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Chemistry - Pharmacology - 01.02.2019
First-of-its-kind automatic chemistry facility opens at Imperial
The Centre for Rapid Online Analysis of Reactions (ROAR) is the first national centre for the study of reactions, focusing on data-centric chemistry. ROAR is the flagship Research Facility for the Dial-a-Molecule Grand Challenge , which aims to make the synthesis of any desired molecule ‘as easy as dialling a number'.

Health - Innovation / Technology - 01.02.2019
Oxford University signs universal flu vaccine development deal with US startup BWV
Oxford University, through its innovation arm Oxford University Innovation (OUI), has entered into an option agreement for a universal influenza vaccine with US-based startup Blue Water Vaccines (BWV), which is raising $15m to support development of the flu shot.

Business / Economics - 01.02.2019

Administration - Business / Economics - 01.02.2019

Health - Pharmacology - 31.01.2019
£10 million gift to drive breakthrough new treatments for myeloma
Imperial College London will establish a new centre for myeloma research at Hammersmith Hospital, thanks to a £10 million donation.

Health - 31.01.2019
Natural Killer cells used to treat chronic pain by removing damaged nerves after injury
Damage to nerves during surgery or after an injury such as a slipped disc can lead to long-term pain.

Politics - Life Sciences - 31.01.2019
Elevate research above Brexit impasse, urge Imperial and TUM Presidents
Elevate research above Brexit impasse, urge Imperial and TUM Presidents
UK-European research cooperation should continue, say the heads of Europe's top two technical universities.

Life Sciences - 31.01.2019
Ageing damages the brain’s support cells
Ageing can cause damage to support cells in the white matter, which in turn may lead to damage in the grey matter of the hippocampus, finds a new study by Cardiff University.

Social Sciences - Administration - 31.01.2019
UofG social scientists awarded £1.15m over four years
The Economic and Social Research Council (ESRC) ihas announced £27m of funding for Impact Acceleration Accounts (IAAs) at research organisations across the UK.

Administration - Environment - 31.01.2019
Who should foot the bill for energy transition costs?
The British public supports a transition to a low-carbon energy system, and is willing to shoulder some of the costs, on the condition that energy companies and government accept their fair share of responsibility, according to a study carried out by Cardiff University researchers.

Health - Pharmacology - 30.01.2019
Better out-of-hours palliative care needed
A better understanding of risks and causes of harm for out of hours palliative care is urgently needed to ensure patient safety, finds a study carried out by researchers at Cardiff University.

History / Archeology - 30.01.2019
Centuries lost ‘Bristol Merlin' uncovered at city's Central Library
Centuries lost ‘Bristol Merlin’ uncovered at city’s Central Library
A chance discovery, hidden away in a series of 16th-century books deep in the archive of Bristol Central Library, has revealed original manuscript fragments from the Middle Ages which tell part of the story of Merlin the magician, one of the most famous characters from Arthurian legend. Academics from the Universities of Bristol and Durham are now analysing the seven parchment fragments which are thought to come from the Old French sequence of texts known as the Vulgate Cycle or Lancelot-Grail Cycle, dating back to the 13 th century.

Environment - Earth Sciences - 29.01.2019
Researchers share expertise to tackle global challenges
Researchers share expertise to tackle global challenges
Scientists from the University of Bristol will be sharing their expertise as part of two new £20 million UK Research and Innovation Global Research Hubs funded through the Global Challenges Research Fund (GCRF).

Earth Sciences - 29.01.2019
UofG project wins NERC funding for flood risk assessment
A University of Glasgow-led research project which aims to provide improved defence against flooding in the Philippines has won funding from the Natural Environment Research Council (NERC).

Careers / Employment - 29.01.2019

Chemistry - 29.01.2019
Periodic Table celebrations will have Nottingham in its element
The International year of the Periodic Table is launched today (Jan 29 th ) in Paris and the University of Nottingham has revealed some exciting plans to celebrate this scientific milestone, includin

Innovation / Technology - 25.01.2019
UK Universities Minister visits ICS
The UK's Universities and Science Minister, Chris Skidmore MP, saw the latest in Compound Semiconductor (CS) wafer innovation on a recent tour of Cardiff University's Institute for Compound Semiconductors (ICS) .

