Sir Simon Milton, the new Westminster University Technical College, was visited by Lord Kenneth Baker
23 November 2017
Immersing himself in the school’s activities, Lord Baker sat in on classes and observed presentations from the engineering students who boasted new design concepts for future technology. He toured the school with help from sixth form students who spoke with him over a lunch in the cafeteria and enjoyed the 360o views of London from the roof terrace. Lord Baker has been described as a major driving force behind the new UTC technical schools concept.
07 November 2017
Professor Jimmy Bell and Dr Louise Thomas from the University of Westminster’s Department of Life Sciences have contributed to a major research on liver fat which has recently been published in the scientific journal Clinical Science.
Nutrition student’s dissertation on type 2 diabetes and Weight Watchers receives extensive media interest
01 November 2017
A Public Health Nutrition MSc (now Global Public Health Nutrition MSc) alumna has earned a flood of media interest and professional acclaim with her dissertation studying the prevention of type 2 diabetes with the help of a Weight Watchers weight management programme.
School students and engineering professionals brought together to explore the world of innovation at Westminster
31 October 2017
The University of Westminster’s Department of Engineering and the Outreach Team was honoured to partner with the Institute of Electrical and Electronic Engineers (IEEE) UK and Ireland Section’s annual Members Open Day by hosting an open day of STEM activities on Saturday 7 October. Students of all ages, interested in exploring some of the innovations in technology that are shaping our future, were welcomed to the event.
25 October 2017
The University of Westminster’s Breast Cancer Research Unit has contributed to a major study on the genetics of breast cancer providing clues to the mechanisms behind the disease.
Westminster Human Library Project hosts courageous debates tackling prejudice and discrimination for Black History Month
24 October 2017
The University of Westminster’s Human Library Project, which took place on Wednesday 18 October, has enabled staff and students to take part in debates tackling prejudice as part of Black History Month.
17 October 2017
Peter Paduh, a graduate from the Computer Science BSc Honours course and founder of innovative social enterprise Socialbox.Biz, has officially been named Social Entrepreneur of the Year at the Social Impact Awards for 2017, hosted by New York’s SocialMe University.
University of Westminster develops innovative firefighting technology to dramatically reduce forest fires
12 October 2017
The University of Westminster’s Applied DSP and VLSI Research Group (ADVRG) have developed an innovative firefighting technology to tackle forest fires.
04 October 2017
Joshua Masih, a recent graduate from the BSc Computer Games Development course has been awarded first place in the undergraduate British Computer Society (BCS) open competition on Animation and Game Development Specialist group for his final year project about “Shadow Asylum 2”.
Westminster Computer Science Academic appointed as STEM Committee Member by International Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers
28 September 2017
Dr Anastassia Angelopoulou, Senior Lecturer at the Department of Computer Science at the University of Westminster, has been appointed for 2 years as STEM committee member by the International Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE) to support the growing activities, services and outward engagement in the UK and Ireland Section.
25 September 2017
Eleven scientists from the Faculty of Science and Technology will take part in the New Scientist Live event from 28 September to 1 October at London’s ExCeL Centre.
18 September 2017
The Centre for Parallel Computing (CPC), in collaboration with the Cyber Security Research Group from the Faculty of Science and Technology, will conduct a new European project entitled ‘Cloudifacturing’.
Westminster-supported new central London UTC opens specialising in transport, construction engineering, technology and innovation
15 September 2017
The University of Westminster, in partnership with The Sir Simon Milton Foundation, has helped open the Sir Simon Milton Westminster University Technical College in September 2017.
13 September 2017
The Department of Psychology within the Faculty of Science and Technology marked World Suicide Prevention Day on 5 September by hosting an event aimed at raising awareness about suicide and self-harm in probation settings.
08 September 2017
Dr Samuel Evans, Lecturer in Psychology, has worked on a successful collaborative research project, which raised awareness of non-clinical voice hearing and recently gained high profile media attention.
04 September 2017
The University of Westminster, together with the BCS ISSG Group, are pleased to announce the second Cyber Security Women’s Day at its Regent Campus on the 16 September 2017. The event will offer training to women who want to start a career in cyber security.
Professor Coral Dando takes part in live debate ‘Who can rebuild our faith in the truth?’ at Edinburgh International Book Festival
01 September 2017
Professor of Psychology Coral Dando took part in a live debate entitled ‘Who can rebuild our faith in the truth?’ organised by the Edinburgh International Book Festival on 23 August.
31 August 2017
The University of Westminster’s Research Centre for Optimal Health is organising a Public Lecture titled ‘Cannabis and Epilepsy: Past, Present and Future’ on 18 October, with Professor Geoffrey Guy from GW Pharma as keynote speaker.
30 August 2017
The University of Westminster International Genetically Engineered Machine (iGEM) team, taking part in the 2017 competition, has hosted the annual iGEM pre-competition UK team meetup on 18 August for the second year running.
17 August 2017
‘Clearing’ and ‘stress’. Two words that, for most people, go hand-in-hand - but they don’t have to. In addition to the University of Westminster’s free Clearing Toolkit to help you organise your thoughts, here are some bits of advice from across the University to help to beat those Clearing blues.
14 August 2017
Claire Tranter, Visiting Lecturer in the Department of Psychology at the University of Westminster, who was announced recipient of the highly competitive BPS POST Postgraduate Award last year, has now successfully finished her Fellowship by publishing a briefing note on migration.
10 August 2017
Peter Paduh, a graduate from the Computer Science BSc Honours course and founder of innovative social enterprise Socialbox.Biz, has recently been nominated as the Tech CEO of the Year at the forthcoming 2017 UK Tech Awards.
21 July 2017
Westminster was proud to host the Go4SET finale at the Westminster Business School on Friday 14 July for the third year running. GO4SET aims to inspire young people to pursue careers Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics.
05 July 2017
A collaborative research project between the Research Centre for Optimal Health at the University of Westminster, the University of Exeter and Brunel University has been awarded £234, 607 by the British Heart Foundation.
29 June 2017
Peter Paduh, a graduate from the Computer Science BSc Honours course at the University of Westminster, founded social enterprise SocialBox.Biz to provide homeless people with laptops.