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Event
27.02.2015
InfoLab - A landmark research space
Social Sciences - Business/Economics
27.02.2015
French Ambassador urges closer cooperation between Britain and France
The French Ambassador to the UK has told University staff and students and invited guests that Britain and France – once described as “sweet enemies” - must cooperate if they wish to be players on the international stage.
Business/Economics
27.02.2015
Young entrepreneurs get a chance to shine
Life Sciences
27.02.2015
Gold and white or blue and black? #TheDress explained
Gold and white or blue and black? #TheDress explained
Clinical vision scientist, Dr Neil Parry, sheds some light on why millions around the world are confused about the colour of a dress in a photo circulating on the Internet.
Administration/Government - Earth Sciences
27.02.2015
Lapworth redevelopment gathers pace with latest grant announcement
Administration/Government
27.02.2015
Bribery ’hits 1.6 billion people a year’
A total of 1.6 billion people worldwide – nearly a quarter of the global population – are forced to pay bribes to gain access to everyday public services, according to a new book by academics at the Universities of Birmingham and Strathclyde.
Medicine/Pharmacology - Event
27.02.2015
Professor Gavin Screaton named new Dean of the Faculty of Medicine
Professor Gavin Screaton named new Dean of the Faculty of Medicine
Imperial's Provost has announced the appointment of Professor Gavin Screaton as new Dean of Medicine Imperial College London has today announced Professor Gavin Screaton FMedSci as Dean of the Faculty of Medicine.
Law/Forensics
27.02.2015
Shami Chakrabarti celebrates inaugural Pankhurst Lecture
Shami Chakrabarti celebrates inaugural Pankhurst Lecture
Medicine/Pharmacology
27.02.2015
New Director talks about clinical care, research and his love of motorbikes
Literature/Linguistics
27.02.2015
Manchester is first Russell Group university to offer MA Screenwriting course
Medicine/Pharmacology
27.02.2015
University welcomes integration of health and social care in Greater Manchester
University welcomes integration of health and social care in Greater Manchester
The University of Manchester has welcomed the news of proposals for the integration of health and social care services in Greater Manchester, providing more opportunities for the benefit of local people.
Life Sciences - Physics/Materials Science
27.02.2015
The super-resolution revolution
Cambridge scientists are part of a resolution revolution. Building powerful instruments that shatter the physical limits of optical microscopy, they are beginning to watch molecular processes as they happen, and in three dimensions.
Social Sciences - Literature/Linguistics
27.02.2015
Mongolia: unravelling the troubled narratives of a nation
In two separate books, anthropologists Dr Franck Billé and Dr Christopher Kaplonski look at the identity of Mongolia, a country that stands at a cultural and political crossroads.  While Billé explore
History/Archeology - Law/Forensics
27.02.2015
Magna Carta - 800 years of The Great Charter
2015 marks the 800th anniversary since the first Magna Carta was sealed at Runnymede.
Medicine/Pharmacology - Life Sciences
27.02.2015
European consortium to trial new GvHD treatment
European consortium to trial new GvHD treatment
Researchers from the University of Liverpool are part of a European research consortium that will test a new approach to treating Graft versus Host Disease (GvHD), a severe condition that occurs following bone marrow transplantation.
Social Sciences - Medicine/Pharmacology
26.02.2015
Maternity survey tracks changes in health care for mothers
A national survey of more than 4,500 recent mothers last year in England, conducted by the National Perinatal Epidemiology Unit (NPEU) at Oxford University, found that women were aware of their pregn
Environmental Sciences - Medicine/Pharmacology
26.02.2015
Reducing our carbon footprint one step at a time
The University of Nottingham is living up to its accolade of being the world's most sustainable University and has been awarded funding to push ahead with several carbon reduction investments.
Medicine/Pharmacology
26.02.2015
Madagascan frogs at risk from killer fungus
Madagascan frogs at risk from killer fungus
A deadly fungus that has ravaged frog populations across the globe has been detected in Madagascar, prompting fears for hundreds of native species. Batrachochytrium dendrobatidis ( Bd ), one of a group of fungi called chytrids, produces spores that travel through the air and infect amphibians' skin.
Computer Science/Telecom - Business/Economics
26.02.2015
New report highlights impact of sharing equipment across higher education sector
New report highlights impact of sharing equipment across higher education sector
Innovation, increased productivity, and maximum value for public investment are being enabled by more efficient and effective deployment of research equipment, according to a new report from the N8 Research Partnership.
Business/Economics
26.02.2015
We could all be worse off because of price comparison websites
Study suggests we could be paying more, whether we use a price comparison website or not. The existence of price comparison websites may be bad for consumers, research by the University of Warwick's Department of Economics has found. Analyst David Ronayne argues that they may push prices up not down, and that increasing the number of competing comparison sites may exacerbate the problem.
Careers/Employment
26.02.2015
Average house prices in Oxford 'more than 15 times average income'
Average house prices in the South East, and especially London, rose even faster during 2014 (January to December) than in the same period of 2013, says new research by Professor Danny Dorling of Oxford University.
Medicine/Pharmacology - Administration/Government
26.02.2015
Professor Muffy Calder appointed to Nurse Review advisory board
The Advisory Group of eight leaders bringing expertise from research, academia and industry who will support Sir Paul Nurse in his review of UK Research Councils has been announced by Universities, Science and Cities Minister, Greg Clark, today.
Literature/Linguistics
26.02.2015
The search for the next Professor of Poetry
Medicine/Pharmacology - Physics/Materials Science
26.02.2015
A new bright light source to speed up cancer diagnosis
A newly discovered mid-infrared (MIR) light made from a special type of optical fibre, will lead to new types of cancer diagnosis, such as in the rapid screening of skin on your body while you wait, and to assist in the careful removal of diseased tissue during surgery. The finding has been achieved by scientists at The University of Nottingham in collaboration with DTU (Technical University of Denmark).
Social Sciences
26.02.2015
Why is there a bow on Old Joe?
Careers/Employment
26.02.2015
Average house prices in Oxford 'most unaffordable in Britain'
Average house prices in the South East, and especially London, rose even faster during 2014 (January to December) than in the same period of 2013, says new research by Professor Danny Dorling of Oxford University.
Medicine/Pharmacology
26.02.2015
Management consultants “only partly successful” in improving the quality of NHS commissioning
The NHS uses an increasing number of commercial and not-for-profit management consultancies in healthcare commissioning but there are concerns about whether knowledge and expertise they generate is of benefit to commissioners and whether it improves the quality of commissioning.
Medicine/Pharmacology - Event
26.02.2015
Showcasing King's early career academics: from the life of a pair of jeans, to tales of courage and hope
Yesterday the Cultural Institute at King's hosted an evening showcase of eight completed projects arising out of the Institute's Innovation Scheme for Early Career Researchers.
