Ulster University News - May 2021

President Michael D Higgins and US Congressman Brendan Boyle to speak on ‘Heritage, Healing and Home’ at an international conference hosted from Ulster University Magee

Politicians, academics and writers from across the globe will discuss ‘Heritage, Healing and Home’ at the American Conference for Irish Studies 2021 which is to be broadcast from Magee in Derry on 2 – 5 June 2021.

28 May 2021

Ulster University staff and students celebrated International Nurses’ Day 2021

International Nurses’ Day, on 12th May 2021, was celebrated wholeheartedly by Ulster University staff and students. The sun was shining as colleagues and students took up the challenge of completing a 5k walk/run/cycle to both celebrate the day and to promote getting active.

28 May 2021

Ulster University Geoscientist Recognised as One of Ireland’s Leading World Class Researchers

Professor Derek Jackson, from the School of Geography and Environmental Sciences at Ulster University, was admitted to the Royal Irish Academy during a formal Admittance Ceremony, delivered remotely on 21st May.

24 May 2021

Ulster University Business School Students Support Businesses with International Growth Plans

Organisations based in Northern Ireland and the USA are benefiting from valuable business strategy and market research support through a new global experiential learning initiative developed by Ulster University Business School (UUBS) in partnership with the College of Saint Benedict and Saint John’s University (CSBSJU) in Minnesota USA.

21 May 2021

Manchester United’s Luke Shaw congratulates the winner of the Ulster University and Manchester United Foundation partnership competition

Luke Shaw, renowned Manchester United left back and England international, has congratulated Ainara, aged 13, from St Cecilia’s College in Derry~Londonderry on her winning entry in the Ulster University and Manchester United Foundation competition.

21 May 2021

Artificial Intelligence project set to transform video archive searches

The Multimodal Video Search by Examples (MVSE) project aims to transform how we search large video archives

21 May 2021

Randox and Ulster University – a Winning Team for the Sports Stars of the Future

Randox and Ulster University student sports sponsorship deal extended for a further three years

20 May 2021

Ulster University Academics win European Research Award

Researchers from Ulster University, Queen’s University Belfast and King’s College London have been awarded the European Social Work Research Association Award for an Outstanding Publication in European Research for their investigation into social workers’ wellbeing and attitudes to ageing in their profession.

18 May 2021

In Memoriam of Lord Trevor Smith

It is with great sadness that we share with you the passing of former Ulster University Vice-Chancellor Lord Trevor Smith at the age of 83.

14 May 2021

Schools Outreach Academy launched to strengthen Schools Outreach

At Ulster University, the mission of Schools Outreach is to diversify the student body at Ulster by empowering and supporting prospective students from underrepresented backgrounds to access university, regulated by the Widening Access and Participation (WAP) Plan.

14 May 2021

Researchers pilot plans for new national birth cohort study

The study will follow babies born in the 2020s over many decades to understand how societal circumstances and events affect them

13 May 2021

Ulster University announces Future Skills Week and encourages students, graduates and employers to get involved from 24-28 May 2021

Future Skills Week, hosted by Ulster University, is a programme of skills boosting activities for the University’s students and graduates and will be delivered by a range of high-profile speakers and industry experts.

12 May 2021

NI universities come together to celebrate nursing as a career for all

This International Nurses Day the three universities have come together to celebrate the diversity of the nursing profession.

12 May 2021

Average house price in NI up almost 7% on same period last year

The latest Quarterly House Price Index report reveals a strengthened housing market, exhibiting sustained demand and ongoing steady price increases despite the pandemic and lockdown periods.

11 May 2021

PwC and Ulster University Business School partner to launch new fully funded Degree Apprenticeship

Applications have opened for 50 fully funded degree apprenticeship places at Ulster University Business School, following a partnership with PwC Northern Ireland.

11 May 2021

Measures to Make Belfast a Hub for Health and Wellbeing Explored in Ulster University and Belfast City Council Partnership

Today marks the launch of Belfast-THRI(VES), a pilot, practical research project between Ulster University and Belfast City Council (BCC) to support BCC and both the Department for Infrastructure (DfI) and Department for Communities (DfC) to better inform decisions for enhancing the liveability of the city and wellbeing of its inhabitants.

10 May 2021

Belfast Community Scholarships launched to help more students access higher education

Ulster University has announced 40 new Belfast Community Scholarships

6 May 2021