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Health - Pharmacology - 30.11.2018
Brexit clay and humanitarian solutions: News from the College
Here's a batch of fresh news and announcements from across Imperial. From a geological Brexit study captured in clay, to student solutions to global humanitarian aid challenges, here is some quick-read news from across the College.

Health - 30.11.2018
Pregnancy losses and large numbers of children linked with increased risk of cardiovascular disease
Pregnancy losses and large numbers of children linked with increased risk of cardiovascular disease
Women who experience pregnancy loss and do not go on to have children are at greater risk of cardiovascular disease, such as heart disease and stroke, compared with women who have only one or two children, according to new research from the University of Cambridge and the University of North Carolina.

Mechanical Engineering - Innovation / Technology - 29.11.2018
Research showcase addresses future of aerospace propulsion
How academia and industry can solve the challenges of future aircraft propulsion was the focus of an annual showcase held at a major centre for aerospace research at the University of Nottingham this week.

Business / Economics - 29.11.2018

Law / Forensics - Business / Economics - 29.11.2018

Politics - 29.11.2018
University of Bristol supports building a sustainable peace in Colombia
University of Bristol supports building a sustainable peace in Colombia
A team at the University of Bristol is investigating the gendered nature of armed conflict in Colombia in support of the Colombian Truth Commission, which formally launches today, 29 November and aims to address injustices from the war. In 2016 a peace agreement brought an end to the world's longest running armed conflict, the 51-year dispute between the Colombian government and the Revolutionary Armed Forces (FARC-EP).

Social Sciences - 29.11.2018
Why violence against older people needs more attention
Colleges & Student Experience Research & Collaboration One in four killings by a loved one involves a victim over the age of 60, says new research.

Innovation / Technology - Environment - 28.11.2018
Imperial entrepreneur named Latin America Inventor of the Year
Imperial entrepreneur named Latin America Inventor of the Year
Inty Gr√łnneberg, founder of ocean-cleaning startup Ichthion, has been named Latin America Inventor of the Year by MIT Technology Review.

Environment - Business / Economics - 28.11.2018

Administration - Social Sciences - 28.11.2018

History / Archeology - Social Sciences - 28.11.2018
'Murder map' reveals medieval London's meanest streets
’Murder map’ reveals medieval London’s meanest streets
First digital map of the murders recorded by the city's Coroner in early 1300s shows Cheapside and Cornhill were homicide 'hot spots', and Sundays held the highest risk of violent death for medieval Londoners.

Environment - 28.11.2018
Scientist bringing Brazil’s biodiversity back from the brink up for impact award
Imperial scientist Dr Cristina Banks-Leite has been shortlisted for a NERC Impact Award for her work preserving Brazil's biodiversity.

Health - Life Sciences - 27.11.2018

Astronomy / Space Science - 27.11.2018
Marsquake sensor lands safely on Red Planet
A Marsquake detector designed in part by Imperial engineers is set to help reveal Mars' inner structure.

Life Sciences - Health - 27.11.2018
Seventeen IoPPN researchers & academics among most cited in the world
Clarivate Analytics today published its annual Highly Cited Researchers list. Now in its fifth year, the citation analysis identifies the most influential researchers as determined by their peers around the globe - those who have consistently won recognition in the form of high citation counts over a decade.

Life Sciences - Health - 27.11.2018
IoPPN researchers & academics among most cited in the world
Clarivate Analytics today published its annual Highly Cited Researchers list. Now in its fifth year, the citation analysis identifies the most influential researchers as determined by their peers around the globe - those who have consistently won recognition in the form of high citation counts over a decade.

Health - 26.11.2018
A life-saving high chair for Buck the poorly Labrador
The heart-breaking story of a young dog who can't swallow properly and was in danger of starving to death has had a happy ending thanks to a creative intervention by University of Nottingham vets and a product design lecturer from De Montfort University in Leicester.

