded Unreal Academic Partner status to the Ulster Screen Academy, endorsing the Games Design and Animation programmes.
23 February 2021
We all want to grow old gracefully, but how can science help us maintain our wellbeing and health as we get older?
18 February 2021
First year students at Ulster University’s Business School at Magee are calling on people to turn their COVID-19 blues into community action and to help raise much needed funds for Foyle Search and Rescue, Foyle Down Syndrome Trust, Foyle Hospice and Pink Ladies Cancer Charity
18 February 2021
Ulster University has confirmed that its highly regarded CAIN archive will be retained as a live and curated archive, made possible by support from Initiatives of Change. The funding follows a consultation in 2019 and comprehensive efforts by the University and the CAIN team to secure the long-term future of the archive.
17 February 2021
Hearing loss is known to increase a person’s risk of dementia, but new research demonstrates that using hearing aids for hearing difficulties can protect against the condition.
16 February 2021
The latest Quarterly House Price Index report from Ulster University indicates a stable residential property market that continues to exhibit increasing price growth and strong market demand signals.
15 February 2021
The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge praise nursing students from Ulster University in surprise video call
The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge spoke to nursing students from Ulster University via video call to hear more about their experiences of studying during the pandemic, and of undertaking placements on the frontline of the COVID-19 response in Northern Ireland.
11 February 2021
Ulster University student accommodation has once again been shortlisted in two categories of the National Student Housing Awards 2021 for ‘Best Booking Experience’ and ‘Best Moving In Experience’.
9 February 2021
Ulster University Business School (UUBS) has developed a new part-time MSc Business in Technology programme, co-created with industry in Northern Ireland to ensure the development of relevant knowledge and skills in the professional and technology services sectors.
4 February 2021
Dr Dominic McSherry, Reader in Psychology at Ulster University’s School of Psychology and Institute of Mental Health Sciences has been appointed Editor-in-Chief of the international Journal of Child and Adolescent Trauma (JCAT).
3 February 2021
Ulster University has decided that it will re-locate undergraduate Health Sciences programmes from its Jordanstown campus to the Magee campus at Derry~Londonderry from September 2022; with postgraduate provision delivered at the Belfast campus.
2 February 2021