Social Sciences
26.02.2015
The identity of 'Jihadi John' - ICSR statement
Please find a statement below on behalf the International Centre for the Study of Radicalisation at King's College London, regarding the identity of 'Jihadi John': We believe that the identity and name published by the Washington Post and now in the public realm, to be accurate and correct. ‘Jihadi John' is not special in the sense that all the foreign fighters have tried to hide their identity by using pseudonyms or literally by masking themselves.
Life Sciences - Medicine/Pharmacology
26.02.2015
Cold-blooded animals grow bigger in the warm on land, but smaller in warm water
Cold-blooded animals grow bigger in the warm on land, but smaller in warm water
Scientists at the University of Liverpool and Queen Mary University of London have found a group of cold-blooded species living on land tend to grow to a larger size in the warm and nearer the equator, but that the reverse is true of species found in water.
Business/Economics - Medicine/Pharmacology
26.02.2015
Shopping vouchers could help one in five pregnant women quit smoking
Financial incentives could help one in five women quit smoking during pregnancy, according to new research published today in the journal Addiction. The study, led by researchers at the University of Cambridge and King's College London, found that only a small number of women 'gamed' the system to receive the incentives whilst continuing to smoke.
Medicine/Pharmacology - Literature/Linguistics
25.02.2015
Inside Imperial's Surgical Innovation Centre
Inside Imperial’s Surgical Innovation Centre
A multidisciplinary centre at Imperial is pushing the boundaries of surgical innovation for the benefit of patients.
Event - Careers/Employment
25.02.2015
University of Sheffield Improvement Unit shortlisted for national honour
o University of Sheffield Process Improvement team in final three for award from the Institute for Continuous Improvement in the Public Sector The University of Sheffield Process Improvement Unit
Life Sciences - Medicine/Pharmacology
25.02.2015
Gearing up to tackle dementia
Medicine/Pharmacology - Administration/Government
25.02.2015
Poverty researchers take up new East End residence
More than 45 jobs will be relocated to Glasgow's east end, when researchers working to address the city's poor health, move into Bridgeton's historic Olympia building.
Medicine/Pharmacology - Psychology
25.02.2015
Self-harm in Manchester continues to rise in latest figures
Self-harm in Manchester continues to rise in latest figures
The latest figures released by University of Manchester experts show that self-harm rates in Manchester are increasing.
Life Sciences - Earth Sciences
25.02.2015
Conservationist aims to help seabirds and sea turtles with new fellowship
Conservationist aims to help seabirds and sea turtles with new fellowship
An Imperial scientist has received a prestigious fellowship to reduce the number of marine species being harmed accidentally by commercial fishing.
Administration/Government
25.02.2015
Funding scheme should be revived to reduce impact of migration on public services
Funding scheme should be revived to reduce impact of migration on public services
Medicine/Pharmacology - Physics/Materials Science
25.02.2015
Watching the death throes of tumours
A clinical trial due to begin later this year will see scientists observing close up, in real time - and in patients - how tumours respond to new drugs. Using hyperpolarisation and MRI, we can potentially tell whether the drug is working within a few hours of starting treatment Kevin Brindle There was a time when diagnosing and treating cancer seemed straightforward.
Physics/Materials Science - Medicine/Pharmacology
25.02.2015
BHF funds renewed study of screen-viewing and physical activity in children
Researchers from Bristol, with colleagues from the University of Birmingham, have been awarded funding from the British Heart Foundation (BHF) to continue their study of children's physical activity and screen-viewing patterns.
Social Sciences
25.02.2015
UCL Philanthropy Day
UCL Philanthropy Day
Arts and Design
25.02.2015
New scheme offers free use of college spaces for community groups
Life Sciences - Medicine/Pharmacology
25.02.2015
King's annual Report published
History/Archeology - Social Sciences
25.02.2015
Modern art’s missing chapter
The artworks of black and indigenous peoples - a missing chapter in the history of modern art - is brought into sharp focus in a 'revelatory' exhibition at Cambridge University's Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology.
Business/Economics - Computer Science/Telecom
24.02.2015
World’s protected natural areas receive eight billion visits a year
Researchers say that the first study to attempt to gauge global visitation figures for protected areas reveals nature-based tourism has an economic value of hundreds of billions of dollars annually, and call for much greater investment in the conservation of protected areas in line with the values they sustain - both economically and ecologically.
Medicine/Pharmacology - Psychology
24.02.2015
Inquiry led by Warwick professor finds death in detention of hundreds of people with mental health conditions could have been avoided
A new inquiry by the Equality and Human Rights Commission, led by University of Warwick Professor Swaran Singh, has found deaths in detention of hundreds of people with mental health conditions could have been avoided.
Microtechnics/Electroengineering - Computer Science/Telecom
24.02.2015
Move over Wallace and Gromit - it’s the right trousers
With an ageing UK population, older people could have the opportunity to stay independent for longer thanks to a pioneering project announced today [Tuesday 24 February].
Event - Business/Economics
24.02.2015
Win for University of Warwick’s IGGY at the Midlands Business Awards
Social Sciences - Administration/Government
24.02.2015
Labour’s tuition fee proposals would reverse social mobility, says Sussex VC
Arts and Design - Literature/Linguistics
24.02.2015
The South Bank Show Archive finds a new home
A major archive comprising hundreds of hours of unseen's with many of the world's leading artistic figures has been established at the University of Leeds.
Astronomy
24.02.2015
World’s oldest printed books soon available for your viewing pleasure
A new exhibition, opening at the University of Glasgow's Hunterian Art Gallery this Friday will mark the end of a project to create a unique publicly accessible digital catalogue of over 1,000 of the world's oldest books.
Literature/Linguistics - Event
24.02.2015
New North West network to strengthen German understanding
Life Sciences
24.02.2015
New P3 agri-tech centre launched to tackle global plant and soil challenges
‘ New P3 (Plant Production and Protection) Centre of Excellence for Translational Plant and Soil Biology at the University of Sheffield will provide answers as to how we can improve food security around the world.
Mathematics - Event
24.02.2015
Excellence awards for statisticians
History/Archeology - Event
24.02.2015
Obituary: Professor Donald Anthony Low (1927-2015)
Obituary: Professor Donald Anthony Low (1927-2015)
Obituary: Professor Donald Anthony Low (1927-2015) Professor Donald Anthony Low, founding Dean of the School of African and Asian Studies (AFRAS) at Sussex, died in Canberra on 11 February, aged 87.
