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Academic Rankings - 27.02.2019

Health - 26.02.2019
Smart sensor wound care on horizon that may reduce diabetic amputations
University of Nottingham researchers have secured a major grant to develop a smart wound dressing embedded with optical fibre sensors to assess whether affected tissue is healing well or is infected.

Life Sciences - Palaeontology - 25.02.2019
Bristol undergraduate reconstructs the skulls of two species of ancient reptile
Bristol undergraduate reconstructs the skulls of two species of ancient reptile
Using two partially fragmented fossil skulls, a student at the University of Bristol has digitally reconstructed, in three-dimensions, the skulls of two species of ancient reptile that lived in the Late Triassic, one of which had been previously known only from its jaws.

Health - 25.02.2019
New clinical trial aims to find the best way to feed premature babies
A large clinical trial involving around 40 hospitals in the UK is to investigate the best way to feed babies who are born between 10 and 7 weeks prematurely.

Physics - 22.02.2019
Laser laureate and razor research: News from the College
Laser laureate and razor research: News from the College
Here's a batch of fresh news and announcements from across Imperial. From a laser focused talk from a Nobel laureate, to razor sharp research into the evolution of crocodile faces, here is some quick-read news from across the College.

Innovation / Technology - Computer Science / Telecom - 22.02.2019
AI: Life in the age of intelligent machines
In a new film, leading Cambridge University researchers discuss the far-reaching advances offered by artificial intelligence - and consider the consequences of developing systems that think far beyond human abilities.

Life Sciences - 22.02.2019

Computer Science / Telecom - 22.02.2019

Computer Science / Telecom - Health - 21.02.2019
Imperial to train more leaders in artificial intelligence thanks to UKRI funding
Imperial to train more leaders in artificial intelligence thanks to UKRI funding
The UKRI will contribute £7.1 million to the project, which will be combined with funding from industry partners and Imperial to create a Centre worth £20 million.

Astronomy / Space Science - Physics - 21.02.2019

Health - Life Sciences - 21.02.2019
Team to study concussion in international motorsport
Team to study concussion in international motorsport
Cambridge researchers are to take part in a study to examine the impact of concussion in motorsports, with the aim of reducing traumatic brain injury and helping drivers recover.

Computer Science / Telecom - 21.02.2019

Computer Science / Telecom - Innovation / Technology - 21.02.2019

Life Sciences - Environment - 21.02.2019

Health - 20.02.2019
Improving pancreatic cancer survival rates
Over £370,000 has been awarded to Dr Catherine Hogan at the European Cancer Stem Cell Research Institute to help find new targets for early detection of pancreatic cancer.

Innovation / Technology - Computer Science / Telecom - 19.02.2019

Astronomy / Space Science - Academic Rankings - 19.02.2019
World top six ranking for space science
World top six ranking for space science
Durham University's astrophysicists have been ranked joint sixth in the world for the quality and influence of their research in space science.

Health - 19.02.2019
NHS middle managers ‘improve efficiency’ according to new research
Contrary to popular belief, having more NHS managers improves efficiency and the quality of healthcare provided in hospitals.

Agronomy / Food Science - Life Sciences - 18.02.2019

Health - 18.02.2019
More needs to be done to raise awareness of lung cancer risk in people with COPD
People with Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD) need more support when understanding and acting on new chest symptoms, a study in the journal Psycho-Oncology reports. ‌‌‌ During this unique study, led by the University of Glasgow and University of Surrey, researchers investigated how the experience of COPD, influences how individuals understand new or changing chest symptoms and their decision to seek help from medical professionals.

Environment - 18.02.2019
Returning lost eagle species to Wales
Research taking place in Wales could see the return of lost eagle species to our countryside, bringing both conservation and economic benefits.

Health - Innovation / Technology - 18.02.2019

Astronomy / Space Science - 15.02.2019
Medieval thinking meets modern research
Imagine being able to step back in time and see how a great mind of the past understood our world, or experience how food and drink tasted hundreds of years ago.

Astronomy / Space Science - Physics - 15.02.2019
UofG astrophysicists welcome LIGO funding boost
University of Glasgow researchers are celebrating the announcement of tens of millions of dollars in new funding to advance the science of gravitational wave astrophysics. The US-based National Science Foundation announced today (Thursday 14 February) that Caltech and MIT will share in $20.4m (£15.9m) to upgrade the Laser Interferometer Gravitational-wave Observatory (LIGO), an NSF-funded international collaboration which made history in 2015 after making the first direct detection of gravitational waves.

Pedagogy - 14.02.2019

Psychology - 14.02.2019
Aims to give birth to fearless pregnancy
Academics and local business owners have launched a new research project to ease fear and anxiety around childbirth for parents to be.

Health - 14.02.2019
Immunological scarring from coeliac disease
Immune cells in the bowel of people who suffer with coeliac disease are permanently replaced by a new subset of cells that promote inflammation, suggests a new study involving researchers at Cardiff University.

Innovation / Technology - 14.02.2019
Cardiff leading the way in UK cyber security research
The head of the UK's National Cyber Security Centre (NCSC), part of Government Communications Headquarters (GCHQ), has praised Cardiff University's contribution in the fight against cyber attacks.

Health - 14.02.2019
How to mend broken hearts
How to mend broken hearts
Dr Richard Jabbour's mission is to fix broken hearts. But he doesn't dispense relationship advice or provide a shoulder to cry on - as no doubt many others will be doing this Valentine's Day.

Environment - 13.02.2019
MSc in Global Ecology and Conservation
A new master's degree from Cardiff University will train the next generation of scientists to tackle urgent global issues that are having significant impacts on wildlife and ecosystems around the world. The world is facing unprecedented challenges; from a growing human population and increased habitat loss, to plastic pollution and a changing climate.

History / Archeology - 13.02.2019

Health - Pharmacology - 12.02.2019
£1.5m funding boost for UofG diagnostics spinout
A University of Glasgow spinout which is bringing to market a fast, affordable and efficient new way to diagnose diseases has received a major funding boost.

Pharmacology - 12.02.2019
GPs and pharmacists don’t have time to involve patients in medication reviews
GPs and pharmacists struggle to find the time to involve patients in medication reviews, despite National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (NICE) guidance advising them to do so, according to a study by researchers at the University of Bristol's Centre for Academic Primary Care.

Health - Pharmacology - 11.02.2019
New children's research facility opens at Imperial
New children’s research facility opens at Imperial
A research facility that aims to improve the quality of life, treatment and care for children with complex diseases formally opened this month.

Life Sciences - Health - 11.02.2019
Cardiff University becomes latest partner in global neuroscience research initiative
Cardiff University has become the latest global partner in Western University's BrainsCAN, a $66 million neuroscience research investment from the Government of Canada provided through the Canada First Research Excellence Fund.