Skip to content
Open menu Close menu

News

Archive 2019

Bradford hosts Channel 4’s Diverse Festival ahead of the broadcaster’s HQ move to the region

Published: Thu 13 Jun 2019

Channel 4’s annual DIVERSE Festival will be hosted in Bradford on Monday 17 June, the first time the event has taken place outside of London, and will focus on authentic portrayal on television.

More details »

The first archaeological artefacts found during the search for lost prehistoric settlements in the North Sea

Published: Tue 11 Jun 2019

During May 2019, an 11-day expedition by European scientists from Belgium and Britain was undertaken to explore three sites of potential geological and archaeological interest in the southern North Sea. Through chance finds by fishermen over many decades, it has long been suspected that the southern North Sea hides a vast landscape that once was home to thousands of people.

More details »

Bradford part of major initiative to tackle higher education ‘care leaver crisis’

Published: Thu 30 May 2019

With only 12% of care leavers under the age of 23 going into Higher Education (HE) - and those that do being almost twice as likely to drop out than their peers - the University of Bradford is taking part in a new project launched to improve support for young people going into HE.

More details »

Student-led clinics help keep University staff healthy

Published: Fri 24 May 2019

Pharmacy students at the University of Bradford have been gaining hands-on experience helping staff and students check their health.

More details »

University of Bradford's first supercomputer to revolutionise archaeological research

Published: Thu 23 May 2019

Research undertaken by leading archaeologists from the University of Bradford has been revolutionised by the University's first supercomputer, which enables its archaeological team from its 'Curious Travellers' project to effectively preserve by record endangered or destroyed heritage across the world, including theTemple of Bel, Kathmandu and Notre Dame.

More details »

Research shows carers' experience can influence how well a person lives with dementia

Published: Mon 20 May 2019

Led by Dr Catherine Quinn from the University of Bradford, the paper published in the journal Aging and Mental Health shows that if carers feel highly stressed, lack confidence in their ability to provide care and experience social restrictions, the people they care for rate their quality of life, well-being and satisfaction with life less positively.

More details »

University of Bradford signs new Civic University Agreement to reaffirm local role

Published: Fri 17 May 2019

The University of Bradford has reaffirmed its commitment to the city by pledging to put the economy and quality of life in the local community top of its list of priorities.

More details »

Bradford (Park Avenue) and the University of Bradford announce landmark partnership

Published: Thu 16 May 2019

The University of Bradford has agreed to be the new shirt sponsor of Bradford (Park Avenue) AFC.

More details »

University leads £300,000 city success to boost graduate job prospects

Published: Thu 16 May 2019

The University of Bradford has won nearly £300,000 to lead a project to boost the job prospects of BAME graduates in the city.

More details »

Research reveals freshwater mussel shells were material of choice for prehistoric craftsmen

Published: Wed 8 May 2019

A new study suggests that 6000-years-ago people across Europe shared a cultural tradition of using freshwater mussel shells to craft ornaments.

More details »

Brown Banks and White Cliffs: the search for lost prehistoric settlements in the North Sea

Published: Thu 2 May 2019

Marine experts join archaeologists in an expedition to find the lost prehistoric settlement of the Brown Bank.

More details »

Half a face enough for recognition technology

Published: Thu 2 May 2019

Facial recognition technology works even when only half a face is visible, researchers from the University of Bradford have found.

More details »

New partnership welcomes Real Madrid coaches to Bradford

Published: Wed 24 Apr 2019

The University of Bradford has kicked off a new partnership with community football club, Alpha United Juniors.

More details »

Bradford experts develop online dementia course

Published: Thu 11 Apr 2019

Health Education England e-Learning for Healthcare (HEE e-LfH) has been working with the University of Bradford to undertake a review of sessions within the e-Dementia e-learning Programme.

More details »

New computer-aided model may help predict sepsis

Published: Tue 9 Apr 2019

Can a computer-aided model predict life-threatening sepsis? A UK-developed model that uses routinely collected data to identify early symptoms of sepsis, published in CMAJ (Canadian Medical Association Journal), shows promise.

More details »

University and Bulls kick off partnership

Published: Mon 8 Apr 2019

The University of Bradford and Bradford Bulls have today (Sunday 7 April) signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU).

More details »
Bradford Professor plays important role in efforts to address oil pollution in Nigeria

Bradford Professor plays important role in efforts to address oil pollution in Nigeria

Published: Fri 5 Apr 2019

Professor Engobo Emeseh, Head of the School of Law at the University of Bradford, has been in Nigeria as part of a high profile group investigating oil spills and the damage they create.

More details »

Making music with chemistry

Published: Thur 4 April 2019

Chemists from the University of Bradford will join students from Ilkley Grammar School to present their project at the Royal Society Summer Science Exhibition.