Medicine/Pharmacology - Life Sciences
24.02.2015
Scientists tackle animal diseases with US counterparts
Scientists in Glasgow are working with colleagues at Kansas State University to tackle animal diseases caused by bunyaviruses.
Medicine/Pharmacology
24.02.2015
Fungal disease deaths: just ‘$30 a person’ for global AIDS reduction
Early detection and treatment of fungal meningitis and pneumonia can save hundreds of thousands of lives, for a cost of 'only $30' per HIV patient, a conference convened by a University of Manchester academic has concluded.
Physics/Materials Science - Microtechnics/Electroengineering
24.02.2015
The European roadmap for graphene science and technology
Europe's Graphene Flagship lays out a science and technology roadmap, targeting research areas designed to take graphene and related two-dimensional materials from academic laboratories into society.
Administration/Government
24.02.2015
New Research Partnership to inform policing policy and practice
A new programme of research and knowledge sharing, involving The University of Manchester, is to play a key role in informing future policing policy, following funding for a major new research collaboration in the North of England.
Physics/Materials Science - Administration/Government
24.02.2015
Leading lights of Scottish science shine at quantum technology launch event
Scotland's leading quantum technology research centre will be officially opened with a launch event at Glasgow Science Centre today (Tuesday 24 February).
Life Sciences - Medicine/Pharmacology
24.02.2015
Save lives - be a brain tumour tissue donor
Brain tumour tissue is removed everyday by surgeons but very few patients know they can donate brain tumour tissue to research.
Event - Microtechnics/Electroengineering
24.02.2015
Festival puts the spotlight on science and engineering
Weird and wonderful world of science and engineering will be explored with more than 60 free events taking place across the city Festival aims to inspire budding young scientists and engineers
Medicine/Pharmacology - Psychology
24.02.2015
Mental health seminar series to launch at London Campus
Mental health seminar series to launch at London Campus
Medicine/Pharmacology
23.02.2015
Health Sciences Academy launches website for professional training and education
Health Sciences Academy launches website for professional training and education
Administration/Government - Law/Forensics
23.02.2015
New research partnership to inform policing policy and practice
New research partnership to inform policing policy and practice
A new programme of research and knowledge sharing is to play a key role in informing future policing policy, following funding for a major new research collaboration.
Administration/Government - Law/Forensics
23.02.2015
Police use of force: White House told US must learn from UK
Cambridge criminologist tells White House task force that translating UK models of policing to US is the best hope in a generation for tackling dangerous rates of 'justifiable' homicides committed by US police, and the resultant haemorrhaging of police legitimacy across the nation.
Earth Sciences - Business/Economics
23.02.2015
UCL announces partnership to enable new insights in the study of sedimentary geology
UCL announces partnership to enable new insights in the study of sedimentary geology
A collaboration between UCL's Department of Earth Sciences, Rocktype Limited, and FEI will potentially enable faster and more efficient processing of large data sets in the study of sedimentary geology.
Administration/Government
23.02.2015
New research partnership to inform policing policy and practice
A new programme of research and knowledge sharing is to play a key role in informing future policing policy, following funding for a major new collaboration in the north of England.
Business/Economics - Event
23.02.2015
University of Birmingham wins enterprise accolade
Administration/Government - Social Sciences
23.02.2015
Apprentice Liam invigorates whole team
Apprentice Liam invigorates whole team
The University has launched its 2015 apprenticeship campaign to encourage managers across the organisation to consider hiring apprentices when suitable vacancies arise; it has set a target of at least 100 apprentices in post by the end of the year.
Microtechnics/Electroengineering - Medicine/Pharmacology
23.02.2015
Researchers to build smart trousers and sensitive bionic hand
University of Leeds researchers will play key roles in two innovative projects using futuristic engineering to assist the human body.
Literature/Linguistics - Social Sciences
23.02.2015
Joining forces with the British Library to offer a free online course
The University of Nottingham and the British Library have joined forces to create a free online course looking at how propaganda and ideology fit in to everyday life.
Business/Economics - Administration/Government
23.02.2015
European alternative finance market could top ¤7 billion in 2015
Alternative finance, at least in some European countries, is on the cusp of becoming mainstream Robert Wardrop The European online alternative finance market grew by 144% last year to ne
History/Archeology - Literature/Linguistics
23.02.2015
Napoleon’s Last Stand: 100 Days in 100 Objects
An online exhibition , curated by the University of Warwick, will provide a new angle on the Battle of Waterloo, whose bicentennial anniversary is commemorated this year.
Medicine/Pharmacology - Life Sciences
23.02.2015
Delving deep into ancestry to help doctors prescribe better hypertension treatments
Scientists are investigating whether treatment for high blood pressure can be improved by taking a person's ethnic heritage into account. High blood pressure, or hypertension, is common in the general population. A healthy lifestyle alone is not enough to control blood pressure, and drug treatment is required.
Medicine/Pharmacology - Administration/Government
23.02.2015
Fewer people taking long term sick leave since introduction of `Fit Note'
Fewer people taking long term sick leave since introduction of `Fit Note’
Research by the University of Liverpool has found evidence that the UK 'Fit Note,' which replaced the 'Sick Note' in 2010 in the UK, is linked to fewer people taking long term sick leave of 12 or more weeks.
Medicine/Pharmacology - Social Sciences
23.02.2015
Worldwide treatment of hepatitis C could be within sight at the right cost
Worldwide treatment of hepatitis C could be within sight at the right cost
Lowering the cost of hepatitis C drugs is possible and key to achieving global access to treatment, according to new research by the University of Liverpool and Imperial College London.
Business/Economics - Administration/Government
20.02.2015
Organisation of American States partnership offers PhD scholarships
Organisation of American States partnership offers PhD scholarships
Medicine/Pharmacology - Life Sciences
20.02.2015
Diabetes and depression predict dementia risk in people with slowing minds
Diabetes and depression predict dementia risk in people with slowing minds
People with mild cognitive impairment are at higher risk of developing dementia if they have diabetes or psychiatric symptoms such as depression, finds a new review led by UCL researchers. Mild cognitive impairment (MCI) is a state between normal ageing and dementia, where someone's mind is functioning less well than would be expected for their age.
Life Sciences - Medicine/Pharmacology
20.02.2015
Subterfuge, double agents and viruses
Every moment of every day, our immune systems are battling to keep us healthy against an onslaught from invading organisms.
Life Sciences
20.02.2015
Comment: Sea creatures will get bigger and bigger (if we don’t eat them first)
Dr Tom Webb from the Department of Animal and Plant Sciences at the University of Sheffield comments on new research suggesting sea creatures are growing bigger and bigger. by Dr Tom Webb, 20 February 2015, posted on The Conversation When life on Earth began around 3.6 billion years ago, all organisms were small.
