University of Bradford

University in Bradford, United Kingdom

The University of Bradford is a public research university located in the city of Bradford, West Yorkshire, England. This plate glass university received its royal charter in 1966, making it the 40th university to be created in Britain, but can trace its origins back to the establishment of the industrial West Yorkshire town's Mechanics Institute in 1832. The student population includes 7,435 undergraduate and 2,225 postgraduate students. Mature students make up around a third of the undergraduate community. 22% of students are foreign, and come from over 110 different countries. There were 14,406 applications to the university through UCAS in 2010, of which 3,421 were accepted.It was the first British university to establish a Department of Peace Studies in 1973, which is currently the world's largest university centre for the study of peace and conflict.
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Jon McGregor

Bermudian writer

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Even the Dogs

book by Jon McGregor

author: Jon McGregor

2010

If Nobody Speaks of Remarkable Things

book by Jon McGregor

author: Jon McGregor

2002

So Many Ways to Begin

book by Jon McGregor

author: Jon McGregor

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Charles Stross

British science fiction writer and blogger

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Accelerando

science fiction novel by Charles Stross

author: Charles Stross

2005

Glasshouse

science fiction novel by charles Stross

author: Charles Stross

2006

Halting State

book by Charles Stross

author: Charles Stross

2007

Saturn's Children

book by Charles Stross

author: Charles Stross

2008

Singularity Sky

book by Charles Stross

author: Charles Stross

2003

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Charlotte Roberts

bioarchaeologist

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Clive Lewis

British politician

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