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Dr James Morgan, who is a Senior Lecturer in Tourism and Events, has given a presentation at the Embassy Magazine Event Expo 2016.

A puppy and bunny room helped University of Westminster students get their minds off the pressures of the exam and deadline period on Wednesday 27 April as part of the Students' Union campaign, Destress week.

The University of Westminster is the first to receive an institutional Bronze award using expanded criteria brought in last year.

Professor Marco Roscini, from the Westminster Law School, has been awarded a €53,900 grant to fund a research project into foreign intervention in civil wars.

The University of Westminster’s student radio station is set to be one of the first to host a student show on BBC Radio 1.

BBC reporter and news presenter George Alagiah has been named winner of this year’s prestigious Charles Wheeler Award for Outstanding Contribution to Broadcast Journalism. The Award is made each year in honour of one of the BBC’s most celebrated correspondents, the late Sir Charles Wheeler.

The University of Westminster will host a symposium called ‘Media Engagement: Connecting Production, Texts and Audiences’ on Wednesday 4 May 2016.

Members of staff from the Centre for Urban Infrastructures in the Faculty of Architecture and the Built Environment organised a three-day seminar as part of a collaborative agreement with the College of Architecture and Urban Planning at Tongji University, Shanghai.

Deputy Vice Chancellor for Global Engagement Professor Alexandra Hughes recently visited China and Hong Kong, as part of our University’s continuing relationship with overseas partners.

A set of porcelain spoons designed by British artist Clare Twomey has been given to the Queen for her 90th birthday.

UK scientists from the University of Westminster’s Faculty of Science and Technology have confirmed that a new blood test can detect if breast cancer has spread to other parts of the body in a research study funded by the charity Against Breast Cancer.

The Smithsonian’s Lemelson Center in association with the University of Westminster held a public forum to discuss the past and future of innovation and creativity at the University’s 309 Regent Street headquarters on 6 April 2016.

Head of the Department of Property and Construction, Jane Wright, has been elected as the new Chair of the prestigious Council of the Heads of the Built Environment (CHOBE).

The Westminster Entrepreneurial Society (WES) has been nominated for best society at the prestigious NACUE Leaders’ Summit 2016, which takes place on 22 April in Manchester.

The world’s largest health imaging study, led by UK scientists, including members of the University of Westminster and funded by the British Heart Foundation, the Medical Research Council, and the Wellcome Trust has been launched.

The University of Westminster hosted the 13th Annual Schools Science Conference in collaboration with Science4u on Wednesday 20 April 2016 at its Cavendish Campus in central London, with “Science for your Future” being this year’s overarching theme.

Students from the Computer Games Development BSc Honours course and the Department of Computer Science visited the Microsoft Headquarters in Reading, where they networked with industry professionals.

The China Media Centre has hosted the International Conference on China and the Changing Geopolitics of Global Communication.

Dr Edward Wright, Senior Lecturer in the Department of Biomedical Sciences, and his group have just published a study that identifies antibodies that could inhibit the rabies virus in humans.

Two third year students have presented a research poster at the Microbiology Society Annual Conference 2016.

Dr Peter Catterall, from the Department of History, Sociology and Criminology, took part in a roundtable discussion on ‘Studied Ambiguity and Empire’ at the New Zealand embassy in Paris earlier this month.

Senior figures from all the main political parties called for citizens to have a greater say over constitutional change in the UK following a pioneering project involving the University of Westminster.

Professor Simon Joss, from the Department of Politics and International Relations, is among the top five authors in the award-winning International Encyclopedia of the Social and Behavioural Sciences.

Dr Georgina Colby from the Department of English, Linguistics and Cultural Studies (ELCS) was interviewed this week on BBC World News about the work of small presses.

Westminster Business Consultants (WBC) have won the Most International Junior Enterprise at the JADE Excellence Awards 2016, which was held in Brussels.