History/Archeology
20.02.2015
Race is on to map endangered archaeological sites
Google Earth image shows piles of rubble where minaret once stood on site at Aleppo in Syria. The mosque was built by the Umayyad dynasty (6th to 8th century AD) and the minaret was built in 1090 AD.
Event
20.02.2015
Imperial Fringe sheds light on research
Imperial Fringe sheds light on research
Administration/Government - Business/Economics
20.02.2015
London sees faster private sector growth and smallest public sector job cuts, study finds
London sees faster private sector growth and smallest public sector job cuts, study finds
Research finds public sector job cuts spread 'very unevenly' across the country While North East of England lost 19 per cent and Yorkshire 12.6 per cent of its public sector jobs, London saw a cu
Astronomy - Microtechnics/Electroengineering
20.02.2015
Team are gearing up for their mission to the sun
Team are gearing up for their mission to the sun
A NASA rocket is expected to blast off from Cape Canaveral in October 2018, carrying a spacecraft that will fly closer to the sun than ever before. The spacecraft, known as Solar Orbiter, is aiming to answer questions about the heliosphere – a bubble of gas that fills the entire solar system.
Careers/Employment - Psychology
20.02.2015
Acting ’out of character’ in the workplace
Look around your workplace - and ask yourself which colleagues you'd describe as extravert and which as introvert. Perhaps your most talkative workmate is actually an introvert?
Computer Science/Telecom - Event
20.02.2015
Dr Jade Alglave named as winner of prestigious Royal Society award
Dr Jade Alglave named as winner of prestigious Royal Society award
Dr Jade Alglave (UCL Computer Sciences) has been named as the winner of the Brian Mercer Award for Innovation by the Royal Society, The award funds researchers to build on their concepts to bring
Pedagogy/Education Science
20.02.2015
Train to teach English to Speakers of Other Languages at Sussex this spring
Interdisciplinary/All Categories
20.02.2015
Ukraine crisis: King's advise Parliament
Following a lengthy inquiry into the current Ukraine crisis, to which a King's College London expert served as Specialist Advisor, Parliament has released a timely and hard-hitting report on European Union-Russia relations warning the EU to ‘stand firm'.
Arts and Design - Event
20.02.2015
Culture at King's supports BBC campaign Get Creative
Deborah Bull, Director of Cultural Partnerships at King's College London, was on stage yesterday to launch the UK's biggest ever joint arts campaign.
Administration/Government
20.02.2015
ICSR brief White House on extremism
The ‘next generation of Osama bin Ladens' are cutting their teeth in Syria and Iraq, ICSR Director Peter Neumann warned a special White House summit on violent extremism this week.
Event - Arts and Design
19.02.2015
Oxford announces honorary degrees for 2015
Medicine/Pharmacology - Life Sciences
19.02.2015
University to become ’epicentre for European Neuroimaging’
The University has confirmed its plans to utilise advanced MR imaging technology within its Brain Research Imaging Centre" target="_blank" new Cardiff University Brain Research Imaging Centre (CUBRIC), in a bid to make the centre one of the top brain imaging facilities in Europe.
Business/Economics - Administration/Government
19.02.2015
Managers risk threatening the future of management consultancy
New research by academics from the Universities of Bristol and Sydney, and Oxford Brookes University, reveals that the future of the multi-billion dollar management consultancy industry may be threatened by the increasing trend of managers adopting consultancy practices as their own.
Event - Medicine/Pharmacology
19.02.2015
International Women's Day 2015 events
International Women’s Day 2015 events
Life Sciences - Medicine/Pharmacology
19.02.2015
Scientists unravel mechanisms that stop proteins misbehaving
Scientists unravel mechanisms that stop proteins misbehaving
Scientists have shed new light on the behaviour of proteins in cells, which could lead to fresh approaches for tackling diseases, including cancer.
Medicine/Pharmacology - Life Sciences
19.02.2015
Preserving fertility among young cancer patients
A pioneering American expert in obstetrics and fertility in cancer patients is to give a public lecture at The University of Nottingham, as well as London and Edinburgh as part of the ‘Sex in 3 Cities' series run by the Society for Reproduction and Fertility.
Medicine/Pharmacology - Environmental Sciences
19.02.2015
Comment: Throwing science at anti-vaxxers just makes them more hardline
Dr Tom Stafford, Lecturer in Psychology and Cognitive Science at the University of Sheffield comments on those who argue against vaccinations. Throwing science at anti-vaxxers just makes them more hardline by Dr Tom Stafford, 19 February 2015, posted on The Conversation Since the uptick in outbreaks of measles in the US, those arguing for the right not to vaccinate their children have come under increasing scrutiny.
Event
19.02.2015
Sussex Professor receives $700k grant to research access to education in Ethiopia
Sussex Professor receives $700k grant to research access to education in Ethiopia
Study of Religions - Astronomy
19.02.2015
Darwin meets the Exorcist in unique film series
Darwin meets the Exorcist in unique film series
A unique film series which is the first of its kind opens in Manchester next month focusing on the roles of science and religion in movies.
Media Sciences/Political Sciences - Business/Economics
19.02.2015
Comment: What Peter Oborne’s resignation forces us to confront about journalism
Scott Eldridge, Lecturer in Journalism Studies at the University of Sheffield, comments on what Peter Oborne's resignation from the Daily Telegraph tells us about modern journalism. by Scott Eldridge, 19 February 2015, posted on The Conversation As news of Peter Oborne's resignation from The Daily Telegraph went scattering around the internet and as further coverage came in's and articles that evening and the following morning, it became clear that a story of very traditional dynamics of journalism was unfolding.
History/Archeology - Arts and Design
19.02.2015
Illuminating art’s history
Scientific imaging techniques are uncovering secrets locked in medieval illuminated manuscripts - including those of a thrifty duke.
Administration/Government - Social Sciences
19.02.2015
Baroness Jay of Paddington appointed Visiting Professor
The Rt Hon the Baroness Jay of Paddington, the Labour politician and former Chairman of the House of Lords Constitution Committee, has been appointed visiting professor to the Policy Institute at Kin
Medicine/Pharmacology - Social Sciences
19.02.2015
County colic risk
County colic risk
A particular gastrointestinal disorder, which causes colic, or abdominal pain, in horses, is more prevalent in Lancashire compared with other nearby counties, according to researchers at the University of Liverpool and Lancaster University. They have also found that Idiopathic Focal Eosinophilic Enteritis (IFEE), lesions causing an obstruction in a horse's small intestine, is actually seasonal and occurs more often in younger horses.
