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  • Liverpool John Moores Named Top Merseyside University

    Liverpool John Moores Named Top Merseyside University

    Via Click Liverpool : Liverpool John Moores University is now the highest ranked Merseyside Higher Education Institution in the Guardian’s University League table for 2016. The Guardian’s league tables rank universities according to: spending per student; the student/staff ratio; graduate career prospects; what grades applicants need to get a place; a value-added score that compares students’ entry qualifications with their final degree results; and how satisfied final-year students are with their courses, based on results from […]

  • Cambridge University £94 million science centre given go-ahead

    Cambridge University £94 million science centre given go-ahead

    Via Cambridge News : Cambridge University has approved plans for a new £94 million science centre at the Addenbrooke’s site. Last week the university’s general council signed off on plans for a brand new laboratory facility, to house four of its medical research units. The new lab will provide a new home for the Schools of the Biological Sciences and Clinical Medicine, in a purpose-built 18,000m2 site on the Biomedical Campus, on Puddicombe Way. A report […]

  • Electricity Has Made Us Sleep Less

    Electricity Has Made Us Sleep Less

    Via Design & Trend : Researchers have found that that the presence of electricity, and, thus, artificial light has reduced people’s hours of sleep. Comparing hunter-gatherer societies with modern civilization that has access to electricity, the researchers said they were able to corroborate in a community setting their laboratory hypotheses regarding the effect of artificial light on sleep patterns. “Everything we found feeds what we had predicted from laboratory or intervention studies, where researchers manipulate certain […]

  • Reviewers give quality mark to university of Portsmouth

    Reviewers give quality mark to university of Portsmouth

    Via The News : A TOP mark has been given to the University of Portsmouth following a review. The Quality Assurance Agency for Higher Education (QAA) has confirmed the quality and standards at the University of Portsmouth. A team of QAA reviewers visited the university and judged that its academic standards, the quality and enhancement of its student learning opportunities, 
and the quality of 
information about learning opportunities all meet UK expectations. The review identified a […]

  • £108 million will transform University of Lincoln’s Brayford campus

    £108 million will transform University of Lincoln’s Brayford campus

    Via Lincolnshire Echo : Funding totalling £108 million will be spent on the University of Lincoln’s Brayford Campus over the next decade, it is being revealed today. Academics say it is the “single largest investment programme the city of Lincoln has seen to date”. It will help provide world class new facilities to support education, innovation and skills across the region. The cash comes from the University of Lincoln and the European Investment Bank. The university’s […]

  • (B19)  A  Millersville University sign is seen on campus in Millersville, Pa., Tuesday, Sept. 18, 2007.  Police will not file charges in a suspected sexual assault that led to the suspension of nine Millersville University football players because the alleged victim no longer wants to cooperate, authorities said. (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster)

    Millersville University develops entertainment technology program

    Via Lancaster Online : Millersville alumnus Roy Clair of Clair Global foresees ‘synergy’ with Rock Lititz industry cluster Until fairly recently, lighting and sound for live shows generally weren’t that complicated, Millersville University communication and theater professor Victor Capecce said. Fast-forward to 2015. Entertainment events — be they concerts, plays, movie productions, TV broadcasts or webcasts — have become intricately choreographed spectacles, incorporating computer controlled lighting cues, a mix of live and recorded sound and ever […]

  • Top tips to choose the perfect path for students

    Top tips to choose the perfect path for students

    Via Sunday Express : AS TEENAGERS make the grade and ponder their futures at uni, Rachel Carlyle asks whether parents are getting too involved in their choices. Going to university was always a teenage rite of passage: that moment when you finally cut those apron strings and launched yourself into the world as an independent-ish adult (with perhaps the odd request for a loan or Mum’s fruit cake on her next visit). But over the past […]

  • 10 Life Hacks From a Millennial Millionaire

    10 Life Hacks From a Millennial Millionaire

    Via Entrepreneur : You are young, ambitious, confident and you want to be a millionaire? Great! Or maybe you’re ready to take things up a notch and finally start that business you have been dreaming of, but are afraid of the financial risks and not sure you want to give up the perks of a salary and benefits. The biggest question you may be asking yourself is: What are you willing to give up to create […]

  • Meet The Geeks: The D.C. Tech Corps’s Leading Edge

    Meet The Geeks: The D.C. Tech Corps’s Leading Edge

    Via Fast Company : Here’s why these techies chose to leave startups and top tech companies to serve the public good. When President Dwight Eisenhower established NASA in 1958, he called on the country’s top scientists to bring their talents to the government. At the time, outer space was still a vast, unexplored mystery, and by joining NASA, astronauts had the opportunity to discover the rest of the universe “for the benefit of all,” to use […]

  • Loughborough – ranked No.1 for student satisfaction

    Loughborough – ranked No.1 for student satisfaction

    Via LinkedIn : Loughborough University has ranked first for overall student satisfaction in the UK and globally in an independent survey. The Student Barometer and International Student Barometer allow students to give universities feedback on the services they provide. The surveys cover several aspects of students’ experience, including why they chose to study at the university, the application process, and how satisfied they are with a range of learning, living and support areas. Loughborough was also […]