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Bradford provides sanctuary for asylum-seeker and refugee scholars

Published: Thu 8 Dec 2016

The University of Bradford has awarded its first sanctuary scholarships, enabling people seeking asylum, or those already granted refugee status but who cannot access student finance, to participate in higher education.

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Bradford academic awarded National Teaching Fellowship

Bradford academic awarded National Teaching Fellowship

Published: Wed 7 Dec 2016

A University of Bradford academic has been awarded a National Teaching Fellowship.

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University of Bradford disability network achieves international recognition

University of Bradford disability network achieves international recognition

Published: Tue 6 Dec 2016

A University of Bradford disability network has been highly commended at the European Diversity Awards.

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£1m funding for Bradford, an Ellen MacArthur Foundation Pioneer University

Published: Tue 6 Dec 2016

The University of Bradford has been awarded £1 million to support a project aimed at developing the circular economy in the UK.

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West Yorkshire's PCC and University of Bradford join forces to tackle online radicalisation

Published: Thur 1 Dec 2016

West Yorkshire's Police and Crime Commissioner (PCC), Mark Burns-Williamson, West Yorkshire Police, the North East Counter Terrorism Unit and the University of Bradford have joined forces to tackle online radicalisation.

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University of Bradford strengthens links with India

University of Bradford strengthens links with India

Published: Thur 1 Dec 2016

The University of Bradford has completed a successful high-profile trip to India during which it established strong links with partner institutions.

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University of Bradford receives £50k from Emerald Foundation

University of Bradford receives £50k from Emerald Foundation

Published: Wed 30 Nov 2016

The University of Bradford has received a donation of £50k from the Emerald Foundation to fund full fee MSc scholarships.

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Bradford professor nominated for world science award

Bradford professor nominated for world science award

Published: Tue 29 Nov 2016

A University of Bradford professor has been recognised by the World Cultural Council for her work on DNA in blood cells in human studies.

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University of Bradford in Longitude success to safeguard antibiotics

University of Bradford in Longitude success to safeguard antibiotics

Published: Tue 22 Nov 2016

A University of Bradford professor has won a Longitude Prize Discovery award in the hunt to maintain the effectiveness of antibiotics in the future.

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Leading Bradford figures among Honorary Graduates

Published: Tue 22 Nov 2016

The University of Bradford will honour five national and international figures with honorary degrees and fellowships at its forthcoming graduation ceremonies.

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University of Bradford's Ethical Tissue wins national biobank of year award

University of Bradford's Ethical Tissue wins national biobank of year award

Published: Tue 22 Nov 2016

The University of Bradford's tissue bank, Ethical Tissue, has been named as biobank of the year by UK Clinical Research Collaboration Tissue Directory and Coordination Centre at the UK Biobank Showcase held at the Oval in London.

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University of Bradford estates team in national triumph

Published: Mon 21 Nov 2016

The University of Bradford has again been recognised for its pioneering work on sustainability after winning two major awards and being shortlisted for a third.

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University helps reveal location of monks' cemetery and new evidence of burial rituals at Fountains Abbey

University helps reveal location of monks' cemetery and new evidence of burial rituals at Fountains Abbey

Published: Mon 14 Nov 2016

Remarkable ground-penetrating technology has revealed more than 500 graves of Cistercian monks and lay brothers who once lived at Fountains Abbey in Yorkshire, now cared for by the National Trust.

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Harold Wilson remembered in celebratory lecture

Harold Wilson remembered in celebratory lecture

Published: Thu 10 Nov 2016

Veteran Labour politician The Rt Hon Alan Johnson MP delivered the inaugural Harold Wilson Lecture at the University of Bradford, entitled 'Harold Wilson – Statesman and Visionary'.

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Masonic Charities donation boosts Bradford's cancer therapy work

Masonic Charities donation boosts Bradford's cancer therapy work

Published: Wed 9 Nov 2016

The University of Bradford's capability to discover new cancer therapies has been boosted by a major donation.

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University of Bradford's green credentials boosted by awards shortlisting

Published: Tue 1 Nov 2016

The University of Bradford has again been recognised for its pioneering work on sustainability after being shortlisted for three major awards.