Social Sciences - 25.01.2019

Materials Science - Innovation / Technology - 25.01.2019
CSC concludes pioneering VCSEL project
A consortium led by the Compound Semiconductor Centre (CSC) has concluded an Innovate UK-funded project to produce cheaper, faster devices that will drive tomorrow's sensing technologies.

Social Sciences - 25.01.2019
CASCADE to work with local authorities in England to reduce need for children to enter care
Cardiff University academics will be working with six local authorities on projects aimed at reducing the need for children to enter care.

Innovation / Technology - Health - 25.01.2019

Innovation / Technology - Mechanical Engineering - 25.01.2019

Transport - 24.01.2019

Environment - 24.01.2019
Water Research Institute launches its first MOOC
On Monday 4 February the Water Research Institute will be launching its first MOOC - ‘ The Challenge of Global Water Security '.

Health - Life Sciences - 24.01.2019
Scientists present vaccine revolution to world leaders at WEF in Davos
Scientists present vaccine revolution to world leaders at WEF in Davos
Three Imperial scientists presented their ideas on next generation vaccines to global leaders at the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland.

Administration - 24.01.2019
League tables ‘punish and reward wrong schools’, new analysis shows
Secondary school league tables, published today [24 January], 'punish and reward the wrong schools' by failing to take pupil background into account, according to new research from the University of Bristol.

Health - Pharmacology - 23.01.2019
New name for UofG’s world-changing parasitology research centre
The College of MVLS's Wellcome Centre for Molecular Parasitology has had a name change to better reflect its current world-changing research expertise.

Astronomy / Space Science - Innovation / Technology - 23.01.2019
Better ’hearing aids’ to listen to the Universe
The world's most sensitive science experiment may be about to get even better, with the UK allocating funds for new research and development work as part of the hunt for gravitational waves. After their historic first round of detections from 2015 onward, Cardiff University researchers, who form part of the Laser Interferometer Gravitational wave Observatory (LIGO), are planning to start their third period of recording data from twin detectors in the United States.

Environment - Business / Economics - 23.01.2019

Health - 23.01.2019
Podcast: Smart tattoos, the future of the NHS and next-generation vaccines
In this edition: We meet researchers creating colour-changing tattoos, at the forefront of vaccines, and responding to the new NHS long term plan.

Pharmacology - 22.01.2019
Ers warn online GP consultations need careful implementation
The new NHS 10-year plan launched earlier this month [7 January] states all patients in England will have access to a "digital first primary care offer", such as GP online consultations, by 2022/23.

Social Sciences - 22.01.2019
University to play key role in £20m global research hub
The University of Glasgow is set to play a key role in a £20 million global research hub - funded through UKRI's Global Challenges Research Fund (GCRF) and announced by UK Research and Innovation (UKR

Health - 22.01.2019
£250K grant to fund ’game-changing’ immunotherapy research for prostate cancer
Researchers from the University of Glasgow have received a grant worth over £250,000 from health charity, Prostate Cancer UK, to explore an innovative immunotherapy treatment designed to help patients with advanced prostate cancer.

Religions - Event - 22.01.2019

Environment - 22.01.2019

Health - Environment - 22.01.2019
£20 million research hub could help African teens achieve their full potential
A long-term initiative championed by the UK Research and Innovation Council (UKRI ) could significantly improve the health and life prospects of a generation of Africa's youth.

Literature / Linguistics - 21.01.2019
Major new biography of Victor Hugo, the man behind Les Misérables
Major new biography of Victor Hugo, the man behind Les Misérables
The first major biography in English for over 20 years, detailing the life and work of the iconic 19th-century French writer, Victor Hugo, will be published in February.

Academic Rankings - 21.01.2019

Psychology - 21.01.2019
To look at a dog’s emotional attachment to toys
Does your dog have an attachment to toys' If so, researchers from the University of Bristol Vet School and School of Psychological Science want to hear from dog owners for a new study on pets' attachment to toys.

Health - Careers / Employment - 20.01.2019

Health - 18.01.2019
Trading wild specimens and creating new lasers: News from the College
Trading wild specimens and creating new lasers: News from the College
Here's a batch of fresh news and announcements from across Imperial. From Imperial supporting the responsible trade of wild animal and plant specimens, to researchers fabricating a new kind of laser, here is some quick-read news from across the College.