Videos and Interviews

The University welcomed HRH The Earl of Wessex

This story published on Monday 13 March 2017
HRH Prince Edward toured the 3M Buckley Innovation Centre, Heritage Quay and visited the University of Huddersfield’s Music Department


A cure for cancer? Probably

This story published on Friday 24 February 2017
Scientists discover the properties behind cancer curing molecule


Farm Animal Welfare

This story published on Thursday 16 February 2017
Dr John Lever, Senior Lecture in Sustainability, questions whether supermarket chains and food production companies truly embrace Farm Animal Welfare as part of their corporate social responsibility


Who Do You Think You Are?

This story published on Thursday 16 February 2017
Professor Rachel Cowgill, musicologist, appears on the BBC television programme with star guest, actor Warwick Davis, when he learns that the musical career of his great great grandfather was as a blackfaced minstrel


Holocaust Memorial Day 2017 celebrated on campus

This story published on Thursday 2 February 2017
The University united with the 6 million+ Charitable Trust and Kirklees Council to stage an evening event for Holocaust Memorial Day


Dr Julia Meaton

This story published on Wednesday 25 January 2017
The Centre for Sustainability and Resilient Communities researcher, Dr Julia Meaton, on climate change and America's defiance in believing it


Shampoo sham by Dr Laura Waters

This story published on Wednesday 25 January 2017
“…if you just want clean hair, then price doesn’t matter…” according to Dr Laura Waters on BBC’s Horizon programme


Ian Parks

This story published on Monday 19 December 2016
Mexborough poet, on the importance of Mexborough in defining Ted Hughes’s work


Christopher Reid

This story published on Monday 19 December 2016
Celebrated poet and writer, on Ted Hughes’s work and working with Hughes


Polly Toynbee

This story published on Monday 19 December 2016
Political columnist and journalist, on Brexit, Theresa May and Donald Trump


Richie Hawtin’s Masterclass

This story published on Friday 25 November 2016
Richie Hawtin delivers a Model One Masterclass for the University’s music students


Richie Hawtin, DJ and music producer

This story published on Friday 25 November 2016
Richie Hawtin, DJ and music producer, talks about his career, his work and how other people conceptualise what he does


Iby Knill, Holocaust Survivor

This story published on Tuesday 22 November 2016
Iby Knill was awarded an Honorary Doctorate of the University for services to Holocaust commemoration and education


Kigge Hvid CEO of Index

This story published on Tuesday 22 November 2016
Kigge Hvid, CEO of INDEX, receives Honorary Award of the University for services to design and sustainability


Jane Platt CBE

This story published on Tuesday 22 November 2016
The former Chief Executive of National Savings and Investments (NS&I) receives Honorary Doctorate for services to finance and savings


Professor Dame Ann Dowling

This story published on Thursday 17 November 2016
Professor Dame Ann Dowling receives Honorary Doctorate of the University for services to engineering


Sir Gary Verity

This story published on Thursday 17 November 2016
Sir Gary Verity receives an Honorary Doctorate of the University for services to tourism and economic regeneration in Yorkshire


Jenny Molloy

This story published on Thursday 17 November 2016
In this interview Jenny explains why the award means so much to her and her family


Happy Valley writer Sally Wainwright in Conversation

This story published on Friday 11 November 2016
At the University's annual J.B. Priestley Lecture the writer and director Sally Wainwright spoke openly about her work with the University’s leader of Creative Writing Dr Michael Stewart


Barrister Henrietta Hill QC

This story published on Tuesday 8 November 2016
Barrister Henrietta Hill QC is a representative of the Orgreave Truth and Justice Campaign


Professor Karen Ousey

This story published on Tuesday 18 October 2016
The Director of the Institute of Skin Integrity and Infection Prevention talks about the wound care research conducted by the group and why it is so important


The new £4.5 million railway test rig

This story published on Tuesday 18 October 2016
The new test rig at the Institute of Railway Research


Dr Julie Maxton

This story published on Wednesday 17 August 2016
Dr Julie Maxton, Royal Society's Executive Director, talks about the challenges facing the Royal Society after BrExit and women in science


Naomi Climer, President of the IET

This story published on Monday 15 August 2016
Naomi Climer, President of the Institution of Engineering and Technology (IET), talks about the need to encourage more women into the STEM subjects (Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics) and what the IET is doing in light of Britain leaving the EU


