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  1. Black lives podcast

    Black Lives: Honest and open voices reflected in new podcast

    Published on 21 October 2020

    “While many voices speak of encounters of racism and discrimination, many offer a more optimistic future"

  2. Sunderland Future Living Expo 2023

    Building a healthy city

    Published on 21 October 2020

    The Head of the University’s School of Medicine is joining the Sunderland Future Living Expo. 

  3. Blue Plaque

    Long before Black Lives Matter there was…..

    Published on 20 October 2020

    "This plaque should serve as a permanent marker to highlight the value of black lives yesterday"

  4. working parents

    Pioneering scheme for University staff juggling work with isolating children

    Published on 19 October 2020

    "I wondered if my colleagues had ideas for bringing the teacher-presence into the home for parents home-schooling"

  5. Rob Kilburn

    And you think the world is strange at the minute……

    Published on 16 October 2020

    Heard the one about a 9ft Roman skeleton found in a Sunderland quarry?

  6. Chantal Herbert

    Helping tackle racism – how graduate Chantal’s fledgling business is taking off

    Published on 15 October 2020

    A young woman’s desire to improve people’s understanding of sexism and racism has led to her using her skills as a radio presenter to launch her own business.

  7. Dr Derek Watson, Sarah Ford in the Faculty of Business, Law and Tourism, students Sophia Pandi and Claire Proctor

    Learning experts from banking sector help students maximise studies & employment opportunities

    Published on 15 October 2020

    The University of Sunderland has collaborated with one of the UK’s largest banking groups through online learning sessions designed to inspire students from across the globe. 

  8. Northern Gallery for Contemporary Art

    Sunderland Culture’s funding boost to help face challenges of pandemic

    Published on 14 October 2020

    “The challenge faced by artists and creative businesses in the wake of Covid-19 is unprecedented"

  9. Teaching during Covid

    University professor’s key role in boosting teacher training during pandemic

    Published on 13 October 2020

    "The contribution student teachers can make to remote education could be a game changer for our schools"

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