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By | 16th June 2017

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Huddersfield education students command highest salaries in UK

This story published on Thursday 15 June 2017
“…one of the statistics shows that new teachers who studied at Huddersfield earned a median annual salary of £22,200 – the highest in the country…”

John Major

Scottish independence – ‘it was wrong then and it’s wrong now’

This story published on Wednesday 14 June 2017
Huddersfield contributors to a new book on former prime minister John Major examine the premier’s 1997 General Election stance against Scottish independence


Huddersfield professors take centre stage at global UN conference

This story published on Tuesday 13 June 2017
Professor Dilanthi Amaratunga and Professor Richard Haigh took leading roles at the United Nations Global Platform for Disaster Risk Reduction in Mexico

The Material Culture of Religious Change and Continuity

Historical experts from around the world attend conference

This story published on Monday 12 June 2017
Historians came together to analyse how ancient objects can give profound insights into Europe’s religious upheavals

Going global 2017

Hudds international students impress at Going Global 2017

This story published on Friday 9 June 2017
The theme of the 11th annual British Council’s Going Global conference was Global cities, connecting talent and driving change

Dr Jason Camp

Uni collaborates with Australian firm for scientific research

This story published on Thursday 8 June 2017
Dr Jason Camp is working with Circa Group, who produce the solvent Cyrene, to investigate the potential of a non-toxic and more greener way to produce a wide range of medicines


New Uni software means reduced hazards at red railway signals

This story published on Wednesday 7 June 2017
Devised by researchers in the Institute of Railway Research the new software has been achieved by a ‘Big Data’ approach and will vastly reduce the risk of trains passing red signals

Dr Mahmoud Dhimish

New technology will enable properties to share solar energy

This story published on Tuesday 6 June 2017
Dr Mahmoud Dhimish’s research will mean low energy bills for consumers

HRH The Duke of York

The University’s Chancellor attends alumni event in China

This story published on Monday 5 June 2017
HRH The Duke of York was guest of honour and presented a number of awards to commemorate five years of successful operation by the University’s China Office

Dr Jason Roach

A global network for research into child death to be launched

This story published on Monday 5 June 2017
The University of Huddersfield will be at the centre of the International Network for Research into Child Death

CN Lester

Well-known musician and activist undertakes PhD at the University

This story published on Friday 2 June 2017
CN Lester is researching the life and works of Barbara Strozzi supervised by Dr Lisa Colton in the Centre for the Study of Music, Gender and Identity

Ocean Spark Studios

£26,000 invested in young entrepreneurs’ business

This story published on Thursday 1 June 2017
Ocean Spark Studios, a video games design business set up with the help of the University’s Enterprise Team, secures substantial funding from several investors

Morpheus cup

Competition takes engineer and designer to Luxembourg

This story published on Friday 26 May 2017
Philippa Hazel and Heather Braddock are first ever Huddersfield students to take part in the Morpheus Cup

Dr Kyle Wilson

No green light for traffic light app following expert evaluation

This story published on Thursday 25 May 2017
Psychologist Dr Kyle Wilson takes a ‘human look’ at a new vehicle traffic light app ahead of plans to introduce similar devices into ‘connected vehicles’

Dr Mahendra Patel

Hudds pharmacist represents UK at International Congress

This story published on Thursday 25 May 2017
Dr Mahendra Patel was invited by Morocco’s National Council of Pharmacists to speak at the country’s 3rd International Congress