Sally Wainwright English television writer and director

This story published on Friday 12 August 2016
Sally Wainwright, English television writer and director, talks about her career, Happy Valley, Last Tango in Halifax and her new drama on the Brontë Sisters which is due to be aired at Christmas


Michael Mansfield QC human rights lawyer

This story published on Thursday 11 August 2016
Michael Mansfield QC talks about his career, the impact of the Hillsborough inquests and the initiative Silence of Suicide (SOS)


Maggie Philbin television presenter

This story published on Friday 12 August 2016
Maggie Philbin, television presenter and technology entrepreneur talks about her career, how she came to present the programme Tomorrow's World and how industry could do more to encourage young people into science and technology


Evan Parker renowned saxophonist

This story published on Wednesday 10 August 2016
Evan Parker receives an Honorary Doctorate of the University for services to contemporary music


Kaffe Fassett on the world of Knitting, Needlepoint and Patchwork

This story published on Tuesday 2 August 2016
Kaffe Fassett talks about his career, his love for colour and why we shouldn't be afraid to use it to be creative


Professor David Bamford - Getting ready for Rio

This story published on Tuesday 28 June 2016
In August 2016 the Olympic Games take place in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil and millions of spectators from around the world will be watching. Professor David Bamford talks about the organization of this prestigious event.


Professor Jiang - Royal Academy of Engineering/Renishaw Chair

This story published on Tuesday 28 June 2016
Professor Xiangqian Jiang FREng has been appointed as the Royal Academy of Engineering/Renishaw Chair in Precision Metrology


Rt Hon John Bercow on Brexit and the EU Referendum

This story published on Monday 27 June 2016
Rt Hon John Bercow talks about Brexit and the EU Referendum


Researching the people who lived and worked on Britain’s canals

This story published on Monday 16 May 2016
Dr Jodie Matthews looks at the lives of the Victorian communities on Britain’s waterways in her role as the first honorary research fellow for the Canal and River Trust


Separating the DNA of identical twins

This story published on Tuesday 26 April 2016
Dr Graham Williams at the University of Huddersfield has conducted research into making distinctions between the DNA of identical twins when one has committed a crime


The Duke of York Young Entrepreneur Awards 2016

This story published on Wednesday 20 April 2016
HRH The Duke of York, KG, presents the 2016 Duke of York Young Entrepreneur Awards and hailed the burgeoning role played by universities in boosting enterprise.


Harold Wilson Centenary Day

This story published on Thursday 17 March 2016
The University played a central role in events to mark the centenary of the birth of Harold Wilson. You can see the full day of events in the video, including a history tour that took his son and grandchildren to some of the childhood haunts of the famous former Prime Minister and the same terraced house in which Harold was born on 11 March, 1916.


Alan Johnson Labour MP

This story published on Monday 14 March 2016
Labour MP for Kingston upon Hull West and Hessle Alan Johnson delivered the annual Harold Wilson lecture at the University of Huddersfield. In the video he talks about the legacy of Huddersfield-born Harold Wilson and why Britain should vote to stay in the European Union


Nasrin Mousavi's all-Iranian Choir 'The Voice of Peace'

This story published on Monday 14 March 2016
A Huddersfield student’s postgraduate project began with the creation of an all-Iranian Choir. Now, two years later, they sing at a special performance at the University of Huddersfield, hosted by the Centre for Sustainable and Resilient Communities


Queen’s Anniversary Prize

This story published on Friday 26 February 2016
The University receives the Queen’s Anniversary Prize for “world-leading work to promote, produce and present contemporary music to an international audience”


Cathy Graham

This story published on Friday 26 February 2016
Director of Music at the British Council…


The Duchess of York visit to promote organ donation campaign

This story published on Friday 12 February 2016
Duchess of York visits the University to promote the 'Be A Hero' organ donation campaign


Professor Sir Al Aynsley-Green Kt

This story published on Monday 18 January 2016
Professor Sir Al Aynsley-Green Kt shares his concerns for children’s education in a visit to the University of Huddersfield where he spoke to student teachers at the ‘Finding a Voice’ Conference


David Sheldon-Hicks - TERRITORY STUDIO

This story published on Thursday 3 December 2015
David Sheldon-Hicks, Co-founder and Creative Director at TERRITORY STUDIO on the company’s screen graphics work for major Hollywood productions on a visit to address Huddersfield students


HRH The Duke of York installed as Chancellor

This story published on Wednesday 22 July 2015
Retiring Chancellor Sir Patrick Stewart receives Chancellor Emeritus title and welcomes The Duke to Huddersfield


Nina Hossain, journalist and ITN News presenter

This story published on Thursday 16 July 2015
The journalist and ITN news presenter comments on the honorary award she received from her hometown university


Peter Jones, businessman and entrepreneur

This story published on Tuesday 14 July 2015
Businessman and entrepreneur Peter Jones offered his congratulations to the University's new Chancellor HRH The Duke of York, KG.


