The University of East Anglia (UEA) is an internationally renowned university based on a distinctive and attractive campus that provides top quality academic, social and cultural facilities to over 14,000 students.
The University of East Anglia (UEA) is the number one university in the UK for student satisfaction in the 2013 Times Higher Student Experience Survey.
UEA has a global reputation for excellence in research and a can-do approach to collaboration with business.
World renowned for its School of Environmental Sciences, UEA has made significant contributions to the science underpinning understanding of climate change. The University has a rapidly growing impact in Biomedical Sciences through the Schools of Medicine, Biological Sciences and Pharmacy and strong links with the Norfolk and Norwich University Hospital, also based on the Norwich Research Park. Its Biomedical Research Centre with state of the art bio-imaging and analytical facilities make it an attractive destination for academic and industry researchers. Expertise in catalysis and materials is central to the work of the Energy Materials Laboratory – designing low-carbon energy technologies in the School of Chemistry. The Schools of Computing Sciences and Mathematics work closely with biologists across the Norwich Research Park and also focus on digital imaging, speech and music, data-mining and analysis.
Newly introduced in 2011 is the MSc in Energy Engineering with Environmental Management, within the Faculty of Science. Developed in conjunction with industry and potential employers through close collaboration with the East of England Energy Group (EEEGR) it aims to address the national and regional shortage of high-calibre qualified graduates in the field of Energy Engineering.
The University of East Anglia is internationally renowned for its Creative Writing course that has furthered the careers of many contemporary authors, the School of International Development that is a leading global centre of excellence in research and teaching and the Norman Foster designed Sainsbury Centre for Visual Arts, a public art museum. Both the School of International Development (in 2009) and Creative Writing (in 2011) were awarded the prestigious Queen’s Anniversary Prize for Further & Higher Education.
Norwich Business School with research strengths in carbon management, diversity, equality and ethics delivers taught and research-based courses at facilities in both Norwich and London.
UEA Enterprises Ltd acts as a bridge between industry and the academic community, managing and translating both the technology and research from within the schools direct to commercial applications. Among our current offering we have technology and licensing opportunities and spin out companies that commercialise discoveries made from the University’s research.
UEA Consultancy Ltd can deliver practical independent, business-focussed solutions that can provide answers to specific technical problems or issues leading to improvements in business systems. By working with business to develop mutual understanding and benefit we can create opportunity, employment and wealth, improve quality of life and increase sustainability. UEA's expert knowledge base can deliver practical, independent, business focussed solutions that can provide answers to specific technical problems or issues and result in improvements to business systems.
The University provides a variety of short courses that provide excellent opportunities to help individuals develop in their careers and which also help organisations get the best out of their staff. The intensive courses present a flexible way to study and can meet highly specialised needs for both individuals and organisations, spanning across the sciences, health, medical, technological, management, creative sectors and more. For more information about enterprise, consultancy or CPD go to www.uea.ac.uk/business
The University of East Anglia is a top 150 university in the prestigious Times Higher Education World University Rankings 2011-12 which puts it in the top 1% of the world’s Higher Education institutions. Also, UEA has been one of the most consistent performers in the National Student Survey, appearing in the top ten of English universities every year since the survey began.
The University has four faculties:
Science and Medical Schools:
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Dr Karen Smith
Research & Enterprise Services, UEA (Medicine & Life Sciences)
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