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Shakespeare performed live by actors 1,600 miles apart in world first through university’s ‘Stargate’-style cyber stage
22
Feb

Shakespeare performed live by actors 1,600 miles apart in...

An act of Shakespeare has been performed live by drama students in Finland and the West Midlands thanks to a life-sized digital portal.

University news

2017

Coventry part of new ‘Centre of Expertise’ tackling child abuse
20
Feb

Coventry part of new ‘Centre of Expertise’ tackling child...

Coventry University is a partner in a new £7.5m centre designed to be the definitive source of research and knowledge on tackling child sexual abuse and exploitation.

Research news

2017

Could maths be the answer to ‘glaring weakness’ of the REF?
09
Feb

Could maths be the answer to ‘glaring weakness’ of the REF?

Mathematicians from Coventry are calling for a change in Research Excellence Framework assessments to reduce potential bias.

Research news

2017

School children invited to take part in sports research at fun half-term event
07
Feb

School children invited to take part in sports research at...

School children will take part in sports science research as part of a fun two-day educational event at Coventry University.

Research news

2017

FGM app for youngsters secures design award in time for International Day of Zero Tolerance to Female Genital Mutilation
06
Feb

FGM app for youngsters secures design award in time for...

An online app designed by Coventry University to protect young girls from female genital mutilation has won a national design award.

University news

2017

Polish students ‘more welcome than ever at UK universities’, says Coventry University chief, as numbers studying in the UK rise by 147%
31
Jan

Polish students ‘more welcome than ever at UK...

Record numbers of young people from Poland chose to study in the UK last year, with numbers rising from 850 in 2012 to 2,100 last year (+147%), according to new figures...

Student news

2017

Tackling food poverty in Coventry on the menu
31
Jan

Tackling food poverty in Coventry on the menu

Coventry should come together to stamp out food poverty: that’s the message of a report published by Coventry University.

Research news

2017

Coventry Uni gives kids a taste of terrific science in BBC Learning campaign
30
Jan

Coventry Uni gives kids a taste of terrific science in BBC...

Coventry University is helping school kids get scientific as part of an ambitious new initiative led by the BBC, which will see a ‘live lesson’ broadcast to the UK at...

University news

2017

Katharine Jones joins the One World Media Awards as a judge
30
Jan

Katharine Jones joins the One World Media Awards as a judge

Katharine Jones has been invited to act as a judge for the One World Media Awards, Refugee Reporting category, 2017.

2017

Law students tackle advice black hole with free legal partnership
30
Jan

Law students tackle advice black hole with free legal...

Coventry’s law students are tackling an “advice black hole” left by cuts to legal aid by offering free advice to hundreds of city residents in a pioneering partnership.

Student news

2017

Professor Heaven Crawley joins the Overseas Development Institute
30
Jan

Professor Heaven Crawley joins the Overseas Development...

Professor Heaven Crawley has joined the Overseas Development Institute (ODI) as a Senior Research Associate to develop and strengthen links with the newly established...

2017

Nationwide study to explore why people with autism more at risk of mental health problems
27
Jan

Nationwide study to explore why people with autism more at...

Researchers are carrying out the first study of its kind aiming to understand why people with autism may be at risk of depression and suicide.

Research news

2017