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A University of Westminster alumnus, Sebastian Marcu, is pioneering the making of crumb-free bread, which may revolutionise food choices in space. This could have a major positive impact on the well-being of astronauts.

The University of Westminster’s Department of Architecture have awarded 23 students with over £6,000 worth of prizes.

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.

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.

A Westminster Law School LLB Honours student has been awarded a prestigious Freshfields Stephen Lawrence Scholarship, the third time in four years that a University of Westminster student has been selected.

On 12 June the University of Westminster held its fourth annual research event as part of the London Technology Week, celebrating enterprise and partnerships in science and technology, with this year a special theme being health and digital Innovations.

Academics from the Faculty of Science and Technology represented the University at the annual STEM Gender Equality Congress (SGEC) in Berlin in June.

The University of Westminster International Genetically Engineered Machine (iGEM) team, taking part in the 2017 competition, will be hosting the annual global iGEM pre-competition UK team meetup on 18 August for the second year running.

Dr Naomi Creutzfeldt (pictured above right), Lecturer in Law in the Westminster Law School, has been awarded £449,000 by the Economic and Social Research Council (ESRC) to conduct research into the access to justice available to vulnerable and energy-poor consumers in the European Energy Market.

The National Property Award, run by the Association of Women in Property (WiP), seeks the most talented young women in the region.

In his recently published book, Energy Security, Professor Roland Dannreuther offers a new and comprehensive approach to understanding energy security.

Dr Faith Gordon, Lecturer in Criminology and Director of the Youth Justice Network presented a plenary entitled: ‘Children’s rights and their digital identity: balancing best interests, autonomy and consent’, on 7 June at the “Have ‘Generation Tagged’ lost their privacy?” event.

The University of Westminster hosted Debate Mate, a national competition that encourages young people to become powerful thinkers and speakers.

Two Westminster students from the Politics and International Relations BA Honours course have been interviewed at the University of Westminster by Sveriges, one of the main Swedish national radio channels, regarding the General Election.

A student from the Interactive Media Practice MA course at the University of Westminster worked as an audio lead on developing new game ‘Shiness’ released by well-known gaming companies including PlayStation 4, Xbox, One and PC.

The University of Westminster’s Career Development Centre hosted the Westminster Distinctiveness Awards on Wednesday 7 June to celebrate the achievements of Westminster students and recognise the contribution made by our external partners.

11 students from the Westminster School of Media, Arts and Design at the University of Westminster took part in a two-week programme, called Visit China – Experience Living in Beijing. The programme was facilitated by Beijing Foreign Studies University (BFSU), an international partner of the University of Westminster.

Westminster Law School hosted 85 guests at a panel discussion on the disruption that artificial intelligence and other forms of technology are likely to have on the legal professions.

Seven teams of University of Westminster students studying on the Computer Games Development BSc course have produced and published games on GooglePlay and iTunes.

Three students from the Architecture and Environmental Design MSc course at the University of Westminster finished as runners-up in the Green Infrastructure Design Challenge.

Miranda Brawn, Founder/CEO of the Miranda Brawn Diversity Leadership Foundation and Westminster Business School MBA alumna, made it to the 30th position on the Financial Times Global Powerlist for the most influential leaders from a black, Asian and minority ethnic background.

On 15 June the University of Westminster will host ‘Turning Research into Action: Knowledge Exchange between Young People, Academic Researchers and Practitioners’ the first seminar from the newly established Youth and Justice Network in the Department of History, Sociology and Criminology.

The University of Westminster’s end-of-year student exhibition, OPEN 2017, will launch on Thursday 15 June (18:00 – 21:30), as part of the London Festival of Architecture 2017. David Dernie, Dean of the Faculty of Architecture and Built Environment at Westminster, will open the exhibition.

The ‘Westminster Working Cultures’ programme launches this month, providing students with the opportunity to travel abroad and experience work life in a number of global locations.

Third year Architecture students from the University of Westminster have designed and built a timber “laavu” or shelter in the Punkaharju forests of eastern Finland.

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