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The University of Gibraltar celebrates Professor Daniella Tilbury

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The University of Gibraltar is delighted for Professor Tilbury as she takes on her new role as Commissioner for Sustainable Development at HMGoG. During her time as Vice-Chancellor and CEO of The University of Gibraltar, her experienced academic leadership has transformed the education landscape here in Gibraltar, securing key funding, developing local and international links and empowering the University to hit strategic milestones. Professor Daniella Tilbury served as the inaugural Vice-Chancellor and founding CEO of the University of Gibraltar. She was involved in the establishment of the University in late 2013 when she was asked by HM Government of Gibraltar…

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University awarded grant to support staff, student and research exchanges

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The University has been awarded over €43,000 by ERASMUS+, the European Union’s programme to support exchange of students, researchers and staff in Higher Education Institutions. The funds will provide opportunities for students to study abroad, as well as professional development opportunities for staff, in form of short secondment periods, job-shadowing, workshops or training. This latest grant follows one of €21,883.00 awarded in 2017 which has supported staff to attend development and training opportunities in the field of ICT, student IT systems, teaching and learning methodologies and student experience at other European Universities. Erasmus+ is an important source of European Union…

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The Straits of Gibraltar in History: A lecture by Beacon Professor, David Abulafia

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We’re delighted to present an evening lecture by internationally acclaimed Beacon Professor, David Abulafia. Hosted at our Associated Campus, The Garrison Library, this free event will shed light upon The Straits of Gibraltar. Thursday 14th June 2018 18:00 – 20:30 The Garrison Library About the lecture There exist a number of good histories of Gibraltar, as well as of Ceuta and Tangier. But what is still lacking is a history of the Straits that divide two seas and two continents, a passage-way of enormous influence in the political, economic, social and cultural history of humanity. This lecture will define a few of…

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Vice Chancellor invited to UNECE Expert Group meeting in Geneva

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Professor Daniella Tilbury was invited by the UNECE (United Nations Economic Commission for Europe) to attend Expert Group meetings which took place in Geneva on the 3-4th May. As a multilateral platform, UNECE facilitates greater economic integration and cooperation among its member countries and promotes sustainable development and economic prosperity through a number of areas including policy dialogue, development of regulations and technical cooperation for countries with economies in transition. Taking place at Geneva’s Palais des Nations, the meetings focused on Sustainable Development Goals and progress in implementing global and regional strategies and priority actions. On the 4th May, Prof Tilbury…

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In Focus: Stephen Warr, PhD Researcher

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"Determining patterns of larval dispersal, or connectivity, has profound implications for the survival of marine metapopulations at the brink of extinction’."− Stephen Warr Marine biodiversity | Conservation biology | Metapopulation Conservation cannot successfully happen in a bubble of well-meaning but isolated projects. Flora and fauna have a habit of wandering beyond the boundaries we set to manage the protection of species. Sometimes they simply up and move; walk, slither or cast their seeds far afield. Understanding how this process works means that researchers can better grasp how biodiversity can be encouraged to sustain. Stephen Warr’s work will engage with this...
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