Teach Online CPD Programme

Teach Online is a new CPD programme developed by both of the Faculty Learning Technologists’ in MDH and in FSS. The course has been developed in response to a growing interest amongst academic colleagues who are involved in developing blended and distance learning courses. The course aim to discover how distance and blended learning teaching…

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Steps in Research funded by The Big Walk

The University has chosen a team of 20 alumni, staff and friends to take part in a special fundraising walk covering the Pennine Way – 286 miles in 14 days. This national trail is celebrating its 50th anniversary year and is described as the one of the most spectacular and well loved trails in the…

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Promising new therapeutic strategy for Parkinson’s Disease

A new research project at SITraN investigates the potential of drugs that rescue axonal transport defects in Parkinson’s disease to keep nerve cells from dying. Following on from their promising research published recently in Nature Communications, researchers Dr Kurt De Vos from SITraN and his collaborator Dr Alex Whitworth from the Department of Biomedical Sciences…

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