More details »

New accreditation to help MSc students

Published: Wed 3 April 2019

An MSc programme at the School of Management at University of Bradford has received accreditation by the Chartered Institute of Procurement and Supply (CIPS).

More details »

Protein ‘spat out’ by cancer cells promotes tumour growth

Published: Tue 26 Mar 2019

Prostate cancer cells change the behaviour of other cells around them, including normal cells, by ‘spitting out’ a protein from their nucleus, new research has found.

More details »

University helps more local students gain access to higher education

Published: Fri 22 Mar 2019

The University of Bradford has seen an increase in applications from local secondary schools and colleges following a new campaign to get more young people in Bradford into higher education.

More details »

Bradford’s MBA continues to be world-leading

Published: Wed 20 Mar 2019

The University of Bradford’s online MBA has jumped into another top 10 ranking securing its position as one of the best in the world.

More details »
University of Bradford appoints new Vice-Chancellor

University of Bradford appoints new Vice-Chancellor

Published: Mon 18 March 2019

The University of Bradford has appointed Professor Shirley Congdon as its next Vice-Chancellor.

More details »

Can you help save a life?

Published: Fri 14 Mar 2019

The University of Bradford encourages more people to join the stem cell register

More details »

New diagnostic clues found for life limiting lung condition

Published: Tue 12 Mar 2019

A new biomarker that could be used to provide earlier diagnosis for a life limiting lung condition has been identified by researchers at the University of Bradford.

More details »

Speed networking for International Women’s Day 2019

Published: Fri 8 Mar 2019

The University of Bradford is backing the International Women's Day #BalanceforBetter campaign 2019 with a speed networking style event.

More details »

How death in the past can help us write about death in the present

Published: Thur 7 Mar 2019

The University of Bradford is holding a series of workshops using archaeology to write about death.

More details »

Bradford’s MBA recognised as one of the world’s best

Published: Mon 4 Mar 2019

The Distance Learning MBA at the University of Bradford School of Management has jumped in the top 10 in the 2019 Financial Times online MBA world rankings.

More details »

Supporting men with eating disorders better

Published: Fri 1 Mar 2019

Dr Russell Delderfield from the University of Bradford has contributed to a new self-help guide for parents, carers and friends of people with eating disorders.

More details »

Does it matter if we forget things?

Published: Wed 20 Feb 2019

A public lecture at the University of Bradford will explore the intriguing world of memory and what it means if we start to forget.

More details »
Bradford psychologist speaks out on male cancer

Bradford psychologist speaks out on male cancer

Published: Thur 14 Feb 2019

A University of Bradford psychologist addressed MPs last week to discuss the subject of male cancer and how patients need to be better supported.

More details »

Bradford UNESCO City of Film launch a year-long events programme to celebrates its 10th Anniversary

Published: Tue 12 Feb 2019

Bradford UNESCO City of Film is marking its 10th anniversary this year with a series of events, festivals and screenings.

More details »

University of Bradford to boost region's ties with Pakistan

Published: Wed 6 Feb 2019

A delegation from the University of Bradford will visit Pakistan later this month to create new partnerships between the country and the Bradford region.

More details »

Bradford scientists awarded over £280k to develop new ultra-potent chemotherapy for breast cancer

Published: Mon 4 Feb 2019

Two leading Bradford scientists have been awarded a combined total of more than £280,000 by research charity Breast Cancer Now, to develop a new type of ultra-potent chemotherapy for breast cancer patients – using powerful natural compounds called duocarmycins.

More details »

International visit creates new opportunities

Published: Fri 1 February 2019

Representatives from the Al-Ahliyya Amman University (AAU) in Jordan will be visiting the University of Bradford to look at exciting research and teaching collaborations.

More details »

Zoning in on safety at the University of Bradford

Published: Tue 29 Jan 2019

The University of Bradford has launched a free app to help to give round-the-clock safety reassurance to students and staff.

More details »

New role at the University of Bradford will support family businesses

Published: Thur 24 Jan 2019

A new role at the University has been created to support family businesses thanks to the BeOne Foundation in India.

More details »

Kids & Eating- what’s the problem

Published: Wed 23 Jan 2019

The University kicks off its 2019 Café Scientifique programme this week with a talk on children’s eating habits.

More details »

University professor praised for accelerating gender equality

Published: Tues 22 Jan 2019

The Northern Power Women today have released the names of 100 women who have contributed to making a difference in their communities and raising awareness of gender equality across the North of England.

More details »

Congratulations to Ruby

Published: Wed 2 Jan 2019

Congratulations to Ruby Bhatti for her OBE for services to young people and housing.

More details »