Physics/Materials Science
19.02.2015
Graphene’s potential for energy conversion and storage
Scientists working with Europe's Graphene Flagship and the Cambridge Graphene Centre have provided a detailed and wide-ranging review of the potential of graphene and related materials in energy conversion and storage. Graphene and related materials have great promise in these areas Andrea Ferrari In a review article published recently in the journal Science , the researchers, led by Francesco Bonaccorso, a Royal Society Newton Fellow at the Cambridge Graphene Centre, note the substantial progress made in material preparation at the laboratory level.
Medicine/Pharmacology - Life Sciences
18.02.2015
Researchers volunteer to fight Ebola
The scientists, who all work in the University’s Faculty of Biological Sciences, will each work for five weeks in diagnostic laboratories run by Public Health England in the West African country.
Environmental Sciences - Social Sciences
18.02.2015
Party leader praises ’diverse’ university research to tackle global challenges
Grantham Centre research will deliver food and energy security and create a more sustainable world UK Green party leader Natalie Bennett praises work in Sheffield to address some of the biggest e
Environmental Sciences
18.02.2015
University of Sheffield aims to become a global leader in energy research and innovation
University launches ambitious Energy 2050 initiative New research group of 40 leading academic energy researchers joins University of Sheffield, complements the University's existing science and
Business/Economics - Social Sciences
18.02.2015
Planning for war: a guide for businesses
Dr Andrew Coburn of the Cambridge Judge Business School writes on The Conversation website about how business leaders have reawakened to the risk of regional conflict, and discusses research carried o
Law/Forensics - Administration/Government
18.02.2015
Where next for policing in Wales?
Philosophy - Event
18.02.2015
What we know for sure: Bristol researcher scoops top philosophy prize
Business/Economics - Administration/Government
18.02.2015
Top researchers in call for re-think over international undercutting
Expert team warns of ‘race to the bottom' threatening living standards around the world The University of Warwick is at the centre of what experts are describing as a new global movement against so-called ‘race to the bottom' competitiveness between nations.
Life Sciences - Medicine/Pharmacology
18.02.2015
Scientists to tackle bioscience big data challenges
Scientists to tackle bioscience big data challenges
The University of Liverpool has been awarded £1.78 million, as part of the UK's Biotechnology and Biological Sciences Research Council (BBSRC) £7.5 million investment to tackle bioscience big data challenges.
Life Sciences
18.02.2015
Who cares? Why evolution suggests parenting responsibility is seldom equally shared
Why is caring for young shared unequally between the sexes in so many animal species? Research from the University of Bristol suggests that small initial differences which predispose one sex to care more are exaggerated once the ability to care evolves.
Medicine/Pharmacology
17.02.2015
Yale UCL Poetry competition announces winners for 2014
Yale UCL Poetry competition announces winners for 2014
Life Sciences - Medicine/Pharmacology
17.02.2015
Artists invited to work with scientists in unique collaboration
Artists invited to work with scientists in unique collaboration
The Biomedical and Life Sciences (BLS) Division at Lancaster University is opening its doors to artists who want to explore the theory and practice of microbiological processes.
Chemistry - Life Sciences
17.02.2015
Professor Stephen Caddick appointed to Executive Board of the Wellcome Trust as Director of Innovation
Professor Stephen Caddick appointed to Executive Board of the Wellcome Trust as Director of Innovation
Professor Stephen Caddick has been appointed as Director of the Innovations division at The Wellcome Trust, it is announced today.
Arts and Design - Business/Economics
17.02.2015
Commission says arts & creativity is being squeezed out of schools particularly for low-income families
A major report published today Tuesday 17 th February 2015, entitled Enriching Britain: Culture, Creativity and Growth, argues that the concept of creativity is being squeezed out of public education, closing off creative opportunities and cultural experiences to young people.
Mathematics - Business/Economics
17.02.2015
"You’ve got a friend in me" Bringing designers and animators together
Aircraft designers and animators use different digital technologies to achieve the same goal: creating a three-dimensional image that can be manipulated. But a new method that links the two could vastly speed up how product designers create and simulate the performance of their products. Suddenly, we had a method that theoretically offered the manufacturing industry the flexibility the artists enjoy in subdivision Neil Dodgson The adventures of Woody and Buzz Lightyear have been charming children - and adults - worldwide for 20 years this year.
Business/Economics
17.02.2015
Deborah Bull joins Warwick Commissioners to launch report on the future of cultural value in Britain
Today, the Warwick Commission launches its report on the future of cultural value in Britain.
Study of Religions
17.02.2015
Ex-MI6 Chief: Our values are under threat
‘Western Europe will not find a partner of values and morals in Vladimir Putin', said Sir John Sawers, former Chief of MI6 in his inaugural lecture as Visiting Professor at King's College London.
Social Sciences
16.02.2015
Focusing on the success of others can make us selfish
It is believed that the success of humans as a species depends to a large extent on our ability to cooperate in groups. Much more so than any other ape (or mammal for that matter), people are able to work together and coordinate their actions to produce mutual benefits. But what do we base our decisions on when we know whatever we do will affect those around us?
Medicine/Pharmacology - Life Sciences
16.02.2015
Towards more targeted cancer vaccines
Scientists from Cardiff have used powerful X-ray technology to visualise how white blood cells interact with skin cancer cells, paving the way for the development of more accurate cancer vaccines. Targeting cancer using T-Cells, a kind of white blood cell, has been the focus of many investigations.
Event - Business/Economics
16.02.2015
Congratulations to Lancaster University graduates in India
Congratulations to Lancaster University graduates in India
Physics/Materials Science
16.02.2015
Firing up the proton smasher
The Large Hadron Collider is being brought back to life, ready for Run II of the "world's greatest physics experiment".
Literature/Linguistics
16.02.2015
University of Birmingham welcomes the Chinese Year of the Sheep
The University of Birmingham's China Institute is marking the Chinese New Year with the help of some world-class musicians.
Earth Sciences - Environmental Sciences
16.02.2015
Drilling back through time in the Bay of Bengal
Drilling back through time in the Bay of Bengal
A Lancaster University environmental scientist is taking part in a massive international research effort drilling for environmental clues buried deep beneath the Indian Ocean.
Medicine/Pharmacology - Life Sciences
16.02.2015
New ovarian cancer drug one step closer
New ovarian cancer drug one step closer
150,000 women in Europe suffer with Ovarian Cancer New drug could soon treat patients in Europe and US Ovarian cancer patients throughout Europe and the United States could soon be treated
History/Archeology
16.02.2015
Air and sea strategy behind victory in WWII
Groundbreaking new research has revealed the extent to which the Second World War was decided, not by pitched battles on land, but by the superior air and sea power of the Allied forces.
