Fri 07 February, 2020
#BedsTalk to examine social impact and benefits of creative community project

The latest event in the University of Bedfordshire’s established Beds Talks calendar will dive into the learnings unearthed during a collaborative community project called Hear and Now.

Mon 27 January, 2020
Media and Performance students showcase their television interview skills with VIP guests

This week, second year students from the School of Media and Performance got the chance to execute their television skill set by interviewing a selection of special guests at the University of Bedfordshire’s TV studio, housed on the Luton campus.

Thu 23 January, 2020
University to host 2020 Community Media Conference

The University of Bedfordshire will host the 2020 Community Media Conference on Saturday 27 June 2020.

Thu 23 January, 2020
‘Police employees at risk of mental and physical strain’ says Bedfordshire research

Recent findings by University of Bedfordshire academics shows police work presents risks to mental and physical health for officers and civilian staff.

Wed 22 January, 2020
University to explore impact of exercise in treating depression in teenagers

A collaborative research team including the University of Bedfordshire, led by the University of Hertfordshire along with the University of East Anglia, Norwich Clinical Trials Unit, local mental trusts and sports partnerships have won a £2.27m contract from the National Institute for Health Research (NIHR) to investigate if exercise is a beneficial treatment for mild to moderate depression in young people aged 13-17.

Tue 21 January, 2020
Bedfordshire launches Target Zero sustainability and green initiative

The University of Bedfordshire yesterday launched its Target Zero campaign, outlining its plans for the year ahead. The University’s 12-month Target Zero initiative aims to reduce carbon emissions by a further 510 tonnes and increase recycling rates by 12% across all campuses, through the support of students and staff.

Wed 15 January, 2020
Research by Bedfordshire academic calls for new government to reunite children and families torn apart by conflict

A new report by University of Bedfordshire academic, Dr Helen Connolly, for Amnesty International, Refugee Council and Save the Children, shows the damaging impact that the lack of family reunion rights is having on child refugees in the United Kingdom.

Tue 14 January, 2020
Last chance for UCAS applicants

Although the UCAS deadline is fast approaching (15 January), it’s still not too late if you’re thinking of applying for university. With two days to go, don't panic – there’s still time to make a decision about opting for Higher Education.

Tue 14 January, 2020
Beds Talks looks at promoting young people’s health through physical activity

The University of Bedfordshire is hosting its’ second Beds Talks of the academic year titled ‘Promoting young people’s health and wellbeing through physical activity’.

Mon 13 January, 2020
Poor sleep in prison officers threatens their health and prison safety

A recent study conducted by University of Bedfordshire academics has shown a rising number of prison officers who have experienced aggression or assault at work in the last 3-5 years struggle to sleep and switch off from the job, putting officers and prisoners’ health and safety at risk.