Austerity research hoping to raise fortunes of socially excluded - Andrew Dalton

Austerity research hoping to raise fortunes of socially excluded

Research at a North East university is aiming to provide a practical tool to help those most at risk of social exclusion - primarily older people - and will focus on the emotional impact of austerity in one of the...
Rachel Wong - Sunderland Pharmacy PhD student

National accolade for young scientist

A North East student has achieved second place in a prestigious national competition to find the UK’s finest young academic speakers. The 2015 National Final of the Young Persons’ Lecture Competition was held at the Armourers’ Hall in London, with...
What price free schools?, Professor Bridget Cooper

What price free schools? Professor Bridget Cooper

Free schools, like the ones that recently hit the headlines in Durham and Sunderland, have been the latest attempt by the Government to radically change the school system. New or changing schools received initial cash injections to encourage them, but...
What are you doing for World HIV Day?

What are you doing for World HIV Day? Andrew Dalton

I remember a conversation with a close friend several years ago, near to this time, who told me in quiet tones that he was HIV positive. I remember thinking that I knew practically nothing about the virus, and what I...