General News

Dissertation on The Gemini gay club wins RIBA award

Rachel Badham December 6, 2020

Lizzie Osborne has become the first University of Huddersfield student to win a national award from the Royal Institute of British Architects (RIBA) after writing a fanzine-style dissertation, titled Cesspits of Filth: Queer Vernaculars in West Yorkshire 1975-1985, on The Gemini Club.

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Musician and activist undertakes PhD at the University of Huddersfield

Besi Besemar July 6, 2017

CN Lester is researching the life and works of Barbara Strozzi supervised by Dr Lisa Colton in the Centre for the Study of Music, Gender and Identity. Musician and activist CN Lester is completing a PhD project at the University of Huddersfield, investigating and appraising an important but neglected woman composer of the 1600s, but has also published a highly contemporary new book on transgender issues that is being described as ‘agenda setting’.

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International News

Huddersfield University to undertake major human rights project for Intersex people

Besi Besemar October 25, 2016

A MAJOR research project is under way that looks to open the eyes of the public generally, and in particular health practitioners and policy-makers, to rights, or lack of them, for Intersex people.

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University lecturer to tackle homophobia in primary schools

Gary Hart June 11, 2015

Huddersfield University lecturer wins award for his project that will address homophobia at primary school age. Dr Jonathan Glazzard, course leader in primary education, will receive £10,000 for his National Teaching Fellowship project. Success in the UK’s most prestigious educational awards scheme will enable University of Huddersfield lecturer Dr Jonathan Glazzard to carry out research that aims to stop homophobic attitudes taking root in young children. He describes it as “education for social justice”.

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