- End ‘shame, isolation and segregation’ of fistula sufferers, urges UN reproductive health chief
- Preserving biodiversity vital to reverse tide of climate change, UN stresses on International Day
- FROM THE FIELD: Saving the tree kangaroos of Papua New Guinea
- On World Bee day, human activity blamed for falling pollinator numbers
- Promoting ‘a healthy sustainable future’, the UN health agency engages young and young at heart to 'Walk the Talk'
- European elections: The view from your region
- Theresa May quits: UK set for new PM by end of July
- Liberal Democrats start leadership contest
- France's Macron urges Brexit clarity after May resignation
- Theresa May resignation: What does it mean for Brexit?
- Jeremy Corbyn: Theresa May has lost confidence of her own MPs
- Ruth Davidson: May 'has done the right thing'
- Ken Clarke on Tory leadership race: I think I'll give it a miss
- Conservative Party: New PM to be in post by end of July
- Theresa May: What does PM's departure mean for NI?
Category Archives: Participation
What are the benefits of student volunteering, beyond enhancing a CV or developing soft skills? Are there other talents developing or changes in behaviour less obvious and unintended when an undergraduate gives their time to a project or cause? … Continue reading
I have gone 28-hours without sleep. I was awake through the coldest night of winter so far with many other hardy souls from De Montfort University, Leicester, to demonstrate our solidarity with victims of breaches of human rights worldwide with … Continue reading
Using waste ground coffee to grow mushrooms, create a make-do-and-mend culture and find ways to stimulate a ‘sharing economy’ were at least three ideas for a ‘Smart City’ I didn’t see coming. They were given to me at Leicester’s first Proaction … Continue reading
Welcome to this lightning guide to the benefits of blogging at De Montfort University’s Research Conference for Doctoral and Early Career Researchers entitled: Your Research Journey: The challenges of writing. I have a blog that I update when I can. Often it … Continue reading
What is a Smart City? Most people don’t know what a ‘Smart City’ is, and let’s face it why would they care? Even the most simplified definition, like this one, taken from Wikipedia, would switch off any man or woman in … Continue reading
There’s nothing like a great piece of music, fashion or a movie to set the scene of the 1960s some of the most exciting and creative times in modern history. Earlier this month I was lucky enough to take part in … Continue reading
There is a growing interest in how universities work with the public to pursue projects that aim to deliver mutual benefits through engagement (Owen and Hill S, 2011; Watson, 2007; NCCPE, 2015) and while public engagement in higher education is … Continue reading
This is a work in progress and may be slightly inaccurate in that it doesn’t show every location that a DMU Square Mile project has taken place. However it does go some way to show the number of projects we … Continue reading
Here is an example of an exciting outreach project in Louisville, Kentucky, where disused spaces are brought to life through festivals and events. There are some more details here – it’s an inspiring way to bring people together and make use … Continue reading