The Duchess of York

This story published on Thursday 18 June 2015
The Duchess of York came to the University of Huddersfield to meet talented design students who were working to a design brief set by The Duchess herself


Paul Crowley

This story published on Thursday 18 June 2015
Head of User Experience and Design with the BBC talks about the live brief given to the students and how the BBC conducts their research in order to keep up with the ever changing digital environment


Gemma Lamb on BBC Look North with her mealworm bread

This story published on Monday 8 June 2015
Huddersfield student Gemma Lamb recently won the Institute of Food and Technology's North of England Young Scientist Competition. Shortly after BBC Look North came to the University to film Gemma making her mealworm bread. View the broadcast in the video


Lilian Black

This story published on Thursday 7 May 2015
Lilian Black talks about the new Holocaust Heritage and Learning Centre for the North


Dame Emma Kirkby

This story published on Tuesday 28 April 2015
Dame Emma Kirkby talks to Professor John Bryan at the University of Huddersfield about her singing, her interpretation, the songs of John Dowland and what the future holds


The Rt Rev Dr Jonathan Gibbs

This story published on Friday 24 April 2015
The Rt Rev Dr Jonathan Gibbs talks about whether the church should be involved in politics and how the Christian Faith can engage with political agendas.


Steven Roberts, Barclays bank

This story published on Wednesday 22 April 2015
Pioneer of Barclays bank's innovation Digital Eagles, Steven Roberts, Strategic Transformations Director and Huddersfield visiting professor, talks about the success of the digital revolution in the bank and how it benefits Barclays and its customers


The Duke of York Young Entrepreneur Awards for 2015

This story published on Thursday 26 March 2015
His Royal Highness The Duke of York came to Huddersfield to present The Duke of York Young Entrepreneur Awards for 2015, which are bestowed on the best new businesses to have emerged from Yorkshire’s universities.


Dr Laura Waters on BBC Radio 4's Woman's Hour

This story published on Thursday 26 March 2015
Dr Laura Waters talks about why she is an equalist and not a feminist


Paul Slater

This story published on Friday 13 March 2015
Paul Slater, illustrator and artist, talks about views on his work, his inspiration, his heroes and Monty Python


Gary Hustwit, filmmaker

This story published on Thursday 5 March 2015
Gary Hustwit, leading documentary filmmaker and photographer, talks about his Design Trilogy – Helvetica, Objectified and Urbanized – and his latest project, The Olympic City


Kaffe Fassett, textile designer

This story published on Thursday 5 March 2015
Textile designer Kaffe Fassett, world-famous knitwear and textile designer, famed for his colour designs, talks about ‘yarn-bombing’ and why students shouldn't be afraid of filling their designs with colours


Professor Bob Cywinski

This story published on Friday 27 February 2015
Professor Bob Cywinski on the BBC Two programme Planet Oil with Professor Iain Stewart asking if Thorium could help the nuclear industry provide a cleaner and greener source of alternative energy?


Dr Bernard Gallagher, expert in child protection

This story published on Friday 27 February 2015
Dr Bernard Gallagher, expert in child protection, talking on BBC Radio 5 Live about the independent report on the Jimmy Savile abuse and asks why was Jimmy Savile allowed to roam the hospitals and who is actually to blame?


Michael Mansfield QC

This story published on Thursday 26 February 2015
Michael Mansfield QC talks about how the system has become unaccountable to ordinary people where a non-democratic situation is leaving UK citizens out in the cold in a country run by people who have only their own vested interests at heart


Brendan Gunn, accent and dialect coach

This story published on Tuesday 17 February 2015
Brendan Gunn, Hollwyood accent and dialect coach, talks to us about his work coaching the rich and famous


Holocaust survivor Iby Knill

This story published on Friday 13 February 2015
Holocaust survivor Iby Knill talks about how she overcame her fears to write the book and what lessons she wants the readers to learn from her story


Kiara Lewis, Head of Division of Health and Wellbeing

This story published on Tuesday 3 February 2015
Kiara Lewis, Head of Division of Health and Wellbeing, talking on BBC Radio Leeds about why the figures which say childhood obesity rates are falling are in fact misleading.


