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How English Grammar Aids Criticality?

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When you are polishing your chapters, there are things which were initially written as plans (future) but are now being reported on (past) which relate to recent changes/developments (present perfect) and may have claims for possibly being ‘true’ (present simple). If you are in the process of writing your thesis and you would like to know how to use tenses to show criticality in your work, then come along to a research seminar organized by the Dr. Dave Burnapp and Prof.Janet Wilson on 21sth Nov at 2pm in SN202. To book your place, please visit the link

All welcome

Meditation Society: First Academic Conference on 23/02/2019 at UoN.

MedSocLogoMeditation Society invites you to their first academic conference on 23rd Feb 2019. There will be a special guest talk with Dr. Liz Sparkes from Coventry University on ‘Mindfulness and Pain.’ The spaces are limited so hurry up and follow the link to register. For any queries, please email meditation.society@northampton.ac.uk. 🌺

 

 

Upcoming research seminar: Medication Safety in Psychiatry and the Nurses’ Role.

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The Centre for Health Sciences and Services is pleased to be hosting a seminar by Dr Ann Lykkegaard Sørensen from University College Northern Denmark, on medication safety in psychiatry. This seminar will take place on 14th November at 12 noon. For more details and to book a place, please see the flyer

For those who will be attending from outside of the University, please contact alison.ward@northampton.ac.uk if you would like to book a parking space. Please note that all visitors must be signed in and have a pass to access the seminar room. Please can all visitors meet at Senate reception no later than 11.45am. Alison will meet you there and take you to the seminar. Please can you pass this on to colleagues who you think may be interested in attending.

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FBL Research Seminar 2018/2019 Term 1

pexels-photo-256428.jpegThe Faculty of Business and Law invites you to check its 2018-19 Seminar Series Programme. This aims at sharing and discussing ideas in a friendly environment. The programme includes a variety of topics, if you are interested, please book your place through the links provided. All Welcome

 

Save the date! Moulton’s Postgraduate Research Symposium, 15th December

Submitted by Dr Wanda McCormick

Moulton College logoMoulton’s Postgraduate Research Symposium will take place on Thursday 15th December 2016 in P9, the Lecture Theatre, Pitsford Centre, from 1pm to 4:15pm with a buffet lunch beforehand. All students and staff at the University of Northampton are welcome to attend.

After an opening address by Steve Davies, Principal at Moulton College, 11 presentations by postgraduate research students will follow. Research topics will include exotic pet welfare, lameness detection in sheep, tree health and the effects of cryotherapy for sports recovery. At 4:15pm coffee, tea and mince pies will be served. For more information, and to register your interest in attending, please contact Dr Wanda McCormick.

The rabbit – Britain’s unloved pet?

Figure 1: Rabbit and food bowl. Photo: C Ellis

Submitted by Clare Ellis
Postgraduate Researcher Moulton College & University of Northampton

Rabbits are one of Britain’s top five most popular pets (PFMA, 2013) yet recent research (PDSA Wellbeing report 2013) has shown that they are often not kept in appropriate conditions, and hundreds of rescue centres all over Britain take in unwanted pet rabbits each year.

New research being carried out by research staff at Moulton College & the University of Northampton is investigating how BIG Britain’s bunny problem is. Read the rest of this entry