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Bradford PhD student is focal point of national award

Bradford PhD student is focal point of national award

Published: Mon 31 Oct 2016

Optometrist and University of Bradford PhD student, Corinne Fulcher, has been named the recipient of this year's Master's Medal from the Worshipful Company of Spectacle Makers (WCSM).

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Bradford leads major international gender equality conference

Published: Fri 28 Oct 2016

A major international conference led by the University of Bradford to tackle gender inequality in higher education takes place in Brussels next week.

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Royal Society appoints Bradford researcher to University Research Fellowship

Published: Wed 12 Oct 2016

The Royal Society has announced the appointment of a University of Bradford researcher as a University Research Fellow (URF).

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Harold Wilson – Statesman and Visonary

Published: Tue 11 Oct 2016

Veteran Labour politician The Rt Hon Alan Johnson MP will deliver the Inaugural Harold Wilson Lecture at the University of Bradford.

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Perfect storm heads for University of Bradford

Published: Tue 11 Oct 2016

The perfect storm visits the University of Bradford soon in the shape of author and commentator Will Hutton.

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Blocking Ran protein reverses resistance of lung and breast cancers

Blocking Ran protein reverses resistance of lung and breast cancers

Published: Thu 6 Oct 2016

Researchers at the University of Bradford have discovered a way to prevent chemotherapy resistance in lung cancer by blocking a protein found in cancer cells.

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City joins together to celebrate University's 50th anniversary

Published: Wed 5 Oct 2016

The Lord Mayor of Bradford, city-wide partners, community groups and schools are celebrating the University's 50th anniversary.

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Solve a crime, brave the dragons' den or analyse a skeleton

Published: Fri 30 Sep 2016

Do you fancy becoming a TV presenter, developing a drug to tackle cancer, impressing the business dragons, examining a skeleton, treating patients or being a judge for a day?

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Noisy cattle grids threaten a good night's sleep

Published: Mon 26 Sep 2016

Scientists from the Universities of Bradford and Leeds have measured how noisy cattle grids disrupt the peace and quiet of adjacent residential properties.

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Operating temperature key to polymer-steel friction, research finds

Published: Wed 21 Sep 2016

New research has found the cause of sudden and unpredictable instability in polymer-steel stenter chains operating at high speed and high temperature. The findings highlight the risks of allowing lubrication of stenter chains — used widely in manufacturing textiles, plastic wrapping and electronic films — to dry out or degrade.

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World Alzheimer's Day: Carers reveal what it is like to care for a loved one with dementia

Published: Tue 20 Sep 2016

World Alzheimer's Day on 21 September offers the opportunity to acknowledge the huge and hidden contribution made by carers of people living with dementia. As part of a three-year study to develop ways of measuring the impact of caring on quality of life, carers from across Yorkshire have been sharing the reality of what it's like to look after a loved one with dementia.

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AACSB Honours University of Bradford alumnus Huw Kingston for Changing the World

AACSB Honours University of Bradford alumnus Huw Kingston for Changing the World

Published: Tue 20 Sep 2016

The world's largest business education network has honoured University of Bradford alumnus Huw Kingston as a global 'change maker'.

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Black, female, dyslexic: Meet the space scientist, Dr Maggie Aderin-Pocock MBE

Published: Mon 19 Sep 2016

The Sky at Night presenter Dr Maggie Aderin-Pocock will present a guest lecture at the University of Bradford next week.

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Bradford again a Masters in Management world leader

Published: Tue 13 Sep 2016

The University of Bradford School of Management has once again been named one of the world's top business schools in the 2016 Financial Times Masters in Management world rankings.

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Your pictures can do more than preserve the memory of world heritage

Your pictures can do more than preserve the memory of world heritage

Published: Fri 9 Sep 2016

Archaeologists from the UK are calling on members of the public to help them preserve the legacy of some of the world's most important monuments and historic sites, including those most at risk in Syria and Libya.

