MSc Health Research – hear from the course leader

What’s it all about? Health Research is about so much more than running trials for new drugs. It’s about improving healthcare – and we will cover numerous ways in which this can be done. We’ve designed this dynamic course to take students through the journey of designing and carrying out a piece of research. It… Read more »

Showcasing Undergraduate Research Excellence (SURE) conference

Over 70 students took part in BU’s fourth annual undergraduate research conference: Showcasing Undergraduate Research Excellence (SURE). The conference is an excellent opportunity for undergraduates and recent graduates to share their work and develop their presentation skills to other students, academics, staff and attendees from external organisations. As well as demonstrating academic successes, it gives students… Read more »

Daniela’s path to an academic career in anthropology

Daniela, from Italy, studied BSc Biological Anthropology at BU before progressing to MSc Applied Sciences by Research. She said: “Before starting my degrees I wasn’t sure what I wanted to do for a career. I knew I was interested in research, human anatomy, archaeology, forensics and psychology, but I couldn’t imagine myself in any of… Read more »

The transferable skills studying a Master’s degree has enhanced

Studying a Master’s degree at Bournemouth University has helped enhance and develop transferrable skills which are invaluable when coming to applying for jobs. At undergraduate level and in previous employment these skills are learnt and developed, but they are really tested and developed in postgraduate study! Organisation and time management are two tremendously important skills… Read more »

Research photo of the week: Reflexivity, quilting and bricolage

Reflexivity, quilting and Bricolage: arts-based midwifery research In our next ’Photo of the week’ we are looking at research investigating the impact that creative inquiry can have on midwifery and what meanings have emerged through adopting a creative, bricolage methodology. The research is being led by BU’s Dr Jenny Hall. As a midwife educator for… Read more »

Photo Of The Week: On The Origin Of Chickens

On the Origin of Chickens: Piecing Together the Evidence. In our next ‘Photo of the week’, we are looking at research investigating the origins, dispersal and impact of the domestic chicken in relation to the environment. The research is being led by BU’s Jacqueline Pitt. With a near global distribution, the chicken is the most… Read more »

Research photo of the week: Landscape ecology and primatology

LEAP: Landscape Ecology and Primatology In our first ‘Photo of the Week’, we will be looking at research investigating the effects of human activity on the habitat of forest dwelling primates. The research is being led by BU’s Dr Amanda Korstjens and Professor Ross Hill. A primate needs to negotiate its way through the forest… Read more »

BU’s research website is shortlisted for international award

BU’s research website, launched in January 2014, has been short listed in the Best Research Website category in the international eduStyle Awards. These celebrate the best work in college and university websites and aim to recognise the most innovative and exciting developments in key areas of HE web development. Each award is given as both… Read more »