The University of Huddersfield is a university located in Huddersfield, West Yorkshire, England, with additional campuses in Barnsley and Oldham. The University traces its roots back to a Science and Mechanic Institute founded in 1825. Some nineteenth-century students earned qualifications as external students of the University of London. 1799 - 1882 - The life of Frederic Schwann 1841 - 1844 - Young Men's Mental Improvement Society 1844 - 1884 - Mechanics' Institution Formed 1846 - 1883 - Female Educational Institute Formed 1883 - 1883 - New Technical School Holds Exhibition 1884 - 1896 - Technical School and Mechanics' Institution 1896 - 1958 - Technical School and Mechanic's Institute becomes the Technical College 1958 - 1970 - Technical College becomes College of Technology 1970 - 1992 - College of Technology becomes Huddersfield Polytechnic The University is a founding member of the Northern Consortium and a member of the Yorkshire Universities. The Vice-Chancellor, Professor Bob Cryan, has previously sat as Chair of this regional Higher Education association. Professor Sir Patrick Stewart replaced Sir Ernest Hall as the University's Chancellor in November 2003.

Address
Queensgate, Huddersfield, England, United Kingdom
Website
http://www.hud.ac.uk/
Wikipedia
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/University_of_Huddersfield

Some content from Wikipedia, licensed under CC BY-SA

Subscribe to rss feed

A perspective on post-disaster and conflict-induced displacement

A collaborative research project led by the University of Huddersfield's Global Disaster Resilience Center and titled "REGARD (REbuildinG AfteR Displacement)," set out to investigate the role of built environment in the context ...

Bronze Age women altered genetic landscape of Orkney

An international team led by researchers at the University of Huddersfield has used ancient DNA to rewrite the history of the Orkney islands to show that Orkney actually experienced large-scale immigration during the Early ...

Study: More education needed on impact of sexting

Nearly 40 percent of young people across a sample of just over 6,000 participants spanning 11 countries have engaged in sexting, according to new research out of Sapienza University of Rome and the University of Huddersfield.

New report aims to improve VR use in healthcare education

A new report that could help improve how immersive technologies such as Virtual Reality (VR) and Augmented Reality (AR) are used in healthcare education and training has been published with significant input from the University ...

Aluminum alloy research could benefit manned space missions

The MIAMI-2—Microscopes and Ion Accelerators for Materials Investigations—facility has helped Dr. Matheus Tunes investigate a new alloy that will harden aluminum without increasing its weight significantly.

page 1 from 11