Research News

Fri 29 January, 2021
Short film showcases impact of University research

The University of Bedfordshire has produced a video to shed light on the impact its market-leading research and knowledge exchange has on student progression, the economy and wider community.

Thu 28 January, 2021
New guest lecture series to focus on Health & Social Care

Along with Bucks New University, the University of Bedfordshire is producing a series of research-based lectures addressing the health and social care sector for Buckinghamshire Health & Social Care Academy (BHSCA).

Thu 14 January, 2021
Author Q&A to discuss the critical role of community arts

Two University of Bedfordshire academics are hosting a virtual Author Talk and Q&A to present the research-rich content of their new book, Developing a Sense of Place.

Mon 04 January, 2021
University event to discuss lack of inclusion and diversity in creative arts

The University of Bedfordshire’s popular Beds Talks series returns for 2021 to discuss the presence of inequality and lack of diversity in the UK’s creative industries.

Tue 22 December, 2020
University lecturers’ research paper wins BERJ Editor’s Choice Award

A research paper written by two University of Bedfordshire lecturers has won the British Education Research Journal (BERJ) 2020 Editor’s Choice Award.

Thu 17 December, 2020
University Institute launches series of webinars about Forced Migration

Researchers and academics at the University of Bedfordshire are hosting a series of collaborative webinars focusing on Forced Migration, with the first event taking place on Friday 18th December – International Migrants Day.

Tue 08 December, 2020
Senior STEM Lecturer involved in international genome research paper

A Senior Lecturer at the University of Bedfordshire has worked alongside institutions and researchers from a number of countries to publish a paper on DNA sequences in different species of plants.

Mon 07 December, 2020
Funding from Luton Flying Start and NHS Blood & Transplant sees PhD students graduate from University

Two University of Bedfordshire PhD students graduated from the Institute for Health Research in November, paying thanks to their supervisors and the funding programmes that helped them achieve their goals.

Fri 20 November, 2020
University event to explore how Covid-19 has changed public perception of carers

The University of Bedfordshire’s popular Beds Talks series returns in virtual form with an event hosted by the Institute for Health Research that will focus on the role of carers in the community.

Wed 18 November, 2020
Graduates praise access to University’s ISPAR Conference platform

Graduates from the University of Bedfordshire have reflected on the value of having access and being able to contribute to the popular annual School of Sport & Physical Activity’s ISPAR conferences.

Wed 11 November, 2020
University academic helps trial pioneering PPE beard technique for healthcare staff

US Vice-President Elect, Kamala Harris, has inspired a research team led by Professor Gurch Randhawa from University of Bedfordshire and Dr Rajinder Pal Singh to promote an innovative beard covering technique, called ‘Singh Thattha’, which enables bearded individuals to wear a respirator mask without the need for shaving.

Fri 05 June, 2020
University and local SME receive funding for Covid-19 research

A successful application by a local company, Life Science Group Ltd (LSG), together with the University of Bedfordshire has resulted in £50,000 of funding from Innovate UK to complete a research project to improve Covid-19 testing.