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Excavations begin at Bronze Age underwater village

Excavations begin at Bronze Age underwater village

Published: Fri 2 Sept 2016

The first underwater excavation of an important World Heritage Site is to go ahead as part of a new research project. An international team, led by the University of Bradford, hopes to uncover the secrets of the mysterious Bronze Age settlement at Lake Viverone, one of the most vibrant trading centres for bronze artefacts in Northern Italy.

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University of Bradford appoints new Dean

University of Bradford appoints new Dean

Published: Tue 30 Aug 2016

Professor Zahir Irani will be joining the University of Bradford as Dean of the Faculty of Management and Law from 1 December 2016.

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World universities converge on Bradford for inaugural global Technology Universities Congress

Published: Fri 26 Aug 2016

Representatives from universities and other major organisations will converge on the University of Bradford next month for the first World Technology Universities Congress.

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University of Bradford involved in first ever study comparing spectacles bought online with those bought in optometry practices

Published: Wed 23 Aug 2016

A study commissioned by The College of Optometrists (UK) and involving Bradford's School of Optometry and Vision Science and the Faculty of Health Studies, found that, when comparing spectacles bought online and those bought and fitted in optometric practices, customers preferred shop bought spectacles.

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University of Bradford award first 50th Anniversary Scholarships

Published: Fri 12 Aug 2016

The University of Bradford has awarded the first of its 50th anniversary scholarships.

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Research shows markers for starvation were recorded in the teeth of victims of the Great Irish Famine

Published: Wed 10 Aug 2016

Researchers from Bradford and Durham have used the scientific analysis of tiny sections of teeth to piece together a clearer understanding of how people were affected by famine in Ireland, and how the introduction of maize as a famine relief food affected those who received it.

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Statement concerning universities in Turkey

Published: Tue 9 Aug 2016

The Magna Charta Observatory has issued a statement concerning universities in Turkey.

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Bradford symposium honours famous peace scholar

Published: Mon 8 Aug 2016

The University of Bradford is holding an event in memory of Adam Curle, the first Chair in Peace Studies, to reflect on his writings in the light of contemporary issues of war, violence and conflict.

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University of Bradford Burns Research Unit says a big 'Thank You' for the success of the Bradford City Appeal

Published: Thu 4 Aug 2016

The Bradford City Fire took place on May 11 1985. It claimed fifty-six lives, and left hundreds injured, many with life-changing conditions.

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Bradford hosts world's first Technology Universities Congress

Published: Fri 22 Jul 2016

The University of Bradford is to host the first World Technology Universities Congress aimed at creating a global partnership between education, business, governments and development organisations.

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Bradford triumphs at Annual Tribal Conference

Published: Fri 15 Jul 2016

The University of Bradford came out on top at the Tribal Annual Conference Awards Dinner, winning the University of the Year for work undertaken on the SITS:Vision student record system.

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Bradford scientists at forefront of 5G development

Published: Tue 12 Jul 2016

University of Bradford scientists have secured major funding as part of a Europe-wide consortium to train researchers to deliver the next generation of mobile communications.

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Funding for Born in Bradford

Published: Thu 7 Jul 2016

A landmark project tracking the lives of nearly 14,000 babies born in Bradford has secured a £3 million boost to extend its research.

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University honours seven at graduations

Published: Wed 6 Jul 2016

The University of Bradford will honour seven national and international figures with honorary degrees at its forthcoming graduation ceremonies.

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Award-winning Bradford project strikes gold!

Published: Tue 5 Jul 2016

A scheme to help Bradford students with learning difficulties find employment has collected a national award.

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University of Bradford Cycle Sportive: 50 miles for 50 years

Published: Mon 4 Jul 2016

The University of Bradford has launched its Cycle Sportive, 50 miles for 50 years.

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University of Bradford 31st in UK for standard of teaching

Published: Thu 30 Jun 2016

New research from Times Higher Education has placed the University of Bradford 31 out of 120 for teaching excellence.

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New Trustees appointed to the Board of the Science Museum Group

Published: Wed 29 Jun 2016

Prime Minister, David Cameron has appointed Professor Brian Cantor, University of Bradford Vice-Chancellor to the Board of the Science Museum Group.

