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Cranfield University are asking people if they'd be happy to leave their children to be looked after by a robot, as well as being used in a number of other situations that...
Prof. Lynette Ryals
Cranfield School Of Management's MBA and Finance and Management MSc have been ranked as the 7th and 6th best respectively in the world Times Higher Education Supplement...
Unilever competition winners
Cranfield University and Unilever recently collaborated on an event to give students the chance to contribute to the development of the next generation...
Cyber security
A senior lecturer at Cranfield University has warned that the cyber-attack on the Labour Party may be precursor to bigger, more sophisticated attacks.
Bedford Student
Research carried out by TickX - The Event Ticket Search Engine has revealed Bedford is the fourth best location for great nights out for students. The research took the number of students at 30 universities across the UK...
UoB grads
Over 900 graduates from the University of Bedfordshire (UoB) gathered online to take part in virtual celebrations after their traditional ceremonies were...
Tom Grennan
Local singer Tom Grennan, alongside Ben Earle and Crissie Rhodes of The Shires,  joined students from the University of Bedfordshire at their graduation...
Bedford College Apprentices
Apprentices across Bedford Borough have been showing how they're at the top of their game as part of National Apprenticeship Week. The week, which ran from 4 to 8 March...
University of Bedfordshire
The Guardian published its University Guide 2020 supplement today (Saturday 8 June), with the University of Bedfordshire (UoB) ranked in...
Cranfield University’s internationally recognised Centre for Creative Competitive Design (C4D) is celebrating its ten-year anniversary. C4D is an award-winning centre of excellence for creative design, strategy and leadership...
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Scientists from Cranfield University will be exploring the impact of emissions from shipping and cruises in the Arctic region thanks to new funding. In a joint project a team from...
Dr Aujila
Dr Imogen Aujla, senior lecturer in Dance and Dance Science at the University of Bedfordshire, has been shortlisted for a national dance award. The Dance Science award is part of One Dance UK’s 2019 awards, developed to...