University of Huddersfield

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.

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Bright future beckons for metrology researcher

A BRIGHT future beckons for a University of Huddersfield metrology instrumentation designer who has recently completed his doctorate, won a national award and will now embark on a project to bring a patented product to the ...

dateJul 10, 2013 in Engineering
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The wireless way to safer sub-station

New Professor of Radio Science and Wireless Systems Engineering at the University of Huddersfield heads a £670,000 project to find a more effective and efficient means of fault detection - meaning few blackouts and better ...

dateApr 03, 2013 in Engineering
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New research shows just how well the 2012 Games were run

Unique research conducted by a University of Huddersfield professor confirms just how successfully the 2012 Olympics and Paralympics were designed, organised and delivered. His findings will reveal to planners of the 2016 ...

dateNov 20, 2012 in Other
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Investigating the Big Bang particle

Scientists at the University of Huddersfield are collaborating with experts at some of the world's leading research institutes in an attempt to unravel the mysteries of a particle that played a role in the creation of the ...

dateNov 09, 2012 in General Physics
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