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Innovation / Technology - Business / Economics - 25.03.2019

Business / Economics - 25.03.2019

Health - 25.03.2019
Microneedle technology gets green light
Microneedle technology gets green light
Innovators at Cardiff Medicentre have pioneered microneedle technology that could end certain types of injections. Picofluidics Ltd - based at Cardiff University's medtech incubator - has completed rigorous proof of concept tests. Working with scientists from Coventry University and backed by funding from Innovate UK, Picofluidics is preparing to go to market.

Pedagogy - 23.03.2019
Toddlers, knights and golden bears
Inside the Fitzwilliam Museum, the Armoury and Renaissance galleries are alive with the sound of chattering children.

Environment - 22.03.2019
Researcher training ’para-ecologists’ to protect the rainforest
Sussex researcher training 'para-ecologists' to protect the rainforest A scientist at the University of Sussex has been working to train up a new generation of data collectors to help monitor the overall health of the rainforest ecosystem.

History / Archeology - 22.03.2019
£1.65m community project to reveal 6,000-year-old 'hidden' historic site in Cardiff
£1.65m community project to reveal 6,000-year-old ’hidden’ historic site in Cardiff
A South Wales community is on the brink of delivering a major heritage regeneration project following a substantial funding win from the National Lottery.

Innovation / Technology - 22.03.2019
Heritage tourists sites need to prioritise the experience over emerging immersive technologies
Heritage tourists say they would prefer emerging immersive technologies at major sites in Scotland keep strong story telling at their heart to future proof their offering, new research published today has found. The findings are part of research by the Scottish Heritage Partnership (SHP) led by the University of Glasgow which looked at how the tourism industry can prepare to adapt and use emerging technologies such as virtual reality (VR), augmented reality (AR), and mixed reality (MR).

Chemistry - Environment - 21.03.2019
Non-toxic salt water battery prototype can charge in seconds
A battery prototype has been designed using salt water and materials that are non-toxic and charge quickly, paving the way for new types of battery.

Innovation / Technology - Health - 21.03.2019
Boost for University plans for major innovation investment in Govan
The University of Glasgow's plans for an expansion of innovation activities in Govan received a significant boost today (Thursday, 21 March) with two projects through to the final stage of a major UK-wide funding stream.

Social Sciences - Innovation / Technology - 21.03.2019
SPARK shows way for European social science parks
Cardiff University is leading the way in Europe by creating a Social Science Park (Spark) that brings benefits to wider society.

Innovation / Technology - Career - 21.03.2019

Environment - Administration - 21.03.2019
UK gets new £5 million climate change research centre
Cardiff University has been selected as the main hub for a £5 million research centre to explore how we can live differently to achieve the rapid and far-reaching emissions cuts required to address climate change. A collaboration between Cardiff, Manchester, York and East Anglia Universities, and charity Climate Outreach, the Centre for Climate Change and Social Transformations (CAST) will work closely with industry, local/national governments, and charities to tackle climate change.

Environment - 21.03.2019

Business / Economics - 21.03.2019
UK Competitiveness Index paints bleak economic picture for areas outside London
Significant parts of Britain will experience a decline in economic growth over the next twenty years, a study says.

Business / Economics - 20.03.2019

Health - Pharmacology - 20.03.2019
Ground breaking pancreatic cancer trial reaches patient milestone
A ground breaking pancreatic cancer trial, which aims to match patients with more targeted and effective treatment for their tumours, has successfully recruited its 100th patient.

Linguistics / Literature - 19.03.2019
New Grammatical Guidance for Gaelic
Bòrd na Gàidhlig and the University of Glasgow have today (19 March 2019) published new grammatical guidance to help aid Gaelic speakers, including teachers, broadcasters and other Gaelic professionals.

Health - 19.03.2019
Funding secured for fourth wave of the internationally-renowned NATSAL study
The National Survey of Sexual Attitudes and Lifestyles begins its fourth study on sexual health and well-being in Britain, led by researchers from UCL in collaboration with the London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine, the University of Glasgow and NatCen Social Research. The National Surveys of Sexual Attitudes and Lifestyles (Natsal) are regarded as the world's largest, most detailed studies of sexual behaviour.

Astronomy / Space Science - Physics - 19.03.2019
Tackling the risks from outer space
Space is a risky place. Our planet faces a number of potential threats from asteroids and comets to the impact of space weather on vital technologies.

Social Sciences - 19.03.2019

Religions - 18.03.2019
How religious reformers justified, but ultimately overthrew, the ‘empire of hell' of penal colonies
How religious reformers justified, but ultimately overthrew, the ‘empire of hell’ of penal colonies
A fascinating new book which explores, for the first time, how religion was used to justify the creation of penal colonies, attempt reforms and ultimately overthrow the transportation of British and Irish prisoners is published next month.

Environment - Administration - 18.03.2019
Researchers join international project to help 11 million Thai people
Sussex researchers join international project to help 11 million Thai people Researchers from the University of Sussex are joining an international effort to help protect Thailand's vulnerable coastal communities from storms, floods and coastal erosion.

Innovation / Technology - 18.03.2019

Health - 18.03.2019
Researcher urges food industry to reduce salt in food
The food industry must do more to lower the amount of salt in their products in order to tackle high blood pressure, says an Imperial expert.

Administration - 15.03.2019
IMF policy reforms weaken the state
A new study shows that lending conditions imposed by the International Monetary Fund undermine “state capacity” in developing nations - preventing state bureaucrats from implementing essential policies in health, education, and national security. Researchers from the Universities of Glasgow, Cambridge, Bocconi, and Royal Holloway analysed the IMF's loan documents to evaluate the relationship between IMF-mandated policy reforms and bureaucratic quality in developing countries.

Health - Pharmacology - 15.03.2019
Researchers offered 'quick and easy' grants to get medical innovations started
Researchers offered ’quick and easy’ grants to get medical innovations started
A scheme is offering grants to help researchers test ideas for translating their research into new drugs, diagnostics or medical devices.

Health - Mathematics - 15.03.2019
Biological blockbusters and viral bloodletting: News from the College
Biological blockbusters and viral bloodletting: News from the College
Here's a batch of fresh news and announcements from across Imperial. From the first footage of lung cells forming, to a study of the viral impacts of self-flagellation, here is some quick-read news from across the College. Biological blockbuster A new method for imaging slices of lung tissue may have scientists reaching for the popcorn.

Music - Innovation / Technology - 14.03.2019
'Orchestrating the Orchestra' 5G enables musicians to perform across locations
’Orchestrating the Orchestra’ 5G enables musicians to perform across locations
The public are invited to experience musicians perform a fully synchronised concert across venues in Bristol and London, using 5G Orchestration Technologies on Saturday 16th March.

Innovation / Technology - Business / Economics - 13.03.2019
Tech giants do not face enough competition - reducing consumer choice and innovation
Derek Robert McAuley , Professor of Digital Economy in the School of Computer Science at the University of Nottingham , has played a key role in an independent review of digital competition in the UK, published today Wednesday 13 March 2019.

Health - Pharmacology - 12.03.2019
Evidence-based web tool aims to better inform and refine need for treatment in early prostate cancer
A new tool to predict an individual's prognosis following a prostate cancer diagnosis could help prevent unnecessary treatment and related side effects, say researchers at the University of Cambridge. We believe this tool could significantly reduce the number of unnecessary - and potentially harmful - treatments that patients receive and save the NHS millions every year Vincent Gnanapragasam The tool, PREDICT Prostate, launches today to coincide with publication in the journal PLOS Medicine of the research that underpins it.