This new MOOC is designed for anyone who wants to be able to engage with media more critically, or anyone who wants to learn more about gender inequality, female media representation, media studies, feminist activism and feminist analysis.
On December 16th, Glasgow Skeptics in partnership with Strathclyde Psychology (host Dr. David Robertson) hosted Matt Dillahunty for a public engagement talk on rational thinking, scepticism and some magic thrown in for good measure.
We are delighted to welcome Scott Cunningham to the School of Government & Public Policy within the Faculty of Humanities & Social Sciences. Find out more about Scott's background and research interests here.
Dr Nicola Cogan and Dr Liza Morton from the School of Psychological Sciences & Health assisted in facilitating a Trauma Awareness in the Railway Industry training day aimed at providing train drivers with an understanding of trauma.
A self-proclaimed "Strathclyde addict", Dr Rodge Glass returns to the university as the Convener of the MLitt in Creative Writing. We sat down with Rodge to discuss his career in writing, what sparked his interest in English studies, and his time spent working with Scottish artist and writer, Alasdair Gray.
In 1919, Dr Anne McAllister, a founding member of the Speech and Language Therapy profession started teaching trainee speech therapists in Glasgow. This course was formally recognised in 1935 at the Glasgow School of Speech Therapy, which became part of Jordanhill College in 1968 and then the University of Strathclyde in 1994.
Join a number of well-loved authors as they celebrate the works of Scottish writer and artist Alasdair Gray. This free event takes place at the Mitchell Library on 13th March as part of Glasgow's Aye Write! festival. Find out more about the event and how to book your place by clicking the link in the title.
Dr Rodge Glass, Convener of the MLitt in Creative Writing, has authored an article for The Paris Review about the life, death and works of the great Glaswegian polymath Alasdair Gray. The article was published in New York and made available online and has since been made a featured article this week, being widely read and shared worldwide.
The programme for Aye Write, Glasgow’s Book Festival, has just been announced. The 2020 festival features an impressive array of events organised by, and featuring, the university’s Creative Writing team: Dr Rodge Glass and Mr Andrew Meehan.
Dr Trish Hafford-Letchfield, Professor of Social Work from the School of Social Work and Social Policy, has recently published a briefing paper commissioned by RiPfA (Research for Practice in Adults) which aims to support the development of compassionate leadership skills.
The Centre for Youth & Criminal Justice (CYCJ) has published a new report calling for 'rights respecting' reform to Scotland's youth justice system, if the country is to uphold its commitment to the United Nations Convention on the Rights of the Child (UNCRC).
A partnership with the Making Imagined Things Conference and the Scottish Book Trust invites submissions for the next issue of Story Mag. Strathclyde Creative Writing course leader Rodge Glass features on the judging panel.
Dr Christine Jones, Senior Lecturer in the School of Social Work and Social Policy, will appear on BBC Scotland's flagship news programme The Nine to discuss her research on the topic of sibling estrangement when children enter into the care system.
English and Creative Writing academic Andrew Meehan appeared on BBC Radio Scotland's Afternoon Show to discuss the publication of his latest novel, The Mystery of Love, a witty re-imagining of the relationship between Oscar and Constance Wilde.
Academics from the School of Psychological Sciences and Health have been awarded two very competitive ESRC Collaborative PhD Studentships. Only fifteen awards were made to social sciences across all Scottish Universities and two of these were awarded to researchers within Psychological Sciences and Health.
Scotland's first national observatory of children's rights was launched in Edinburgh on Friday 28 February with Professor Jennifer Davidson, Executive Director of Inspiring Children's Futures and Executive Director of the Centre for Excellence for Children's Care and Protection, joining the Minister for Children Maree Todd, children, and observatory partners, for the launch.
The Centre for the Social History of Health and Healthcare Glasgow, a research collaboration between the University of Strathclyde and Glasgow Caledonian University, invites applications for fully-funded studentships on its MSc Health History programme.
University of Strathclyde student Reyah Martin has won the regional heat for Canada and Europe for the 2020 Commonwealth Short Story Prize. The Glasgow-based author beat off competition from a strong field of shortlisted entrants including Cypriot author Nikolas Kyriacou, for her for fiction piece, ‘Wherever Mister Jensen Went.’
Try something new this Summer. Over 60 online classes available. Choose from a variety of subjects including; languages (Italian, Spanish, Catalan, German, French, Russian), beginners drawing, music and singing - in collaboration with Cappella Nova Outreach, and new classes for 2020 – including online Chinese cookery.
The Centre for Youth & Criminal Justice (CYCJ) report that calls for ‘rights respecting’ reform to Scotland’s youth justice system has been adapted into a version for younger readers, giving them an understanding of the issues around Scotland’s youth justice system.
Dr Jesse Olszynko-Gryn, a Strathclyde Chancellor's Fellow in History of Health and Wellbeing, has recently launched a major AHRC-funded international research project that will examine the rise and fall of Primodos and other hormone pregnancy tests (HPTs).
Dr Jesse Olszynko-Gryn of Strathclyde and Dr Caitjan Gainty of King's College, London's article titled "Why Londoners in the Blitz accepted face masks to prevent infection - unlike today's objectors" has recently been picked up by The Telegraph to highlight the importance of wearing face masks in a post-COVID world.
Zinnia Mevawalla has recently joined the School of Education as one of our new lecturers in Early Years Education and brings with her a wealth of knowledge and expertise in the area of early childhood education.
Having spent fourteen years working for Strathclyde, Aileen Kennedy returns in a new role as Professor of Practice in Teacher Education. Describing her reason for returning to Strathclyde, Aileen says "Strathclyde is in my blood!" We caught up with Aileen as she returns to Strathclyde to find out more about the journey that led her into her new role and the inspirations behind her career in Education.
The Centre for Lifelong Learning has launched over 140 short online classes starting this October. Choose from Creative Writing, Languages, Creative Arts, History, Stage, Screen and Stand-up and much more! Browse through our online brochure and learn something new this Autumn.
Zachary Greene, a political scientist at the University of Strathclyde, will serve as a Principal Investigator on an international research consortium funded by the European NORFACE Network to complete a multi-disciplinary project ‘Willingness and Capacity for EU Policy Action in Turbulent Times: Conflicts, Positions and Outcomes’ (EUINACTION).
Academics from the School of Psychological Science & Health have conducted research to analyse the impacts lockdown will have on the health and fitness levels of schoolchildren as they return to school.
Dr. Karine Varley recently joined the Scientific Committee advising on the official French and German commemorations, liaising with government departments, museums and working with the Souvenir Francais on the 150th Anniversary of the Franco-Prussian War.
Dr Megan Crawford and Dr Leanne Fleming from the School of Psychological Sciences & Health have recently received a new grant from Brain Research UK into new research surrounding chronic migraines and insomnia.
Tanja Bueltmann has recently joined the School of Humanities and is working within the History department, bringing to the university a wealth of knowledge and international experience. We caught up with Tanja to find out more about her journey to Strathclyde.
We recently caught up with Joe Greenwood-Hau who has just joined the School of Government & Public Policy as a Research Fellow working on the Capital, Privilege, and Political Participation in Britain and Beyond project.
Genealogy researchers from Strathclyde's Centre for Lifelong Learning trace descendants of the 1320 Declaration of Arbroath. Signatories of one of Scotland’s most famous historical documents, and their descendants, have been highlighted in recent research.