HRH Princess Royal opens Student Central

This story published on Tuesday 27 January 2015
HRH The Princess Royal officially opens the University of Huddersfield's new £22.5 million Student Central building...


Kevin Rowles, Economics lecturer

This story published on Wednesday 21 January 2015
Why are cities in the south more prosperous than the cities in the north?


Professor Sir Al Aynsley-Green

This story published on Wednesday 14 January 2015
Professor Sir Al Aynsley-Green says that many people in authority haven’t the faintest idea of what it’s like to be a young person today


Dr Bernard Gallagher on BBC Radio 5 Live

This story published on Monday 1 December 2014
Dr Bernard Gallagher on BBC Radio 5 Live with Adrian Chiles, discussing Dr Myles Bradbury, who was sentenced to 22 years in jail for abusing young cancer patients between 2009 and 2013.


Researcher Hardeep Singh Sahota on BBC One's Look North

This story published on Wednesday 19 November 2014
Hardeep Singh Sahota on BBC One's Look North where he coached two of Yorkshire’s best-known TV personalities in the art of bhangra dancing. And he did it live on air…


Rt Hon John Bercow MP and Speaker of the House of Commons

This story published on Friday 7 November 2014
Rt Hon John Bercow MP and Speaker of the House of Commons talks about Parliament engaging with young people


Melanie Rogers talks about spirituality in healthcare

This story published on Friday 7 November 2014
Melanie Rogers, Senior Lecturer and Advanced Nurse Practitioner, talks about spirituality in health care and how it can give a patient 'hope, meaning and purpose', which can help in their recovery from illness.


Alan Lewis

This story published on Friday 24 October 2014
Alan Lewis, Chairman of the Hartley Group, explains 'The Art of Entrepreneurship' at his inaugural professorial lecture


Gary Verity

This story published on Tuesday 21 October 2014
Gary Verity opens the £1.6m archive centre, Heritage Quay


Dr Bernard Gallagher on BBC Look North

This story published on Wednesday 8 October 2014
Dr Bernard Gallagher on BBC Look North


Andy Rogers, PhD researcher

This story published on Tuesday 7 October 2014
Andy Rogers, PhD researcher, talks about a new way of syncing music to video that will revolutionise TV ads


Lemn Sissay

This story published on Tuesday 7 October 2014
Lemn Sissay, MBE, is renowned as a poet and a playwright and has honoured the University by inscribing his three-verse poem 'Let There Be Peace' on the University of Huddersfield’s Creative Arts Building


Dr Lisa Stansbie Head of Art and Communication,

This story published on Friday 19 September 2014
Dr Lisa Stansbie, Head of Art and Communication, talks about her latest solo exhibition in Belfast, 'Nothing Great is Easy', which features work based on the other great love of her life, swimming.


Hardeep Singh Sahota, Postgraduate researcher

This story published on Wednesday 17 September 2014
Postgraduate researcher Hardeep Singh Sahota talks about the research he undertook for his new book Bhangra, Mystics, Music and Migration and his plans for the community project VIRSA and World Bhangra Day 2015.


Carolyn Bate, Psychology graduate

This story published on Thursday 11 September 2014
Carolyn Bate, Psychology graduate, talks about her ground-breaking research which shows that there could be increased numbers of psychopaths in senior managerial positions and high levels of business


The Rt Revd Tony Robinson

This story published on Monday 4 August 2014
The Rt Revd Tony Robinson, Interim Area Bishop for Huddersfield, talks about the new Diocese, women bishops and his work for interfaith between religions


Nick Fluck

This story published on Monday 4 August 2014
Nick Fluck, former President of the Law Society, talks about what inspired him to become a solicitor and about what the law means to him.


Bernard Ainsworth

This story published on Monday 4 August 2014
Bernard Ainsworth - the Huddersfield man who built The Shard and the Millennium Dome


Professor David Crystal OBE

This story published on Friday 25 July 2014
Professor David Crystal OBE, writer, editor, lecturer and broadcaster on Shakespeare, Downton Abbey and Babel magazine


Sir Rodney Walker

This story published on Wednesday 23 July 2014
Sir Rodney Walker talks about the success of the Tour de France in Yorkshire, of which he took charge of, and his projects for the future.


