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.

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

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Medications

Study says inhalers OK to use amid COVID-19 concerns

The benefits of using inhalers and nebulisers containing steroids outweigh the risks despite warnings to the contrary during the COVID-19 pandemic, a study by University of Huddersfield researchers has found.

Pediatrics

Proportion of children born into care in England now one in 200

Academics at the University of Huddersfield and University of Central Lancashire have revealed that the number of babies being taken into state care in their first week of life is almost 50% higher than previously believed.

Medications

Pharmacists warn against malarial drugs as a cure for coronavirus

Pharmacy experts at the University of Huddersfield are urging caution over claims that widely-available antimalarial drugs could be a "magic bullet" to prevent and cure CoVid-19. And the medicines can—if used rashly—have ...

Health

Advice to health staff suffering skin damage from face masks

Doctors and nurses on the COVID-19 frontline are spending many hours a day wearing face masks, and many members of the general public are doing the same. But although the devices offer invaluable protection, they can be the ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

UK local authorities not ready for the number of deaths from Covid-19

University of Huddersfield experts have made stark warnings about the impact of coronavirus on local authorities. A major increase in mortality rates and staff absences will mean a struggle to issue death certificates, leading ...

Medical research

Cancer sufferers' hair loss misery during chemo could be over

Scientists at the University of Huddersfield aim to minimise, or eliminate completely, the hair loss that is one of the most distressing side-effects of cancer treatment. They aim to achieve this by combining scalp cooling ...

Psychology & Psychiatry

Scaring smokers into stopping starts to pay dividends

Smokers once used to turn a blind eye to health warnings on cigarette packets. But now researchers at the University of Huddersfield have used eye-tracking technology to prove that new-style packs have shifted the focus so ...

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