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Dialogue in the land of Genghis Khan
05
Jan

Dialogue in the land of Genghis Khan

Following nomination by UN Mike was appointed to join a multi-national collaboration with the Government of Mongolia focused on the social and community impact of rapid...

2015

Dr Paul Sissons of CBiS presents at Korea Labor Institute
02
Dec

Dr Paul Sissons of CBiS presents at Korea Labor Institute

Dr. Paul Sissons was invited by the Korea Labor Institute to give a presentation on ‘Local skills strategies in the UK: a review of recent approaches and current policy’...

2014

Postgraduate student scoops award for academic excellence
01
Dec

Postgraduate student scoops award for academic excellence

PhD student Hetty Blades has been selected to receive a cash prize of £500 for 'overall academic excellence' from robemakers Ede and Ravenscroft.

2014

CBiS researchers collaborate with BJA to launch new Jewellers Social Responsibility Framework
28
Nov

CBiS researchers collaborate with BJA to launch new...

The British Jewellers’ Association (BJA) has officially launched the new Jewellers’ Social Responsibility Framework to its members in November 2014. 

2014

CTPSR hosts trust conference
28
Nov

CTPSR hosts trust conference

The Centre for Trust, Peace and Social Relations hosted 90 delegates from over 21 countries on the 5-7 Nov for the 8th Conference on Trust Within and Between...

2014

Coventry University researchers set out to understand the psychology of religion
03
Nov

Coventry University researchers set out to understand the...

Researchers at Coventry University are calling for participants to take part in a new study investigating the psychological makeup of people with religious and spiritual...

2014

Charity funding boost for new healthy heart programme in Coventry
23
Oct

Charity funding boost for new healthy heart programme in...

A new healthy lifestyle initiative being run by Coventry University in collaboration with a women’s centre in the city and starting next week has received a boost with...

2014

CBiS teaching module in Local and Regional Economic Development
09
Oct

CBiS teaching module in Local and Regional Economic...

The Centre for Business in Society (CBiS) is to launch a new third year geography teaching module in Local and Regional Economic Development. 

2014

SCOPUS accepts Coventry dance journal for indexing
12
Sep

SCOPUS accepts Coventry dance journal for indexing

The Centre for Dance Research based Journal of Dance and Somatic Practices has been accepted for indexing on SCOPUS.

2014

Discussing Growth Strategies at the West Midlands Economics Forum
22
Aug

Discussing Growth Strategies at the West Midlands Economics...

Dr David Jarvis delivered a keynote presentation at the West Midlands Economic Forum (WMEF) held at Coventry University on 20th June.

2014

 CBiS hosts first network event on comparative Policy approaches in the Regional Development of the Low Carbon Vehicle (LCV) Sector
21
Aug

CBiS hosts first network event on comparative Policy...

Led by Dr Jason Begley (SURGE) this Regional Studies Association funded research network is tasked with comparing and contrasting the development of the Low Carbon...

2014

Dr Nick Henry and Dr Paul Sissons to to map and analyse data on bank lending
20
Aug

Dr Nick Henry and Dr Paul Sissons to to map and analyse...

Dr Nick Henry and Dr Paul Sissons have won a contract with Big Society Capital, Citi Bank, Community Investment Coalition and Unity Trust Bank to map and analyse the...

2014

Employment, pay and poverty report reviews national policy
18
Aug

Employment, pay and poverty report reviews national policy

Dr Paul Sissons, with colleagues from The Work Foundation and the Policy Studies Institute, has launched a report examining the links between employment, pay and...

2014

Conference at the Arab American University in Jenin (AAUJ), Palestine
04
Aug

Conference at the Arab American University in Jenin (AAUJ),...

Three members of staff and one postgraduate student from the Centre for Trust, Peace and Social Relations (CTPSR) presented papers at the first international conference...

2014

Dr Carmela Bosangit receives travel bursary awards
04
Aug

Dr Carmela Bosangit receives travel bursary awards

Dr. Carmela Bosangit has recently received two travel bursaries as a result of her work as network administrator for the Regional Studies Association Network on...

2014

BES funded Jewellery Study makes impact in the industry
01
Aug

BES funded Jewellery Study makes impact in the industry

Prof. Marylyn Carrigan presented the key findings of her study into responsible business practices in SMEs, using the Birmingham Jewellery Quarter as an example, in...

2014

Building an Urban Serving University: a social relations programme for Coventry
25
Jul

Building an Urban Serving University: a social relations...

Urban universities are a huge asset for their home cities. They are catalysts for social mobility, investors in infrastructure and providers of extensive employment...

2014

Working Together to Build Cooperative Food Systems
16
Jul

Working Together to Build Cooperative Food Systems

A special issue of the Journal of Agriculture, Food Systems, and Community Development (JAFSCD), on Cooperatives and Alternative Food Systems Initiatives, has just...

2014

Coventry University ranked 15 in the UK
Coventry University awarded TEF GOLD Teaching Excellence Framework
University of the year for student experience
QS Five Star Rating 2019
Coventry City of Culture 2021