Tag : Jonny Chard

Campus Watch: 11/03/2016

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61-year-old pornstar lecturer investigated A chemical engineering lecturer at The University of Manchester is being investigated after his secret life as a porn star was revealed. Professor Nicholas Goddard, 61, is lead tutor on three courses and is believed to have started his second career as ‘Old Nick’ following a … Read More

Universities in England accumulate record surpluses

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Universities in England accumulated record operating surpluses worth nearly £1.8bn last year, as their balances were filled by the first full group of students paying the £9,000 tuition fee. The figures published by the Higher Education Statistics Agency (HESA) show that the income for English universities rose above their counterparts … Read More

Campus Watch: 26/2/2016

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University in Texas allows handguns on campus Students at the University of Texas will soon be allowed to carry handguns on campus. President Gregory Fenves has approved the 2015 Republican-led Texas Legislature to allow guns on public college campuses throughout the state. Although the University has endorsed this controversial ruling, … Read More

The Digest: 19/2/2016

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Ankara bomb Blast Kills 28 A large blast in the middle of Ankara, the Turkish capital, left 28 people dead and 61 injured. A vehicle full of explosives was detonated close to parliament and military headquarters, just as army buses were passing by. Most of the victims were military personnel, … Read More

Leeds Physics Student Missing On Ben Nevis

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University of Leeds Physics undergraduate student, Tim Newton, is missing after failing to return from an outing on Ben Nevis at the weekend. Newton, 27, and Rachel Slater, 24, both experienced climbers, were thought to have been camping in a green tent near the Charles Inglis Clark memorial hut on … Read More

Campus Watch: 19/2/2016

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Salford Student Stabbed To Death William Lound, a Salford University student, has been found stabbed to death in his halls of residence. Lound, aged 30, from Birkdale, near Southport, was discovered last Monday in Bramall Court. An investigation into the incident has been launched and Lee Arnold, 36, has appeared … Read More

The Digest: 12/2/2016

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Continuity IRA claim responsibility for two Dublin shootings The Continuity IRA, a hard-line republican group aiming to carry on the original IRA mission, have claimed responsibility for the shooting of another man in Dublin on Monday night, in what police believe is a follow up to the killing of David … Read More

Junior Doctor Contract Imposed Despite Strikes

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The controversial new junior doctors’ contract is set to be imposed by the government, despite a nationwide strike that took place on Wednesday. Nearly 3,000 operations were cancelled and appointments faced disruption as junior doctors took part in their second 24-hour strike over the government’s new employment contract. Formal talks … Read More

Leeds medical students to get state-of-the-art ultrasound training

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In a UK first, Medical students at the University of Leeds are to be given ultrasound training during the full five years of their degrees. The state-of-the-art VScan ultrasound equipment, which is the size of a mobile phone, is increasingly being utilised as a diagnostic aid in clinical medicine. It … Read More

Leeds medical students to get pioneering ultrasound training in UK first

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In a UK first, medical students at the University of Leeds are to be given ultrasound training during the full five years of their degrees. The state-of-the-art VScan ultrasound equipment, which is the size of a mobile phone, is increasingly being utilised as a diagnostic aid in clinical medicine. It … Read More