Arts and Design
16.02.2015
University of Sussex seeks creative director for refurbished arts centre
University of Sussex seeks creative director for refurbished arts centre
Event - Law/Forensics
16.02.2015
Public inaugural lecture to address police accountability in relation to crimes of sexual violence
Life Sciences - Medicine/Pharmacology
14.02.2015
Light sensitive proteins could one day help mend our broken hearts
Around 175,000 heart attacks are diagnosed in the UK each year. They can leave irreparable damage to the heart tissue. Stem cell therapy could one day improve our chances of mending a broken heart but getting grafted tissue to beat in sync with the rest of the heart is a major stumbling block in heart tissue engineering.
Social Sciences - Mechanical Engineering/Mechanics
13.02.2015
Could laptops torpedo navies of the future?
Could laptops torpedo navies of the future?
Forget pirates in gunboats, criminals armed only with a laptop and an internet connection are predicted to become a serious threat to navies and the global shipping industry – a new report has revealed.
Medicine/Pharmacology - Life Sciences
13.02.2015
Pioneering Indian research centre launched to find solutions to excessive use of antibiotics
Pioneering Indian research centre launched to find solutions to excessive use of antibiotics
University of Sheffield is part of a landmark collaboration with the MRC and the Government of India to fund three major global research centres UK-India Centre aims to minimise the indiscriminat
Life Sciences - Administration/Government
13.02.2015
Care Minister visits CUBRIC
  The University has played host to UK Government Minister for Care and Support, Norman Lamb MP. Accompanied by Cardiff Central MP Jenny Willott, the Minister visited Cardiff University Brain Research Imaging Centre (CUBRIC) to learn about the Centre's ground-breaking research.
Medicine/Pharmacology - Life Sciences
13.02.2015
Cambridge partners with India to fight multidrug resistant TB
The University of Cambridge has been awarded £2 million from the UK Medical Research Council and the Government of India's Department for Biotechnology to develop a partnership with the National Institute for Research in Tuberculosis (NIRT) in Chennai.
Medicine/Pharmacology
13.02.2015
Short-term use of HRT therapy carries increased ovarian cancer risk
Taking hormone replacement therapy (HRT) for the menopause, even for just a few years, is associated with a significantly increased risk of developing the two most common types of ovarian cancer, a group led by Oxford University researchers have found.  The detailed meta-analysis of evidence looked at 52 epidemiological studies, involving a total of 21,488 women with ovarian cancer mainly from North America, Europe and Australia.
Pedagogy/Education Science
13.02.2015
Low-cost programme improves reading ability of year 7 pupils
Low-cost programme improves reading ability of year 7 pupils
We use cookies to ensure that we give you the best experience on our website. You can change your cookie settings at any time. Otherwise, we'll assume you're OK to continue. Low-cost programme improves reading ability of year 7 pupils A low-cost scheme has been found to significantly improve the reading ability of year 7 pupils, according to research carried out by Durham University.
Literature/Linguistics
13.02.2015
Library Followers Tweet a Love-Inspired Chaotic Poem
Library Followers Tweet a Love-Inspired Chaotic Poem
A new chaotic poem about love, created by Twitter followers, is on display from today (Friday 13 February) at The John Rylands Library in central Manchester.
Literature/Linguistics
13.02.2015
Jolyon and Heydon bring their satire to Sussex
Jolyon and Heydon bring their satire to Sussex
Jolyon and Heydon bring their satire to Sussex Sussex alumni and TV comedians Jolyon Rubinstein and Heydon Prowse return to campus next week in a BBC Three spoof documentary looking at how to engage young people in politics.
Medicine/Pharmacology - Event
12.02.2015
Engineer shortlisted for honour recognising ’exceptional achievements’
Event
12.02.2015
Grand Alumni Ball brings down curtain on 50th Anniversary celebrations
Grand Alumni Ball brings down curtain on 50th Anniversary celebrations
Pedagogy/Education Science
12.02.2015
Warwick takes forward partnership with goal of Californian campus
Administration/Government - Business/Economics
12.02.2015
Technology scheme gets Government cash boost
Microtechnics/Electroengineering
12.02.2015
Durham University commits to improving working conditions in the global electronics industry
Durham University commits to improving working conditions in the global electronics industry
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Arts and Design
12.02.2015
Poetry of rap, through rhyme
Poetry of rap, through rhyme
A study of tracks from the debut albums of major hip hop artists has found that rhyming patterns come as second nature to some of rap's biggest stars - likening them to modern-day poets. Linguists at The University of Manchester have examined the tracks of artists including multiple Grammy award-winner Eminem and Public Enemy, finding that the rhymes that make them superstars are so intuitive they are not within their conscious control.
Life Sciences - Business/Economics
12.02.2015
Imperial to create new opportunities for spin-outs and scale-ups at Babraham
Imperial to create new opportunities for spin-outs and scale-ups at Babraham
Imperial is to invest in a new facility at the Babraham Research Campus in Cambridge to support spin-out and scale-up companies.
History/Archeology
12.02.2015
Sussex academic links old and new photography for Science Museum
Sussex academic links old and new photography for Science Museum
Sussex academic links old and new photography for Science Museum Early science photos will be displayed alongside the modern and contemporary art photography they inspired at a new exhibition in the Science Museum , co-curated by a Sussex academic.
Medicine/Pharmacology - Life Sciences
12.02.2015
Brain infections research highlighted as 'most impressive' in medical report
Brain infections research highlighted as ’most impressive’ in medical report
The Medical Schools Council has highlighted brain infections research at the University of Liverpool as having significant impact on people, policy, and the economy. The Council report was based on impact statements produced for the Research Excellence Framework (REF) and lists 40 of the 'most impressive' impact case studies submitted to the REF panel.
Social Sciences - Administration/Government
12.02.2015
Fight-sensing cameras to cut crime on Britain’s streets
A million-pound project to develop 'smart' cameras that sense violence on the streets is being developed by Cardiff University researchers.
Arts and Design
12.02.2015
Bejewelled backdrop to coronations did not cost a king’s ransom
Research into England's oldest medieval altarpiece - which for centuries provided the backdrop to Westminster Abbey coronations - has revealed that it cost no more than the rather unprincely equivalent of eight cows.
Life Sciences - Mathematics
12.02.2015
Brain's GPS system influenced by shape of environment
Brain’s GPS system influenced by shape of environment
Patterns created by the brain's grid cells, which are believed to guide navigation, are modified by the shape of the environment, according to UCL researchers. This means grid patterns aren't a universal metric for the brain's GPS system to measure distance, as previously thought. Grid cells in the brain appear to form an internal map of the local environment by signalling periodically to create a 'grid-pattern' that helps animals to navigate, even in the dark.