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Gene signature in ovarian cancer predicts survival and offers new drug target

Published: Tue 28 Jun 2016

A new UK study has identified a gene signature that predicts poor survival from ovarian cancer. The study also identified genes which help the cancer develop resistance to chemotherapy — offering a new route to help tackle the disease.

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EU Referendum Statement

Published: Sat 25 Jun 2016

Message from the Vice-Chancellor, Professor Brian Cantor

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Disability service praised for its commitment to student support

Disability service praised for its commitment to student support

Published: Fri 24 Jun 2016

A University of Bradford team dedicated to supporting its students has been awarded a prestigious Times Higher Education Leadership and Management Awards.

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Bradford students investigate anatomy using cutting edge technology

Published: Wed 22 Jun 2016

Unique digital autopsy and dissection teaching facilities launched at the University of Bradford.

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Crimewatch highlights Halo effect in fight against crime

Crimewatch highlights Halo effect in fight against crime

Published: Wed 22 Jun 2016

Pioneering crime-fighting technology being jointly developed by a Leeds-based company and the University of Bradford has been showcased on live national television.

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New Digital Health Festival in Bradford's City Centre on 29th and 30 June

New Digital Health Festival in Bradford's City Centre on 29th and 30 June

Published: Wed 22 Jun 2016

On 29th and 30th June, a beautiful former textile warehouse in Bradford's Little Germany, owned by the Digital Health Enterprise Zone, will host an exciting new Digital Health and Wellbeing Festival attracting contributors in health, business and academia from around the UK.

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Bradford expert helps review national patient safety education and training

Published: Tue 21 Jun 2016

Professor Gerry Armitage from the University of Bradford’s Faculty of Health has been working with other renowned health experts to improve patient safety education and training.

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University of Bradford works with Ethiopia to hold major pan African conference on peace

Published: Mon 20 Jun 2016

The University of Bradford is to co-host a major conference in Ethiopia seeking to establish peace studies in mainstream education throughout the African continent.

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Vice-Chancellor one of six new Commissioner Members of the Marshall Aid Commemoration Commission

Vice-Chancellor one of six new Commissioner Members of the Marshall Aid Commemoration Commission

Published: Thu 16 Jun 2016

Six new Commissioners, including University of Bradford Vice-Chancellor Professor Brian Cantor, have been appointed to the Marshall Aid Commemoration Commission

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Queen's Birthday Honours for University pair

Published: Tue 14 Jun 2016

A University of Bradford students' union project leader and a PhD student have both been recognised in the Queen's Birthday Honours list.

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University of Bradford launches elite sports scholarship scheme

Published: Mon 13 Jun 2016

The University of Bradford has launched a brand new sports scholarship scheme to enable talented students to achieve their sporting and academic goals.

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Bradford students join BBC to film EU debate

Bradford students join BBC to film EU debate

Published: Fri 10 Jun 2016

University of Bradford students will be working with the BBC to film an EU referendum debate programme to be broadcast nationally.

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Dragons, duels and skeletons – all this and more at the University of Bradford's open day!

Dragons, duels and skeletons – all this and more at the University of Bradford's open day!

Published: Thu 9 Jun 2016

Where can you have the chance to become a TV presenter, impress the business dragons, take part in a virtual duel, examine a skeleton, be a judge for a day or set the nation's interest rate?

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Bradford plays host to prestigious archaeology conference

Published: Mon 6 Jun 2016

The University of Bradford is hosting the Wetland Archaeology Research project (WARP) 30th anniversary meeting.

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Physiotherapy at Bradford first choice for Hong Kong students

Physiotherapy at Bradford first choice for Hong Kong students

Published: Thu 2 Jun 2016

Bradford is making international waves in physiotherapy as students from across the world choose Bradford as their home.

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£310,000 boost for student-led Bradford community project

Published: Tue 31 May 2016

A University of Bradford-based project has received a major cash boost to deliver benefits for students and the city's disabled communities.

