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Life Sciences - May 24
Life Sciences
Scientists from the University of Bristol and the Natural History Museum in London have reconstructed the evolutionary history of the chelicerates, the mega-diverse group of 110,000 arthropods that includes spiders, scorpions, mites and ticks. They found, for the first time, genomic evidence that mites and ticks do not constitute two distantly related lineages, rather they are part of the same evolutionary line.
Health - May 23

Researchers at Cardiff and Swansea Universities are running a new trial to investigate whether a medicine currently used for the skin condition psoriasis could also be used to help people with type 1 diabetes produce some of their own insulin.

Health - May 22
Health

Although it has been known for a long time, that education, and socioeconomic position affect health, particularly in later life, there was limited knowledge as to why.

Materials Science - May 23
Materials Science

Researchers have developed washable, wearable 'batteries' based on cheap, safe and environmentally friendly inks and woven directly into fabrics.

Health - May 22

Scientists have helped unravel the link between higher levels of education and reduced risk of heart attack and stroke. Previous research showed every 3.6 years spent in education can reduce a person's lifetime risk of heart disease by a third.


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Environment - Earth Sciences - 24.05.2019
Earthquakes or tiger attacks?
Earthquakes or tiger attacks?
Dr Hanna Ruszczyk (Geography) believes that uderstanding what people fear most can help prevent disasters.

Event - Chemistry - 24.05.2019
Sight loss in focus, and awarding women in science: News from the College
Sight loss in focus, and awarding women in science: News from the College
Here's a batch of fresh news and announcements from across Imperial. From research into preventing blindness in glaucoma, to a women in science fellowship for an Imperial chemical engineer, here is some quick-read news from across the College.

Event - Architecture - 24.05.2019

Innovation / Technology - Career - 24.05.2019
Digital technologies are key to tackling the regional prosperity gap, say academics
Digital technologies are helping independent businesses be more productive during what is a challenging economic period, research shows.

Business / Economics - 23.05.2019

Innovation / Technology - 23.05.2019

Life Sciences - Physics - 23.05.2019
Soapbox Science becomes part of Brighton Fringe to celebrate women in STEMM
Twelve scientists will don their white coats on Brighton seafront for the third annual Soapbox Science event, sharing their expertise as part of the Brighton Fringe.

Pedagogy - 23.05.2019
School choice system is ‘unfair’ to households in areas with fewer choices
The first ever study to assess secondary school choices made across all households in England has shown that the system is unfair to households in areas where they are given fewer options on the application form, with these parents having to make 'less ambitious' choices.

Administration - Innovation / Technology - 22.05.2019

Life Sciences - 21.05.2019
Imperial named Leader in Openness on animal research
Imperial named Leader in Openness on animal research
Imperial has been recognised for its openness about the use of animals in research with a Leader in Openness Award from Understanding Animal Research.

Music - 21.05.2019
Another chance to hear a human history of sound and listening
Another chance to hear a human history of sound and listening
A BBC Radio series on the history of sound and listening, written and presented by a University of Sussex academic, is being repeated on BBC Radio 4 Extra and BBC Sounds.

Administration - 21.05.2019
White Paper raises concerns about access to the nation’s digital past
People are struggling to access a treasure trove of the UK's modern digital archives due to physical, technological and legal barriers, academics have warned in a White Paper published today.

Pharmacology - 21.05.2019

Health - 20.05.2019
Multimillion pound project will see AI remixing radio to help people living with dementia
Multimillion pound project will see AI remixing radio to help people living with dementia
Radio listeners are used to getting information about the travel and weather - but now they could get personalised medical support, thanks to an innovative new scheme.

Administration - Innovation / Technology - 17.05.2019

Life Sciences - Chemistry - 17.05.2019
From food flavourings to biofuels, metals are key
We all know that metals like iron and calcium are essential for a healthy body - but our pioneering scientists estimate that almost half of life's processes depend upon various metals interacting with living cells.

Innovation / Technology - 16.05.2019

Innovation / Technology - Environment - 16.05.2019

Business / Economics - Innovation / Technology - 16.05.2019

Innovation / Technology - 16.05.2019

Life Sciences - 16.05.2019

History / Archeology - 16.05.2019
Winchester Cathedral’s mortuary chests unlocked
A team of archaeologists and anthropologists from the University of Bristol have been gradually unlocking the secrets hidden within Winchester Cathedral's mortuary chests as part of an on-going research project supported by the Dean and Chapter of Winchester Cathedral.

Health - Psychology - 16.05.2019
First manual on child blast injuries launched by Imperial and Save the Children
First manual on child blast injuries launched by Imperial and Save the Children
A coalition of British doctors, researchers and charities has launched the world's first guide for treating children severely injured by explosives.

Administration - Health - 15.05.2019
Transfer of EU powers leads to silent erosion of UK pesticide regulation
Transfer of EU powers leads to silent erosion of UK pesticide regulation
New analysis by the UK Trade Policy Observatory is warning that what should have been the technical formality of transferring EU powers into national law when the UK leaves the European Union, could
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