Microtechnics/Electroengineering - Chemistry
12.02.2015
Engineers create graphene components using 3D printing
Engineers create graphene components using 3D printing
A team of Imperial engineers have developed a method for printing miniature components from graphene, using a new graphene paste.
Business/Economics
12.02.2015
Revealed: the secret lives of your old clothes
The complex clothing retail network which criss-crosses the globe is revealed in fascinating new research by development geographer Dr Andrew Brooks of King's College London and may surprise.
Environmental Sciences - Earth Sciences
12.02.2015
Estimating flood behaviour on a global scale
Characterising flood behaviour for any river in the world is now becoming a possibility, according to new research from the University of Bristol published this month in Water Resources Research. The study, which deals with the difficulty of estimating flooding risk in data-poor areas, finds that it is now possible to make accurate predictions using only remotely sensed data.
Medicine/Pharmacology - Business/Economics
11.02.2015
Supermarket promotions boost sales of less healthy foods more than healthier foods
Supermarket price promotions are more likely to lead to an increase in sales of less healthy foods than healthier choices in supermarkets, according to a study published today.
Astronomy
11.02.2015
Astronomers catch 'Tatooine' multiple-star system as it forms
Astronomers catch ‘Tatooine’ multiple-star system as it forms
For the first time astronomers have caught a multiple-star system as it is created, and their observations are providing new insight into how such systems, and possibly the solar system, are formed. Amazing images taken from a series of telescopes on Earth show clouds of gas which are in the process of developing into stars.
Medicine/Pharmacology - Careers/Employment
11.02.2015
Supporting health and social care workers
A Lancaster University Management School (LUMS) project will help health and social care workers professionally in the light of the demands of an ageing population.
Business/Economics
11.02.2015
Transport Minister and Business Secretary launch VENTURER driverless car trial
Transport Minister, Claire Perry and Business Secretary, Vince Cable will launch the VENTURER consortium's driverless car trial today [Wednesday 11 February], giving the project the green light to test autonomous vehicles in the real world.
Mechanical Engineering/Mechanics
11.02.2015
Creator of Downton Abbey meets the Imperial mascot that stared in the show
Creator of Downton Abbey meets the Imperial mascot that stared in the show
Downton Abbey's creator Julian Fellowes rode on the Imperial vintage fire engine featured in his TV creation during a College visit last week.
Physics/Materials Science - Microtechnics/Electroengineering
11.02.2015
Ten years in graphene - Dr Cinzia Casiraghi
Ten years in graphene - Dr Cinzia Casiraghi
This is a blog by Dr Cinzia Casiraghi, a Reader in Graphene and Carbon Nanostructures at The University of Manchester.
Business/Economics
11.02.2015
Sheffield University’s world-leading Factory 2050 reaches major milestone
Construction begins on the UK's first fully-reconfigurable digital factory Factory is another vital development within the University of Sheffield's Advanced Manufacturing Research Centre Facto
Event - Arts and Design
11.02.2015
Podcast: tinnitus, appendectomies and peat fires
Medicine/Pharmacology - History/Archeology
11.02.2015
The ’flying scientist’ who chased spores
A passion for fungi led Cambridge mycologist Dr Dillon Weston to ever-more inventive means of trapping fungal spores, even from the open window of an airship on its maiden flight in the first half of the 20th century.
Medicine/Pharmacology
11.02.2015
New mums offered shopping vouchers to help improve breastfeeding
New mums offered shopping vouchers to help improve breastfeeding
NHS could save £17 million a year in hospital admissions and GP visits if women breastfed for longer 2 UK breastfeeding rates are amongst the lowest in the world Pioneering large scale trial fo
Social Sciences - Event
11.02.2015
Record number of social workers graduate with post-qualifying social work awards at Winter Graduation
Record number of social workers graduate with post-qualifying social work awards at Winter Graduation
Medicine/Pharmacology - Life Sciences
11.02.2015
New medical training facility opens at Daresbury Laboratory
New medical training facility opens at Daresbury Laboratory
A new training facility has opened at Daresbury Laboratory, aimed at giving University of Liverpool trainee medical physicists hands-on experience of medical scanners.
Civil Engineering/Traffic Engineering - Environmental Sciences
11.02.2015
Urban habitats provide haven for UK bees
Urban environments might not seem the best habitat for pollinators at first glance but a new study, led by the University of Bristol, suggests that bees and other pollinating bugs actually thrive as well in towns and cities as they do in farms and nature reserves. The study, published today in Proceedings of the Royal Society B , has for the first time compared the suitability of different landscapes for pollinating insects across the UK.
Social Sciences - Administration/Government
11.02.2015
Large numbers of teenage girls experience sexual coercion in relationships
More than four in ten teenage schoolgirls in England* have experienced sexual coercion, new research by University of Bristol academics launched today [11 February] reveals. Most were pressured to have sex or other sexual activity, and in some cases, this included rape. And many of the 13-17-year-olds had also suffered physical attacks, intimidation or emotional abuse from their boyfriends.
History/Archeology
10.02.2015
Obituary: Sir David Watson
Obituary: Sir David Watson
Arts and Design
10.02.2015
The Whitworth’s Big Reveal on 12 February
On Thursday, 12 February, ahead of the Whitworth's reopening, we'd like you to post your pictures of the art gallery online as part of our Big Reveal.
Medicine/Pharmacology - Psychology
10.02.2015
From TED to Clegg
From TED to Clegg
Universityof Liverpool researcher, Dr Eleanor Longden, attended the Deputy Prime Minister's Mental Health Heroes Awards which recognise individuals who have helped, supported, or inspired those with mental health difficulties.
Administration/Government - Business/Economics
10.02.2015
Lancaster University signs international cyber security research agreement
Lancaster University signs international cyber security research agreement
Lancaster University is enhancing its position as a global leader in cyber security research by agreeing links with Japan's national ICT institute.
Environmental Sciences - Medicine/Pharmacology
10.02.2015
If you go down to the woods today
Recent advances in medical imaging are being applied to airborne remote sensing of vegetation, enabling conservation scientists to see the wood and the trees.
Event
10.02.2015
Public invited to get involved in dementia research in the West
Scientists are inviting members of the public to find out about dementia research in the region at a free event [31 March] which aims to improve patient and public involvement in studies.
Administration/Government
10.02.2015
Coalition’s record on schools - independent assessment released
University of Manchester Professor of Education pens paper examining schools policies, spending and trends under coalition government.
Arts and Design
10.02.2015
The Whitworth reopens on Valentine's Day
The Whitworth reopens on Valentine’s Day
Astronomy - Physics/Materials Science
10.02.2015
University of Glasgow lends support to solar super-telescope initiative
The University of Glasgow has joined a consortium of eight UK universities and associated businesses to build the cameras for a $344 million super-telescope in Hawaii.
