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Dr Marion Stuart-Hoyle wins prestigious Association for Tourism in Higher Education award

Dr Marion Stuart-Hoyle, Section Director for Tourism, Hospitality and Events, has won a prestigious Association for Tourism in Higher Education (ATHE) award.

20 Jan 2022

Canterbury candidates to debate at University general election hustings

Canterbury's parliamentary candidates for July’s general election will come together on Wednesday 19 June to take part in a special hustings hosted by Canterbury Christ Church University.

07 June 2024

From child in care to Professor of Social Work

Professor Melville-Wiseman left school and the care system with only a swimming certificate. She is now a Professor of Social Work and possibly the first such professor in the UK with care experience.

21 May 2024

Researchers reach FameLab regional final

Four researchers from Canterbury Christ Church University have been selected as regional finalists for FameLab, the largest science communication competition and training programme in the world.

27 March 2024

Supporting esports dynamic development and future growth

Dr Dikaia Chatziefstathiou has been elected Vice Chair of the Education, Culture, Youth Commission of the Global Esports Federation, supporting responsible gaming, wellness and fair play for players.

05 February 2024

Kent and Medway Medical School awarded £1.7 million by Wellcome for sleep study

KMMS Professor Sukhwinder Shergill, with colleagues from Canterbury Christ Church University and other universities, has been awarded £1.7m to study the connection between sleep and mental health.

30 November 2023

World-renowned human rights lawyer Professor Juan Méndez opens international policing conference

Professor Juan Méndez, a distinguished human rights lawyer and advocate, opened an international conference hosted by Canterbury Christ Church University’s Centre for Policing Research.

29 November 2023

Declining local media is producing media deserts, jeopardising local democracy and community cohesion

A new report has highlighted how a decline in local and community media is producing a growing trend of ‘media deserts’ across Europe that is undermining local democracy and inclusivity.

23 November 2023

NHS GP and advocate for empowering women in law among Christ Church Alumni Award winners

The Alumni Awards honours and recognises those who are making an outstanding difference, inspiring change, and making a positive impact in the community.

22 June 2023

Igniting young voices for change

Community, support, and inclusivity were three key issues expressed by more than thirty young people who visited Canterbury Christ Church University’s Canterbury campus this month.

18 May 2023

Professor Burns appointed chair of committee responsible for International Paralympic Committee’s Classification Code

Professor Jan Burns has been appointed chair of the IPC Classification Compliance and Oversight Committee, responsible for developing and delivering the IPC Classification Code.

03 April 2023

Canterbury Christ Church University Mediation Clinic expands to help support Kent businesses through the recession

The Mediation Clinic, run by Canterbury Christ Church University, has increased its offer to Kent businesses by appointing Jeremy Ferris to its panel of mediators.

24 January 2023

Report calls on government to act following research into climate change preparedness in policing and public sector organisations

More explicit leadership from government and better planning at local and national level for climate change impact, are two of four themes that came out of a scoping study.

10 January 2023

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