Phil Darnell, Vice-President at Hewlett Packard

This story published on Tuesday 22 July 2014
Phil Darnell, Vice-President at Hewlett Packard, on his appointment with HP and what graduates need to do to succeed


Sir John Sorrell, Co-founder of The Sorrell Foundation

This story published on Friday 18 July 2014
Sir John Sorrell, Co-founder of The Sorrell Foundation on his campaign to introduce creativity


Lady Frances Sorrell, Co-founder of The Sorrell Foundation

This story published on Friday 18 July 2014
Lady Frances Sorrell, Co-founder of The Sorrell Foundation talks about the National Art&Design Saturday Club


The University’s Chancellor, Sir Patrick Stewart...

This story published on Wednesday 16 July 2014
The University’s Chancellor, Sir Patrick Stewart....


Dr Jo Brooks, Senior Research Fellow

This story published on Wednesday 9 July 2014
Dr Jo Brooks, Senior Research fellow with the Centre for Applied Psychological and Health Research, on the inadequate support in schools for diabetic children


Luke Pickard PhD researcher

This story published on Wednesday 9 July 2014
Luke Pickard, PhD researcher, speaks about his work with people who have mental health problems and the use of sport and exercise to aid their condition


Dr Bernard Gallagher

This story published on Thursday 3 July 2014
Dr Bernard Gallager, Reader in Social Work and Applied Social Sciences, on the prevention measures needed to lessen the cases of child abuse.


Professor Adele Jones

This story published on Wednesday 21 May 2014
Adele Jones, Professor of Social Work, on the proposals to privatise child protection services


Ashley Jackson

This story published on Thursday 15 May 2014
Yorkshire artist Ashley Jackson talks about the painting that he gifted to the University of Huddersfield


Jason McCartney MP

This story published on Thursday 15 May 2014
Jason McCartney MP talks about how he feels the UK can help Kurdistan develop and why it should create stronger links with the Region.


The Duke of York Young Entrepreneur Awards 2014

This story published on Thursday 15 May 2014
The Duke of York Young Entrepreneur Awards 2014


Ann Widdecombe, former Conservative MP and cabinet minister

This story published on Friday 11 April 2014
Ann Widdecombe, the former Conservative MP and cabinet minister, talks about her politics and her religion


Dr Geoff Nicholson, Ambassador for 3M

This story published on Thursday 10 April 2014
Dr Geoff Nicholson, Ambassador for 3M, talks about 'Innovation, a survival issue'


Harry Rich, CEO of RIBA

This story published on Wednesday 9 April 2014
Harry Rich, Chief Executive of the British Institute of Architects, on how architects must deliver quality for their clients


Nigel Fine, CEO, Institution of Engineering and Technology

This story published on Tuesday 8 April 2014
Nigel Fine, Chief Executive and Secretary of the Institution of Engineering and Technology, on encouraging more women into the engineering industry


Professor Sir John O'Reilly, Director General of Knowledge, BIS

This story published on Tuesday 25 March 2014
Professor Sir John O'Reilly, Director General of Knowledge at the Department for Business, Skills and Innovation, talks about defining ‘impact’ at the outset of research


Conference highlights need for a more caring Child Care system

This story published on Monday 24 March 2014
Key figures in the field of child care were invited to speak at a conference named Celebrating Residential Child Care held on World Social Work Day and organised by the University of Huddersfield's Division of Social Work. On the day, some of the speakers and delegates were offered a 'magic wand' and asked that if they could change one thing to improve the lives of children in care what would that be. The speakers give their answers in the video.


Dr David Swann, Reader in Design and designer of the ABC Syringe

This story published on Monday 10 March 2014
Dr David Swann, designer of the ABC Syringe which won the World Design Impact Prize 2014, talks about the background to the product and outlines his hopes for its development in the future.


