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New chair appointed for UEA council

Former Norwich City Council chief executive Laura McGillivray has been appointed as the new chair of UEA Council.

‘Shakespeare prevails whatever the crisis’

A UEA academic is involved in an international project broadcasting the complete plays of Shakespeare to the masses, in order to bring people together.

All hands on tech - UEA donates computing resource

As scientists across the globe search to find the key to a potential solution to the coronavirus problem, the University of East Anglia (UEA) has offered up its computing capacity to an international project which could help develop potentially life-saving therapies.

Help a UEA graduate kick-start her art career

UEA graduate, Chloe Cox, has been longlisted for the Jackson's Painting Prize 2020 - a highly prestigious and competitive competition for artists worldwide and needs your vote to kick-start her career as an artist.

Festival encourages children to write lockdown diaries

Budding young creatives will have the chance to let their imaginations run wild in creative writing challenges set by well-known authors in UEA’s online version of the Festival of Literature for Young People (FLY) launching on Monday (6 April).

Universities show #WeAreTogether in new campaign

The efforts of the UEA community have been recognised in a national campaign highlighting the role universities are playing in the fight against COVID-19, which launches today on World Health Day (7 April).

Enlitened partner with Student Minds

Enlitened have partnered with the UK’s student mental health charity, Student Minds, to bring their expert advice and support to students. UEA is currently the only university in the country to offer Enlitened to all undergraduate students.

Keep mindfulness in mind

A UEA academic is using her experience in mindfulness to record sessions for staff and students to take a moment to themselves during a time when they might need it most.

Spotlight On…Cooking at home 

Have you found yourself creating a makeshift meal?

Well, here are some of the best virtual cooking classes, alternative recipes and we’ve even got an exclusive for you: the recipe for UEA’s famous flapjack from the Campus Kitchen team! 

Thank you to all our key workers 

On behalf of the UEA community, we would like to say a big thank you to all our key workers.  

Let’s get quizzical…

So for your quiz fix this week, we’re challenging you to a round of fact or fiction. It’s simple, for each statement you need to decide whether they’re true or in fact a complete lie.

Loss of smell and taste could be COVID-19 symptoms

Prof Philpott recently wrote the following article for The Conversation about how a sudden loss of smell and taste could be an early symptom of COVID-19. Since the article was published last Friday it has become the most read article in the past year and the third most read article since 2011.

Republic of Consciousness winner announced

The 2020 Republic Consciousness prize, half-funded by UEA through the Publishing Project, has been awarded to Fitzcarraldo Editions for the novel Animalia by Jean-Baptiste Del Amo, translated by Frank Wynne.

‘Mash-up’ filmmaking competition opens 

Are you an aspiring filmmaker, video-editor or content creator? Submissions have just opened for the East Anglian Film Archive’s annual Mashup Filmmaking Competition.

Spotlight On… Fitness at home

With normal routines out the window, it can be a difficult time to stay motivated and create a new fitness routine to stick to. Whether you were previously a Zumba regular, or the local yoga class was your weekly go-to, everyone is now looking for new ways to exercise in the comfort their homes.

Staying Safe - covid-19

Please see the latest Government advice on how we can stay safe by practicing social distancing.

UEA students offer childcare support for NHS staff

As the UK rallies around to try and support the nation’s tireless NHS staff, UEA’s students in medicine, nursing and occupational therapy have been doing their own bit to lend a helping hand by providing childcare for key healthcare workers.

Blogging on – read about UEA’s inspirational stories

Now there’s a place where you can read all about the inspirational stories arising from our university.

Minister's Letter To Students

The Universities Minister Michelle Donelan MP has written to all students in higher education setting out how the Government is working to keep people safe and ensure the worst effects on you and your education are mitigated.

£20 million project to map Coronavirus spread

Researchers at UEA and the Quadram Institute are part of a national project to map how COVID-19 spreads and behaves - using whole genome sequencing.