Business / Economics - Administration - 26.11.2018
CREATe to lead Intellectual Property research in new UK Creative Industries Policy and Evidence Centre
The Arts and Humanities Research Council (AHRC) has published a CREATe Report to support the Launch of the Creative Industries Clusters Programme, part of the UK Government's Industrial Strategy.

Physics - Innovation / Technology - 26.11.2018
Oxford’s first overseas research centre for physical science and engineering opens in China
The Oxford-Suzhou Centre for Advanced Research, known as OSCAR, opened last week in Suzhou Industrial Park (SIP) in eastern China.

Social Sciences - 23.11.2018
Just like us, giraffes prefer to dine with friends
When it comes to meal times in the animal kingdom, giraffes have been found to be just like us and prefer the company of their friends, according to new research by the University of Bristol.

Computer Science / Telecom - 23.11.2018

Politics - 23.11.2018
We are all 'others': teaching children to celebrate differences
We are all ’others’: teaching children to celebrate differences
As the world around us increasingly divides into 'us and others', the University of Cambridge Primary School is taking part in a new research project to help children discover for themselves that far more unites us than divides us.

Health - Event - 23.11.2018
Our inspirational award winners
The discovery of new bacteria-resistant plastics to reduce the incidence of hospital acquired-infections, one of the UK's most significant heritage regeneration projects, a one-in-a-million snail and

Health - Business / Economics - 23.11.2018
Imperial Network for Vaccine Research officially launched
The Imperial Network for Vaccine Research (INVaR) officially launched in October with a guest lecture from Dr Richard Hatchett, CEO of CEPI.

Interdisciplinary / All Categories - 22.11.2018
A new site to highlight Oxford’s research | University of Oxford
Oxford is world-famous for research excellence and home to some of the most talented people from across the globe.

Administration - Careers / Employment - 22.11.2018

Veterinary Science - Agronomy / Food Science - 22.11.2018
Weight loss programme successful at tackling obesity & type 2 diabetes
Severe and medically complicated obesity can be effectively treated with a non-surgical weight management programme called Counterweight-Plus, according to a new study.

Veterinary Science - 21.11.2018
Investment needed to save thousands of lives through post bite rabies vaccines
Rabies, contracted through dog bites, currently kills an estimated 60,000 people each year, mostly in Africa and Asia with approximately 10% of deaths among children under the age of five. However these deaths can be prevented through a post-bite vaccination of the victims known as post-exposure prophylaxis (PEP), alongside a programme of disease elimination through mass dog vaccination.

Continuing Education - History / Archeology - 21.11.2018

Pedagogy - 21.11.2018
The Missing Numbers: Remembering Totterdown before the road that never was
The Missing Numbers: Remembering Totterdown before the road that never was
Back in the 1970s, hundreds of homes and businesses in the Totterdown area of Bristol were cleared to make way for a new ring road which was never built.

History / Archeology - 21.11.2018
Literature quality linked to foreign language ability in young people
Reading complex and engaging texts is key to inspiring young learners' interest in Modern Foreign Languages (MFL) and potentially improving how the subject is taught in UK secondary schools, according to new Oxford University research.

Veterinary Science - 21.11.2018
"Giving birth then coming home without our baby was difficult to go through"
A new research centre at Imperial will investigate the causes of premature birth. The centre will be the first of its kind in Europe, and will investigate how to reduce the risk of premature birth.

Physics - Pharmacology - 21.11.2018
The Romeo and Juliet of particle physics comes to Lakeside
When Shakespeare and science collide - that's the essence of a new opera coming to Nottingham Lakeside Arts' Djanogly Theatre on University Park on Tuesday 27 November 2018.

Health - Administration - 20.11.2018
Expeditions to help improve lung health in Nepal
A group of doctors and scientists from the University of Nottingham and the NIHR Nottingham Biomedical Research Centre are teaming up with researchers in Nepal to tackle a major public health problem in the country - chronic lung disease.

Life Sciences - 20.11.2018
Top ten universities for animal research announced
O Ten universities account for one third of all animal research in the UK o Largest animal users are all among the top universities in the world o All ten universities have signed up to Concordat on