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As dead as a dodo?
Graham Rowe, Programme Leader for Biology at the University of Derby, will give a public lecture in support of Biology Week 2014
Counting the Cost
Exactal UK & Europe Director Simon Lovegrove explains the importance of BIM-compatible estimating software CostX
From new builds to refurbs
Ellis Furniture lists the top 5 issues facing universities when refurbishing student bedrooms/ living spaces
Trends hit the floor from Huddersfield
Surface Design students from the University of Huddersfield were front and centre at the international 2014 Flooring Show
Building city and academic bridges
National report cites University of Sheffield as leading example of how universities help drive UK regional economic growth


Arts focus for Huddersfield researchers
University of Huddersfield's researchers’ book brings new insight to encouraging public engagement
Tablet use in HE
Queen Mary University London launches one of the largest ever studies of tablet use in UK higher education
Dundee welcomes new lecturers
Abertay University’s Dundee Business School welcomes three new lecturers, bolstering its research and teaching strengths
MOOC explores nature and value of play
A new online course will explore how play is an important part of our lives, from a baby’s first game of peek-a-boo through to adulthood
A contactless campus
Secure identity solutions provider, HID Global, is helping the higher education sector maximise value using a “one card” solution
Steni brightens up Liverpool project
Rainscreen cladding by Steni features on new-generation luxury student accommodation in Islington, Liverpool
Online degrees: raising standards
Nancy Coleman asks; can an online experience ever deliver the same levels of quality of teaching and learning?
Eco-friendly on the menu
Age-old dining customs embraced eco-friendly alternatives at the 2014 Environmental Awards held recently at Cambridge
Why HE should invest in fishing tackle
Vicky La Trobe, Director of Fourpoints Management, shares some top tips for successful marketing in higher education
Supplier Focus

More wood for student accommodation

The construction of student accommodation is being revolutionised by increased use of factory built frames, according to industry experts

All change at Jisc

Professor Martin Hall tells us how Jisc, the UK’s information technology service for HE and FE, has gone from ISP to solutions partner

Combining the old with the new

Refurbishing ancient university buildings holds a number of challenges. UB spoke to property consultancy Bidwells to find out more

Digital degree delivery

The current student body, Generation Ys and Millennials, want to be challenged, not lectured to, says Nancy Coleman

Steni brightens up Liverpool project

Rainscreen cladding by Steni features on new-generation luxury student accommodation in Islington, Liverpool

Eco-friendly on the menu

Age-old dining customs embraced eco-friendly alternatives at the 2014 Environmental Awards held recently at Cambridge

Edinburgh in language push

People living in Scotland are set to benefit from a new centre that will encourage and support speaking more than one language

The sale-ready audit

Rachel Stott and Tim Smithers from Veale Wasbrough Vizards LLP, tell us more about preparing land for disposable development

Revving up in Bolton

The University of Bolton and British racing car company Ginetta have strengthened links ahead of the newly announced LMP3 car

Student housing project for Norwich

Alumno’s new student housing and community development set to transform the Norwich bus station area

Edinburgh takes the Big Apple by storm

The University of Edinburgh is intensifying its links with North America by opening a new liaison office in New York City

Putting digital top of the agenda

University Business Managing Editor Hannah Oakman reports from the Universities UK conference on digital marketing