27 April 2018
In March 2018, Sean Durkan, Senior Support Engineer and Omar Albadry, Development Engineer, from GameSparks spent a day at our Cavendish campus giving final year games students insights into the current technology that is powering immersive gameplay.
11 April 2018
Ipsita Roy, Professor in Microbial Biotechnology, delivered a talk at the Tate Modern on the use of bacteria derived plastics for medical applications.
Dr Michael Newell’s study finds moderate carbohydrate intake during endurance exercise is as effective as higher doses to improve performance
26 March 2018
Cutting–edge research led by Dr Michael Newell, Lecturer in Sport and Exercise Nutrition at the University of Westminster, has found that consuming a moderate amount of carbohydrates can enhance performance during longer duration exercises.
09 March 2018
Dr Nelson Chong, Senior Lecturer in Pharmacology and expert on circadian and cardiac biology, explained the science behind a ‘broken heart’ at the Love Hurts edition of the Nerd Nite London monthly event.
02 March 2018
On Tuesday 27 February, the Department of Psychology, at Westminster’s Cavendish Campus, hosted the successful taster event, Psych4Schools, to help school children engage with psychology, helping them to consider it as a future course or career path.
13 February 2018
Dr Daphne Economou, Mobile User Experience module leader, is working in partnership with digital industries providing students with an insight into the professional world, enhancing their employability skills.
05 February 2018
Dr Mohammed Gulrez Zariwala, Senior Lecturer in Physiology at the University of Westminster, has been chosen to develop a new multi-nutrient supplement in a ground-breaking form that is set to revolutionise the way the nutrients are absorbed in the body.
Westminster research was one of the top two most popular articles of 2017 in the British Journal of General Practice
23 January 2018
Research published by Professor Damien Ridge and Professor David Peters from the University of Westminster on the increasing pressures GPs face in the workplace, was one of the top two most popular articles from 2017 in the British Journal of General Practice.
17 January 2018
Dr Godfrey Kyazze and Professor Taj Keshavarz from the Department of Life Sciences were recently awarded a Newton Fund Institutional Links grant to develop microbial fuel cells for wastewater treatment and reuse.
15 January 2018
Liz Gosling, who studied Computer Science at the University of Westminster, has been elected as the new Chair of TUANZ.
02 January 2018
Over forty Westminster Computer Games Development students had the chance to attend a huge three-day gaming event hosted by the gaming events company WeGeek, called Gaming Utopia 2017.
20 December 2017
The Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE) welcomed almost a hundred members and guests at its first Christmas Lecture, hosted at the University of Westminster’s Regent Street Cinema.
18 December 2017
Super Mario Kart Tournament, inviting students to play games and contribute to a good cause at the same time, was organised in collaboration between the Marrow and the Games & Creative student societies.
Westminster Applied Biotechnology Research Group involved in major European research project developing high-demand biopolymers
11 December 2017
Westminster researchers from the Applied Biotechnology Research Group are contributing to a major European research project called ‘PolyBioSkin’ aiming to broaden the use of biopolymers in biomedical, cosmetic and sanitary skin-contact applications.
28 November 2017
A collaborative research project between the University of Westminster and Middlesex University led to the launch of the campaign Small Talk Saves Lives, aiming to empower the public to act in order to prevent suicide on the railways.
Westminster professor involved in developing new talking therapy to help cancer survivors cope better
28 November 2017
Helping cancer survivors in the aftermath of treatment is the goal of a new £2.5 million project that will design and test a new kind of talking therapy for patients.
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”.