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17 September 2021
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See our latest USS pension update 
Changes to the USS pension scheme impacting contributions and benefit structure are now being consulted on. 
Watch the latest 2020 USS pension valuation update to find out more about our position and what happens next from Bryn Morris, Andrew Keeble, and Alix Langley.
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Reindorf review report
A less redacted
Reindorf Review Report has been published on our website. This makes some limited additional information available while continuing to respect personal data confidentiality. The report covers material that we know some readers have found distressing or triggering and support continues to be available for our community. Student support can be accessed via our Student Services Hub, tel 01206 874000, email: Students’ Union Advice tel: 07395 955656 or 07511 303169, email: Online Drop-In Hour: Every Tuesday and Thursday 2-3pm, Zoom (ID 565-702-6431) Staff can access support via our Occupational Health team, email:
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Help us celebrate Black History Month 
We're looking forward to various events and activities to help us celebrate Black History Month this October. To make sure your events are promoted as widely as possible, please
contact our Events team with all the details so we can make sure our Black History Month webpages are up to date. 
Pedro Bruno with Luke Mallet
Essex nets new partnership with AFC Sudbury
A new partnership with AFC Sudbury will bring talented footballers to study and play at Essex.
Find out more
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We've moved to a new IT service status page
You can now keep up to date with any faults or maintenance work that might be affecting IT services using our new
IT status page.
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Sign up to the EAUC for exclusive sustainability resources 
We are members of the
EAUC, the Alliance for Sustainability Leadership in Education, and all our staff can sign up to access member-only resources, discounts and services. Just create a free EAUC account by registering online using your Essex email address.
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Our new UK Data Service website is live
The first phase of
the new UK Data Service website, to help you find and access services more easily, is now live. The second phase of development will begin later this year, following user feedback and testing.
Professor Mark Harvey
Book highlights societal inequalities in climate emergency
Climate Emergency: How Societies Create the Crisis Emeritus Professor Mark Harvey analyses the forces driving the climate emergency and re-examines the past through the lens of climate change.
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We're part of £1.5m research project into Alzheimer's disease
Genomics experts in our School of Life Sciences are part of a major research project, funded by the Medical Research Council, which will examine how genes function in specific brain cell-types to
better understand Alzheimer's disease.
A young child looking at a skull cap from our Babylab.
Essex Babylab back in action 
Researchers at the Essex Babylab are
looking for babies to take part in scientific studies to increase our understanding of how children develop.
A family eating dinner.
Report reveals how families coped with COVID
Families coped remarkably well with the challenges of COVID according to a new report from Essex academics and national charity Family Action.
A series of coloured lenses.
Inventor of The Curve to speak at specialist conference
Emeritus psychology professor, Arnold Wilkins, who invented specialist equipment used by opticians to treat those with
visual stress, will be speaking at a specialist conference on 14 November. Register for free.
Jake Banfield
From Business graduate to leading magician
Jake Banfield joins our next After Essex event on Thursday 30 September to
chat about life as a modern-day magician. As well as chatting about the journey Jake's taken since leaving Essex, we'll also learn about how the mind of a magician works. Hopefully, he’ll show us a trick too.
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Find out more about pathways to fellowship
Find out more about the two pathways to Fellowship of the Higher Education Academy at our training sessions in September and October. By the end of the session, you should have a clear idea of which route you might pursue, and what you need to do next.
Book now on HR Organiser.
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Induction events for new starters
Book now for our staff induction events taking place next week for
Graduate Lab Assistants, Assistant Lecturers, Education and Research staff, as well as our induction welcome event for all new staff. You can also book for our Education Development conference in November.
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Making good ideas great
Join William Miller and Nitin Patel at 2pm on Tuesday 21 September as they focus on entrepreneurs with innovative and market disruptive ideas, and look at how to make good ideas great.  
Register now.
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