Amjad Pervez, Chair of LCR Education Enterprise Task Group

This story published on Thursday 27 February 2014
Amjad Pervez, Chair of LCR Education Enterprise Task Group, talks about the ‘Ecosystems of Enterprise’


David Bailey, Creative Director UX&D|GEL, with the BBC

This story published on Monday 17 February 2014
David Bailey, Creative Director UX&D|GEL, with the BBC talks about the challenges for the BBC’s Global Experience Language


John Bernard, Firefox OS marketing director

This story published on Thursday 13 February 2014
John Bernard, Mozilla’s Global Marketing Director, on marketing Firefox OS


Jonny Mitchell, Educating Yorkshire’s head teacher

This story published on Thursday 13 February 2014
Jonny Mitchell, Educating Yorkshire’s head teacher, talks about what he looks for in a teacher


Adrian Wood, Professor of Sustainability

This story published on Thursday 30 January 2014
Professor Adrian Wood, Professor of Sustainability and Founder of Wetlands Action, talks about the need for sustainable farming in the African wetlands


David Godber, Group Chief Exec, Elmwood

This story published on Wednesday 29 January 2014
Elmwood Chief Exec David Godber talks to students on Innovations in the Car Industry


Leisel Carter, Holocaust Survivor

This story published on Wednesday 29 January 2014
German Jew Leisel Carter, a victim of the Jewish persecution in WWII, tells her story


Dr Rachel Airley, Lecturer, Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences

This story published on Friday 24 January 2014
Dr Rachel Airley, Lecturer, Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences talks about creating a breathalyser device to detect lung cancer.


Pauline Watts, Department of Health

This story published on Monday 20 January 2014
Pauline Watts, Professional Officer for Health Visiting with the Department of Health talks about the commissioning of health visitors by local authorities.


Nicholas Fluck, President of the Law Society

This story published on Monday 20 January 2014
Nicholas Fluck, President of the Law Society, talks about the proposed cuts to Legal Aid and how this will affect the public.


Philip Drake, Director of the University's Legal Advice Clinic

This story published on Wednesday 8 January 2014
Philip Drake, Director of the University’s Legal Advice Clinic, on cuts in legal aid.


Dan Rosensweig, President and CEO of Chegg

This story published on Tuesday 26 November 2013
Dan Rosensweig, President and CEO of Chegg, talks about the business opportunities in the UK and his first impressions of the University.


Dr Pete Woodcock, Head of Politics

This story published on Thursday 21 November 2013
Dr Pete Woodcock, Head of Politics, talks about John F Kennedy – “look at the man and his legacy, not the conspiracies”.


The University's HS2 Conference - Speakers clash on HS2

This story published on Wednesday 20 November 2013
Views for and against HS2 - hear the comments by Shadow Rail Minister Lilian Greenwood MP, former British Rail executive Chris Stokes, railway consultant Dr Paul Salveson and Professor of Transport and Logistics Colin Bamford.


Baroness Worthington, House of Lords Shadow Minister

This story published on Wednesday 13 November 2013
Baroness Worthington, House of Lords Shadow Minister for Energy and Climate Change, talks about the growing idea of using thorium as an alternative to uranium to fuel nuclear power.


Dr Laura Waters, Chemist and Pharmaceutical Scientist

This story published on Wednesday 13 November 2013
Dr Laura Waters, Chemist and Pharmaceutical Scientist, talks about a new law that if introduced would result in manufacturers of medicines having to state their products are tested on animals


Richard Reed, businessman and co-founder of innocent smoothies

This story published on Tuesday 5 November 2013
Richard Reed, businessman and co-founder of innocent smoothies on his new business venture JamJar Investments


Professor Lesley Page, President of the Royal College of Midwives

This story published on Tuesday 22 October 2013
Professor Lesley Page, President of the Royal College of Midwives, on midwifery led care and the importance of normal birth


Dr Stephen Parkin, Research Fellow, University of Huddersfield

This story published on Wednesday 9 October 2013
Dr Stephen Parkin, Research Fellow with the University of Huddersfield, talks about whether the decriminalisation of drugs is a possibility for the UK


Lemn Sissay, poet and playwright

This story published on Tuesday 23 July 2013
Lemn Sissay, poet and playwright, talks about the difficulties facing today's looked-after young people


Reaching a more joined-up solution for NEETS

This story published on Thursday 18 July 2013
Professor Robin Simmons calls for change in light of damning NEETs survey


Robert Powell

This story published on Thursday 18 July 2013
Robert Powell talks about his career, future roles, his dislikes and his friendship with author Alan Garner


Hospital high mortality rate

This story published on Thursday 18 July 2013
Professor Peter Bradshaw talks about the lack of care in hospitals, but is the real problem a lack of adequate funding?


