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Media - 01.11.2018
Junk news dominating coverage of US midterms on social media
Twenty-five per cent of content shared around US midterms is junk news, despite efforts by social media platforms to curb the problem. Social media is now a vital platform for news consumption in the United States, particularly during important moments in political life such as elections, according to new Oxford University research.

Health - Psychology - 01.11.2018
Spotlight on children
Spotlight on children
Today we launch our new ' Spotlight on children ', a focus on research taking place at the University of Cambridge relating to children and childhood - from health to education, language to literacy, parents to playtime, risk to resilience.

Business / Economics - 01.11.2018
Not backing Britain: Brexit vote has reduced foreign direct investment to the UK by 19 per cent
Not backing Britain: Brexit vote has reduced foreign direct investment to the UK by 19 per cent
Overseas investment to the UK may be some 19 per cent lower because of the vote to leave the EU, according to the new report by the researchers at the UK Trade Policy Observatory (UKTPO) at the University of Sussex.

Earth Sciences - 31.10.2018

Social Sciences - Health - 31.10.2018

Careers / Employment - 31.10.2018

Business / Economics - 31.10.2018

Environment - Innovation / Technology - 30.10.2018
Launch of UofG energy strategy
The University of Glasgow has launched a new energy strategy to reduce energy consumption and carbon emissions across an estate of 320 buildings ranging in age from the 19th to the 21st century.

Astronomy / Space Science - 30.10.2018
Minds over dark matter: A multisensory journey around the galaxy
Minds over dark matter: A multisensory journey around the galaxy
University of Sussex academics are helping to bring the feel and smell of deep space to one of Britain's best-loved educational institutions.

Health - Life Sciences - 30.10.2018
£1.9m to make heart models to test drug safety
A mathematical biologist at the University of Nottingham has received funding of over £1.9m from Wellcome to develop mathematical models to test whether new pharmaceutical drugs will have side-effects on the heart.

Careers / Employment - Administration - 30.10.2018

Health - 29.10.2018
Powerful new arts collaboration brings a lived experience of stroke to the stage
Stroke survivors are turning their experience of the potentially devastating effects of stroke into performance art at Lakeside Arts on University Park in Nottingham. The unique performance at 7.30pm on Thursday 8th November is called Stroke Odysseys and is part of a national tour involving arts and health professionals and survivors of stroke.

Physics - Innovation / Technology - 29.10.2018
Cambridge partners in new ¤1 billion European Quantum Flagship
Cambridge partners in new ¤1 billion European Quantum Flagship
The University of Cambridge is a partner in the ¤1 billion Quantum Flagship, an EU-funded initiative to develop quantum technologies across Europe.

History / Archeology - 26.10.2018

Administration - 26.10.2018
The Great Escape from Sutton Bonington
At 1.30am on the morning of 25 September 1917, 22 military officers detained at a prisoner of war (POW) camp at Sutton Bonington escaped through a secret tunnel and dispersed into the countryside.

Health - Life Sciences - 25.10.2018
Innovative gene therapy trial for Parkinson’s disease
A trial for a new gene therapy, known as AXO-Lenti-PD, aimed at improving the supply of dopamine in the brains of people with Parkinson's disease has been launched by researchers at UCL and University College London Hospitals (UCLH). In people affected by Parkinson's disease (PD), parts of the brain become progressively damaged over many years resulting in motor symptoms including tremor, rigidity and bradykinesia (slowness of movement).

Electroengineering - Innovation / Technology - 25.10.2018
'LiFi' could provide faster internet access
’LiFi’ could provide faster internet access
High speed internet could be delivered through the lights in homes and offices, revolutionising the way we download and upload information in the future, finds UCL researchers. Academics from UCL, Northumbria University and Newcastle University are developing a new type of organic LED (light-emitting diode) which will communicate with smart devices such as tablets and phones to download and upload huge amounts of data.

History / Archeology - 25.10.2018
New iBook takes readers to the depths of the ocean to explore world-famous shipwreck
A new iBook lets readers explore one of the world's most famous diving sites in the Red Sea, the SS Thistlegorm, in stunning 3D detail giving them a truly unique and interactive experience.

Health - Environment - 25.10.2018
The far reach of primary health care
The far reach of primary health care
Imperial researchers have shown that more attention to primary health care could help to tackle some of the world's biggest challenges.

Innovation / Technology - 25.10.2018
Brexit: the three transition options open to the UK
Brexit: the three transition options open to the UK
Will the UK will agree to an extended transition period, keeping it bound by EU rules after exiting the EU? Here, Professor Kenneth Armstrong outlines three "potential models" to extend the transition period, as explored in his new research paper, published today. For some time now, both the United Kingdom and the European Union have agreed that once the UK ceases to be a Member State on 29 March 2019, it will enter into a 'stand-still' period - during which the UK will continue to be bound by its existing EU obligations.

Environment - Life Sciences - 25.10.2018
Revolutionary urban farms aim to take crop growing underground
University of Nottingham academics are exploring a new concept for subterranean farms as an alternative approach to large scale crop production, improving food safety, yield and cost efficiency.

Health - Life Sciences - 25.10.2018
Major donation will advance research into musculoskeletal disorders
Major donation will advance research into musculoskeletal disorders
Imperial will pioneer advances into the diagnosis, prevention, and treatment of devastating musculoskeletal diseases thanks to a philanthropic gift.

Health - Administration - 25.10.2018
Experts call for health system change to tackle the challenge of multimorbidity in the NHS
Experts call for health system change to tackle the challenge of multimorbidity in the NHS
25 October 2018 The number of people with multiple long-term conditions, known as multimorbidity, is rising internationally, putting increased pressure on health care systems, including the NHS.

Administration - Careers / Employment - 24.10.2018

Health - 24.10.2018
University challenge to create Sir Peter Mansfield celebration ale
PA 210/18 A University of Nottingham brewing science student and Nottingham's Castle Rock Brewery have combined their expertise to create what tasters describe as the perfect beer to honour one of the University of Nottingham's Nobel Prize winners.

Careers / Employment - Business / Economics - 24.10.2018
No funny business
Life as a stand-up might seem like a bit of a laugh, but working conditions on the comedy circuit are no joke, according to researchers at Cardiff and Stockholm Universities.

Literature / Linguistics - 23.10.2018
Theatre Royal Nottingham launches new digital archive
The Theatre Royal's fascinating 153-year history is now available to explore online via ourtheatreroyal.org thanks to National Lottery players and the University of Nottingham.

Innovation / Technology - Careers / Employment - 23.10.2018

Life Sciences - 22.10.2018

Literature / Linguistics - 22.10.2018
Housing costs have exacerbated income equality in Germany
Changes in housing costs have dramatically exacerbated the rise in income inequality in Germany since the mid-1990s, according to new UCL research.

Innovation / Technology - 22.10.2018