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The University of Sunderland is tapping into a £300k national research funding pot to collaboratively bring together the skills of doctoral social science students and the North East business community. This is the first time a programme has been introduced at Sunderland, through the Economic and Social Research Council (ESRC)...
The 25-year-old University of Sunderland student is due to graduate after spending five years completing his Pharmacy degree. And at the same time, the University’s elite athlete has just completed a move to Championship side Ealing Trailfinders. The back row forward’s signing from Newcastle Falcons sees him join his new team...
DLAW Contractors, based at the Port of Sunderland, has been so successful that it has had to move twice in the past year, to cope with the demand for its geothermal heating and cooling systems used by the agricultural and energy sectors. And managing director, Dale Barry, has said his...
Shannon Barthram, a first year Paramedic Science student at the University, was returning to her home in Gateshead when she saw the pensioner lying unconscious on the pavement. A few people had gathered to help, but the 25 year old knew she could use her training to best assist the...
Three years after launching her promotional staffing agency on campus, Fern Snailham has has been included in a list of 32 UK female entrepreneurs by Business Leader magazine. Along with running her business, Fern is also a model and public speaker in the business world, regularly booked UK-wide for events,...
Stores including TK Maxx, Primark and Sports Direct saw people starting to queue from early in the morning, with a “steady” flow of visitors to the Bridges. And although the opening of shops has been seen as a welcome return by city centre organisations, people are still being advised to...
The venue is offering schools and colleges across the region a way of ensuring their proms can take place and still obey government rules. Rainton Arena, near Houghton-le-Spring, has come up with a solution which owners hope will save thousands of youngsters from disappointment.The arena, which can normally take up...
From Monday, June 15th, shops deemed non-essential will be allowed to reopen as restrictions are lifted (for now...) Huge queues at IKEA stores and McDonald’s: do these signal a much-needed financial boom after the devastating lockdown?University of Sunderland business and retail expert Professor Lawrence Bellamy fears the demand may not...
Nath has always dreamt of becoming an international DJ and music producer, but wisely ensured he can fall back on his qualifications as well. Nath is studying MSc Tourism and Events at the University of Sunderland.“I started DJ'ing when I was 12 years old and I grow ever more enthusiastic...
Bariatric specialists at a Sunderland research centre have welcomed national calls for a more robust approach to tackling obesity Data suggests that obese people develop more severe Covid-19 symptoms, coupled with a higher death rate. There are now calls for an increase in bariatric surgery to avoid unnecessary suffering, save...

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