Press Releases

Jun 11, 2014 10:31 BST NetSupport Ltd As it celebrates 25 years as a leading developer of educational software solutions, NetSupport announces the latest update to its fully multi-platform compatible classroom management solution, NetSupport School – the highlight being the further evolvement of its Student app for Android tablets.

Jun 11, 2014 07:38 BST Uppsala University A new study from Uppsala University demonstrates that elderly humans carrying a common variant of the fat mass and obesity gene FTO also have a shifted endocrine balance. Low blood concentrations of the satiety hormone leptin and high blood concentrations of the hunger promoting hormone ghrelin makes carriers of the FTO gene put on weight. The findings are published in the journal Diabetes.

VW Group Chief Designer Walter de Silva receives honorary degree from the University of Bologna

Jun 09, 2014 10:54 BST Volkswagen UK The University of Bologna (Italy) has awarded the Volkswagen Group’s Chief Designer, Walter Maria de Silva (63), an honorary degree in recognition of his outstanding achievements as a designer. In its citation, the university describes the scope, quality and experimental force of de Silva’s work as unparalleled anywhere in the world.

FBCC has a new Corporate member Talkin' Ltd

Jun 06, 2014 14:19 BST Finnish-British Chamber of Commerce

Going for gold with Bookstart Bear

Jun 05, 2014 17:49 BST Rochdale Borough Council National Bookstart Week is being celebrated throughout the borough, with this year’s focus being ‘reading everyday’ and the theme of ‘my hero’.

Celebrating Adult Learners’ Week across the borough

Jun 02, 2014 15:41 BST Rochdale Borough Council Rochdale Borough Libraries in partnership with Hopwood Hall College are hosting taster sessions for four courses to highlight Adult Learners’ Week.

Our pupils are premium, says award-winning school

Jun 02, 2014 15:28 BST Bury Council A Whitefield primary school has won Downing Street approval in a national competition to improve disadvantaged pupils’ learning.

May 22, 2014 08:55 BST Derby Pride Academy Derby Pride Academy, one of the first Alternative Provision Free Schools to open in the country, has become the first Alternative Provision Free School to be awarded an outstanding grading by Ofsted.

May 20, 2014 16:06 BST iFormulate Ltd Formulation technology consultancy, iFormulate Ltd, has announced two new one-day training workshops covering formulation for ink-jet applications. The workshops will benefit scientists and technologists involved in ink-jet formulation or the digital printing supply chain. Registration details can be found at or by e-mailing an enquiry to

May 20, 2014 13:57 BST Celebrations are under way for National Learning at Work Week, a UK-wide initiative dedicated to promoting the importance of learning and development in the workplace. Formerly Learning at Work Day, in 2014 the campaign has expanded to a full week to give companies and organisations an even greater incentive to organise activities as part of the broader Festival of Learning.