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Prof. Lynette Ryals
Professor Lynette Ryals, Director of Cranfield School of Management, has been awarded an OBE, for services to Higher Education in the New Year’s Honours List...
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...
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...
Ritika Roy
Exam celebrations for students and staff took place across Bedford Borough yesterday, with provisional figures showing that nearly 99% [98.9%] of pupils...
Bedford College student Eva Cringle has beaten 4,000 other entries to reach the final of the Space Foundation International Student Art Contest.
learning
As the country’s sixth formers receive their A-level results today, the Bedford Independent has asked some of the town’s educators, leaders and business...
University of Bedfordshire vice chancellor, Bill Rammell
In his annual lecture today, Bill Rammell, vice chancellor of the University of Bedfordshire, will call on universities to do more to promote freedom of speech and debate. The vice chancellor’s...
University of Bedfordshire
The Guardian published its University Guide 2020 supplement today (Saturday 8 June), with the University of Bedfordshire (UoB) ranked in...
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.
Terminator 2 Arnold Schwarzenegger high fives Edward Furlong
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...
Anoop Khinder
A Bedford student is among four women who have won scholarships with the new Digital Academy at Cambridge Regional College...
Alex Stark
Utilising his background in martial arts, a Masters student from the University of Bedfordshire (UoB) has developed a primary school sports initiative to...