We caught up with Prof Ben Garrod to find out about what he’s currently working on, his love for Norfolk, what inspires him to teach our undergraduate biology students, how studying at UEA can be a springboard for anything, and why it’s absolutely fine to not have a life plan.
The final Big Shift Big Day to inform the UEA 2020-25 five-year plan takes place on Friday (14 February) and the topic is an issue that many students and staff members at UEA are passionate about - environmental sustainability
UEA has a legal duty under the Education Act 1986 to permit all kinds of legal views to be expressed on campus and we need to ensure that this is done safely. The decision to reschedule has been considered in line with our code of practice on freedom of speech.
Look out for fundraising pots around Campus Kitchen outlets raising money for a local charity, Centre 81 who are moving premises - UEA researchers are working with the charity and a number of UEA students do their placements there.
Fact time: did you know that one of the UK’s biggest law clinics is based on our campus? UEA’s Law Clinic has over 200 student volunteers and has recovered millions for Norfolk residents since they were formed in 2012. They tell us all about the breadth of their work and how they’re welcoming...
Professor Gerard Parr MBE has been invited onto a prestigious UK Government committee that identifies priorities for Research and Science Postgraduate Training in Information and Communications Technology.
You can now book tickets for Do Something Different Festival trips to London, Cambridge, the Harry Potter Studio Tour and more, with pre-booking for Festival activities on campus opening Saturday 1 February.