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Music Minds Matter, a 24/7 mental health support line from Help Musicians UK, has launched in the UK with the aim of supporting people who work within the music industry who are suffering stress, anxiety and other mental health issues.

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.

On 6 December, the University of Westminster hosted an event celebrating the 10th Anniversary of the award-winning venue exhibition venue, Ambika P3.

On Wednesday 6 December, the ‘What it takes’ series invited MBA alumnus and CEO of The Scout Association Matt Hyde to feature in the ‘What it takes to be an effective leader’ event.

Gillian Youngs, Professor of Creative and Digital Economy and Head of Innovation and Impact at the University of Westminster has been awarded the John Urry Fellowship.

On Tuesday 5 December, Westminster Master of Architecture (MArch) student Rhiain Bower won the RIBA President’s Dissertation Medal 2017.

Fifty-three students from the Department of History, Sociology and Criminology at the Faculty of Social Sciences and Humanities recently visited Paris as part of a field trip, funded by the Quintin Hogg Trust.

MusicTank, the independent music think tank at the University of Westminster, partnered with Record-Play to publish its seventh music industry publication entitled “Unlocking the Sync”.

The Ultimate Seminar, in its eighth year, was hosted at the University of Westminster, and was attended by over 40 leading music industry leaders who offered their expert insights to Westminster students and the public.

Journalism lecturer and researcher in viral cultures Anastasia Denisova was announced as one of ten social media superstars of 2017 in a competition by Jisc, which celebrates the innovative ways in which social media is being used in Higher Education to add value to sector practice.

The Professional Practice in Entrepreneurship (PPE) team has secured a £45,200 British Council grant for its international social innovation research project.

131 students from the Fine Art Mixed Media BA Honours course had the chance to visit the 57th International Art Exhibition at the renowned Venice Biennale.

On 17 November, the Queer London Research Forum, based at the University of Westminster, hosted a successful ‘Coming Out In/To Poetry’ event including a talk from renowned Professor Stephen Guy-Bray.

Entrepreneur Lord Karan Bilimoria, Barrister and Deputy Chair of the University’s Court of Governors, Dame Rita Bellamy-James, and Peter Kyle OBE, former Chair of the Court of Governors, received Honorary Degrees at Westminster’s winter graduation ceremony.

On 27 November, the WestMUN Society and the Department of Politics and International Relations hosted a film screening of ‘My Year With Helen’ followed by a Q&A session with former New Zealand Prime Minister and Head of the United Nations Development Programme, Helen Clark, and award-winning Director, Gaylene Preston.

Ben Jennings, who graduated from the Illustration BA Honours course (now Illustration and Visual Communication BA Honours) in 2012, was awarded the Political Cartoon of the Year for a second time, after winning the prestigious prize for the first time while he was still a student.

On 23 November, Westminster Law School hosted an event inviting a group of distinguished speakers from the fields of data regulation, business, and journalism to discuss the ‘Growing the Artificial Intelligence Industry in the UK’ report presented by Professor Dame Wendy Hall and Jérôme Pesenti to the government’s Department for...

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.

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.

Radio Production graduate Jamie Wareham has been named Employee of the Month at Gay Star News for his work on the investigative Chemsex series.

Westminster hosted a panel to discuss ongoing allegations of racial and sexual harassment against Fox News in the US, and the implications for Rupert Mudoch’s 21st Century Fox attempted takeover of the whole of Sky.

On 26 October the University of Westminster held its annual Property and Construction Networking Careers Fair at the Marylebone Campus attracting a record number of participants.

The University of Westminster hosted the ‘Georgian Studies Day’ conference to mark the 30th anniversary of the day which this year centred on the topic of ‘Georgia in Europe’.

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...

Ambika P3, an exhibition space at the University of Westminster, has won an Academic Venue Award in the ‘Best Exhibition Space’ category.

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