Caitlin Doherty


Marking not automatically anonymous

The anonymous marking of student coursework is subject to uncertainty following the transition of online submission for some units from E:vision to Blackboard. Since the implementation of the  new e-marking system, essays no longer appear anonymous to the marker through default. To ensure that students remain unidentified, staff must ‘self-amend’ the system settings by a…


“Trust in the media is low”

Concrete spoke to Alan Rusbridger, former Editor-in-Chief of the Guardian, ahead of his lecture at UEA: “Journalists have got to adapt to this new age, and think quite radically about how people consume news”. That is the advice of Alan Rusbridger: former Editor in Chief of the Guardian, and Principal of Lady Margaret Hall, Oxford,…

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Happy Birthday Concrete!

1992: did anything really happen? Most of us weren’t around a quarter of a century ago (unless you happen to be Peter Sheehan). John Major was elected Prime Minister  and George Bush Snr was filmed throwing up in the lap of the Japanese Prime Minister at a state dinner. And in a more-than-likely-beer-stained office in…


Window falls off Nelson Court in Storm Doris

A window has blown off a room in Nelson court leaving it open to damage from Storm Doris. Harry, Jacob, Jordan and Georgia, who are all first years living in Nelson Court, spoke to Concrete earlier this evening. They said: “the window was hanging from the latch earlier this afternoon [pictured]. It then fell off…


UEA investigated by watchdog

UEA has been subject to an intervention by the Competition and Markets Authority (CMA), following “significant [course] changes”. Changes were made to the second year of the four-year American Literature and Creative Writing undergraduate course. Previously, the second year of this course consisted entirely of optional modules. This was changed when the University introduced two…

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