Posts By: Charlotte Martin

2019 VC Staff Awards nominations

You may have seen via the staff intranet or John Vinney’s recent all staff email but the 2019 VC Staff Awards nomination period is now open and will close at midnight on Friday 12th July. As you might know, we made several changes to the Awards last year but this year things will be remaining… Read more »

Visit to establish a new student-staff exchange for BA Politics with Rhine-Waal University of Applied Sciences in Kleve, Germany.

6th May – 10th May 2019. By David McQueen Rhine-Waal University (RWU) is the only state university in Germany currently offering a BA in International Relations taught entirely in English.  Dr. David McQueen recently went to see the university and discover if the programme might be a good match for BU Politics students seeking further… Read more »

Excellence in Sustainable Teaching award for Marketing team

Congratulations to Maria Musarskaya, Helen O’Sullivan and Julia Hibbert (Faculty of Management) who have received an ‘Excellence in Sustainable Teaching’ award for their L4 Marketing unit on the BA Business Studies programme. The award which was presented during the BU Service Excellence Conference in April recognises their efforts in embedding UN Sustainable Development Goals into… Read more »

Advancing the sustainability agenda in corporate communications education

I was very pleased to be among the recipients of the 2019 Educational of Sustainability Awards this year and felt that it was a great way to recognise the efforts being made to advance the sustainability agenda in our course curriculum. Yesterday’s prize-giving ceremony during the Service Excellence Conference also showed how much the university… Read more »

National Numeracy Day 15th May

HOWEVER MATHS MAKES YOU FEEL… YOU’RE NOT ALONE Welcome to the National Numeracy Challenge. Get started to check your number skills and learn the maths adults need in daily life and at work. GET STARTED 210,373 learners so far 898 resources to help you 1,084+ ways to use numeracy ABOUT THE CHALLENGE INFORMATION FOR EMPLOYERS… Read more »

Undergraduates lack the numeracy skills required for their courses and work place, according to new exploratory study

Added 11th February 2019 An exploratory project by National Numeracy, commissioned by the Nuffield Foundation, has found that many undergraduate students do not have the numeracy skills required to fully understand their course. Social science students from nine different UK universities assessed their skills using the National Numeracy Challenge, an online resource which any adult… Read more »

BAFTA and albert partner with UK universities to tackle environmental impact of screen industries

27 February 2019 The initiative will provide students, staff and graduates with the opportunity to learn about environmentally responsible working practices and their professional relevance, contributing to the transformation of the film and television industry The British Academy of Film and Television Arts (BAFTA) has today announced a new partnership between UK universities and albert,… Read more »

Funds now available to support Global Staff Mobility: Erasmus+

Global staff mobility, including training and teaching, leads to professional development and networking and brings great value to BU and our students, whilst offering invaluable international experience. We are pleased to announce that staff, both academic and professional support, can now apply for funds to support these activities through Erasmus+.   Erasmus+ funds are a… Read more »

Research Concordat…. Have your say!

The Concordat to Support the Career Development of Researchers was reviewed in the summer and the consultation on this review is open until 7th January 2018. Although there is likely to be a BU institutional response, you are encouraged to participate in this consultation as individuals. In addition, Bournemouth University, as holders of the HR… Read more »

Special issue on Journal Review of Education – Using multiple methods to investigate complex educational issue

Research methodology is a significant topic in education research, especially the use of multiple methods for exploring complex situations.  British Education Research Association (BERA) has published a special issue on the journal Review of Education to showcase the latest research innovations and progresses in education research methods. This special issue covers a collection of individual… Read more »