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Global manufacturer turns a profit without harming environment

This story published on Friday 21 April 2017
The Centre for Sustainable and Resilient Communities welcomed Purchasing Director Barry Townsend of global carpet tile manufacturers Interface to explain how


Modern slavery forum questions the effectiveness of the NRM

This story published on Wednesday 12 April 2017
“…the panel agreed that the National Referral Mechanism was not fit for purpose due to nationwide inconsistencies in the way victims are reported…”


New app offers ancient sights and sounds of sites like Stonehenge

This story published on Wednesday 12 April 2017
Unlike other computer game-like walkarounds, the Huddersfield app enables the user to hear what an ancient site used to sound like by integrating acoustic modelling


Luddite Memorial Lecture by Dr Katrina Navickas

This story published on Tuesday 11 April 2017
With a government clampdown on public assemblies in the early 1800s, protests movements in towns like Huddersfield would organise large gatherings outside borough boundaries


New research shows women took the lead in early days of the NHS

This story published on Friday 7 April 2017
New discovery shows women in the 1950s, not just as nurses, but in labs, handling high-tech procedures and running most aspects of hospital life


Sir Patrick Stewart returns to the University for a two-day visit

This story published on Thursday 6 April 2017
Sir Patrick viewed the Institute of Railway Research and Future Metrology Hub, lunched with international students and offered advice to drama students in an acting masterclass


Hudds joins the Times Higher’s world top 200 “young universities”

This story published on Thursday 6 April 2017
Internationalisation is cited as a key reason for success in the newly-released 2017 Times Higher Education Young University Rankings


Migrant Asian women remembered ‘home’ through food and song

This story published on Monday 3 April 2017
The first migrant Pakistani and Indian women revived memories of home through ancient songs and recipes handed down from mother to daughter


Government minister visits IRR £5m test rig

This story published on Friday 31 March 2017
Lord Prior, Parliamentary Under Secretary of State at the Department of Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, was welcomed by the University’s Institute of Railway Research


3D virtual reality training for trainee dental surgeon unveiled

This story published on Thursday 30 March 2017
Researcher Yesh Pulijala has overcome the limitations of conventional training by creating an immersive virtual reality operating room experience


National awards for Inst of Skin Integrity & Infection Prevention

This story published on Wednesday 29 March 2017
Professor Karen Ousey and Dr John Stephenson take top honours for the Best Clinical Research Award


Sad and angry about Labour’s current plight

This story published on Wednesday 29 March 2017
Labour MP Jon Cruddas is deeply critical of what he sees as the party’s refusal to hold a genuine debate on its problems


Uni singer-songwriter’s cultural sojourn in a Sydney suburb

This story published on Wednesday 29 March 2017
Academic Dr Toby Martin is one of Australia’s leading indie rock singer-songwriters, now he celebrates Sydney’s multi-culture in his latest album Songs From Northam Avenue


Business School wins award for best student placement service

This story published on Tuesday 28 March 2017
Huddersfield’s Business School Placement Unit has been named the Best University Placement Service in the 2017 National Undergraduate Employability Awards


West Yorkshire Archives Kirklees at Heritage Quay project

This story published on Friday 24 March 2017
850-year-old Kirklees archives wins National Lottery support for the transfer to the University of Huddersfield’s Heritage Quay archive centre


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