Research News

No silver bullet to prevent human trafficking

Fri 26 October, 2018

Academics from the University of Bedfordshire led discussions on the vulnerabilities contributing to modern day slavery and the influence of market forces on human trafficking at a panel discussion marking Anti-Slavery Day 2018, hosted by the International Organization for Migration (IOM).


Bedfordshire professor conferred as Fellow of Academy of Social Sciences

Wed 24 October, 2018

An expert in wellbeing at work from the University of Bedfordshire has been honoured with the Award of Fellow of the Academy of Social Sciences.


Education at Bedfordshire recognised in World University Rankings

Mon 22 October, 2018

The University of Bedfordshire has been ranked as one of the best places in the world to study Education in the Times Higher World University subject rankings.


New report reveals UK doctors at greater risk of work-related stress, burnout and depression and anxiety

Mon 08 October, 2018

A new report published today by the Society of Occupational Medicine and The Louise Tebboth Foundation offers evidence that UK doctors are at greater risk of work-related stress, burnout and depression and anxiety than the general population.


Bedfordshire student investigating perinatal mortality rates in Luton collects PhD

Mon 26 March, 2018

A PhD student investigating perinatal mortality* rates among mothers from different ethnic backgrounds in Luton marked the end of years of hard work with her graduation.


Bedfordshire hosts international technology conference

Wed 25 October, 2017

The University of Bedfordshire welcomed experts from around the world to the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers’ (IEEE) annual conference.


University to evaluate new government international aid programme for higher education

Tue 24 October, 2017

The University of Bedfordshire is to start work as part of a high profile evaluation management team for a six year £45m government programme set up to transform higher education systems in low- and middle-income countries.


Bedfordshire awarded funding to look into causes of human trafficking and how to support victims

Fri 29 September, 2017

The University of Bedfordshire has been awarded a grant to research why human trafficking occurs and how we can better support those who have been trafficked into the UK.


Bedfordshire awarded grant to develop computer game to help children with communication disorders

Mon 18 September, 2017

The University of Bedfordshire has been awarded a large grant to conduct a feasibility study into whether a computer game aimed at helping youngsters with communication disorders could be rolled out across the NHS.


A new approach to child protection helps families stay together

Fri 07 July, 2017

A new way of working in child protection helps keep families together, an evaluation report by University of Bedfordshire researchers published today revealed.


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