Professor Eric Blyth, Professor of Social Work

This story published on Thursday 9 May 2013
Professor Eric Blyth, Professor of Social Work, talks about egg freezing and the perceptions of young women


Dr Jill Townsley, Course Leader in Contemporary Arts and Illustra

This story published on Tuesday 9 April 2013
Dr Jill Townsley, Course Leader in Contemporary Arts and Illustration, talks about her award-winning art exhibition called 'Sisyphus'


Dr Rob Perks, Lead Curator of the Oral History Collections and th

This story published on Monday 8 April 2013
Dr Rob Perks, Lead Curator of the Oral History Collections and the Director of National Life Stories at the British Library, talks about the importance of Oral History


Dr Paul Thomas, Reader in Youth and Education

This story published on Monday 18 March 2013
Dr Paul Thomas, Reader in Youth and Education, talks about the failure of the Government’s Prevent extremism/terrorism initiative


Surya Monro, Reader in Sociology and Social Policy

This story published on Wednesday 23 January 2013
Surya Monro, Reader in Sociology and Social Policy, talks about Julie Burchill and transgender discrimination


Professor Eric Blyth, Professor of Social Work

This story published on Monday 28 January 2013
Professor Eric Blyth, Professor of Social Work, talks about surrogacy and the lack of legislation and monitoring


Dr Andrew Mycock, Reader in Politics

This story published on Wednesday 13 February 2013
Dr Andrew Mycock, Reader in Politics, talks about the new Life in the UK Citizenship test and how it differs from the previous one published the last time Labour were in Government


Professor Rick Rylance, CEO of the Arts and Humanities Research C

This story published on Wednesday 23 January 2013
Professor Rick Rylance, CEO of the Arts and Humanities Research Council, talks about the value of culture to the nation


Isobel Mills, Director for BIS Yorkshire and the Humber and the N

This story published on Wednesday 23 January 2013
Isobel Mills, Director for BIS Yorkshire and the Humber and the North East, talks about 'Brand Yorkshire' and universities driving the local economy


Gwyneth Hughes, Yorkshire-based screenwriter

This story published on Wednesday 5 September 2012
Yorkshire-based screenwriter Gwyneth Hughes talks about her career and Hitchcock and Tippi Hedren and the BBC drama 'The Girl'


Jonathan Sands OBE, Chairman of brand design consultancy Elmwood

This story published on Friday 7 December 2012
Jonathan Sands OBE, Chairman of world famous brand design consultancy Elmwood, talks about becoming the Visiting Professor of Innovation, his career, ambitions and Elmwood's famous motto


Natalie Gavin, actress and drama graduate

This story published on Wednesday 21 November 2012
Natalie Gavin, actress and drama graduate talks about her new BBC drama 'The Syndicate' and the audition process


Theo Paphitis, star of TV's Dragon's Den

This story published on Friday 21 September 2012
Theo Paphitis, star of TV's Dragons' Den, talks about his delight at visiting the University’s new 3M Buckley Innovation Centre


Kavita Oberoi, one of the UK's most successful entrepreneurs

This story published on Monday 19 November 2012
Kavita Oberoi, one of the UK's most successful entrepreneurs, talks about her family aspirations and her time at the University


Professor Jim Al-Khalili, nuclear physicist and broadcaster

This story published on Friday 12 October 2012
Professor Jim Al-Khalili, nuclear physicist and broadcaster talks about the use of thorium as an alternative to uranium in nuclear energy


Garner Clancey, Deputy Director of the Sydney Institute of Crimin

This story published on Thursday 4 October 2012
Garner Clancey, Deputy Director of the Sydney Institute of Criminology, talks about the significance of growing research links within the University's Applied Criminology Research Centre.


Kigge Hvid, CEO of INDEX:

This story published on Thursday 27 September 2012
Kigge Hvid, CEO of INDEX: talks about the exhibition and increasing links with our University


Professor Laurie Taylor, broadcaster and Professor of Sociology

This story published on Wednesday 19 September 2012
Professor Laurie Taylor, talks about the impact of research on society and the importance of 'think tanks'


Professor Brian Cox, scientist and television presenter

This story published on Thursday 2 August 2012
Professor Brian Cox, scientist and television presenter, talks about the importance of higher education and his future television series to be shown later this year


Deborah Cohen, BBC Radio Science Editor

This story published on Wednesday 19 September 2012
Deborah Cohen, BBC Radio Science Editor, talks about her passion for science and how she progressed from science graduate to BBC editor