Medicine/Pharmacology - Life Sciences
09.02.2015
Computer model of blood development could speed up search for new leukaemia drugs
The first comprehensive computer model to simulate the development of blood cells could help in the development of new treatments for leukaemia and lymphoma, say researchers at the University of Cambridge and Microsoft Research. With this new computer model, we can carry out simulated experiments in seconds that would take many weeks to perform in the laboratory Bertie Gottgens The human body produces over 2.5 million new blood cells during every second of our adult lives, but how this process is controlled remains poorly understood.
Astronomy - Computer Science/Telecom
09.02.2015
Bristol Is Open to hit the ground running
The city's first joint venture between Bristol City Council and the University of Bristol can begin thanks to approval at the city council's cabinet last week [Tuesday 3 February].
Physics/Materials Science
09.02.2015
New Director to lead the Cockcroft Institute
New Director to lead the Cockcroft Institute
The Cockcroft Institute at Daresbury Laboratory has appointed Professor Peter Ratoff as its new Director. He is currently the Acting Director of the Institute and will take up the full time role on March 1 2015. The Cockcroft Institute is a joint venture in Accelerator Science and Technology (AST) involving Lancaster University, the Universities of Liverpool and Manchester and the Science and Technology Facilities Council (STFC).
Environmental Sciences
09.02.2015
Bee summit aims to ’get Bristol buzzing’
Over 100 delegates will gather in Bristol today [9 February] for the largest local summit of its kind, being held to help bees and other pollinating insects.
Arts and Design - Administration/Government
09.02.2015
Strong partnership stages arts project success
Strong partnership stages arts project success
History/Archeology - Administration/Government
09.02.2015
Archaeologists and veterans to explore what lies beneath Waterloo Battlefield, 200 years on
An international team of battlefield experts, led by the University of Glasgow's Dr Tony Pollard, will start work at farm buildings of Hougoumont in April 2015. The research is being undertaken as part of Waterloo Uncovered, which is launching today and aims to transform our understanding of the battle that created modern Europe and ended the Napoleonic era.
Medicine/Pharmacology
09.02.2015
Manchester leads research to find ways to tackle food poverty and waste
University researchers will work with charities to explore how to reduce waste and get food to those who cannot afford it.
Medicine/Pharmacology - Chemistry
09.02.2015
Worldwide treatment of hepatitis C could be within sight at the right cost
Worldwide treatment of hepatitis C could be within sight at the right cost
Lowering the cost of hepatitis C drugs is possible and it is key to achieving global access to treatment, according to new research. There are an estimated 185 million people infected with the hepatitis C virus worldwide and 160,000 in Britain. Currently there is no vaccine and, if left untreated, infection can lead to cirrhosis and liver cancer, causing up to 500,000 related deaths globally per year.
Medicine/Pharmacology - Pedagogy/Education Science
09.02.2015
Bristol academic delves into the secret life of four-year-olds for new documentary
Dr Paul Howard Jones from Bristol's Graduate School of Education will feature in a new Channel 4 documentary [broadcast 10 Feb] providing a unique insight into the secret life of four-year-olds.
Astronomy - Physics/Materials Science
09.02.2015
World’s biggest solar telescope to be built with Sheffield expertise
o New telescope will provide unprecedented insight into physics of the surface and atmosphere of the Sun o A consortium of universities, including Sheffield, are building cameras for the 'super telescope' based in Hawaii o Sheffield scientists will help UK solar physics community access facility o Telescope will improve the forecasting of space weather hazards The world's biggest and most revolutionary solar telescope is being built with the help of researchers from the University of Sheffield.
Medicine/Pharmacology - Life Sciences
09.02.2015
Cancer cell 'memory' of oxygen deprivation explains tumour spread
Cancer cell ’memory’ of oxygen deprivation explains tumour spread
Scientists at the University of Liverpool have shown that supplying cancer cells with more oxygen may not prevent them spreading around the body, as originally thought.  Research, published in the journal, Oncogenesis, has shown that cells have a 'memory' of an oxygen deprived environment, which, despite them having access to oxygen in their current state, could still trigger the production of genes that degrade the structure holding them i
Environmental Sciences - Administration/Government
06.02.2015
University pledges commitment to sustainable ruminant production
The Vice-Chancellor, Professor Sir Eric Thomas, will officially sign the Global Farm Platform Statement of Intent on Tuesday 10 February.
Event - Administration/Government
06.02.2015
Operation Graduate - fighting crime in Dunkirk and Lenton
Mechanical Engineering/Mechanics - Microtechnics/Electroengineering
06.02.2015
Imperial civil engineer recognised across the pond by prestigious academy
Imperial civil engineer recognised across the pond by prestigious academy
An Imperial researcher has been recognised in the USA this week for more than thirty years of work in the field of civil engineering.
Computer Science/Telecom - Mechanical Engineering/Mechanics
06.02.2015
Sports calibrated
New methods of gathering quantitative data from video - whether shot on a mobile phone or an ultra-high definition camera - may change the way that sport is experienced, for athletes and fans alike.
Medicine/Pharmacology - Life Sciences
06.02.2015
University of Glasgow and partners receive Life Sciences Award
University of Glasgow and partners receive Life Sciences Award
Social Sciences
06.02.2015
National accreditation for Nottingham
A number of Schools in the Faculty of Social Science at The University of Nottingham have been awarded a national affiliate status, to help increase the number of social science graduates.
Agronomy/Food Science - Life Sciences
06.02.2015
New tools to breed cereal crops that survive flooding
Scientists at The University of Nottingham hope new research could lead to the introduction of cereal crops better able to tolerate flooding.
Business/Economics
06.02.2015
University backs the BID
Careers/Employment
06.02.2015
University commended for apprentice campaign that transforms lives
University commended for apprentice campaign that transforms lives
The University of Manchester has been recognised by the National Apprenticeship Service as the first university in England to commit to directly recruiting apprentices to its workforce on a sizeable scale.
Business/Economics
06.02.2015
Scandals not bad for business in the long term, study finds
Scandals not bad for business in the long term, study finds
Scandals not bad for business in the long term, study finds Scandals involving bosses of major firms have no long-term negative impact on share prices and can even lead to better performance, University of Sussex research has found.
Life Sciences - Microtechnics/Electroengineering
06.02.2015
How tuna stay warm with cold hearts
How tuna stay warm with cold hearts
Scientists at The University of Manchester, working with colleagues at Stanford University in America, have discovered how prized bluefin tuna keep their hearts pumping during temperature changes that would stop a human heart. The research helps to answer important questions about how animals react to rapid temperature changes, knowledge that's becoming more essential as the earth warms.
 
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