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University of Bradford awarded £500,000 for new 3G pitch and changing room at Laisteridge Lane

Published: Tue 24 May 2016

Grassroots sport in Bradford is set to benefit from a major cash injection following the news that University of Bradford have been awarded a grant of £500,000 from the Premier League & The FA Facilities Fund.

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Bradford hosts prestigious post-18 exhibition for the first time

Bradford hosts prestigious post-18 exhibition for the first time

Published: Tue 24 May 2016

The University of Bradford will for the first time host the West and North Yorkshire UCAS Exhibition, one of the most important events helping prospective students to choose a university and other post-18 options.

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Bradford soars in 2017 Guardian university rankings

Published: Mon 23 May 2016

The University of Bradford has soared 20 places in the latest Guardian University league table, making it one of the biggest rises in the UK.

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Bradford Tooth Fairy takes part in Soapbox Science 2016

Bradford Tooth Fairy takes part in Soapbox Science 2016

Published: Mon 23 May 2016

Dr Julia Beaumont from the University of Bradford will be dressing up as the Bradford Tooth Fairy when she takes part in Soapbox Science in Newcastle on Saturday 18th June.

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Bradford Pathology receives funding to develop China-UK remote digital pathology system

Published: Mon 23 May 2016

Bradford Pathology received Guangzhou District Government Funding to develop China-UK remote digital pathology system.

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Charity funding boost helps Bradford scientists focus in on Alzheimer's

Published: Thu 19 May 2016

Researchers at the University of Bradford are now able to buy a state-of-the-art imaging system to study nerve cells in real time thanks to a £27k funding award from the UK's leading dementia research charity, Alzheimer's Research UK.

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How a group of genes could hold the secret to curing cancer

Published: Tue 17 May 2016

The University of Bradford is hosting an exciting symposium for researchers, students and academics with an interest in HOX genes in cancer.

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Pioneering research into wound healing continues thanks to Bradford community appeal

Pioneering research into wound healing continues thanks to Bradford community appeal

Published: Thu 12 May 2016

The positive legacy of the Bradford Fire will live on as the Plastic Surgery and Burns Research Unit celebrate reaching its momentous £300,000 fundraising target.

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The University of Bradford is hosting its annual 'making diversity interventions count' conference

Published: Wed 11 May 2016

The conference, now in its sixth year and organised by the Centre for Inclusion and Diversity at the University takes place Wednesday June 1 and will feature the latest research and developments in the field of equality, diversity and inclusion in the world of work and service delivery.

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University students asked to confront dementia as part of national campaign

Published: Mon 9 May 2016

As part of Dementia Awareness Week (15-21 May), the University of Bradford is encouraging students and staff to pledge how they will confront dementia.

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Health Management expert shines spotlight on gender inequality in nursing

Health Management expert shines spotlight on gender inequality in nursing

Published: Fri 6 May 2016

A health management expert from the University of Bradford, alongside renowned co-authors, has explored the issue of equal opportunities in nursing for women with young children.

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University and iGene collaborate to bring digital autopsy research to students

University and iGene collaborate to bring digital autopsy research to students

Published: Wed 4 May 2016

The University of Bradford has announced a partnership with leading advanced medical visualisation company iGene to develop a digital autopsy research and teaching capability unique among UK universities.

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University honoured for boosting women's equality

University honoured for boosting women's equality

Published: Wed 27 Apr 2016

The University of Bradford has received a prestigious award for our commitment to tackling women's inequality in higher education.

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Dementia Detectives

Published: Tue 26 Apr 2016

The University of Bradford is busting myths surrounding Dementia with a unique ‘Dementia Detective’ session for students.

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Bradford in further league table gains

Published: Mon 25 Apr 2016

The University of Bradford has continued to make major strides in higher education league tables.

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Let's Talk Death

Published: Mon 25 Apr 2016

Health care students and professionals in Bradford are encouraging everyone to talk about death with a series of events breaking down fears and myths around dying.

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Bradford alumnus dazzles at Duke of York Awards

Bradford alumnus dazzles at Duke of York Awards

Published: Thu 21 Apr 2016

An alumnus from the University of Bradford received Royal approval from HRH The Duke of York for his business enterprise, Diamonds & Diamonds Ltd.

