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Spotlight On…Underground fundraiser 

A team of 30 physiotherapy students from UEA are going underground for a summer challenge to support the Norfolk & Norwich Hospitals (NNNUH) Charity. 

Funding awarded to medicine prescribing project

A major research project led by UEA Health and Social Care Partners on the benefits of deprescribing medicine given to hospital patients has been boosted by nearly £2.5m.

Norwich’s digital line-up revealed in full 

Last month, Noirwich Crime Writing Festival announced it would be returning in a digital format this September. Now, they’ve revealed the full line-up including virtual book clubs, lectures held by leading crime authors and crime writing workshops.  

UEA outlets in Eat Out to Help Out scheme 

Get a delicious deal at one of the UEA food outlets taking part in the government’s new ‘Eat Out to Help Out’ scheme. 

Who let the dogs out? Wellbeing walks return

After a brief ‘pawse’, UEA’s four-legged friends are returning to campus next week (Wednesday 5 August) for the restart of the weekly wellbeing dog walks.

Award-winning films feature on Talking Pictures TV 

Three early silent films made by innovative and award-winning women filmmakers, which are preserved at the East Anglian Film Archive (EAFA), are set to reach a new TV audience across the UK. 

Medical & Health Humanities Professor appointed

The Costa Award winning writer, Christie Watson, whose 20-year nursing career informs much of her fiction and non-fiction work, has been appointed a Professor of Medical and Health Humanities.

Spotlight On…Graduate Outcomes

Last month’s Graduate Outcomes Survey revealed that more UEA graduates are above the national average when it comes to working in highly-skilled occupations.
We caught up with a few from that cohort who are already forging a path to find out where they’ve ended up.

Ian McEwan joins UEA Live festival line-up

Ian McEwan will be returning to UEA, at least virtually, after being announced today (Tuesday 28 July) as the latest stellar name to be speaking at the new UEA Live festival this autumn, following on from Lee Child, Bocas Lit Fest and Diana Evans last week.

Healthcare students thanked in poetry video

UEA graduate, A&E nurse and poet Piers Harrison-Reid issued a poetic tribute on video to all UEA Health Sciences students last week for their work fighting against the COVID-19 pandemic.

School of Pharmacy to accept pre-reg technicians

The General Pharmaceutical Council (GPhC) has formally accredited UEA’s School of Pharmacy to accept pre-registration pharmacy technicians for training from September 2020.

This is 2020 Learning - What to expect

Check out UEA’s latest video explaining to new and returning students what the 2020 academic year will look like.

UEA grads hailed Norfolk heroes

UEA’s Class of 2020 have received further tributes this week as an impactful (some have said emotional!) congratulatory video was released by the University, and graduates were hailed as Norfolk Heroes by the Eastern Daily Press (EDP).

Sculpting your next day out  

The Sainsbury Centre, which is still allowing free entry for UEA students and half-price entry for UEA staff, has just announced the arrival of two new sculptures in their East End gallery by world-renowned sculptor, Anish Kapoor. 

UEA group have letter on racism published in journal  

Academics, students and graduates from UEA’s Norwich Medical School have written a letter, published in the British Medical Journal (BMJ), around how they are tackling racism head on in the hope that other medical schools will follow their lead.  

UEA grad gets taste buds tingling 

A recent UEA Medicine graduate, Jenny Griffiths, has been cooking up a storm with the publication of a plant-based e-cookbook.  

UEA researchers map out ‘Lessons for Recovery’ 

Scholars from UEA’s School of International Development are helping to shape the policy on post-COVID recovery in low and middle-income countries, with a briefing for the prestigious British Academy.

The value of reading together

Students and staff from the School of Literature, Drama and Creative Writing (LDC) have delivered a literary lockdown festival, demonstrating UEA’s values and why reading matters.

UEA bucks the national trend in NSS results

There’s good news for UEA in the National Student Survey (NSS) results for 2020, as student satisfaction bucks the national downward trend and an overall satisfaction rating of 86%, four percentage points above the sector average, is maintained.

Campus services reopening plans

Following last week's announcement about the reopening of the Sportspark next Monday (27 July), further decisions have been made about the reopening of other UEA services over the coming weeks, including UEA Nursery and Campus Kitchen outlets.