Dr Simon Lindley, Organist of Leeds Town Hall & Leeds Parish Chur

This story published on Wednesday 5 September 2012
Dr Simon Lindley, Organist of Leeds Town Hall & Leeds Parish Church, talks about his career and the skills needed to become a successful musician


Jonathan Mason, Clincal Director for Community Pharamcy at the De

This story published on Wednesday 5 September 2012
Jonathan Mason, Clincal Director for Community Pharamcy at the Department of Health, talks about the increasing challenges apparent in the world of Pharmacy today


Lord Feldman, the Co-Chairman of the Conservative Party

This story published on Friday 18 May 2012
Lord Feldman, the Co-Chairman of the Conservative Party, talks about the importance of universities working with business on a tour of the University of Huddersfield's new Enterprise and Innovation Centre.


Paul Grimwood, CEO and Chairman of Nestlé UK and Ireland

This story published on Friday 18 May 2012
Paul Grimwood, CEO and Chairman of Nestlé UK and Ireland and Huddersfield graduate, explains the benefit to employers of students who can demonstrate industry experience through work placement.


Dame Ellen MacArthur, sailor and sustainability champion

This story published on Friday 18 May 2012
Dame Ellen MacArthur, sailor and sustainability champion, explains the circular economy and its importance for today's society.


Government adviser Professor Sir Tim Wilson

This story published on Thursday 19 April 2012
Professor Sir Tim Wilson talks about universities' role in meeting the demands of employers and promoting entrepreneurship amongst students.


Government adviser Professor Sir Peter Knight

This story published on Thursday 19 April 2012
Sir Peter Knight talks about the importance to industry of the new EPSRC Centres such as the EPSRC Centre for Innovative Manufacturing in Advanced Metrology at the University of Huddersfield.


Professor David Whitehouse, surface and nanometrology expert

This story published on Friday 20 April 2012
World authority on surface and nanometrology Professor David Whitehouse talks about the growing reputation of the University's Centre for Precision Technologies.


CNT Associates MD Gary Parker

This story published on Wednesday 11 April 2012
Gary Parker talks about the enthusiasm shown by local authorities and central government for social enterprise.


Huddersfield scientist Dr Laura Waters

This story published on Friday 30 March 2012
Dr Laura Waters talks about her research into changing the law on compulsory animal testing and chemical alternatives.


Professor Cathy Warwick, Gen Sec of the Royal College of Midwives

This story published on Friday 30 March 2012
Professor Cathy Warwick, the General Secretary of the Royal College of Midwives, talks about the College's petition to the Government for more midwives.


Katherine Murphy, CEO of the Patients Association

This story published on Friday 30 March 2012
Katherine Murphy, Patients Association CEO, talks about the Associations Care Campaign set up to create a more caring environment for patients in the health services.


Artist Julie Newton

This story published on Wednesday 21 March 2012
Julie Newton, a student on the Interdisciplinary Art and Design degree at the University Campus Barnsley and South Yorkshire Emerging Artist of the Year, talks about her art and her inspirations.


Barry Sheerman MP

This story published on Tuesday 20 March 2012
After touring the campus Huddersfield MP Barry Sheerman gives his impressions on the quality of the provision and on his concerns for the widening participation agenda and postgraduate recruitment.


Motocross Champion Luke Remmer

This story published on Tuesday 20 March 2012
Luke Remmer on his dual career as a motocross champion and as an accountancy student at the University of Huddersfield.


Lord Hattersley

This story published on Friday 9 March 2012
Listen to Lord Hattersley on the Government's changes to HE, former prime minister Lord Wilson and current Labour leader Ed Miliband.


Actress Natalie Gavin

This story published on Wednesday 7 March 2012
The Huddersfield drama graduate talks about 'Prisoners' Wives, the parts she'd like to play and who she admires in the acting world.


Textile Designer Donna Wilson

This story published on Friday 9 March 2012
Awarding-winning textile designer Donna Wilson speaks about her work and her business.


Dr Cable at the cutting edge

This story published on Thursday 3 November 2011
Business Secretary Vince Cable visited the University of Huddersfield, where a multi-million pound research centre promises major breakthroughs in precision engineering.


The Shanghai connection

This story published on Thursday 3 November 2011
ONE of the most respected and important figures in Chinese Higher Education paid a fact-finding visit to the University of Huddersfield.


Firing their enthusiasm

This story published on Thursday 3 November 2011
TV Dragon Theo Paphitis - who has helped create a special University of Huddersfield business course - hosts a special event for budding entrepreneurs


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