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University lectures look at Brexit, for and against

Published: Mon 18 Apr 2016

In the lead up to the EU referendum, the University of Bradford will host a series of public lectures and webinars - on city campus and online - which will look beyond the headlines and examine some of the key political issues affecting Bradford, the UK and beyond.

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Disability service praised for its commitment to student support

Published: Mon 18 Apr 2016

A University of Bradford team dedicated to supporting its students has been shortlisted for the prestigious Times Higher Education Leadership and Management Awards.

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University launches 2016 Summer Experience to boost Bradford businesses

Published: Mon 18 Apr 2016

The University of Bradford is calling on local employers to take on skilled students for the summer to help boost their businesses.

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University of Bradford's School of Management hosts major global branding conference

Published: Mon 18 Apr 2016

The University of Bradford is to host a major global conference exploring how brands can project a positive image.

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University of Bradford's First Higher Education Academy Principal Fellow

University of Bradford's First Higher Education Academy Principal Fellow

Published: Fri 15 Apr 2016

A senior manager at the University of Bradford has been recognised by the national body that champions teaching quality.

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World-leading scientist honoured at University of Bradford's first China graduation ceremony

Published: Fri 15 Apr 2016

World-leading scientist and head of one of China's most prestigious research organisation Professor Bai Chunli will receive an honorary doctorate from the University of Bradford as it hosts its first ever graduation ceremony in Beijing.

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Headdress reconstruction throws light on hunter-gatherer rituals

Published: Wed 13 Apr 2016

A research team led by archaeologists at the University of York used traditional techniques to create replicas of ritual headdresses made by hunter-gatherers 11,000 years ago in North Western Europe.

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Unlocking 50 years of history

Published: Thu 7 Apr 2016

The University of Bradford is continuing its 50th Anniversary Celebrations with the opening of a time capsule that was locked 25 years ago.

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University of Bradford professor shortlisted for national award

University of Bradford professor shortlisted for national award

Published: Thu 24 Mar 2016

University of Bradford Professor of Diversity Uduak Archibong MBE has been shortlisted for a prestigious national award.

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Bradford courses continue to be among world's elite

Bradford courses continue to be among world's elite

Published: Tue 22 Mar 2016

Two University of Bradford courses have again been ranked as some of the top in the world according to the latest QS World University Rankings.

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UNESCO City of Film moves to the University of Bradford

UNESCO City of Film moves to the University of Bradford

Published: Tue 15 Mar 2016

UNESCO City of Film colleagues will be making the short move to the University of Bradford’s city campus to work even closer with the University on ensuring Bradford stays in the picture.

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New drug hope for mesothelioma

New drug hope for mesothelioma

Published: Mon 14 Mar 2016

A new drug is showing promise as a treatment for mesothelioma - one of the most lethal cancers of all.

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Researchers are calling for volunteers to help develop a test for colour blindness

Researchers are calling for volunteers to help develop a test for colour blindness

Published: Thu 10 Mar 2016

Colour vision is a crucial part of our everyday lives. As humans, we are able to determine a wide range of colours.

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Story of Doggerland, Europe's lost world

Story of Doggerland, Europe's lost world

Published: Wed 9 Mar 2016

Global warming, rising tides, a major gulf developing between Britain and Europe! That is so 10,000 years ago.

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University of Bradford School of Law launches free legal advice clinic

University of Bradford School of Law launches free legal advice clinic

Published: Mon 7 Mar 2016

A free weekly legal advice clinic has been launched by the University of Bradford's School of Law.

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Bradford online MBA tops 2016 Financial Times world rankings for increasing salary

Published: Mon 7 Mar 2016

For the second year running the Bradford School of Management Distance Learning MBA has been ranked the world's number one for increasing salary in the 2016 Financial Times Online MBA global rankings.

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50 Scholarships for Bradford's 50th Year

50 Scholarships for Bradford's 50th Year

Published: Mon 7 Mar 2016

The University of Bradford has launched an appeal to secure funding for 50 scholarships in its 50th year enabling access higher education for those most in need.

