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Standing in solidarity

UEA is one community enriched by all of the staff and students who are part of it. The events unfolding in the USA are upsetting to watch and we stand in solidarity with all of our black students and staff at this difficult time.

Get your tickets for popular climate change event

There's still time to secure your free ticket to an eagerly-anticipated climate change lecture on Thursday 11 June by Prof Corinne Le Quéré, which is already proving to be very popular.

Spotlight On...Volunteers' Week

This week is Volunteers’ Week (Monday 1 June - Sunday 7 June), and with UEA students, staff and alumni giving up their free time throughout lockdown, this feature is full to the brim with selfless efforts from our UEA community.  

Latest log from the UEA blog

From breaking the vicious circle of baking cakes and eating them all in one go to the top reads from the Publishing Project at UEA - here’s the latest from the UEA Community blog.

Sewing to safety

With face coverings becoming a familiar sight in supermarkets, public spaces and especially health care settings, some crafty members of the public have come to the aid of UEA paramedic students by supplying each of them with their own reusable face mask.

Launch of new website to support informal carers

A UEA-led research project has launched a series of vital resources for carers’ supporting those experiencing breathlessness.

What if you wake up and can't smell the coffee?

Smell loss has been added to the list of symptoms for Covid-19, thanks in part to research from Norwich Medical School. And now you can contribute to the growing body of evidence that links anosmia – not being able to smell or taste – with coronavirus, by taking part in a survey.

Hop on over to this week's quiz

As Rabbit Awareness Week kicked off yesterday, we thought what better way to mark the event and give a little nod to our furry friends living on campus than to have a rabbit-themed newsletter quiz. 

UEA’s musical package hits right note

Students and staff from UEA Music Centre have tuned into the problem of not being able to visit care homes by creating a playlist of virtual musical performances for local residents.

Finding a precedent for unprecedented times 

From the Black Death to the Renaissance, a new series of blogs from UEA's School of History draws compelling parallels between today's pandemic and previous events.

UEA visor production draws to a close

After seven weeks and hundreds of hours worked by volunteers, the University of East Anglia’s (UEA) production of visors and Ear Comfort Bands (ECBs) has come to an end, with the final assembly totals exceeding 12,000 of each.

Ensuring fairness in Online Assessments

With the assessment and exam period under way, we'd like to reassure all students that a range of tools and approaches are being used to make sure marks are awarded fairly.

60 seconds with…Jumara Begum  

Right now it so important to check in on your mental and physical health. Wellbeing Training Manager, Jumara Begum explained how she’s being staying positive during lockdown.

Tribute video for nursing student and daughter

Third-year Learning Disability Nursing student Emily Paterson has had to make one of the most difficult sacrifices of all, separating herself from her daughter during the COVID-19 pandemic. With help from her course mates, she has demonstrated her love by recording a sign language video

London lecture draws international audience

After the success of last month’s first ever online London Lecture, the latest event attracted a further 115 guests keen to engage with UEA research.

Nomination nods for fictional pods

Two fictional podcasts created by UEA’s Prof Steve Waters and Master’s student, Lindsay Sharman have been shortlisted in the Best Fiction category for the upcoming British podcast Awards. 

Four new brilliant blogs

This week on UEA’s community blog there’s not one, not two, not three, but four new blogs to feast your eyes on.

Emergency Student Hardship Fund passes £75,000

Thanks to the generous response of alumni, charities and UEA partners, the total for the Student Hardship Fund has reached £75,000 – and the donations are already having an impact on the lives of students at UEA.

Students recreate UEA campus on Minecraft

UEA students have used the computer game Minecraft to recreate campus after they were missing university life during lockdown.