Wed 29 April, 2020
Children in care are seven times more likely to be imprisoned, University finds

Research conducted by the University of Bedfordshire estimates that children in the care system are seven times more likely to be subject to imprisonment during childhood than those who are not in care, and learn to adopt a ‘survivor mentality’.

Wed 29 April, 2020
Bedfordshire researcher stresses importance of technology in times of self-isolation

University of Bedfordshire researcher, Dr Banita Lal, explains how technology and mobile phones ‘provide promise and opportunity’ for colleagues to stay connected and motivated during the Covid-19 pandemic.

Fri 24 April, 2020
Lockdown could reverse UK’s ten year drop in alcohol consumption

An addiction expert from the University of Bedfordshire has warned about the escalation of alcohol consumption which is likely to occur in light of Covid-19.

Fri 17 April, 2020
Materials to make 400 visors provided by University

The University of Bedfordshire is helping the fight against Covid-19 by providing much needed materials to create full face visors for healthcare professionals.

Fri 17 April, 2020
University Football Team run to Croatia and back for the NHS

The University of Bedfordshire’s Football Team is running the equivalent 2,302 miles to Croatia and back to raise money for the NHS.

Wed 15 April, 2020
University comes third in ‘Master the Mainframe’ competition

Students from Bedfordshire’s School of Computer Science Technology have taken part in the latest installation of IBM’s annual coding challenge, leading the University to finish in third place out of all competing institutions, world-wide.

Fri 10 April, 2020
Bedfordshire co-launches online workshops to help support local and regional economy during Covid-19 crisis

The world is likely to be affected long-term by the consequences of Covid-19. As we start to adjust to a new ‘normal’, the University of Bedfordshire has been working non-stop to support local businesses through the challenges they are facing during lockdown.

Wed 08 April, 2020
“Universities are key in the fight against Covid-19”, says Bedfordshire Dr

"Universities can make a significant contribution through the knowledge and experience of their staff and their physical resources."

Wed 08 April, 2020
Bedfordshire education student launches online art lessons in coronavirus lockdown

Second year Primary Education student at the University of Bedfordshire, Martha Kay, has created her own YouTube channel to broadcast her own art lessons for children.

Tue 07 April, 2020
#ProudToBeBeds: University celebrates unity in national #WeAreTogether campaign

University of Bedfordshire’s staff and students have been proudly ‘doing their bit’ in the fight against Covid-19. From supporting local communities to helping on the frontline, their efforts are now being celebrated as part of the national #WeAreTogether campaign.

Mon 06 April, 2020
Bedfordshire lecturer launches daddy and daughter podcast from their shed

University of Bedfordshire Radio lecturer and podcast creator, Terry Lee, has launched a new series from his garden shed with his 7-year-old daughter.

Fri 03 April, 2020
Could medical detection dogs help fight Covid-19? Bedfordshire experts weigh in

University of Bedfordshire court member Geoff Lambert explains how medical detection dogs can help join the fight against Covid-19.