UEL Research News

The latest research news and events from the University of East London

UEL researcher awarded funding to develop mindfulness intervention for at-risk males

Dr Tim Lomas from the School of Psychology has been awarded early career research funding from the Richard Benjamin Trust to explore the use of mindfulness in promoting well-being amongst … Continue reading

August 14, 2014 · Leave a comment

UEL professor steers House of Lords committee on affordable childcare

The University of East London’s Professor Helen Penn is one of a group of experts helping to inform the new House of Lords Committee on Affordable Childcare, chaired by Lord … Continue reading

August 6, 2014 · Leave a comment

Social Media & Austerity

The interim report for the Communities and Culture Care Network+ pilot project ‘Social Media & Austerity’, led by UEL’s Dr Ian Tucker (pictured), is now available to download here. In … Continue reading

August 6, 2014 · Leave a comment

Former UEL alumni awarded prestigious accolade

A former UEL graduate Dr. Melinda Rees has been recognised as being one of the top 50 most inspirational women in UK Healthcare 2014. She was awarded this prestigious accolade … Continue reading

July 23, 2014 · Leave a comment

Cyprus 40 years on. Do you really want a solution? Abandon ‘realism’

Professor Vassilis K. Fouskas, Director of the Centre for the Study of States, Markets & People (STAMP) at UEL, writes about the ongoing conflict on the Mediterranean island of Cyprus … Continue reading

July 18, 2014 · Leave a comment

UEL leads development of new research into conflict prevention in the Western Balkans

The University of East London is leading the development of a possible new international research collaboration to explore conflict prevention alternatives for the Western Balkans. The policy-relevant COPA (Conflict Prevention … Continue reading

July 4, 2014 · Leave a comment

UEL celebrates “exceptional” research

The University of East London (UEL) celebrated its diverse and innovative research recently at the sixth annual UEL Research Conference. The one-day event, which was held at the university’s iconic … Continue reading

July 4, 2014 · Leave a comment

How can the government use social media effectively?

Social media can help government officials to understand, prepare for and manage a major disaster, but is less effective when used as an official warning. That was the advice given … Continue reading

June 20, 2014 · Leave a comment