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23 June 2017: Occupational students come up with new service idea to help stroke patients
Stroke patients are benefiting from an idea two Essex occupational therapy students came up with during a placement at Colchester General Hospital.

23 June 2017: Second award for Essex’s top teaching
Essex has picked up a prestigious excellence in education award on the same day it received the top Gold standard in the UK’s new teaching assessment.

23 June 2017: World’s first computer-vision system to identify human rights abuse
Computers are being trained to identify human rights abuse through photographs – a move which could have a massive impact on improving the lives of those s

22 June 2017: University of Essex awarded top Gold rating in Teaching Excellence Framework
The University has been awarded the highest rating of Gold in the Teaching Excellence Framework (TEF).

19 June 2017: University of Essex stars in the Birthday Honours list
Current and former academics, graduates and honorary graduates from the University of Essex have been included in the Birthday Honours list.

17 June 2017: CBE for University of Essex Professor
A leading academic from Essex and former senior advisor to the Prime Minister has been awarded a CBE in the Queen’s Birthday Honours list.

16 June 2017: Can ‘safe zones’ for refugees ever be safe?

16 June 2017: New opportunities for a new career in gaming thanks to The Games Hub
Applications are being invited from budding computer games designers interested in joining The Games Hub.

12 June 2017: Vice-Chancellor’s visit to South East Asia forges new research and student exchange links
Vice-Chancellor Professor Anthony Forster visited South East Asia to discuss new research collaborations and strengthen existing relationships with HEIs

02 June 2017: Month-long virtual conversation explores - what is a recipe?
Academics from across the world will be taking part in a virtual conversation to try to establish - what is a recipe?

26 May 2017: Conference will investigate the challenges and opportunities of garden communities
Conference to investigate the challenges and opportunities of garden communities.

22 May 2017: New Chief Scientific Adviser for Essex
A new Chief Scientific Adviser has been appointed for Essex.

22 May 2017: Students cook up website dedicated to rare 17th century recipe book
New website dedicated to rare 17th century cook book.

10 August 2016: In conversation with Professor Andrew Samuels

27 July 2016: In conversation with Dr Jochem Willemsen

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