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  1. Professor Donna Chambers

    George Floyd death: When will we truly understand that #BlackLivesMatter?

    Published on 02 June 2020

    “Being black in America should not be a death sentence"

  2. Megan Lunn and her family celebrate Pride

    Mum's Pride

    Published on 01 June 2020

    June is Pride Month, and during this special month we recognise the influence LGBT people have had around the world. 

  3. The Puttnam Scholars

    Filmmakers of the future get lockdown lowdown from Oscar-winning producer

    Published on 29 May 2020

    Lord Puttnam asked his apprentices to make a movie using their iPhones 

  4. Dominic Cummings

    Cummings saga: "Now is the time for forthright honesty"

    Published on 27 May 2020

    Journalism expert on why now is not the time for political spin 

  5. Professor Monika Foster, Head of School of Business and Management

    Turning on the ‘human side’ in the digital world

    Published on 22 May 2020

    Professor Monika Foster, Head of School of Business and Management, says: "It feels good to be connected to people that make us feel positive".

  6. Weight-loss surgery appeal

    Weight-loss surgery appeal to save lives against Covid-19

    Published on 21 May 2020

    Bariatric specialists at a Sunderland research centre have welcomed national calls for a more robust approach to tackling obesity during the current pandemic.

  7. Fried Egg, Bread and Orange – Faranak Sohi ©National Glass Centre

    Lockdown is no barrier to arts and culture in Sunderland

    Published on 20 May 2020

    Although Sunderland cultural venues may be closed during lockdown, great performances, exhibitions and activities are now accessible to an online audience. 

  8. Our We Care team

    We Care during lockdown

    Published on 20 May 2020

    Our We Care team’s tireless work to support students without family support during the pandemic has been highlighted as an example of excellent practice.

  9. Thank you teachers

    On Thank a Teacher day we celebrate those devoted to changing lives

    Published on 20 May 2020

    “The nation has united in a new found respect and admiration for teachers"