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A positive legacy of the Bradford City Fire

Published: Fri 4 Mar 2016

To mark the 30th Anniversary of the Bradford City FC fire, the University of Bradford is hosting a talk on the legacy of the fire and the research that has emerged from the Plastic Surgery and Burns Research Unit.

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First gene for grey hair found

First gene for grey hair found

Published: Tue 1 Mar 2016

The first gene identified for greying hair has been discovered by an international study, confirming greying has a genetic component and is not just environmental.

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University of Bradford presented with Queen's Anniversary Prize at Palace

University of Bradford presented with Queen's Anniversary Prize at Palace

Published: Fri 26 Feb 2016

The University of Bradford has been presented with a coveted Queen's Anniversary Prize for Higher and Further Education for its world-leading work to improve the lives of people living with dementia.

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Bradford launches next generation of dementia research leaders

Published: Wed 24 Feb 2016

The University of Bradford is welcoming health and social care professionals to help celebrate the launch of its Doctoral Training Centre (DTC).

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Bradford project aims to break new ground in taking forward dementia care

Published: Fri 19 Feb 2016

The growing number of people living with dementia are to benefit from a new initiative poised for launch in care homes across Bradford, Airedale, Craven, Wharfedale and East Lancashire.

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University of Bradford honours four for global achievements

Published: Mon 15 Feb 2016

The University of Bradford is launching its 50th anniversary year in glittering style by recognising the achievements of four exceptional people.

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Can death in the past help us discuss loss in the present?

Can death in the past help us discuss loss in the present?

Published: Wed 10 Feb 2016

Researchers in Bradford and Leicester are exploring how looking into our past can help health professionals think differently about death.

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Yorkshire Cancer Research funds first clinical trial of Bradford 'Smart-Bomb' drug

Published: Thu 4 Feb 2016

On World Cancer Day (Thursday, 4 February), Yorkshire Cancer Research has announced plans to fund the first clinical trial of a 'smart-bomb' drug discovered in Bradford.

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New test of face perception

Published: Wed 3 Feb 2016

A new test developed by face perception researchers could enable healthcare professionals to diagnose face blindness more accurately.

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A University of Bradford professor has been awarded a fellowship by the College of Occupational Therapists

Published: Fri 29 Jan 2016

Professor Gail Mountain, Chair of Applied Dementia Research at the University of Bradford, was announced as one of only three 2016 fellows who were recognised for their exceptional service and outstanding contribution to the profession.

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Bright prospects for Bradford in prestigious BREEAM awards

Bright prospects for Bradford in prestigious BREEAM awards

Published: Thu 28 Jan 2016

The University of Bradford's Bright Building has made the final of the prestigious BREEAM awards 2016, a celebration of the greatest scoring developments across the World.

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Ben Cullen prize for archaeology Antiquity paper

Published: Wed 27 Jan 2016

Archaeological research by 50th Anniversary Professor Francesco Menotti, post-doctoral researcher Dr Benjamin Jennings, and their Swiss partner Dr Hartmut Gollnisch-Moos has been awarded the prestigious Ben Cullen prize by the Antiquity Journal.

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Bradford launches UK's first outside broadcasting postgraduate apprenticeship

Published: Mon 25 Jan 2016

The University of Bradford, in partnership with Creative Skillset and the BBC, has helped develop the UK's first postgraduate apprenticeship programme for outside broadcasting.

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University of Bradford named one of the world's most international universities

Published: Thu 14 Jan 2016

The University of Bradford has been named in the top 200 of the world's most international universities 2016.

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Bradford literature festival attracts major Arts Council England award

Published: Thu 7 Jan 2016

The Bradford Literature Festival, in association with Provident Financial Group, is delighted to announce that it has been successful in securing funding from Arts Council England for the 2016 and 2017 festivals

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50 videos help tell the story of Bradford's 50 pioneering years

Published: Wed 6 Jan 2016

From rowing across oceans to negotiating in the Middle East, working in remotest Uganda to winning University Challenge, 50 fascinating videos have captured the pioneering essence of the University of Bradford.

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