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.
27 June 2017
The Brion Research Institute of Taiwan and Herbprime Co., Ltd. have established a new PhD studentship at the University of Westminster to advance the field of Traditional Chinese Medicine.
23 June 2017
The University of Westminster’s Department of Computer Science has organised its first undergraduate Digital Showreel Event, showcasing VR/interactive applications, mobile and PC games created by Westminster students.
University of Westminster offers two programmes for Westminster students to travel to Jordan and Hong Kong this September
22 June 2017
Two international programmes, the AlSadi Changing Lives Programme and Westminster Working Cultures have been organised by the University of Westminster to increase Westminster students’ employability by equipping them with key skills and international experience.
Westminster Students win Robot Design Competition at the National Saturday Club Trust Masterclass for Science & Engineering event
22 June 2017
Two Westminster students won the Robot Design Competition taking place on 11 March during the National Saturday Club Trust Masterclass organised at world-renowned designer firm Sebastian Conran Studios.